Quotes and Sayings

Pamela ribon, why girls are weird, 2003 - when something that honest is said it usually...
Longfellow - fame comes only when deserved, and then is as...

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.
Eric Hoffe
Ed, we just witnessed a peaceful transition in government. Do you realize how miraculous that is... Today, tiny Cicely, Alaska, stood up and put another W in the win category for democracy.
Jeff Melvoin
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened to us.
Helen Kelle
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
Benjamin Disraeli

W. somerset maugham - we do not write because we want to; we write...
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
Charles Dickens
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
Oscar Wilde
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this decide what you want.
Ben Stein
There is only one way to come into this world there are too many ways to leave it.
Donald Harington
Doctors pour drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into patients of whom they know nothing.
Love recieved and love given comprise the best form of therapy.
Gordon William Allport
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
George Eliot
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Saint Teresa Of Avila
Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.
Orison Swett Marden
There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.
Charles Baudelaire
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth.
La Rochefoucauld
Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.
Thomas Babington
Work hard, live cheap, and save your money.
Edward C. Moroney, Jr.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.
John Locke
The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
Whitney Young
After a heated argument on some trivial matter Nancy Astor. shouted, If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee Whereupon Winston Churchill answered, And if I were your husband I would drink it.
John Fellows Akers
A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
Thomas Jefferson, Letter to James Madison, 1787
My dear and old country, here we are once again together faced with a heavy trial.
Charles De Gaulle
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless
It is as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shooting at you.
Woodrow Wilson
Life is an effort that deserves a better cause.
Karl Kraus
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Muhammad Ali
At the end, excitement maintained its hysteria.
Jerry Coleman
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
E. H. Chapin
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dream shall never die.
Edward M. Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, 1980
That is happiness to be dissolved into something complete and great.
Willa Sibert Cathe
Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.
Claud Cockburn
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
J. Paul Getty
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to?
Bette Midle