Quotes and Sayings

Carl gustav jung - nothing worse could happen to one than to be...
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Say not, when I have leisure I will study you may not have leisure.
The Mishnah
Thomas mann - if you are possessed by an idea, you find it...
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Samuel Butle
The phone company handles 84 billion calls a year - - - Everything from kings, queens, and presidents to the scum of the earth.
Lilly Tomlin, as Ernestine the Operato

George eliot - keep true, never be ashamed of doing right;...
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Wernher von Braun
An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is nothing like good food, good wine, and a bad girl.
Fortune cookie
Beanie I have a wife and kids. Do I seem like a happy guy to you, Frank.
Old School
When in doubt, do the courageous thing.
Jan Smuts
This is before the coming of a new Heaven and a new Earth, in the which shall reign the Prince of Peace forever and forever, as the Old shall be passed away, for lo on earth there is nothing great but man in man there is nothing great but mind.... .
Phylos the Tibetan
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
Roger Babson
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
Katharine Butler Hathaway
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep - Herding.
Ezra Loomis Pound
Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive.
Sir Walter Scott
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
Charles Kingsley
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Jack Holland
To summarize: it is a well - Known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
Barbara Ehrenreich
The journey is difficult, immerse. We will travel as far as we can, but we cannot in one lifetime see all that we would like to see or to learn all that we hunger to know.
Loren Eiseley
My Lord, my Lord! What hast Thou done, lately?
Woody Allen, "Without Feathers".
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Epictetus
Thought Why does man kill He kills for food. And not only food frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation. Funeral oration for Martin Luther King, Sr.
Jesse Louis Jackson
If you are prepared, then you are able to feel confident.
Robert J. Ringe
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
John Maynard Keynes
Anxiety is interest paid on trouble before it is due.
Dean Inge
Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence, until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm.
Donella Meadows, The Global Citizen
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Carol Burnett
Once upon a time - - Of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve - - Old Scrooge sat busy in his counting - House.
Charles Dickens
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Abraham Lincoln
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. ... We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
Charles De Gaulle
Gods are fragile things they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Chapman Cohen
There is only one terminal dignity - - Love.
Helen Hayes
Most powerful is he who has himself in his power.
Seneca
Chew before you swallow.
George W. Bush, On TV, about his passing out eating a pretzel
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one which we take the least thought to acquire.
La Rochefoucauld