Quotes and Sayings

Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Thomas jefferson, writings - when angry, count ten before you speak; if very...

We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.
Mary McCarthy
Aeschylus (525 - 456 b. c.), frag. 146 (trans. by plumptre). - of all the gods, death only craves not gifts: nor...
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Richard wagne - joy is not in things it is in us....

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book.
Saul Bellow
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.
Jefferson Davis
There is time for work. And there is time for love. That leaves no other time.
Coco Chanel
No moral system can rest solely on authority.
A. J. Ayer, Humanist Outlook
Read not to contradict and confute? nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.
Sir Francis Bacon, O Magazine, April 2003
Close scrutiny will show that most crisis situations are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.
Dr. Maxwell Maltz
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
J. M. Barrie
Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master, At which the audience never fail to laugh.
Aristophanes
Integrity has no need of rules.
Albert Camus
It is when we all play safe that we create a world of the utmost insecurity.
Dag Hammarskjld
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had and never will have.
Edgar Watson Howe
Infinite patience brings immediate results.
Wayne W Dye
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing.
Clive James
What is now proved was only once imagined.
Blake
People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Ambrose Bierce
The more I know about men the more I like dogs.
Gloria Allred
Streets full of water; please advise.
Robert Benchley
There are two ways of meeting difficulties You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.
Phyllis Bottome
Get this economic plan passed. Later on, we can all debate it.
President George Bush, to New Hampshire legislators
Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Bible, New Testament, Matthew 7: 7
It does not take sharp eyes to see the sun and the moon, nor does it take sharp ears to hear the thunderclap. Wisdom is not obvious. You must see the subtle and notice the hidden to be victorious.
Sun Tzu, The Art of Wa
The past is the tomorrow that got away.
Leonard L. Levinson
When elephants fight, it is the grass who suffers.
African Prove
Look who? s standing if you please, ? though you tried to bring me to my knees.
Michael Jackson, 2Bad
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Terry Pratchett, A Discworld Novel
She is a friend of my mind... The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
Toni Morrison
People will buy anything that is one to a customer.
Sinclair Lewis
He says gods like to see an atheist around. Gives them something to aim at.
Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster.
Hesiod
If my heart can become pure and simple like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this.
Kitaro Nishida
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Georges Clemenceau
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
Dorothea Lange
The New Testament makes it abundantly clear that whenever the Kingdom of God was concerned Jesus was absolutely uncompromising, even when he realized that for him personally the alternative to compromise was crucifixion.
Ernest Fremont Title