Quotes and Sayings

To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense.
John Irving
Brilliance is born of desperation.
Jayanth Komarneni

The timid and fearful first failures dismay, but the stout heart stays trying by night and by day. He values his failures as lessons that teach The one way to get to the goal he would reach.
Edgar Albert Guest
Whitney moore, jr. - we create an environment where it is alright to...
The world is divided into people who do things, and people who get credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class, there is far less competition.
Dwight Morrow
Love is a medicine for the sickness of the world a prescription often given, too rarely taken.
Dr. Karl Menninge

There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
W. Somerset Maugham
Ken thompson, quoted by dennis ritchie - just think, ibm and dec in the same room, and we...
I gotta be me.
Sammy Davis Jr.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Marcus Aurelius
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Edmund Burke
Edward r. murrow - a great many people think they are thinking when...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
What one has not experienced one will never understand in print.
Isadora Duncan
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.
Rita Rudne
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
Karl Barth
Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds.
C. Chesterfield
The Joker What kind of a world is this where a man dressed as a bat gets ALL MY PRESS This town needs an enema.
Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially.
Ashley Montagu
If it can be dreamed, it can be done.
Walt Disney, Inauguration day of Disney World
I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward! You are only going to kill a man.
Che Guevara, His last words, spoken to his assassin.
The living is a species of the dead and not a very attractive one.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.
Elizabeth Taylo
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
John Viscount Morley
All I want to be is normally insane.
Marlon Brando
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Benjamin Franklin
I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it.
Lord Brabazon
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect he becomes an adolescent the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult the day he forgives himself he becomes wise.
Alden Nowlan
And yet, as angels in some brighter dreams Call to the soul when man doth sleep, So some strange thoughts transcend our wonted themes, And into glory peep.
Henry Vaughn
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Persian Prove
Never deprive someone of hope it might be all they have.
H. Jackson Jr. Brown
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Don Marquis
Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.
Knowledge is power. Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est.
Sir Francis Bacon, Meditationes Sacr?. De H? resibus. (1597)
Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.
Dan Quayle, 8/18/92
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short - Lived achievement.
Author Unknown
Common sense in an uncommon degree and is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 10
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy
The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie!
Ogden Nash