Quotes and Sayings

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Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
Earl of Chesterfield
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
We are not put on earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.
Jeff Warne
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
When you build bridges you can keep crossing them.
Rick Pitino, Lead to Success
Cogito ergo spud. - I think, therefore I yam.
Graffito, reported by Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle, April 24, 1980
Arguments are to be avoided they are always vulgar and often convincing.
Oscar Wilde
Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it.
Fannie Hurst
Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people.
William Blackstone
What makes the engine go Desire, desire, desire.
Stanley Kunitz
When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you will have found it the key to your own heart, your own happiness, and your own duty.
Woodrow Wilson
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus, from Plutarch, Lives
Love is not blind - - It sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
Julian Weber Gordon
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides, Phrixus
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
Robert Browning
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
Katharine Butler Hathaway
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Bob Dylan
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
John Berry, Flight of White Crows
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.
Mohammed Ali
Beware so long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
La Fontaine
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Lauren Bacall
Free and fair discussion will ever be found the firmest friend to truth.
G. Campbell
A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting.
Gladys Tabe
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Jung, "On the Psychology of the Unconciousness", 1917
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
Brian Andreas
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Samuel Smiles
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.
George Bernard Shaw
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
Delmore Schwartz
What I am is good enough if I could only be it openly.
Carl R. Rogers
Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.
Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Srange Land
No man has a good enough memory to be a sucessful liar.
Abrahm Lincoln
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe