Quotes and Sayings

Henry david thoreau - life should begin with age and its privileges and...
Mary pettibone poole - people who are always making allowances for...
Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.
Thomas Fulle
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
T. S. Eliot, The Rock
No man is ever old enough to know better.
Holbrook Jackson
Janeane garofalo - i guess i just prefer to see the dark side of...
How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese.
Charles De Gaulle
Washington D. C. is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
George Santayana
For the preservation of chastity, an empty and rumbling stomach and fevered lungs are indispensable.
St. Jerome
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must achieve balanced numbers. On Soviet and Allied missiles in Europe.
Margaret Hilda Thatche
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
George Washington
My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.
Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
John Wesley
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
The finest lives, in my opinion, are those who rank in the common model, and with the human race, but without miracle, without extravagance.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this enjoy it but never quite believe it.
Robert Montgomery
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Naguib, Mahfouz
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe, "Eleonora".
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Jane Austen
Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The koward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword.
Oscar Wilde
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention.
Abraham Lincoln, in a letter to J. M. Cutts, October 26, 1863
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 2
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
John Ruskin
One thing you can give and still keep is your word.
Author Unknown
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
All the miseries of mankind come from one thing, not knowing how to remain alone.
Blaise Pascal
The problems of the world cannot possible be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.
John Keats
Underpromise overdeliver.
Tom Peters
There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.
Hellen Kelle
If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.
Georges Guyneme
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Honesty is probably the sexiest thing a man can give to a woman.
Debra Messing
He loved humankind dearly and with all his heart, but he disliked most human beings.
David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars
The fields were fruitful and starving men moved on the roads. The granaries were full and the children of the poor grew up rachitic.
John Steinbeck
In all the affairs of life, social as well as political, courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest to the grateful and appreciating heart.
Henry Clay
We must laugh at man, to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Drop out of school before your mind rots from our mediocre educational system.
Frank Zappa, Liner notes from the album, "Freak Out, " 1965
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.