Quotes and Sayings

Lady nancy asto - the trouble with most people is that they think...
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau

In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Poets generally love cats - - Because poets have no delusions about their own superiority.
Marion Garretty
Nelson boswell - i love such mirth as does not make friends...
Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.
Mark Twain

I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Ashley Montagu
An orator is a good man who is skilled in speaking.
Cato the Elder, from Seneca the Elder, Controversiae
He is a teenager, after all - A strange agent with holes in his jeans, studs in his ear, a tail down his neck, a cap on his head backward.
Ellen Karsh
The game is afoot.
Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle
A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell
When I am asked, What do you think of our audience I answer, I know two kinds of audiences only - - One coughing, and one not coughing.
Arthur Schnabel
All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety - Nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.
Anna Jameson
Finley peter dunne - most vegetarians look so much like the food they...
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Perception is strong, sight is weak.
Miyamoto Musashi, "A Book of Five Rings".
The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the wall of our own homes.
Harold B. Lee
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
Benjamin Disraeli
Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away.
Cernuda y Bidon Luis Cernuda
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
Babe Didrikson
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
Epictetus
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
Carl Sandburg
If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and earning money.
John Updike
To impress the idea of power on others, they must be made in some way to feel it.
William Hazlitt
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
Douglas Noel Adams
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or faraway.
Henry David Thoreau
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Annie Dillard
A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.
Publilius Syrus
God is really only another artist, he made the elephat, giraffe and cat. He has no real style but keeps trying new ideas.
Pablo Picasso
Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health.
Author Unknown
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.
Jane Wagne
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
Titus Maccius Plautus, Trinummus
Even a stopped clock is right two times a day.
Marie von Ebner - Eschenbach
I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.
George Bernard Shaw
The people and circumstances around me do not MAKE me what I am, they REVEAL who I am.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from.
Peter Drucke