Quotes and Sayings

Kahlil gibran - we were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of...
Arthur c. clarke, the exploration of space, 1951 - if we have learned one thing from the history of...

Courage is the capacity to comfront what can be imagined....
Leo C. Rosten
There will always be dissident voices heard in the land expresing opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor, perceiving gloom on every side, and seeking influence without responsibility.
John F. Kennedy, Speech for the Dallas Trade Mart which was never delivered.
Charles fletcher lummis - i am bigger than anything that can happen to me....
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
Black Hawk

Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
Kurt Vonnegut
Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
Lord Byron
Give a man a fire and keep him warm for a day. Light a man on fire and he will be warm for rest of his life.
Anonymous
Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.
Loren
Every man is his own hell.
Henry Louis Mencken
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.
Author Unknown
Idealism is what precedes experience cynicism is what follows.
David T. Wolf
Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly.
Cicero
There is nothing more wonderful than freedom of speech.
Ilya Ehrenburg
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
Charles Talleyrand
Everybody dies. What matters is what you do between now and when it happens to you.
Orson Scott Card, Treasure Box
Freedom is a package deal - with it comes responsibilities and consequences.
Author Unknown
Come not within the measure of my wrath.
William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 5 scene 4
Love the ones you can. Touch the ones you can reach. Let the others go.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, October 20, 2003
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.
Jefferson Davis
Scandisk is now checking your hard disk. You can start praying.
Anon.
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - Beautiful?
E. M. Forster, "A Room with a View".
You have to kiss a lot of toads before you find a handsome prince.
American Prove
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
Ricthe
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!
Belva Plain
To affect the quality of the day that is the art of life.
Henry David Thoreau
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
Mayer Amschal Rothschild
Let him think I am more man that I am and I will be so.
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
How do you define God Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension.
Robert J. Sawye
There are only 3 sports, Bullfighting, Motor Racing and Mountain climbing. All the rest are games.
Earnest Hemingway
In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty.
English Prove
I guess one of the funniest memories of my grandfather was the time I was at his house and that tied - Up man with the gag in his mouth came hopping out of the closet and started yelling that HE was really my grandfather and the other guy was an imposter and to run for help. Who was that guy Oh, well, never saw HIM again.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental pretence but an idea.
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
This is Chris - In - The - Morning with the weather and time - - 24 hours later than it was yesterday and cold.
Andrew Schneide
Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
Laurence Sterne
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain as he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought and could be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
John A. Locke
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Maya Angelou