Quotes and Sayings

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
Ronald Reagan
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
Rachel Carson
Rmy de gourmont - aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable...
Being a woman is of special interest to aspiring male transexuals. To actual women it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
Fran Lebowitz
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
Earl Nightingale
Familiarity breeds contempt - And children.
Mark Twain
We are getting into semantics again. If we use words, there is a very grave danger they will be misinterpreted.
H. R. Haldeman
Minds are like parachutes they work best when open.
Lord Thomas Dewa
Go, and never darken my towels again.
Groucho Marx
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech.
Henry David Thoreau
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Arthur Shopenhaue
There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I don? t know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president.
Kurt Vonnegut, "Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004
Saint augustine - christ is not valued at all unless he is valued...
Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.
James Baldwin
The law neither does nor requires idle acts.
California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence".
A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
John Haggai
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
Lyndon B. Johnson
To wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters.
William Shakespeare
Life is like an ice - Cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.
Charles M. Schulz, as "Charlie Brown", Peanuts, cartoon strip
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Carl Jung
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Men in no way approach so nearly to the gods as in doing good to men.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I look at my myself and see a stone, I look at my friends and see gold, But I look at you, and see a gem.
If all men lead mechanical, unpoetical lifes, this is the real nihilism, the real undoing of the world.
Reginald Blyth
The bad teacher imposes his ideas and his methods on his pupils, and such originality as they may have is lost in the second - Rate art of imitation.
Stephen Neill
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
If we fight a war and win it with H - Bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Hans A. Bethe
As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - So I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
M. Cartmill
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
Paul Valery
A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth.
Dag Hammarskjold, newspaper quote of the day
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
The Dalai Lama
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth.
Cuban Prove
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Count Diodati, 1807