Quotes and Sayings

Mel brooks - if god wanted us to fly, he would have given us...
When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It.

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.
Helen Kelle
John dewey - luck, bad if not good, will always be with us....
The aim of education must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement.
Albert Einstein
W. edward brown - the artist has one function - - to affirm and...

Plato is boring.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, What I owe to the Ancients
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - - Avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Francesco Petrarch
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Henry Peter Brougham
For some not to be martyrs is martyrdom indeed.
Leo Rosten
Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
What do you do with a lifetime of work? Face it in the morning.
Iggy Pop
Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.
Margaret Mead
The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
Kahlil Gibran
It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
Elizabeth II
I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
One of the few good things about modern times If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Kurt Vonnegut
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so.
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The highest of distinctions is service to others.
King George VI
The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.
Homer, The Iliad
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart... Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Carl Gustav Jung
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfou
Delay always breeds danger.
Miguel de Cervantes
Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.
Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko
God pays, but not weekly wages.
Polish Prove
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
Thomas Jefferson (Motto on his seal)
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are some things so serious you have to laugh at them.
Niels Henrik David Boh
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
George Eliot
Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
Lewis Mumford
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney Dangerfield
He helps others most, who shows them how to help themselves.
A. P. Gouthey
Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
Michael J. Gel
Keeping a little ahead of conditions is one of the secrets of business.
Charles M. Schwa
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can excercise their constitutional right of amending it, or excercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
Rudyard Kipling
He who would teach men to die would at the same time teach them to live.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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