Quotes and Sayings

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits.
Carl Sagan
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Anais Nin
Wendy ward - the worst moment for an atheist is when he feels...
Mark a. clement - leaders who win the respect of others are the...
Working in the garden... gives me a profound feeling of inner peace.
Ruth Stout

Spanish prove - discretion is knowing how to hide that which we...
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
Robert Graves
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Alfred Hitchcock
One who condones evil is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Carl Gustav Jung
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a bitch get use to her or else she will make you pay for having her.
Mohammad Haroon
Religion is the idol of the mob it adores everything it does not understand.
Frederick the Great
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
John Ciardi
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
Ernest Gaines
Dans ce pays - Ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Nothing for preserving the body like having no heart.
John Petit - Senn
Youth is the best time to be rich and the best time to be poor.
I have found you an argument: but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.
Samuel Johnson
I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream.
Vincent Van Gogh
The presidency is temporary - But the family is permanent.
Yvonne De Gaulle
A sobering thought what if, at this very moment, I am.
Jane Wagne
Let no one flatter himself of himself he is Satan. Let man take sin, which is his own, and leave righteousness with God.
Saint Augustine
God loves the world through us.
Mother Theresa
Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.
Cokie Roberts, TV interview in either 1992 or 1996
Girls should be brought up to be comrades and helpers, not to be dolls. They should take a real and not a visionary share in the welfare of the nation.
Lord Robert Baden - Powell
The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79.
Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless".
In the realm of ideas it is better to let the mind sally forth, even if some precious preconceptions suffer a mauling.
Robert F. Goheen
A little pot boils easily.
Dutch Prove
Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
Elizabeth Taylo
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self - Improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour.
Vartan Gregorian
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
Theodore Harold White
There are men I could spend eternity with. but not this life.
Kathleen Norris
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash