Quotes and Sayings

Thomas edison - faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be...
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly.
Virgil, Aeneid

Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted.
Chinese Prove
Plato - musical training is a more potent instrument than...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Alexander Pope
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden

Jane austen - i do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves...
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
William Pitt
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Richard Milhous Nixon
George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping.
Jeff Melvoin
Optimization hinders evolution.
Anon.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
Henry S. Haskins
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
Author Unknown
If you can read this, thank a teacher.
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The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Ambrose Bierce
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
Henry Ford
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
Abraham Lincoln
There is a woman at the begining of all great things.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
The road to success is always under construction.
Jim Mille
The present is a rope stretched over the past. The secret to walking it is, you never look down.
Sean Stewart, Perfect Circle, 2004
Be bold and mighty powers will come to your aid.
Basil King
Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts.
Georges Rouault
One can acquire everything in solitude - Except character.
Marie Henri Beyle
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
Flavius Vegetius Renatus
The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary.
Vidal Sassoon
The most dangerous aspect of present - Day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical.
Eugenio Montale
Graham Swing away Merrill. Merrill... swing away.
Signs
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
Thomas Jefferson, 1801
In a time of universal deceit - Telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
George Orwell
If a person is determined to fight to the death, then they may very well have that opportunity.
Donald H. Rumsfeld, on Iraqi Resistance Fighters
Live each season as it passes breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.
Henry David Thoreau
The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early.
Seneca
As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countance of his friend.
Proverbs 2717 Bible
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.
Cesare Pavese
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
Walter Bagehot
You can choose your behavior, the world chooses your consequences.
Pia Melody
There is no sin except stupidity.
Oscar Wilde
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Dr. Robert Schulle
Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.
Caecilius Statius