Quotes and Sayings

Marilyn manson - i like it the bible as a book. just like i like...
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - In order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.
Ellen Goodman

Albert einstein - only one who devotes himself to a cause with his...
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
Immanuel Kant
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
Steven Weinberg
Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.
Bertrand Russell

I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
Ronald Reagan
Do one thing every day that scares you.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Love: two minds without a single thought.
Philip Barry
We become what we do.
May - Lin Soong Chiang
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Napoleon
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Voltaire
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Aristotle
One who condones evil is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Thomas Paine, "The Rights of Man", 1792
I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - And spirit.
Jacqueline Cochran
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one - Upping, always makes you less than you are.
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.
Abraham Lincoln
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling. - Epistulae ad Lucilium.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to become as mediocre as possible.
Margaret Mead
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
Johann von Goethe
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
Rabbi Ben - Azai
We talk on principle, but we act on interest.
Walter Savage Lando
Of two evils we must always choose the least.
Thomas a Kempis
Sometimes there are no answers.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth...
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince
To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.
David Viscott
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - And on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - And we will neglect it at our peril.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 p1063
The world is too much with us late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon.
William Wordsworth
Truth is not determined by majority vote.
Doug Gwyn
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake. Let us use it before it is too late.
Marie Beyon Ray
When the mind is silent, beyond weakness or non concentration, then it can enter into a world which is far beyond the mind the highest End.
Maitri Upanishads
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
Robertson Davies
When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, Ours.
Father Andrew SDC
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled, and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal".
There is always something for which to be thankful.
Charles Dickens
In the long run we are all dead.
John Maynard Keynes
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)