Quotes and Sayings

T. e. lawrence - all men dream, but not equally. those who dream...
Sir arthur eddington, space, time, and gravitation, 1920 - we have found a strange footprint on the shores...
Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Mother Teresa
Robert de niro - the talent is in the choices....
Happiness is possible only to a rational man, the man who desires nothing but rational goals, seeks nothing but rational values and finds his joy in nothing buy rational actions.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
England expects that every man will do his duty.
Lord Nelson
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove
Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as suits.
Paul Graham, September 2004
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
Herbert Aga
Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with that evil which he neglected or refused to learn how to prevent.
Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is of the same stuff as you; be confident, for the stars are of the same stuff as you.
Nicholai Velimirovic
I say, thou mad March hare.
John Skelton, Replication Against Certain Young Scholars
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easer to act than to think.
Hanna Arendt, 1906 - 1975
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
William Wordsworth
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim & Bukhari
I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.
Zsa Zsa Gabo
Why is this thus What is the reason for this thusness.
Artemus Ward
Love is the reason for it all.
Dorothy Fields
The best way to realize the pleasure of feeling rich is to live in a smaller house than your means would entitle you to have.
Edward Clarke
Are you so unobservant that you do not yet realize that sanity and hapiness are an impossible combination?
Mark Twain, The Mysterious Strange
Lloyd Hey, look, the Monkees. They were a huge influence on the Beatles.
Dumb & Dumbe
Absence abates a moderate passion and intensifies a great one - As the wind blows out a candle but fans fire into flame. Maxims.
La Rochefoucauld
We have flown the air like birds and swum the seas like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
We have too many high - Sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams
You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Muhammad Ali
He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent - Infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination - - And taxes.
H. E. Martz
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
Aesop, The Dog in the Mange
The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. They are the worst conceivable, they are no keepers at all they can neither judge, act, think, or will, as a political body.
John Adams
One must desire something to be alive.
Margaret Deland, O Magazine, September 2002
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Pamela Vaull Sta
As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State What does it matter to me? the State may be given up for lost.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore
There are only three sins - Causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.
Roger Caras