Quotes and Sayings

How long does getting thin take? Pooh asked anxiously.
A. A. Milne
Thomas fulle - all commend patience, but none can endure to...

As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
Virgil
If you think about it seriously, all the questions about the soul and the immortality of the soul and paradise and hell are at bottom only a way of seeing this very simple fact that every action of ours is passed on to others according to its value, of good or evil, it passes from father to son, from one generation to the next, in a perpetual movement.
Antonio Gramsci
Simone de beauvoir, the second sex (1950) - when we abolish the slavery of half of humanity,...
I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more. I will tell you in my way how the Indian sees things. The white man has more words to tell you how they look to him, but it does not require many words to speak the truth.
Chief Joseph

A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I call architecture frozen music.
Goethe
We were all born with wings. In times of doubt spread them.
Unknown
Purchase not friends by gifts when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
Thomas Fulle
He will live ill who does not know how to die well.
Seneca
Eugene v. debs - i have no country to fight for my country is the...
Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe Very wise is he that can know himself.
Geoffrey Chauce
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.
Native American Prove
A penny will hide the biggest star in the Universe if you hold it close enough to your eye.
Samuel Grafton
You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.
Orison Swett Marden
This is quite a three - Pipe problem.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes)
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your sligthest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
Francois Fenelon
Better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all.
Romanian Prove
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
Albert Einstein
There will be a time when loud - Mouthed, incompetent people seem to be getting the best of you. When that happens, you only have to be patient and wait for them to self destruct. It never fails.
Richard Rybolt
United we stand, divided we fall.
Aesop
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Albert Einstein
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
Luciano de Crescenzo
I have to think hard to name an interesting man who does not drink.
Richard Burton
ARCHITECTURE, n The art of how to waste space.
Philip Johnson
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Pythagoras
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - Never knowing.
David Viscott
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
Booth Tarkington
Three things are necessary to make every man great, every nation great1. Conviction of the powers of goodness. 2. Absence of jealousy and suspicion. 3. Helping all who are trying to be and do good.
Swami Vivekananda
Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.
W. J. Cameron
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.
William Lyon Phelps
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Douglas Adams
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
William Shakespeare, "As You Like It", Act 1 scene 2
The more thou stir it, the worse it will be.
Miguel de Cervantes
Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.
Dan Quayle, 5/20/92 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)
In the night all cats are gray.
Miguel de Cervantes