Quotes and Sayings

Sherlock holmes - when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever...
The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Samuel Johnson

Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert Anson Heinlein
Sonya friedman - the way you treat yourself sets the standard for...
Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it.
Spanish Prove
People who are tremendously concerned about their identification, their individuality, their self - Expression, or their sense of humor, always seem to be missing the very things they pursue.
Walter Lippmann

The innocence of the intention abates nothing of the mischief of the example.
Robert Hall
I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.
Joyce Strange
Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country.
George W. Bush
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
J. K. Galbraith
Tony kushne - what used to be called liberal is now called...
Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
Paul Valery, Tel Quel 2 (1943)
Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
Charles Gates Dawes
If a pessimist is always right, is he a realist?
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order to things.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)
Today, there is a drug and alcohol abuse epidemic in this country. And no one is safe from it - Not you, not me and certainly not our children, because this epidemic has their names written on it.
Nancy Davis Reagan
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.
Joseph Batten
Be thankful for the least gift, so shalt thou be meant to receive greater.
Thomas a Kempis
Man is what he believes.
Anton Chekhov
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
Heda Beja
Say what men may, it is doctrine that moves the world. He who takes no position will not sway the human intellect.
William Thayer Shedd
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
John Locke
Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.
Charlie Brown, Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Wayne W Dye
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Emma Goldman
When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince, 2005
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
General Omar Bradley
The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
William O. Douglas
Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, 1843
We face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its costs in things natural, wild, and free.
Aldo Leopold
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Pierre Abelard
Get your facts first and then you can distort them as much as you wish.
Mark Twain
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
John Ruskin
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
Marie Curie
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli