Quotes and Sayings

Albert einstein - why is it that nobody understands me and...
He who stops being better stops being good.
Oliver Cromwell

I have been called the most powerful woman in the world, but I have on occasion lacked even the power of speech, because although we have crossed the threshold into a new century, there are still too many questions for which we have no answers.
Madeleine K. Albright, Farewell Remarks at U. S. Department of State; January 19, 2001; Washington, DC
To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
William allen white - i am not afraid of tomorrow, for i have seen...
The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
Eric Hoffe

On the touchstone of misfortune a man discovers the strength of understanding and of spirit in kinsmen, wife, servants, and himself.
The Hitopadesa
Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Heinrich Heine
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice.
Heraclitus
I think there is a choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice.
Muriel Rukeyse
Talk not of wasted affection affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.
Chinese Prove
We never regret having eaten too little.
Thomas Jefferson
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.
Tom Stoppard
Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
Coco Chanel
Anger is never without a reason but seldom a good one.
Benjamin Franklin
Friedrich nietzsche, thus spake zarathustra - that everybody is allowed to learn to read...
I still live.
Daniel Webster, last words, 24 October 1852.
Love tells us many things that are not so.
Ukranian Prove
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
He who would travel happily must travel light.
Antoine de Saint - Exupery
You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows.
William Peter Horn
A pretty woman is a welcome guest.
Lord Byron
God conceals himself from the mind of man, but reveals himself to his heart.
African Prove
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperatelly? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
Russell Bake
Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour.
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
Walter Winchell
The days of the digital watch are numbered.
Tom Stoppard
I phoned my dad to tell him I had stopped smoking. He called me a quitter.
Steven Pearl
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
William Penn
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Bertrand Russell
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
Henry Ward Beeche
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
Katharine Hepburn
The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.
Zeno, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Now I shall return to my village and there will remain at the disposition of the nation.
Charles De Gaulle
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
I sit beside my lonely fire and pray for wisdom yet for calmness to remember or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
Frederick Henry Hedge