Quotes and Sayings

The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
To be nobody but yourself, in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
E. E. Cummings

Imitation is suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lois mcmaster bujold - our children change uswhether they live or not....
The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
Henry Maudsley
Julius caesar, from plutarch, lives - it is not these well - fed long - haired men that...

He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There is more stupidity then hydrogen in the universe and it has a longer shelf life.
Frank Zappa
There are still some honest people left in the world, but they never seem to find anything you lose.
Joe Moore
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Francis Bacon
Garth brooks, country music - the greatest conflicts are not between two people...
A belief is not true because it is useful.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Joan Crawford
Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.
Sydney Smith
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
Evelyn Underhill
Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Sophocles, Trachiniae
What the superior man seeks is in himself. What the mean man seeks is in others.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
The only paradise is paradise lost.
Marcel Proust
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Robert Brault
There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
Louis Kronenberge
Men are like wine some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Pope John XXIII
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Roosevelt, Eleano
The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Seneca
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
Plato
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Oscar Wilde
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
God can be addressed, but not expressed.
Martin Bube
In the absence of clearly - Defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
Robert Heinlein
The unnatural, that too is natural.
Johann von Goethe
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousands times worse than nothing.
Sydney Smith
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
Anatole France
Stay away from needle drugs. Richard Nixon is the only dope worth shooting.
Abbie Hoffman
The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Paul McCartney
Today is here yesterday is gone and tommorow never comes.
Alyssa Fritch
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Douglas H. Everett
What is left when honor is lost.
Publilius Syrus