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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
~Author : George Eliot Famous Quotes

A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.
~Author : Charles Dickens Inspirational Sayings

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
~Author : James Truslow Adams Nice Quotes

What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.
~Author : Ovid Amorum Book 2 19 3 Great Sayings

I’m going to memorize your name and throw my head away.
~Author : Oscar Levant Meaningful Sayings

However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
~Author : Henry David Thoreau Wise Quotes

O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.
~Author : Robert Burns Motivational Sayings

Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.
~Author : Aristotle Famous Quotes

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.
~Author : Camille Paglia Inspirational Sayings

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Do not fear to step into the unknown For where there is risk, there is also reward.
~Author : Lori Hard Famous Quotes

The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
~Author : Thomas Babington Macaulay Inspirational Sayings

If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
~Author : Socrates Nice Quotes

There is no man living that cannot do more than he thinks he can!
~Author : Henry Ford Great Sayings

Chastity: the most unnatural of the sexual perversions.
~Author : Aldous Huxley Meaningful Sayings

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
~Author : Adlai E Stevenson Jr quoted by Human Behavior May 1978 Wise Quotes

Be gentle with the young.
~Author : Juvenal Motivational Sayings

I don’t believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights.
~Author : Clarence Thomas Famous Quotes

Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
~Author : Fred Hoyle Inspirational Sayings

Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouthTame the dragon and the gift is yours.
~Author : Noela Evans Nice Quotes

I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
~Author : Madame Curie Great Sayings

Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
~Author : Hesketh Pearson Meaningful Sayings

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.
~Author : Aesop Wise Quotes

Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
~Author : Author Unknown Motivational Sayings

I believe that if it were left to artists to choose their own labels, most would choose none.
~Author : Ben Shahn Famous Quotes

Christ died for our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?
~Author : Jules Feiffer Inspirational Sayings

All of us are working together for the same end; some of us knowingly and purposefully, others unconsciously.
~Author : Marcus Aurelius Meditations Book Seven Nice Quotes

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
~Author : Confucius Great Sayings

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
~Author : George Eliot Meaningful Sayings

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
~Author : Hellen Keller Wise Quotes

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
~Author : Frederick Douglass Speech April 1886 Motivational Sayings

Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its one sure defense.
~Author : Mark Twain Famous Quotes

Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures.
~Author : Oscar Wilde Inspirational Sayings

O, how this spring of love resembleth
The uncertain glory of an April day!
~Author : William Shakespeare The Two Gentlemen of Verona Act 1 scene 3 Nice Quotes

Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.
~Author : Lewis Mumford Great Sayings

Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
~Author : Robert Louis Stevenson Meaningful Sayings

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
~Author : Stella Adler Wise Quotes

We find comfort among those who agree with us–growth among those who don’t.
~Author : Frank A Clark Motivational Sayings

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Tomorrow is often the busiest time of the year.
~Author : Danish proverb Famous Quotes

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness too much insensibility leads to crime.
~Author : Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Inspirational Sayings

There are two million interesting people in New York and only seventy-eight in Los Angles.
~Author : Neil Simon in Playboy Feb 1979 Nice Quotes

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
~Author : Adrienne Rich Great Sayings

I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
~Author : EV Lucas Meaningful Sayings

What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
~Author : Achilles Euripides Iphigenia in Aulis 955 Wise Quotes

Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.
~Author : Alford Motivational Sayings

He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.
~Author : Chinese proverb Famous Quotes

Isn’t it surprising how many things, if not said immediately, seem not worth saying ten minutes from now
~Author : Arnot L Sheppard Jr Inspirational Sayings

People want to know how much you care before they care how much you know.
~Author : James F Hind Nice Quotes

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
~Author : Fred Rogers Great Sayings

The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
~Author : Woodrow Wilson Speech to Congress Apr 2 1917 Meaningful Sayings

It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain and some of our griefs . . . have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
~Author : Miguel de Cervantes Wise Quotes

Life is full of obstacle illusions.
~Author : Grant Frazier Motivational Sayings

You know something that would really make me applaud A guy gets stuck in quicksand, then sinks, then suddenly comes shooting out, riding on water skis How do they do that
~Author : Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Famous Quotes

I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.
~Author : Shirley Temple Inspirational Sayings

Men have become the tools of their tools
~Author : Henry David Thoreau Nice Quotes

Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
~Author : Confucius The Confucian Analects Great Sayings

If I could kick the person in the tail that causes me the most problems I could not sit down for a week.
~Author : Will Rogers Meaningful Sayings

I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term — meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching — there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster.
~Author : Ansel Adams Wise Quotes

The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.
~Author : Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray 1891 Motivational Sayings

I told you he had a cash register mind. Rings every time he opens his mouth.
~Author : Dennis O’Keefe Famous Quotes

And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth.
~Author : Native American Prayer Inspirational Sayings

Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
~Author : Margaret Atwood Nice Quotes

Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
~Author : Cicero On Friendship 44 BC Great Sayings

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it.
~Author : Clarence Darrow Meaningful Sayings

During the Depression, or back when we were fighting Hitler, people didn’t have time to sue a company if the coffee was too hot. There were urgent, pressing problems. If you think you have it tough, read history books.
~Author : Bill Maher Wise Quotes

Union gives strength.
~Author : Aesop Motivational Sayings

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The acquisition of knowledge is the mission of research, the transmission of knowledge is the mission of teaching and the application of knowledge is the mission of public service.
~Author : James A Perkins Famous Quotes

Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear.
~Author : Henry van Dyke Inspirational Sayings

I look on that man as happy, who, when there is question of success, looks into his work for a reply.
~Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson Nice Quotes

A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
~Author : Joseph Addison Great Sayings

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
~Author : George Santayana Vol 53 No 18 MMWR page 391 Meaningful Sayings

What makes the engine go Desire, desire, desire.
~Author : Stanley Kunitz Wise Quotes

The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.
~Author : Karl Marx The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte by Karl Marx Motivational Sayings

The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
~Author : Willa Sibert Cather Famous Quotes

I don’t like composers who think. It gets in the way of their plagiarism.
~Author : Howard Dietz Inspirational Sayings

As I was going up the stairI met a man who wasn’t thereHe wasn’t there again todayI wish, I wish he’d stay away.
~Author : Hughes Mearns Nice Quotes

There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first.
~Author : Adela Rogers St Johns Great Sayings

The play’s the thing Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.
~Author : William Shakespeare Meaningful Sayings

Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen depart, be lost, but climb.
~Author : Edna St Vincent Millay Wise Quotes

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
~Author : Friedrich Nietzsche Motivational Sayings

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.
~Author : Australian Aboriginal Proverb Famous Quotes

Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.
~Author : George Lucas Inspirational Sayings

A week is a long time in politics.
~Author : Harold Wilson Nice Quotes

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife’s spirits.
~Author : John Gay Great Sayings

When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
~Author : Woodrow Wilson Meaningful Sayings

Boldness in itself is genius.
~Author : L Ron Hubbard Wise Quotes

There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.
~Author : Louis Pasteur Motivational Sayings

The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.
~Author : Sir Winston Churchill Hansard June 10 1941 Famous Quotes

Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
~Author : William Rotsler Inspirational Sayings

There’s not the least thing can be said or done, but people will talk and find fault.
~Author : Dante Alighieri Nice Quotes

In crises the most daring course is often safest.
~Author : Robert Francis Kennedy Great Sayings

To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
~Author : Dietrich Bonhoeffer Meaningful Sayings

If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.
~Author : Leo Tolstoy Wise Quotes

A groundless rumor often covers a lot of ground.
~Author : Anonymous Motivational Sayings

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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
~Author : Mark Twain Famous Quotes

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
~Author : Seneca Inspirational Sayings

You have given me a great responsibility to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.
~Author : James Earl Jimmy Carter Jr Nice Quotes

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.
~Author : Lou Holtz Great Sayings

Things could always be worse; for instance, you could be ugly and work in the Post Office.
~Author : Adrienne E Gusoff Meaningful Sayings

If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away.
~Author : Victor Hugo Wise Quotes

Sometimes there are no answers.
~Author : Christopher Paolini Author of Eragon and Eldest Quote from Eragon Motivational Sayings

In San Francisco, Haloween is redundant.
~Author : Will Durst Famous Quotes

The first condition of immortality is death.
~Author : Stanislaw J Lec Unkempt Thoughts Inspirational Sayings

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
~Author : James Baldwin Nice Quotes

The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.
~Author : Garth Brooks Country Music Great Sayings

The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
~Author : Arthur Schlesinger Jr Meaningful Sayings

You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. Navajo
~Author : American Indian Proverb Wise Quotes

The secret of success is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
~Author : Benjamin Disraeli Motivational Sayings

You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway We’re born, we live a little while, we die. A spider’s life can’t help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone’s life can stand a little of that.
~Author : E B White Famous Quotes

Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always cunning.
~Author : Samuel Johnson Inspirational Sayings

One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.
~Author : Sir Winston Churchill Nice Quotes

There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes if they could govern their tongues.
~Author : George D Prentice Great Sayings

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
~Author : Agnes de Mille Meaningful Sayings

A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be the one experiencing the pain than to have to watch their friend suffer.
~Author : Amanda Grier Wise Quotes

Physicists like to think that all you have to do is say, these are the conditions, now what happens next?
~Author : Richard Feynman Motivational Sayings

Be humble for you are made of dung. Be noble for you are made of stars.
~Author : Serbian proverb Famous Quotes

Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.
~Author : Heinrich Heine Inspirational Sayings

The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
~Author : Confucius Nice Quotes

Sleep… Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death….
~Author : Longfellow Great Sayings

A man’s first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.
~Author : English Proverb Meaningful Sayings

The successful people are the ones that can think up stuff for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
~Author : Donald Robert Perry Marquis Wise Quotes

It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.
~Author : George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion 1916 preface Motivational Sayings

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