Quotes and Sayings

Frank herbert, dune - seek freedom and become captive of your desires,...
There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.
Henry Adams

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
Ansel Adams
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
Galileo Galilei
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
Popularity is neither fame nor greatness.
William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating

Jane austen, emma - human nature is so well disposed towards those...
Committee - - A group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
You never really know someone until you have been their friend.
Walker Best
Johnson - confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially...
Force overcome by force.
The surest way to be deceived is to think oneself cleverer than the others.
La Rochefoucauld
Oh, that lovely title, ex - President.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Who are you going to shoot joking with Attorney General Richard Kleindienst about creating an opening on the Supreme court.
Richard Milhous Nixon
I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.
Francis Bacon
A bad book about the love of God remains a bad book.
Thomas Merton
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Elliot
Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness - The cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
G. Macdonald
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair.
Thomas Hobbes
The great leaders are like the best conductors - They reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
Blaine Lee
One hand washes the other.
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
T. S. Eliot, Little Gidding, from Four Quartets
How God ever brings like to like.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
(St. Luke 2: 1)
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away.
Sir Arthur Helps
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
My curiosity is my creativity on the way to discovery.
"Why" on Quartz
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Erich Fromm
One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau.
Josephine Preston Peabody
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Albert Einstein
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future.
Graham Green
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
Jonathan Swift
I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.
Kareem Abdul - Jaba
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
Mark Twain
Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.
Stephen Covey
Some authors should be paid by the quantity NOT written.
Love is blind. It will take over your mind. What you think is love, is truly not. You need to elevate your mind.
Voting for the right is doing nothing for it.
Henry David Thoreau, "An Essay on Civil Disobedience, " 1849.
Virtual Reality is like mainlining television.
William Gibson