Quotes and Sayings

Greek prove - all things good to know are difficult to learn....
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
Carl Jung

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty - Five - Year - Old men more.
Collen McCullough
Ed macauley - when you are not practicing, remember, someone...
Duchess de abrantes - prejudice squints when it looks, and lies when it...
Arbeit macht frei. Work sets you free.
Major Rudolph Hoss, Auschwitz Gate

Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment wage war against passion and your appetite.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Even though I was their captive, the Indians allowed me quite a bit of freedom. I could walk about freely, make my own meals, and even hurl large rocks at their heads. It was only later that I discovered they were not Indians at all, but dirty clothes hampers.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
Author Unknown
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
The truly religious man does not embrace a religion and he who embraces one has no religion.
Kahlil Gibran
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Lewis, Jr., May 9, 1798
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Punjabi proverb, Translated by Gurinder Singh Mann
Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
Arthur Ashe
The one thing more difficult than following a regimen is not imposing it on others.
Marcel Proust
Not a few who meant to drive out their demons went thereby into the swine themselves.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A stitch in time would have confused Einstein.
Unknown
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Thomas Paine
Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
Robert Montgomery
I am only one; but still I am one. I may not be able to do everything, but still I can do something.
Hellen Kelle
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions. July, 1934
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.
H. L. Mencken
My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it.
Abraham Lincoln
Where life is possible at all, a right life is possible; life in a palace is possible; therefore even in a palace a right life is possible.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 5.
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.
Washington Irving
Qaddafi counted on America to be passive. He counted wrong.
Ronald Reagan
Hell, Madame, is to love no longer.
Georges Bernanos
To be a good soldier, you must love the army. To be a good commander, you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love.
Robert E. Lee, Conversation with Gen. Longstreet
To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.
Sydney Smith
In this world of sin and sorrow, there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
H. L. Mencken
In everything one must consider the end.
Jean De la Fontaine
God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
He who knows nothing doubts nothing.
Italian Prove
I could be content that we might procreate, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition it is the most foolish act a wise man commits in all his life.
Sir Thomas Browne
When bad men combine, the good must associate else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
Edmund Burke
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana
Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks under water at the same time.
Mark Twain
A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind.
Cicero