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The organization man is dead. He thrived when smokestack America thrived. When airlines banks and telephones were highly regulated. When Japan built shoddy cars. When computers were huge and an apple was something you ate.
Bruce Nussbaum   Category: Unsorted

Sleep with a smile.
Sammy Cahn   Category: Unsorted

My mate is always a man. A female may be my Sheila my bird my charley my good sort my hot-drop my Judy or my wife but she is never my mate.
Donald McLean   Category: Unsorted

There was thunder There was lightning Then the stars went out And the moon fell from the sky.
Tom Waits   Category: Unsorted

All that is worth cherishing in this world begins in the heart not the head.
Suzanne Chazin   Category: Unsorted

Poor indeed is the garden in which birds find no homes.
Abram L. Urban   Category: Unsorted

A topologist is one who doesnt know the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup.
John Kelley   Category: Unsorted

We say and we say openly and while ye torture us mangled and gory we cry out We worship God through Christ! Believe Him a man: it is through Him and in Him that God willeth Himself to be known and worshipped.
Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullian (Tertullianus)   Category: Unsorted

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is just too big for him.
Rich Little   Category: Unsorted

Ripe vegetables were magic to me. Unharvested the garden bristled with possibility. I would quicken at the sight of a ripe tomato sounding its redness from deep amidst the undifferentiated green. To lift a bean plants hood of heartshaped leaves and discover a clutch of long slender pods handing underneath could make me catch my breath.
Michael Pollan   Category: Unsorted

Only in dreams of spring Shall I ever see again The flowering of my cherry trees.
Frances Hodgson Burnett   Category: Unsorted

Sharing food and drink is one of the oldest rituals in the world. Whether a guest is offered a drink by the host or a special beverage in a special cup initiates an occasion the moment is of significance.
Pamela Vandyke Price   Category: Unsorted

Autocracies may survive for intermittent periods with populations of yes men but democracies need a perennially renewed supply of know men.
Dr. Robert Gordon Sproul   Category: Unsorted

Since nothing we intend is ever faultless and nothing we attempt ever without error and nothing we achieve without some measure of finitude and fallibility we call humanness we are saved by forgiveness.
David Augsburger   Category: Unsorted

A team effort is a lot of people doing what I say.
Michael Winner   Category: Unsorted

Your love shines in my heart as the sun that shines upon the earth.
Eleanor di Giulio   Category: Unsorted

Everything science has taught me and continues to teach me strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. Nothing disappears without a trace.
Wernher von Braun   Category: Unsorted

Moral stimulation is good but moral complacency is the most dangerous habit of mind we can develop and that danger is serious and everpresent.
Joseph C. Grew   Category: Unsorted

Intellect and industry are never incompatible. There is more wisdom and will be more benefit in combining them than scholars like to believe or than the common world imagine; life has time enough for both and its happiness will be increased by the union.
S. Turner   Category: Unsorted

The mass of the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them.
Bishop Samual Horsley   Category: Unsorted

Nuclear war begins I believe in our hearts. And that is where it must end.
Raymond C. Hunthausen   Category: Unsorted

Have you a kindness shown? Pass it on! Twas not given for thee alone Pass it on! Let it travel down the years Let it wipe anothers tears Till in Heaven the deed appears Pass it on!
Henry Burton   Category: Unsorted

A spark in the sun this tiny flower has roots deep in the cool earth.
Harry Behn   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is a language.
Josiah Willard Gibbs   Category: Unsorted

Bell Labs Cafeteria New York 1943: His high pitched voice already stood out above the general murmur of well-behaved junior executives grooming themselves for promotion within the Bell corporation. Then he was suddenly heard to say: No Im not interested in developing a powerful brain. All Im after is just a mediocre brain something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Alan Mathison Turing   Category: Unsorted

Oh I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal Id be irresponsible too.
Lichty & Wagner   Category: Unsorted

Where there is form there is nature. Where nature and humans interact there is a garden. Where there is a garden there is an implied co-creative partnership.
Perelandra   Category: Unsorted

Then come the wild weather come sleet or come snow We will stand by each other however it blow.
Simon Dach   Category: Unsorted

A Hundred Years From Now Well a hundred years from now I wont be crying A hundred years from now I wont be blue And my heart would have forgotton she broke ever vow I wont care a hundred years from now Oh it seem like yesterday you told me You couldnt live without my love somehow Now that youre with another it breaks my heart somehow I wont care a hundred years from now * Refrain Now do you recall the night sweetheart you promised Anothers kiss you never would allow Thats all in the past dear it didnt seem to last I wont care a hundred years from now * Refrain
Lester Flatt   Category: Unsorted

When you touch a body you touch the whole person the intellect the spirit and the emotions.
Jane Harrington   Category: Unsorted

I never met a rich man who was happy but I have only very occasionally met a poor man who did not want to become a rich man.
Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge   Category: Unsorted

Timing degree and conviction are the three wise men in this life.
R.I. Fitzhenry   Category: Unsorted

Commerce is the school of cheating.
Vauvenargues   Category: Unsorted

How you use today will determine how tomorrow uses you.
Earl Wilson   Category: Unsorted

I do not believe the greatest threat to our future is from bombs or guided missiles. I don't think our civilization will die that way. I think it will die when we no longer care when the spiritual forces that make us wish to be right and noble die in our hearts.
Lawrence Gould   Category: Unsorted

If a pit bull romances your leg fake an orgasm.
Hut Landon   Category: Unsorted

Personal Mantra: SELF-ESTEEM MOTIVATION DEDICATION
Alan R. Eastman   Category: Unsorted

We have five senses in which we glory and which we recognize and celebrate senses that constitute the sensible world for us. But there are other senses secret senses sixth senses if you will - equally vital but unrecognized and unlauded ... unconscious automatic.
Oliver Sacks   Category: Unsorted

This could be such a beautiful world if only we could all care just a little more.
Rosiland Welcher   Category: Unsorted

The instinctive feeling of a great people is often wiser than its wisest men.
Louis Kossuth   Category: Unsorted

You have to remember that right from the beginning it was President Kennedy who said that it was politically unacceptable for us to leave those [Cuban] missile sites alone. He didnt say militarily he said politically.
Robert S. McNamara   Category: Unsorted

Tis not the season of the leaf whose fragile body's broken veins disintegrate in gusts of winds while winter blows a frosty coat that caps the barren land.
Lucille Younger   Category: Unsorted

A faithful friend is a strong defense and he that findeth such findeth a treasure. A faithful friend is beyond price and there is no weighing of his goodness. A faithful friend is the medicine of life.
Ben Sira   Category: Unsorted

Theres one good thing about snow it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbors.
Clyde Moore   Category: Unsorted

The day may come when the rest of the animal creation may acquire those rights which never could have been withholden from them but by the hand of tyranny.
Jeremy Bentham   Category: Unsorted

Insofar as we are taught how to read what we engage are not texts but paradigms.
Annette Kolodny   Category: Unsorted

When asked what do you do when you reach a block in your writing he tersely replied: Start another paragraph.
Rutherford Montgomery   Category: Unsorted

The eleventh commandment - Thou shalt not be found out - is the only one that is virtually impossible to keep these days.
Berta Buxton   Category: Unsorted

In last nights storm the beautiful blossoms all fell off. Ah! What a shame. When it rains for two or three days again the weeds have grown up. Oh well.
Hakuun Yasutani   Category: Unsorted

Think small. Planting tiny seeds in the small space given you Can change the whole world or At the very least your view of it.
Linus Mundy   Category: Unsorted

Language exists to conceal true thought.
Tallyrand   Category: Unsorted

I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson robbery or assassination.
Eugene Victor Debs   Category: Unsorted

In his enthusiasm the evangelist often finds it difficult seriously to imagine that anyone could be called not to be an evangelist. The man of vision and imagination finds it difficult to see the value of those who do no more than plod on faithfully along a well-tried road. The man whose concern is in personal dealing with people and leading them to understand God better finds it difficult to be patient with the theologian or the Christian philosopher whose work is in the quiet of a book-lined study. Yet the truth is that the wholeness which God is working to achieve is never complete in an individual but through individuals living together as one body each supplying the deficiencies of the others.
J. B. Phillips   Category: Unsorted

If you are not killing plants you are not really stretching yourself as a gardener.
J. C. Raulston   Category: Unsorted

To see is one of Gods great gifts to man and to comprehend what we see is doubly so. Furthermore He has endowed some people with the qualities to see the beauties of life and nature much more than others and they have the greatest gift of all.
Waite Phillips   Category: Unsorted

I mean I think everybody in the world all the young people in the world went to journalism school and wanted to investigate everything. And I think they overdid it. I think that you have to investigate things you have to e skeptical but you shouldnt be vengeful. You have to be fair and you have to be careful.
Katherine Graham   Category: Unsorted

Describing an opposing team: Sure luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
Don Schula   Category: Unsorted

Thus you can throw yourself flat on the ground stretched out upon Mother Earth with the certain conviction that you are one with her and she with you. You are as firmly established as invulnerable as she indeed a thousand times firmer and more invulnerable. As surely as she will engulf you tomorrow so surely will she bring you forth anew to the new striving and suffering. And not merely some day. Now today every day she is bringing you forth not once but thousands upon thousands of times just as every day she engulfs you a thousand times over.
Erwin Schroedinger   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Elizabeth Akers Allen
Florence Percy   Category: Unsorted

Hope is the seed of liberation.
Jon Sobrino   Category: Unsorted

When Paris sneezes Europe catches cold.
Prince Clement Metternich   Category: Unsorted

The clean tongue the clear head and the bright eye are birthrights of each day.
Dr. William Osler   Category: Unsorted

The only light upon the future is faith.
Theodore Hoecker   Category: Unsorted

Men have for the most part done with lamenting their lost faith. Sentimental tears over the happy simple Christendom of their fathers are a thing of the past. They are proclaiming now their contempt for Christs character and their disgust at the very name of love. Scorn and hatred difference and division must be more than ever our lot if we would be the followers of Christ in these days. Conventional religion and polite unbelief are gone forever.
John Neville Figgis   Category: Unsorted

If you don't pay attention to the periphery the periphery changes and the first thing you know the periphery is the center.
Dean Rusk   Category: Unsorted

No other farm machine of this century has had such a profound effect on American agriculture as the farm tractor.
C. H. Wendel   Category: Unsorted

The physical rhythm of life established through sensitivity to qualitative time mirrors the ebb and flow of water. Maintaining rhythm is dependent on our daily decisions concerning vocation recreation and work. Using the image of water roots Watershed Spirituality in diversity and pluralism. Life in a variety of forms implies an emphasis on inter–religious appreciation and the universalist vision.
Arthur Paul Patterson   Category: Unsorted

Twilight a timid fawn went glimmering by And Night the dark-blue hunter followed fast.
George W. Russell   Category: Unsorted

There is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.
Douglas Jerrold   Category: Unsorted

The strange thing which I have experienced with flower scents and indeed with all other scents is that they only recall pleasant memories.
Theodore A. Stephens   Category: Unsorted

The shop the barn the scullery and the smithy become temples when men and women do all to the glory of God! The divine service is not a thing of a few hours and a few places but all life becomes holiness unto the Lord and every place and thing as consecrated as the tabernacle and its golden candlestick.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon   Category: Unsorted

The future always holds something for the man who keeps his faith in it.
H. L. Hollis   Category: Unsorted

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche commenting on the music of Georges Bizet: His music has the tang of sunny climates their bracing air their clearness. It voices a sensibility hitherto unknown to us.
Georges Bizet   Category: Unsorted

No sooner did I bend over and scratch the soil with the hoe that I began to unearth bits and pieces ... of my past. Memories forever rooted in time were clustered in my garden consciousness like potatoes waiting crying to be dug up. ... I plant flowers and vegetables. I harvest memories - and life.
Nancy H. Jordan   Category: Unsorted

Fortune is never permanentlyÂ… adverse or favorable; one sees her veering from one mood to the other.
Herod I   Category: Unsorted

Forgotten rimes and college themes Worm-eaten plans and embryo schemes; A mass of heterogeneous matter. A chaos dark nor land nor water.
Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld   Category: Unsorted

In New York City one suicide in ten is attributed to a lack of storage space.
Judith Stone   Category: Unsorted

An ordinary man can ... surround himself with two thousand books ... and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
Augustine Birrell   Category: Unsorted

For strength to bear is found in duty alone and he is blest indeed who learns to make the joy of others cure his own heartache
Drake   Category: Unsorted

Our best friends and our worst enemies are our thoughts. A thought can do us more good than a doctor or a banker or a faithful friend. It can also do us more harm than a brick.
Dr. Frank Crane   Category: Unsorted

An Indian tribe is sovereign to the extent that the U.S. permits it to be sovereign.
Russell Smith   Category: Unsorted

He who has no inclination to learn more will be very apt to think that he knows enough.
Sir John Powell   Category: Unsorted

The Somewhat which we name but cannot know. Even as we name a star and only see Its quenchless flashings forth which ever show And ever hide him and which are not he.
William Watson   Category: Unsorted

People have solutions to their own problems. When they understand the gospel they will see the solutions.
Elder Rowan   Category: Unsorted

Adults interfere with a natural biologic development of the childs motor visual mental and artistic abilities when they try to influence the childs work in the early years. The adults brain has accumulated much more visual and artistic memory than the childs so there can be no true meeting of adult and child mind unless the adult knows how the childs mind functions in art.
Rhoda Kellog   Category: Unsorted

The alternative to peace is not war. It is annihilation.
Raymond Swing   Category: Unsorted

I am thinking of the onion again.... Not self-righteous like the proletarian potato nor a siren like the apple. No show-off like the banana. But a modest self-effacing vegetable questioning introspective peeling itself away or merely radiating halos like ripples.
Erica Jong   Category: Unsorted

To say that politics is not a part of sports is not being realistic. When I run I am more than a runner. I am a diplomat an ambassador for my country.
Filbert Bayi   Category: Unsorted

Hostility to youth is the worst vice of the middle-aged.
J. A. Spender   Category: Unsorted

A sister is both your mirror -- and your opposite.
Elizabeth Fishel   Category: Unsorted

Life precedes form and life survives the last atom of form. Through the countless rays proceeds the life-ray the one like a thread through many jewels.
Book of Dzyan   Category: Unsorted

Of Commercial television: A license to print your own money.
Lord Roy Thomson   Category: Unsorted

Few women and fewer men have enough character to be idle.
E.V. Lucas   Category: Unsorted

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Mortimer Adler   Category: Unsorted

The world wants to be cheated. So cheat.
Xaviera Hollander   Category: Unsorted

The purpose of seasonal festivals is periodically to revive the topocosm. Gaster coined this word from the Greek – topo for place and cosmos for world order. Topocosm means the world order of a particular place. The topocosm is the entire complex of any given locality conceived as a living organism not just the human community but the total community – the plants animals and soils of the place. The topocosm is not only the actual and present living community but also that continuous entity of which the present community is but the current manifestation.
Dolores La Chapelle   Category: Unsorted

We composers are at least as significant as the stars who make $14 million or $15 million. You just don't see us.
Michael Kamen   Category: Unsorted

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
Jimmy Connors   Category: Unsorted

Do not rely completely on any other human being; however dear. We meet lifes greatest tests alone.
Agnes Machphail   Category: Unsorted

The individual man as a man man as a brain if you like interests me more than what he makes because Ive noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.
Marcel Duchamp   Category: Unsorted

No laws are binding on the human subject which assault the body or violate the conscience.
William Blackstone   Category: Unsorted

A couple things about looking into a mirror: First off you get to see anybody sneaking up behind you second its two-dimensional and you don't get to see the whole of yourself third mirrors are flat and very often cold fourth when things get hot and intense its the mirror that steams up not your eyes.
Greg Webster   Category: Unsorted

The mathematician carried along on his flood of symbols dealing apparently with purely formal truths may still reach results of endless importance for our description of the physical universe.
Karl Pearson   Category: Unsorted

Soul bound in my body My eyes are broken windows Go inside of me Awaiting Eternity
Rose Chronicles   Category: Unsorted

It is there all the time.
Anna Freud   Category: Unsorted

Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
Dr. David Seabury   Category: Unsorted

Disparting towers Trembling all precipitate down dashd Rattling around loud thundering to the moon.
John Dyer   Category: Unsorted

Reading USENET is like drinking from a firehose youll get very wet but you probably will still be thirsty.
Steve Steinberg   Category: Unsorted

Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.
H. G. Bohn   Category: Unsorted

Whoever ... proves his point and demonstrates the prime truth geometrically should be believed by all the world for there we are captured.
Albrecht DĂĽrer   Category: Unsorted

Children reinvent your world for you.
Susan Sarandon   Category: Unsorted

Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all except for large sums of money.
Alan Ayckbourn   Category: Unsorted

Knowledge alone does not stop men from evil. The poor and the ignorant are not the greatest sinners. Mans mind may unfold his intellect grow more keen his understanding more profound yet side by side with this may be a moral degeneration such as existed in pagan Greece and Rome.
William A. Scully D.D.   Category: Unsorted

Bright youth passes swiftly as a thought.
Theognis   Category: Unsorted

I know not why His hand is laid In chastening on my life Nor why it is my little world Is filled so full of strife; I know not why when faith looks up And seeks for rest from pain That oer my sky fresh clouds arise And drench my path with rain. I know not why my prayer so long By Him has been denied; Nor why while others ships sail on Mine should in port abide. But I do know that God is love That He my burden shares And though I may not understand I know for me He cares. I know the heights for which I long Are often reached through pain I know the sheaves must needs be threshed To yield the golden grain. Tis that I thus may learn to love And know as I am known I will not care how rough the road That leads me to my home.
Grace Troy   Category: Unsorted

For my part I believe that the vain glorious and the violent will not inherit the earth.... In pursuance of that faith my friends and I take the hands of the dying in our hands. And some of us travel to the Pentagon and others live in the Bowery and serve there and others speak unpopularly and plainly of the fate of the unborn and of convicted criminals. It is all one.
Daniel Berrigan   Category: Unsorted

To refuse political equality is to rob the ostracized of all self-respect.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton   Category: Unsorted

The timing of death like the ending of a story gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
Mary C. Bateson   Category: Unsorted

Twilight has always seemed like Gods indrawn breath a pause in the progression of time.
Emily Richards   Category: Unsorted

Open your eyes look within. Are you satisfied with the life youre livin?
Bob Marley   Category: Unsorted

Hold tenderly that which you cherish for it is precious and a tight grip may crush it. Do not let the fear of dropping it cause you to hold it too tightly: the chances are its holding you too.
Bob Alberti   Category: Unsorted

Nothing can be more unphilosophical than to be positive or dogmatical on any subject.
David Hume   Category: Unsorted

Describing how he has changed over the course of his consecutive games record. Less and grayer hair.
Cal Ripkin Jr.   Category: Unsorted

It takes solitude under the stars for us to be reminded of our eternal origin and our far destiny.
Archibald Rutledge   Category: Unsorted

Justice is the only worship. Love is the only priest. Ignorance is the only slavery. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now The place to be happy is here The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert Green Ingersoll   Category: Unsorted

I always read the last page of a book first so that if I die before I finish Ill know how it turned out.
Nora Ephron   Category: Unsorted

Guardian Knight: He chose ... poorly.
Harrison Ford   Category: Unsorted

A man should inure himself to voluntary labor and not give up to indulgence and pleasure as they beget no good constitution of body nor knowledge of mind.
Socrates   Category: Unsorted

Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted.
Sylvia Plath Hughes   Category: Unsorted

Recognizing what we have done in the past is a recognition of ourselves. By conducting a dialogue with our past we are searching how to go forward.
Kiyoko Takeda   Category: Unsorted

When somebody says to me today Youre my role model I say No Im not. You are your own role model you inside.
Georgie Anne Geyer   Category: Unsorted

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; An echo of the invisible world...
Giuseppe Ma ini   Category: Unsorted

Trust allows you to give. Giving is abundant. Trust allows the experience of bliss. Bliss is awakefulness. Trust allows you to laugh. Laugh at the richness the beauty and the playfulness of the universe. Apply consciousness to this process and all roads will lead to home.
Gary Zukav   Category: Unsorted

Look at us said the violets blooming at her feet all last winter we slept in the seeming death ... but at the right time God awakened us and here we are to comfort you.
Edward Payson Rod   Category: Unsorted

The same food may be consumed in a happy or an unhappy atmosphere but only in the first will it be a feast.
Margaret Willes   Category: Unsorted

Good and evil are typified by light and darkness; therefore if we bring light into a dark room the darkness disappears and inasmuch as a soul is filled with good evil disappears.
Aurelia Mace   Category: Unsorted

A fair face without a fair soul is like a glass eye that shines and sees nothing.
John Stuart Blackie   Category: Unsorted

What greater delight is there than to behold the earth apparelled with plants as with a robe of embroidered works set with Orient pearls and garnished with the great diversitie of rare and costly jewels. But these delights are in the outward senses. The principle delight is in the minde singularly enriched with the knowledge of these visible things setting forth to us the invisible wisdome and admirable workmanship of almighty God.
John Gerard   Category: Unsorted

A woman who could bend to grief But would not bow to shame.
Frances Ellen Harper   Category: Unsorted

It isnt enough for you to love money - its also necessary that money should love you.
Mayer Rothschild   Category: Unsorted

If there is no worker involvement there is no quality system.
Lloyd Dobens and Clare Crawford-Mason   Category: Unsorted

Climbing is a unique sport presenting mental and physical stress that you learn to overcome by operating close to your limits. Sometimes your limits are higher than you realize. Of course you recognize your limits in climbing by falling off the rock
Eric G. Anderson   Category: Unsorted

I do believe that an intimacy with the world of crickets and their kind can be salutary - not for what they are likely to teach us about ourselves but because they remind us of we will let them that there are other voices other rhythms other strivings and fulfillments than our own.
Howard E. Evans   Category: Unsorted

Were electrical beings living in a magnetic environment. ... Because were finely tuned to subtle energy fields when they vary as they would on top of a mountain we change biologically and psychologically too.
Louis Slesin   Category: Unsorted

If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose sombre shadow is now thrown over the world and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Fridjof Nansen   Category: Unsorted

Courtesy is really nothing more than a form of friendliness. It is amazing what a warming influence it can have on an otherwise dreary world. It has been said that a rise of one degree Fahrenheit in the mean annual temperature of the globe would free both polar regions from their ice. it is thrilling to contemplate what frigidity might be dispelled in the world of human relations if people made just a little better effort to be friendly.
M. Bartos   Category: Unsorted

Have you watched the fairies when the rain is done Spreading out their little wings to dry them in the sun?
Rose Fyleman   Category: Unsorted

If you are content with yourself youll stop taking those little steps forward and begin taking big steps backward.
Greg Maddux   Category: Unsorted

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
James Douglas   Category: Unsorted

San Francisco isnt what it used to be and never was.
Herbert Eugene Herb Caen   Category: Unsorted

Make it a practice to judge persons and things in the most favorable light at all times and under all circumstances.
Saint Vincent de Paul   Category: Unsorted

We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference. In such a state humility is the virtue of men and their only defense; to walk humbly with God never doubting whatever befall that His will is good and that His law is right.
Paul Elmer More   Category: Unsorted

You thought you knew what pain was. You thought that whatever happened you could handle it. You thought that you were in control. You thought wrong. Now youve lost it all. Shes gone. All thats left is the numbing pain. You have to let go to stop the pain but you cant. Its like a drug to you now. You don't want to need it but it has become a part of you and it wont loosen its grip on you. The control you once fought for is gone. You have no control. And you just don't care
Sanjay Ingh   Category: Unsorted

On most given nights with a flick of a remote-control device the living rooms of average American families can be treated to a melange of foul-mouthed brats uttering language for which any stranger entering those same living rooms and uttering that same language would probably be immediately thrown out bodily and the use of which in any polite company would earn its user a reputation as a boor and a lout.
Senator Robert Byrd   Category: Unsorted

The awful wrongs and sufferings forced upon the innocent helpless faithful animal race form the blackest chapter in the whole worlds history.
Edward Augustus Freeman   Category: Unsorted

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.
General George Catlett Marshall   Category: Unsorted

One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you.
Dennis A. Peer   Category: Unsorted

Talent is only a starting point in business. Youve got to keep working that talent. Someday Ill reach for it and it wont be there.
Irving Berlin   Category: Unsorted

Melbournes a great place to be if you want to listen to your arteries hardening.
Mark Mitchell   Category: Unsorted

It is the worst oppression that is done by colour of justice
Lord Coke   Category: Unsorted

I sincerely believe that the word relationships is the key to the prospect of a decent world. It seems abundantly clear that every problem you will have in your family in your business in our nation or in this world is essentially a matter of relationships of interdependence.
Clarence Francis   Category: Unsorted

Even as water carves monuments of stone so do our thoughts shape our character.
Hugh B. Brown   Category: Unsorted

I take a nap making the mountain water pound the rice.
Kobayashi Issa   Category: Unsorted

We may gamble on outsmarting the law; we may even gamble on the leniency of man and the mercy of Godbut no man ever won a gamble with his own conscience. Even should he think he has beaten his conscience into submission his misdeeds still leave their mark upon him. Anyone who gambles against this fact has already lost his gamble.
Sidney Greenberg   Category: Unsorted

To make progress in understanding all this we probably need to begin with simplified (oversimplified?) models and ignore the critics tirade that the real world is more complex. The real world is always more complex which has the advantage that we shant run out of work.
John Ball   Category: Unsorted

The man who wins may have been counted out several times but he didnt hear the referee.
H. E. Jansen   Category: Unsorted

We often rebel against the strenuousness and chaos of our time. But historically it has always been in such time that man won his great inner victories.
E. M. McKee D.D.   Category: Unsorted

The will to disbelieve is the strongest deterrent to wider horizons.
Hans Holzer   Category: Unsorted

Universities hire professors the way some men choose wives they want the ones the others will admire.
Morris Kline   Category: Unsorted

I have devoted my energies to a study of the Scriptures observing monastic discipline and singing the daily services in church; study teaching and writing have always been my delight.
Bede the Venerable   Category: Unsorted

A story is told of an English officer in old India who one day went to the book shelf to take down a book. As he reached his hand up over the volume his finger was bitten by an adder. After a few hours the finger began to swell. Later on the swelling went into his arm and finally the whole body was affected and in a few days the officer was dead. There are adders concealed in many a book. Let the Saints beware of the books that enter their homes for their influence may be as poisonous and deadly as the adder which brought death to the English officer in old India.
Joseph F. Smith   Category: Unsorted

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Jon Winokur   Category: Unsorted

It is well to read up everything within your reach about your business; this not only improves your knowledge your usefulness and your fitness for more responsible work but it invests your business with more interest since you understand its functions its basic principles its place in the general scheme of things.
Daniel Willard   Category: Unsorted

A reply to a question about how he got his expertise: By studying the masters and not their pupils.
Niels H. Abel   Category: Unsorted

The king who delegates his power to others hands But ill deserves the crown he wears.
Henry Brooke   Category: Unsorted

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Tupac Shakur   Category: Unsorted

In a world where so much seems to be hidden by the smoke of falsity and moral degeneration we Americans must grasp firmly the ideals which have made this country great. We must reaffirm the basic human values that have guided our forefathers. A revival of old-fashioned patriotism and a grateful acknowledgment of what our country has done for us would be good for all our souls.
Manton S. Eddy   Category: Unsorted

Bin home too and along France. It appears he had been to England as servant to some squatters family. But fancy an aboriginal stating he had been home.
A. J. Campbell   Category: Unsorted

Whereas at the outset geometry is reported to have concerned herself with the measurement of muddy land she now handles celestial as well as terrestrial problems: she has extended her domain to the furthest bounds of space.
W.B. Frankland   Category: Unsorted

All art does but consist in the removal of surplus age.
Walter Pater   Category: Unsorted

The purpose of computing is insight not numbers.
Richard Hamming   Category: Unsorted

He who for love hath undergone The worst that can befall Is happier thousand fold than one Who never loved at all.
Richard Milnes   Category: Unsorted

A droll thing life isthat mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself and that comes too late.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Unsorted

And when its all done when theres no one left youll come back for me. And tell me who I am and why I have to do what I do. And explain Eternity. Youll come back
Grant Morrison   Category: Unsorted

If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them so of course it kills them. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure that it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry. We love you D.R.
Dorothy Stratten   Category: Unsorted

Anyone who wants to understand me must first understand Russell Kansas. It is my home where my roots lie and a constant source of strength. My fathers view of the world as stewers versus doers registered early. From my neighbors I learned to feel deeply for God country and family. In Russell I came to understand there are things worth living for and if need be dying for. The Russell of my youth was not a place of wealth. Yet it was generous with the values that would shape my outlook and the compassion that would restore lifes richness after I had begun to doubt my future following the war. Ever since I have tried in my own way to give back some of what the town has given me. I have tried to defend and serve the America I learned to love in Russell.
Robert 'Bob' Dole   Category: Unsorted

All the good things of the world are no further good to us than as they are of use; and of all we may heap up we enjoy only as much as we can use and no more.
Daniel Defoe   Category: Unsorted

The man of genius does not steal he conquers.
Alexandre Dumas   Category: Unsorted

I am inclined to put the zenith of successthe time of most consideration and public labor as somewhere in the sixties say from sixty-five to seventy.
W. Robertson Nicoll   Category: Unsorted

Whats really important in life? Sitting on a beach? Looking at television eight hours a day? I think we have to appreciate that were alive for only a limited period of time and well spend most of our lives working. That being the case I believe one of the most important priorities is to do whatever we do as well as we can. We should take pride in that.
Victor Kiam   Category: Unsorted

We belong to no cult. We are not Nature Lovers. We don't love nature any more than we love breathing. Nature is simply something indispensable like air and light and water that we accept as necessary to living and the nearer we can get to it the happier we are.
Louise Dickenson Rich   Category: Unsorted

The address `Woman was so respectful that it might be and was addressed to the queenliest.
Frederic William Farrar   Category: Unsorted

If a June night could talk it would probably boast it invented romance.
Bern Williams   Category: Unsorted

A garden should feel like a walk in the woods.
Dan Kiley   Category: Unsorted

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. DuBois   Category: Unsorted

Self knowers always dwell in El Dorado; they drink from the fountain of youth and at all times owners of all they wish to enjoy.
Claude M. Bristol   Category: Unsorted

When we were growing up years ago in our sleepy Southern town most of the adults seemed rather staid and sober. There was however one memorable exception: Miss Lucy a widow lady who lived with her prim and proper sister Clara. But Miss Lucy was full
Arthur Gordon   Category: Unsorted

Hardship unbelief suffering and poverty have not stopped our soldiery from rendering their service to God and man. The Salvation Army is a great empire an empire without a frontier made up of a tangle of races tongues and colors such as never before in all history gathered together under one flag.
Cory Evangeline Booth   Category: Unsorted

Hymn for a Household Shepherd of mortals here behold A little flock a wayside fold That wait thy presence to be blest O Man of Nazareth be our guest.
Daniel Henderson   Category: Unsorted

Operations such as processing invoices and ordering supplies will be greatly curtailed now that we have no money. Editor of the Stim web zine 1997.
Mikki Halpin   Category: Unsorted

Every now and then we discover in the seething mass of humanity round us a person who does not seem to need anybody else and the contrast with ourselves is stinging.
Ernest Dimnet   Category: Unsorted

You cant think of risks. I have nothing to lose. You either make something that you like or you don't and you throw it to the universe.
Mike Myers   Category: Unsorted

Journalism is the last refuge of the unemployable.
Brian Donaghy   Category: Unsorted

The problems we face are human problems and therefore are capable of human solutions.
Frederick Moore Vinson   Category: Unsorted

He who cultivates a garden and brings to perfection flowers and fruits cultivates and advances at the same time his own nature.
Ezra Weston   Category: Unsorted

Spring passes and one remembers ones innocence Summer passes and one remembers ones exuberance Autumn passes and one remembers ones reverence Winter passes and one remembers ones perseverance.
Yoko Ono   Category: Unsorted

If you want to learn about the whole government and how it operates the Appropriations Committee is the best place to learn it.
John J. Rooney Jr.   Category: Unsorted

T was he that ranged the words at random flung Pierced the fair pearls and them together strung.
Anvari Suhaili   Category: Unsorted

Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong.
David Fasold   Category: Unsorted

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
Reuben Blades   Category: Unsorted

I hear no one boast that he hath a knowledge of the Scriptures but that he owneth a Bible written in golden characters. And tell me then what profiteth this? The Holy Scriptures were not given to us that we should enclose them in books but that we should engrave them upon our hearts.
Saint John Chrysostom   Category: Unsorted

In this light my spirit suddenly saw through all and in and by all creatures even in herbs and grass it knew God who he is and how he is and what his will is: And suddenly in that light my will was set on by a mighty impulse to describe the being of God.
Jacob Boehme   Category: Unsorted

Come children of this country the day of glory is here.
Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle   Category: Unsorted

The world is like an ice cream sundae The world is like an ice cream sundae The world is like an ice cream sundae Its all going to melt someday
One Bad Pig   Category: Unsorted

Like a bridge over troubled water.
Paul Frederick Simon   Category: Unsorted

What does good in bed mean to me? When I'm sick and I stay home from school propped up with lots of pillows watching TV and my mom brings me soup that's good in bed.
Brooke Sheilds   Category: Unsorted

A man not perfect but of heart so high of such heroic rage that even his hopes became a part of earths eternal heritage.
Richard Gilder   Category: Unsorted

The subject of the poem was Bridget of Kildare (450–523) a Christian lass among the Druids in Ireland. Saint Bridget was A problem child. Although a lass Demure and mild And one who strove To please her dad Saint Bridget drove The family mad. For here
Phyllis McGinley   Category: Unsorted

He who is merely just is severe.
Francois Voltaire   Category: Unsorted

There was once a young man who said God Must think it exceedingly odd If he finds that this tree Continues to be When there's no one about in the Quad.'
Ronald Arbuthnot Knox   Category: Unsorted

Interview 26-June-2000 with Daniel Jaffe ... a writer and Reviews Editor for Classic CD the British classical music magazine. ... what is remarkable though is that he not only suggested that jazz was a worthwhile form of music to study but he also praised authentic American jazz ...... the implications of Prokofievs enthusiasm for jazz ... The strange colours of the so-called American Overture for instance with its honky-tonk piano sound and predominant brass and woodwind colours sounds to me like a take on the sound of a jazz combo though not using its rhythmic style. Jazzy harmonies unmistakably appear in Romeo and Juliet and in his so-called War sonatas. Basically its a ... subtle and subliminal influence. . Prokofiev took opportunities to hear jazz during his many tours through the States certainly he brought plenty of jazz records back to Russia.
Sergey Prokofiev   Category: Unsorted

Character is something each one of us must build for himself out of the laws of God and nature the examples of others and most of all out of the trials and errors of daily life. Character is the total of thousands of small daily strivings to live up to the best that is in us. Character is the final decision to reject whatever is demeaning to oneself or to others and with confidence and honest to choose the right.
Arthur G. Trudear   Category: Unsorted

Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus?
Sir William Rowan Hamilton   Category: Unsorted

Inspiration is needed in geometry just as much as in poetry.
Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin   Category: Unsorted

Any writer I suppose feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.
James Baldwin   Category: Unsorted

The chief pang of most trials is not so much the actual suffering itself as our own spirit of resistance to it.
Jean Nicolas Grou   Category: Unsorted

While doing relief work in India I met Abdul. He was old crippled and blind. He had been a college professor and spoke perfect English. His mind was sharp and clear and he taught me much about India. Near the end of my stay I asked Abdul what could I pray for for you? A smile illuminated his face and he sighed Sister … I don't know … I have everything. I stood dumbfounded. This poor man suffering terrible disfigurement had everything? Then in his beautific smile I saw his joy his serenity his sacred calm. And I knew what Jesus meant when he told us Blessed are the poor in spirit. For wanting nothing Abdul had that peace which passes all understanding.
Susan Stafford   Category: Unsorted

The meta-Turing test counts a thing as intelligent if it seeks to devise and apply Turing tests to objects of its own creation.
Lew Mammel Jr.   Category: Unsorted

We are not required to go through [Jesus] trials but we are required to be willing to go through them. To prove that we are willing to do so we must go through our own trials and remain faithful.
Royden G. Derrick   Category: Unsorted

Dr. Strauss says I should rite down what I think and remembir and evrey thing that happins to me from now on..
Daniel Keys   Category: Unsorted

A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right but irrelevant.
Manfred Eigen   Category: Unsorted

Most men have more courage than even they themselves think they have.
Greville   Category: Unsorted

The Me Decade and the Third Great Awakening.
Tom Wolfe   Category: Unsorted

Speak out. Youve got to speak out against the madness
Steven Stills   Category: Unsorted

The Great Spirit when He made earth never intended that it should be made merchandise.
Sosehawa   Category: Unsorted

The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Geoffrey Norman   Category: Unsorted

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.... Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.
Sir Peter Brian Medawar   Category: Unsorted

Ive got a firm policy on gun control. If theres a gun around I want to be the one controlling it.
Clint Eastwood   Category: Unsorted

Never forget your friends they are your roots to life and with the memories lost you will just blow in the wind...
Christopher Allen Weller   Category: Unsorted

I am obsessed with the edges of things like stone at the edge of the sea when foam breaks into sky or your hand dissolves into my.
Stanley Cooperman   Category: Unsorted

The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself wherever it may lead.
Luther Burbank   Category: Unsorted

Wars occur because people prepare for conflict rather than for peace.
Trygve Lie   Category: Unsorted

A man is literally what he thinks his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.... How could a person possibly become what he is not thinking? Nor is any thought when persistently entertained too small to have its effect. The divinity that shapes our ends is indeed in ourselves. It is one's very self.
Spencer W. Kimball   Category: Unsorted

Too bad eternity has to last forever
Jessica Conner   Category: Unsorted

Do you not think it a matter worthy of lamentation that when there is such a vast multitude of them [worlds] we have not yet conquered one?
Alexander III the Great   Category: Unsorted

If we must have heroes and wars whereinto make them there is no war so brilliant as a war with the wrong no hero so fit to be sung as he who has gained the bloodless VICTORY of truth and mercy.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel   Category: Unsorted

[Said to physicist John Bahcall.] Ed Regis Who Got Einsteins Office? Addison Wesley 1987.
Kurt Goedel   Category: Unsorted

Governments have never learned anything from history or acted on principles deducted from it.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel   Category: Unsorted

To reflect is to disturb ones thoughts.
Jean Rostand   Category: Unsorted

The possession of a great many things even the best of things tends to blind one to the value of anything.
Holbrook Jackson   Category: Unsorted

Rise up rise up Xarifa! lay your golden cushion down; Rise up! come to the window and gaze with all the town.
John G. Lockhart   Category: Unsorted

If you are not an idealist by the time you are twenty you have no heart but if you are still an idealist by the time you are thirty you don't have a head.
Randolph S. Bourne   Category: Unsorted

If a man be sensible and one fine morning while he is lying in bed count at the tips of his fingers how many things in this life truly will give him enjoyment invariably he will find food is the first one.
Lin Yutang   Category: Unsorted

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine   Category: Unsorted

I am filled to overflowing with the love Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father have for me and you and the whole world. He blesses us daily as he blessed the little children with a love that gives me strength to go forth with assurance that he will guide me.
Ruth B. Wright   Category: Unsorted

Security represents your sense of worth your identity your emotional anchorage your self-esteem your basic personal strength or lack of it.
Stephen R. Covey   Category: Unsorted

The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
Goldie Hawn   Category: Unsorted

Over the glittering rattled ladders of shale the birds cross tangential to the sea at night. Hour upon hour you can sense the undulation of wings. If you lift your cheek quite carefully you can feel the kiss and the wisp of air stirred by the inaudible glide.
Jan Haag   Category: Unsorted

Of course we knew that the official reports were sketchy if not falsified. But in terms of information theory this is precisely where the problem lay: How were we to reconstruct reality from incomplete or false reports? It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false. On the contrary most news is completely correct albeit tendentiously slanded; it is just that certain information is suppressed. One can adjust for the political slanting of the news but there is virtually no way to fill in the omissions.
Konrad Zuse   Category: Unsorted

Vocations which we wanted to pursue but didnt bleed like colors on the whole of our existence.
Honore de Balzac   Category: Unsorted

I stand all amazed at the love Jesus offers me Confused at the grace that so fully he proffers me. I tremble to know that for me he was crucified That for me a sinner he suffered he bled and died. Refrain: Oh it is wonderful that he should care for me enough to die for me! Oh it is wonderful wonderful to me! I marvel that he would descend from his throne divine To rescue a soul so rebellious and proud as mine That he should extend his great love unto such as I Sufficient to own to redeem and to justify. I think of his hands pierced and bleeding to pay the debt! Such mercy such love and devotion can I forget? No no I will praise and adore at the mercy seat Until at the glorified throne I kneel at his feet.
Charles H. Gabriel   Category: Unsorted

At the time Gothic cathedrals were designed most people lived in dark huts so just walking into a space vastly larger than what they were habituated to lit by stained glass windows was literally awe-inspiring. Today were not as impressed by big buildings so we have to go to very large mountains to experience that diminutive effect.
M. A. Persinger   Category: Unsorted

Of Canberra: Not much of a place. Sometimes I reckon it should be given back to the Abos.
Chris Wallace-Crabbe   Category: Unsorted

No matter how much work a man can do no matter how engaging his personality may be he will not advance far in business if he cannot work through others.
John Craig   Category: Unsorted

To me it seems basic to the getting rid of fear to know that our trials of whatever nature are not motiveless. In our present stage of development we could hardly do without them. So often looking ... ugly ... they are in reality the branches by we which we catch on and climb. They are not obstacles to happiness... . Every call of duty has its place in this ideal; every irksome job every wearisome responsibility. The fact that we are not always aware of it in no way annuls the other fact that it is so....
William Benjamin Basil King   Category: Unsorted

Assassinate me you may; intimidate me you cannot.
John Philpot Curran   Category: Unsorted

A mathematicians reputation rests on the number of bad proofs he has given.
A. S. Besicovitch   Category: Unsorted

Money talks but credit has an echo.
Bob Thaves   Category: Unsorted

The Mathematical Intelligencer vol. 5 no. 3 1983.
Nicholas P. Goodman   Category: Unsorted

My reverence has always been for holy simplicity rather than wordy vulgarity.
St. Jerome   Category: Unsorted

Reference
Omar Khayyám   Category: Unsorted

There are two kinds of people: the ones who need to be told and the ones who figure it out all by themselves.
Thomas L. Tom Clancy Jr.   Category: Unsorted

The real trap of fame is its irresistibility.
Ingrid Bengis   Category: Unsorted

No soldier starts a warthey only give their lives to it. Wars are started by you and me by bankers and politicians newspaper editors clergymen who are ex-pacifists and Congressmen with vertebrae of putty. The youngsters yelling in the streets poor lads are the ones who pay the price.
Francis Duffy   Category: Unsorted

Sorrows humanize our race; tears are the showers that fertilize the world.
Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton   Category: Unsorted

If ever I get married again it would have to be under an anaesthetic.
Marie Tonkin   Category: Unsorted

The original Greek meaning of the word anthology is a collection or gathering of flowers in bloom.
Jane Garmey   Category: Unsorted

Goodwill to others is constructive thought. It helps build you up. It is good for your body. It makes vour blood purer your muscles stronger and your whole form more symmetrical in shape. It is the real elixir of life. The more such thought you attract to you the more life you will have.
Prentice Mulford   Category: Unsorted

ALWAYS HAVE FAITH IN YOURSELF It is not easy to live life sometimes And face the world with a smile when youre crying inside. It takes a lot of courage to reach down inside yourself Hold on to that strength thats still there And know that tomorrow is a new day-with new possibilities. But if you can just hold on long enough to see this through Youll come out a new person-stronger With more understanding and with a new pride in yourself From knowing you made it.
Kathy Obara   Category: Unsorted

Where passion leads or prudence points the way.
Robert Lowth   Category: Unsorted

When we pray Our Father I am praying for you you are praying for me. In fact if men everywhere would only learn to pray aright Our Father there would be no differences to settle. It would not be long before Communist imperialist capitalist and what have you would stop their cold war and start to live at peace with one another.
Albert N. Neibacker D.D.   Category: Unsorted

Books are the open avenues down which like kings coming to be crowned great ideas and inspirations move to the abbey of mans soul. There are some people still left who understand perfectly what Fenelon meant when he said If the crowns of all the kingdoms of the empire were laid down at my feet in exchange for my books and my love of reading I would spurn them all.
Ernest Dressel North   Category: Unsorted

Most of us have lost that sense of unity of biosphere and humanity which would bind and reassure us all with an affirmation of beauty. Most of us do not today believe that whatever the ups and down of detail within our limited experience the larger whole is primarily beautiful.
Gregory Bateson   Category: Unsorted

Conversation means being able to disagree and still continue the discussion.
Dwight Macdonald   Category: Unsorted

The modern physicist is a quantum theorist on Monday Wednesday and Friday and a student of gravitational relativity theory on Tuesday Thursday and Saturday. On Sunday he is neither but is praying to his God that someone preferably himself will find the reconciliation between the two views.
Norbert Wiener   Category: Unsorted

Jesus is the only one who can bring us to forgiveness. He waits for us to turn our hearts over to him; then he performs the healing changing finishing miracles.
Holly Metcalf   Category: Unsorted

My galligaskins that have long withstood The winters fury and encroaching frosts By time subdued (what will not time subdue!) A horrid chasm disclosed.
John Philips   Category: Unsorted

Truth when witty is the wittiest of all things.
Augustus William Hare   Category: Unsorted

Hiding leads nowhere except to more hiding.
Margaret A. Robinson   Category: Unsorted

Better trust all and be deceived And weep that trust and that deceiving Than doubt one heart that if believed Had blessed ones life with true believing.
Francis Anne Kemble   Category: Unsorted

If someone offers you a breath mint accept it.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.   Category: Unsorted

By idolizing those whom we honor we do a disservice both to them and to ourselves.... We fail to recognize that we could go and do likewise.
Charles V. Willie   Category: Unsorted

Thus we cannot escape the fact that the world we know is constructed in order to see itself. This is indeed amazing. Not so much in view of what it sees although this may appear fantastic enough but in respect of the fact that it can see at all. But in order to do so evidently it must first cut itself up into a least one state which sees and at least one other state which is seen.
G. Spencer Brown   Category: Unsorted

There is no final solution to loneliness until you recognize that you need the resources which are in yourself to enpy within limits being alone being the kind of person that you like to be with and reaching out to others not in a grasping way but in an attempt to be meaningful and loving and of service in their lives.
Truman G. Madsen   Category: Unsorted

The most powerful agent of growth and transformation is something much more basic than any technique: a change of heart.
John Welwood   Category: Unsorted

I don't always kneel when I pray. My prayers fly heavenward all day longwhile I bake or drive or comfort. I mean no disrespect Heavenly Father I just need him constantly while the work of woman goes on.
Helen Lee Goates   Category: Unsorted

Are tectonic plates dishwasher-safe?
Herb Caen   Category: Unsorted

Children are the keys of paradise.
Richard Stoddard   Category: Unsorted

When the grandmothers of today hear the word Chippendales they don't necessary think of chairs.
Joan Kerr   Category: Unsorted

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.
Hanna Rion   Category: Unsorted

Variation must be taken as random until there is positive evidence to the contrary.
H. Jeffreys   Category: Unsorted

From my birth I have aspired like the eagle but unlike the eagle my wings have failed.... Congratulate me then that I have found a fitting scope for my powers.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley   Category: Unsorted

Courage a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger and a mental willingness to endure it.
William T. Sherman   Category: Unsorted

My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
Ato Boldon   Category: Unsorted

Fast. Powerful. User-friendly. Choose any two.
Eric Daniels   Category: Unsorted

You may know for a certainty that if your work is becoming uninteresting so are you; for work is an inanimate thing and can be made lively and interesting only by injecting yourself into it. Your job is only as big as you are.
George C. Hubbs   Category: Unsorted

Congress could do whatever it wished to do. We pass resolutions condemning things every day.
Bill McCollum   Category: Unsorted

What are the qualities that make for success? Judgment industry health and the greatest of these is judgment.
Beaverbrook   Category: Unsorted

Reader I married him.
Charlotte Brontµ   Category: Unsorted

Ruby: Andy looks a bit weary Flolooks real burdened down. Flo: Youre right Rube--poor little devil... Ruby: Theres nothin as heavy as empty pockets! Flo: Isnt it the truth.
Alfred Gerald Al Capp   Category: Unsorted

Let all who have never loved find love tomorrow And let all love who live for one more day!
Tiberianus   Category: Unsorted

Our object in traveling should be not to gratify curiosity and seek mere temporary amusement but to learn and to venerate to improve the understanding and the heart.
Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley   Category: Unsorted

No one is fit to be trusted with power.... No one.... Any man who has lived at all knows the follies and wickedness hes capable of. If he does not know it he is not fit to govern others. And if he does know it he knows also that neither he nor any man ought to be allowed to decide a single human fate.
Sir Charles Percy Snow   Category: Unsorted

I prefer winter and fall when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it – the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it – the whole story doesnt show.
Andrew Wyeth   Category: Unsorted

When the imagination and the will are in conflict the imagination invariably gains the day.
Emile Coue   Category: Unsorted

O soul be patient: thou shalt find A little matter mend all this; Some strain of music to thy mind Some praise for skill not spent amiss.
Robert Seymour Bridges   Category: Unsorted

The mind will ever be unstable that has only prejudices to rest on and the current will run with destructive fury when there are no barriers to break its force.
Mary Wollstonecraft   Category: Unsorted

Models are to be used not believed.
Henri Theil   Category: Unsorted

Share and save the world.
Maitreya   Category: Unsorted

The basic assumption which all expositors seem anxious to secure is certainly right namely that the ultimate purpose of a parable is to help and not hinder the apprehension of the truth. But beyond this we may say that it belongs to the very nature of revelation that the capacity to receive it depends upon the prior surrender and obedience of the will.... The disciples had so surrendered to the sovereignty of Jesus and could therefore know. If temporarily a parable concealed the truths of the kingdom from the outsider on the intellectual plane it was only in order that moral conviction might first be secured with a view to intellectual enlightenment afterwards. There are many who through intellectual pride would like to have it otherwise but it cannot be.
C. E. Graham Swft   Category: Unsorted

Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
Christopher Marlowe   Category: Unsorted

Fear can though it is not God create something from nothing. Porque el miedo sin ser Dios suele hacer algo de nada.
Caspar de Aguilar   Category: Unsorted

I ask sir what is the militia? It is the whole people.... To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.
George Mason   Category: Unsorted

Several ripe persimmons Left on the branches; Gray clouds come and go.
Santoka Taneda   Category: Unsorted

The problem with keeping up with the Jones is that it creates a world full of Jones.
Julian Barton   Category: Unsorted

Nothing raises the price of a blessing like its removal; whereas it was its continuance which should have taught us its value.
Henry Moore   Category: Unsorted

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers but borrowed from his children.
John James Audubon   Category: Unsorted

The object of art is to crystallize emotion into thought And then fix it in form.
Francois Delsarte   Category: Unsorted

In the final analysis there is no other solution to a mans problems but the days honest work the days honest decisions the days generous utterance and the days good deed.
Clare Boothe Luce   Category: Unsorted

Accustom yourself gradually to carry Prayer into all your daily occupation speak act work in peace as if you were in prayer as indeed you ought to be.
François Fenelon   Category: Unsorted

Glitter and in that one word how much of all that is detestable do we express.
Edgar Allan Poe   Category: Unsorted

I have yet to find the man however exalted his station who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
Charles Michael Schwab   Category: Unsorted

The simplest things give me ideas.
Joan Miro   Category: Unsorted

Time is that wherein there is opportunity and opportunity is that wherein there is no great time.
Hippocrates   Category: Unsorted

If you should look for this place after a handful of lifetimes: Perhaps of my planted forest a few May stand yet dark-leaved Australians or the coast cypress haggard With storm-drift; but fire and the axe are devils. Look for foundations of sea-worn granite my fingers had the art To make stone love stone you will find some remnant.
Robinson & Una Jeffers   Category: Unsorted

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense ... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
Alan Greenspan   Category: Unsorted

No man will ever be a big executive who feels that he must either openly or under cover follow up every order he gives and see that it is donenor will he ever develop a capable assistant.
John Lee Mahin   Category: Unsorted

Oh grow up!
Joan Rivers   Category: Unsorted

Tomatoes and squash never fail to reach maturity. You can spray them with acid beat them with sticks and burn them; they love it.
S. J. Perelman   Category: Unsorted

Do you know that conversation is one of the greatest pleasures in life? But it wants leisure.
William Somerset Maugham   Category: Unsorted

By the margin of fair Zurichs waters Dwelt a youth whose fond heart night and day For the fairest of fair Zurichs daughters In a dream of love melted away.
Charles Dance   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
Georges Bataille   Category: Unsorted

I'm like a child trying to do everything say everything and be everything all at once.
John Hartford   Category: Unsorted

If a man wishes to be sure of the road he treads on he must close his eyes and walk in the dark.
St. John of the Cross   Category: Unsorted

How far high failure overleaps the bound of low successes.
Lewis Morris   Category: Unsorted

Intelligence in diapers is invisible. And when it matures out the window it flies. We have to pounce on it earlier.
Stanislaw J. Lec   Category: Unsorted

For those who have seen the Earth from space and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Donald Williams   Category: Unsorted

The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which has been imposed on it by God and which He revealed to us in the language of mathematics.
Johannes Kepler   Category: Unsorted

Home the spot of earth supremely blest. A dearer sweeter spot than all the rest
Robert Montgomery   Category: Unsorted

Success. Four flights Thursday morning. All against twenty-one-mile wind. Started from level with engine power alone. Average speed through air thirty-one miles. Longest fifty-nine seconds. Inform press. Home Christmas.
Wilbur Wright   Category: Unsorted

Its the notion that there is no perfection that there is a broken world and we live with broken hearts and broken lives but still there is no alibi for anything. On the contrary you have to stand up and say hallelujah under those circumstances.
Leonard Cohen Singer   Category: Unsorted

By jove no wonder women don't love war nor understand it nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented....
Janet Flanner   Category: Unsorted

You will now have a starting place and a destination and you will be able to determine what it will cost you to get there.... You will be going someplace.
H. Stanley Judd   Category: Unsorted

Okay Im sorry I don't write poems about sunsets and nature and mystical experiences I only know what I know; I could write that the sight of a sunset lit up my mind like Light Brite and I was enlightened or that the sun and moon are my mother and father; but I cant I can only write with any semblance of truth about what contains my simple frame of reference.
Gillian McCain   Category: Unsorted

Bright portals of the sky Embossd with sparkling stars Doors of eternity With diamantine bars Your arras rich uphold Loose all your bolts and springs Ope wide your leaves of gold That in your roofs may come the King of Kings. O well-spring of this All! Thy Fathers image vive; Word that from nought did call What is doth reason live; The souls eternal food Earths joy delight of heaven; All truth love beauty good: To thee to thee be praises ever given! O glory of the heaven! O sole delight of earth! To thee all power be given Gods uncreated birth! Of mankind lover true Indearer of his wrong Who doth the world renew Still be thou our salvation and our song!
William Henry Drummond   Category: Unsorted

I used your soap two years ago; since then I have used no other.
Punch   Category: Unsorted

Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge.
Stephen Levine   Category: Unsorted

Salvation and justice are not to be found in revolution but in evolution through concord. Violence has ever achieved only destruction not construction; the kindling of passions not their pacification; the accumulation of hate and destruction not the reconciliation of the contending parties; and it has reduced men and parties to the difficult task of building slowly after sad experience on the ruins of discord.
Pope Pius XII   Category: Unsorted

Asked what his secret was for lasting so long and being so successful as the president of Yale University Dr. James R. Angell explained: Grow antennae not horns.
Dr. James Rowland Angell   Category: Unsorted

Be cautious. Opportunity does the knocking for temptation too.
Al Batt   Category: Unsorted

I pay my taxes says somebody as if that were an act of virtue instead of one of compulsion.
Robert G. Menzies   Category: Unsorted

Am I? Or am I so sane that you just blew your mind? ... Is it? Or is it so possible that your head is spinning like a top? ... Can it? Or is your entire world crumbling down all around you?
Seinfeld   Category: Unsorted

Some women go through life turning on lamps in the evening. Others are themselves a light.
Helen Perkes   Category: Unsorted

Music first and last should sound well should allure and enchant the ear. Never mind the inner significance.
Sir Thomas Beecham   Category: Unsorted

Whatever the struggle continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit.
Diane Westlake   Category: Unsorted

I wont be able to do what Im doing forever. There arent that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.
Cher   Category: Unsorted

He who through the error of attachment loves his body abides wandering in darkness sensible and suffering the things of death but he who realizes that the body is but the tomb of his soul rises to immortality.
Pymander   Category: Unsorted

She wanted it strapless. Do you know what an engineering feat that is?
Saul Bostwick   Category: Unsorted

For the Platonic or Aristotelian philosophy it is of no importance whether Plato or Aristotle ever lived. For the mystical practice of an Indian Persian Chinese or Neo-Platonic mystic it is a matter of indifference whether Rama Buddha Laotse or Por
Emil Brunner   Category: Unsorted

I cant say I was ever lost but I was bewildered once for three days.
Daniel Boone   Category: Unsorted

Nothing exists; all things are becoming.
Reiho Masunaga   Category: Unsorted

If I ask a woman if she has suffered sexual harassment could this be considered sexual harassment?
Sally Forth   Category: Unsorted

I don't want to hope anymore I almost died from this in the first place and I don't want to get that down again
Lisa Neve   Category: Unsorted

I once read that if the folds in the cerebral cortex were smoothed out it would cover a card table. That seemed quite unbelievable but it did make me wonder just how big the cortex would be if you ironed it out. I thought it might just about cover a famil
Jay W. Ingram   Category: Unsorted

It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich and great and honoured in that world where his Lord was poor and mean and despised.
George MĂĽller   Category: Unsorted

The Constitution in addition to delegating certain enumerated powers to Congress places whole areas outside the reach of Congress' regulatory authority. The First Amendment for example is fittingly celebrated for preventing Congress from prohibiting the free exercise of religion or abridging the freedom of speech. The Second Amendment similarly appears to contain an express limitation on the government's authority....This Court has not had recent occasion to consider the nature of the substantive right safeguarded by the Second Amendment. If however the Second Amendment is read to confer a personal right to keep and bear arms a colorable argument exists that the Federal Government's regulatory scheme at least as it pertains to the purely intrastate sale or possession of firearms runs afoul of that Amendment's protections.
Clarence Thomas   Category: Unsorted

A koan is a Zen presentation in the form of a Zen challenge.
DeMartino   Category: Unsorted

On thy fair bosom silver lake The wild swan spreads his snowy sail And round his breast the ripples break As down he bears before the gale.
James G. Percival   Category: Unsorted

When she gets back to earth shell be like a tire thats ready to be retreaded. On her eagerness to return to space.
Rev. J. Oscar Wells   Category: Unsorted

Be on guard against any tampering with the Word whether disguised as a search for truth or a scholarly attempt at apparently hidden meanings; and beware of the confusion created by the senseless rash of new versions translations editions and improvements upon the tried and tested Bible of our fathers and grandfathers.
Martin R. DeHaan   Category: Unsorted

Youre always a little disappointing in person because you cant be the edited essence of yourself.
Mel Brooks   Category: Unsorted

A hundred years for now? All new people.
Anne Lamott   Category: Unsorted

Culture is only true when implicitly critical and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture.
Theodore W. Adorno   Category: Unsorted

An IDEAL is a vision of the Ought-To-Be some good to be attained.... An ideal is a challenge to a better life. First we must see it in imagination; then we must long to make it a part of ourselves; then we shall guide our conduct by it we shall live it. An ideal is both light and power. It is light for conscience and motive-power for will. It is a standard by which we judge between right and wrong. When we see a noble ideal lived out in anothers life it gives us a holy discontent with ourselves until we make it our own and it makes more beautiful and strong our own character. This is the way of all progress as the world grows better for there is no progress without ideals....
G. Walter Fiske   Category: Unsorted

Dare to dream dare to try dare to fail dare to succeed.
G.Kingsley Ward   Category: Unsorted

But whither am I strayed? I need not raise Trophies to thee from other mens dispraise; Nor is thy fame on lesser ruins built; Nor needs thy juster title the foul guilt Of Eastern kings who to secure their reign Must have their brothers sons and kindred slain.
Sir John Denham   Category: Unsorted

In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things the very process of litigation fosters the most profound misunderstandings in the world.
Renata Adler   Category: Unsorted

It took hundreds of years and thousands of lives but the Universe finally taught me its one and only lesson. Existence is worthless.
Howard Weinstein   Category: Unsorted

The more we understand individual things the more we understand God.
Benedict De Spinoza   Category: Unsorted

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
Gracie Allen   Category: Unsorted

Love ... [is] a lack of personal selfishness.
Theodore M. Burton   Category: Unsorted

Happiness is the art of making a bouquet of those flowers within reach.
Bob Goddard   Category: Unsorted

The lion is the beast to fight: He leaps along the plain And if you run with all your might He runs with all his mane.
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch   Category: Unsorted

A man's judgment is best when he can forget himself and any reputation he may have acquired and can concentrate wholly on making the right decisions.
Admiral Raymond Ames Spruance   Category: Unsorted

As evening approached I came down from the heights of the island and I liked then to go and sit on the shingle in some secluded spot by the lake; there the noise of the waves and the movement of the water taking hold of my senses and driving all other agitation from my soul would plunge me into delicious reverie in which night often stole upon me unawares.
Jean Jacques Rosseau   Category: Unsorted

The prerequisite for todays medical policy is naturally the currently predominant system of medicine. The sick are the source of income therefore it is necessary for sick people to be there yes it proves advantageous if one makes the people artificially sick.
Dr. med. Steintl   Category: Unsorted

When you take stuff from one writer its plagiarism; but when you take it from many writers its research.
Wilson Mizner   Category: Unsorted

Others attempt to live cautiously in the safety of established patterns. They do not feel fulfilled yet they have found a formula not of success (whatever that is) but of avoiding failure. This is the living death when security becomes the overwhelming consideration.
Randy Read   Category: Unsorted

Usually mathematicians have to shoot somebody to get this much publicity. [On the attention he received after finding the flaw in Intels Pentium chip in 1994]
Thomas R. Nicely   Category: Unsorted

It is my solemn witness that God lives and that Jesus is the Christ. He lives and loves us and desires our happiness always. He died for us not because he had to but because he wanted to. He would die again if it would help us. Through Christ and the Father a plan was laid out which gave purpose and promise to mortal life even though Satan would declare it meaningless and futile.
Art Berg   Category: Unsorted

Temples stand as a constant physical reminder of the grace and goodness of the Father.
David E. Sorensen   Category: Unsorted

A large part of virtue consists in good habits.
Barbara Paley   Category: Unsorted

Bebop was about change about evolution. It wasnt about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
Miles Davis   Category: Unsorted

The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
Maxwell Maltz   Category: Unsorted

All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.
Hal Borland   Category: Unsorted

Our most precious possession is the youth of the land and to instruct them to walk uprightly and to become worthy citizens in the kingdom of God is our greatest obligation.
David Oman McKay   Category: Unsorted

Nothing is impossible to the man who can will and then do; this is the only law of success.
Mirabeau   Category: Unsorted

When he was most drunk and came home to dictate to me he was so consistent and logical that a sober man could not have improved upon his manuscripts.
Oporinus   Category: Unsorted

I would empty thy chalice of heart-ache and pain Would freshen the desert with flowers and rain Would draw out the bitter and pour in the sweet And remove every thorn from the way of thy feet; Would sing in the gladness of summer and bloom And sing out the sadness of winter and gloom Would lessen the load by enlarging thy life I would sing back repose and would sing away strife.
Charles C. Woods   Category: Unsorted

Life friends is boring. We must not say so.
John Berryman   Category: Unsorted

A scientist can hardly meet with anything more undesirable than to have the foundations give way just as the work is finished. I was put in this position by a letter from Mr. Bertrand Russell when the work was nearly through the press.
Gottlob Frege   Category: Unsorted

Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New Yorks World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
Marilyn vos Savant   Category: Unsorted

Sir Francis Drake entered the harbour of Cadiz April 19 1587 and destroyed shipping to the amount of ten thousand tons lading. To use his own expressive phrase he had singed the Spanish kings beard.
Knight   Category: Unsorted

You don't have a garden just for yourself. You have it to share.
Augusta Carter   Category: Unsorted

Someone once told me that God figured that I was a pretty good juggler. I could keep a lot of balls in the air at one time. So He said Lets see if he can juggle another one.
Arthur Ashe   Category: Unsorted

Myth is someone elses religion.
Caroline Llewellyn   Category: Unsorted

When we no longer have good cooking in the world we will have no literature nor high and sharp intelligence nor friendly gathering nor social harmony.
Marie-Antoine Careme   Category: Unsorted

We see the garden as a wonderful tool to help clients and their families recognize that they can continue an activity that is meaningful to them regardless of their limitations.
Mona Lippitt   Category: Unsorted

We cannot have peace among men whose hearts find delight in killing any living creature.
Rachel Louise Carson   Category: Unsorted

No life can be barren which hears the whisper of the wind in the branches or the voice of the sea as it breaks upon the shore; and no soul can lack happiness looking up to the midnight stars.
William Winter   Category: Unsorted

The colonists are by the law of nature free born as indeed all man are white or black.... It is a clear truth that those who every day barter away other mens liberty will soon care little for their own.
James Otis   Category: Unsorted

You don't plow under the corn because the seed was planted with a neighbor's shovel.
Ken Kesey   Category: Unsorted

The word meaningful when used today is nearly always meaningless.
Paul Johnson   Category: Unsorted

There is that in the Gospel with which no one is allowed to argue. All we can do is believe or disbelieve; to give it in our life the place of the final reality to which everything else must give way or to refuse it that place. Many people ... would like
James Denny   Category: Unsorted

And thats the real incentive isnt it? Its not so much the fact that you get to bask in their Gods love thats the selling point its that you avoid damnation. Think of it like Coke putting out an ad that says Snapple causes muscle spasms Pepsi is infected with AIDS and tap-water gives you cancer. So drink Coke. Not only do we taste good were the only alternative to pain and suffering. Its actually a pretty good marketing tool. Humanity by nature is an ambivalent animal given to fits of inertia and were more than likely to sit on our noncommittal behinds unless theres a bogeyman to chase us out of our chairs.
Greg Bulmash   Category: Unsorted

In sky and land and river wide The work of God I see.
Matilda Watts Cahoon   Category: Unsorted

A man convinced against his will is not convinced.
Dr. Laurence J. Peter   Category: Unsorted

If you follow me I may lead you straight to hell but if you trust me I will lead you back out again.
Francesco Pfauth   Category: Unsorted

She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell.
Marita Bonner   Category: Unsorted

Women have climbed higher on the scale of virtue than man and I have always believed that. But people say and I believe it that when they fall women reach a level of baseness the the most vile men could not reach.
Jean Beinvenue   Category: Unsorted

If every person has the right to defend even by force his person his liberty and his property then it follows that a group of men have the right to organize and support a common force to protect these rights constantly. Thus since an individual cannot lawfully use force against the person liberty or property of another individual then the common force for the same reason cannot lawfully be used to destroy the person liberty or property of individuals or groups.
Claude Frederic Bastiat   Category: Unsorted

Poetry often introduces a mythological dimension which reflects the close connections between the gods and commonly encountered trees. A passage from Vergils Georgics in which the poet enumerates grafted trees and miraculous growth incorporates several such mythological references: myrtles sacred to Venus; the poplar crown of Hercules; and the acorns of Jupiters symbolic oak referring to his grove at Dodona. The pine was held sacred to Pan the Roman Faunus and in his Eclogues Vergil describes the pastoral gods home on Mt. Maenalus in Arcadia. Propertius stresses the gods fondness for the tree and Horace for his part dedicates a pine to the goddess Diana in a famous ode.
John M. McMahon   Category: Unsorted

In the garden I will die. In the rosebush they will kill me.
Garcia Lorca   Category: Unsorted

He was born an Englishman and remained one for years.
Brendan Behan   Category: Unsorted

Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
Thomas Boston   Category: Unsorted

IBMS Basic BELIEFS AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES Our beliefs which should be well known to every IBMer are: 1. Respect for the individual. 2. A desire to have the best customer service of any company in the world. 3. The conviction that an organization sh
IBM   Category: Unsorted

It should be a very happy marriage they are both so much in love with him.
Irene Thomas   Category: Unsorted

[My customers] usually have to get a ladder to get it [their paper] off the roof or out of the trees. I only hit one out of 100 front porches.
Hal Wright   Category: Unsorted

The resources of civilization are not yet exhausted.
William Ewart Gladstone   Category: Unsorted

Business is like a man rowing a boat upstream. He has no choice; he must go ahead or he will go back.
Lewis E. Pierson   Category: Unsorted

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos   Category: Unsorted

Gods patience is infinite. Men like small kettles boil quickly with wrath at the least wrong. Not so God. If God were as wrathful the world would have been a heap of ruins long ago.
Sadhu Sundar Singh   Category: Unsorted

We know so well what the unique quality was that held this great and beautiful pride and exquisite humility together. It lay in the relationship he held with God. We know the familiar idea of Jesus oneness with God: only we deal with it too much as a doctrine of the Church not as an element in Jesus own experience. If we never find it in reality in life we cannot reveal the true Christlike character at all we will always be trying earnestly to be something but on too superficial and obvious a plane.
Florence Allshorn   Category: Unsorted

The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all but it is the most difficult to play.
Richard Strauss   Category: Unsorted

Good when He gives supremely good; Nor less when He denies: Afflictions from His sovereign hand Are blessings in disguise.
Brother Lawrence   Category: Unsorted

The difference between heaven and hell is which side of the pitchfork youre on.
Rev. Sheldon de Wehr   Category: Unsorted

... Unhesitatingly take whatever material is readily at hand and with enthusiasm and sincerity make something for a utilitarian purpose or just for the beauty of it. If at the very beginning you realize you aren't going to have a grand time making it just stop right there because just as sure as death the result will be a tired dreary affair.
Peter Hunt   Category: Unsorted

Knowledge increases in proportion to its use; that is the more we teach the more we learn.
Helena Petrova Blavatsky   Category: Unsorted

Still in bloom–– California flowers dance to winter song.
Victor P. Gendrano   Category: Unsorted

Beloved let the fact of what our Lord suffered for you grip you and you will never again be the same.
Oliver B. Greene   Category: Unsorted

The power in which we must have faith if we would be well is the creative and curative power which exists in every living thing.
John Harvey Kellogg   Category: Unsorted

Politics is the art of putting people under obligation to you.
Jacob L. Arvey   Category: Unsorted

Hearing its name I looked at it anew this flowering weed.
Teiji   Category: Unsorted

There are two things that women do to feel bettertwo quick fixes: a new hair color and eating. A massage would be better.
Sinikka Lasater   Category: Unsorted

To see things in black and white is to see the basics and I would recommend to any designer of gardens that he go out and look at his work by the light of the moon.
Eleanor Perenyi   Category: Unsorted

Nature abhors a vacuity Especially in perpetuity She finds her felicity In asymmetricity And notices no incongruity.
Jim Clatfelter   Category: Unsorted

Insight into universal nature provides an intellectual delight and sense of freedom that no blows of fate and no evil can destroy.
Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt   Category: Unsorted

The art of making deep noises from the chest sound like important messages from the brain.
H. J. Phllips   Category: Unsorted

I think the rapidly growing tendency to regard animals as born for nothing except slavery to so-called humanity is absolutely disgusting.
Sir Victor Gollancz   Category: Unsorted

Rise with the lark and with the lark to bed.
James Hurdis   Category: Unsorted

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
Mary Martin   Category: Unsorted

Research is four things: brains with which to think eyes with which to see machines with which to measure and fourth money.
Albert Szent–Gyorgyi de Nagyraolt   Category: Unsorted

Since we humans have the better brain isnt it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from oddly enough ourselves?
Joy Adamson   Category: Unsorted

The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person her husband.
Claudia Alta (Lady Bird) Johnson   Category: Unsorted

True music ... must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans. My time is today.
George Gershwin   Category: Unsorted

Theres a difference between being open-minded & having a hole in your head.
Tom Parsons   Category: Unsorted

After endless days of commuting on the freeway to an antiseptic sealed-window office there is a great urge to backpack in the woods and build a fire.
Charles Krauthammer   Category: Unsorted

Opportunity knocks at the strangest times Its not the time that matters But how you answer the door.
Steve Gray   Category: Unsorted

There is zero and there is eternity and there is mortality but there is no ultimate.
Stephen King   Category: Unsorted

A woman is like a teabagonly in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
Nancy Reagan   Category: Unsorted

Hope I die before I get old.
The Who   Category: Unsorted

Of Cromwell: He will be looked upon by posterity as a brave bad man.
Edward Hyde   Category: Unsorted

Gardens are inevitably a trade-off of successes and failures.
Rebecca Rupp   Category: Unsorted

The glory of a people and of an age is always the work of a small number of great men and disappears with them.
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm   Category: Unsorted

Thought is deeper than all speech Feeling deeper than all thought; Souls to souls can never teach What unto themselves was taught.
Christopher Pearse Cranch   Category: Unsorted

There are times when minds need to turn to simple things. Perhaps for a few of these nights all of us might do well to leave the briefcases at the office and to read again the pages of the Bible and to re-read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. We might do well to stay home a few days and walk over the fields or to stand in the shelter of the barn door and reflect upon the relentless and yet benevolent forces of Mother Nature. The laws of nature are relentless. They can never be disobeyed without exacting a penalty. Yet they are benevolent for when they are understood and obeyed nature yields up the abundance that blesses those who understand and obey.
Wheeler McMillen   Category: Unsorted

There is no more fascinating subject in which a person may become occupied than an examination into the history of his ancestry.
Archibald F. Bennett   Category: Unsorted

So Funny the Pekin duck lies between Thurber [the golden retriever] the birch and the Chinese stationary bamboo and has made me remember that my garden has always included dead pets and most likely always will. One way or another - even in New York City
animals find their way into my garden I water them and they come up roses. Patti   Category: Unsorted

These people are so worthless it makes me want to puke blood. I would gladly open fire on them but if given a choice Id rather subject them to a slower form of death. They fear me because Im intelligent and creative. I have something better to do with my time. They are insecure
Matt Spinks   Category: Unsorted

Roger Williams refused to continue as pastor on the grounds that there was ... ... no regularly-constituted church on earth nor any person authorized to administer any Church ordinance: nor could there be until new apostles are sent by the great Head of the Church for whose coming he is seeking.
Roger Williams   Category: Unsorted

The mathematician who pursues his studies without clear views of this matter must often have the uncomfortable feeling that his paper and pencil surpass him in intelligence.
Ernst Mach   Category: Unsorted

I will neither yield to the song of the siren nor the voice of the hyena the tears of the crocodile nor the howling of the wolf.
George Chapman   Category: Unsorted

He who reveals to me what is in me and helps me to externalize it in fuller terms of self-trust is my real helper for he assists me in the birth of those things which he knows are in me and in all men.
W. John Murray   Category: Unsorted

What would Christ do if he were in my situation?
Chieko N. Okazaki   Category: Unsorted

Pushing forty? Shes hanging on for dear life.
Ivy Compton-Burnett   Category: Unsorted

The Mean Value Theorem is the midwife of calculus -- not very important or glamorous by itself but often helping to delivery other theorems that are of major significance.
E. Purcell   Category: Unsorted

An unsolicited email arrived which said I recently saw a bumper sticker that said Thank me I voted for Clinton-Gore. So I sat down and reflected on that and I am sending my Thank you for what you have done specifically: 1. Thank you for introduci
Jozef Hand-Boniakowski PhD   Category: Unsorted

Because we don't think about future generations they will never forget us.
Henrik Tikkanen   Category: Unsorted

A man's got to know his limitations.
Harry Callahan   Category: Unsorted

I have come to the conclusion that the more I talk about the right and the less I talk about the wrong and the more I become occupied with the right the less danger I shall be in of becoming occupied by the wrong. This is good for me and being good for me I recommend it to the Saints.
Amasa Mason Lyman   Category: Unsorted

Without fools the rest of us could not succeed.
Mark Twain   Category: Unsorted

Being in your own business is working 80 hours a week so that you can avoid working 40 hours a week for someone else.
Ramona E. F. Arnett   Category: Unsorted

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... We sleeping wake and waking sleep.
Michel de Montaigne   Category: Unsorted

If you don't invest very much then defeat doesnt hurt very much and winning is not very exciting.
Richard Vermeil   Category: Unsorted

Dishonor will not trouble me once I am dead.
Euripides   Category: Unsorted

What Sir is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people they always attempt to destroy the militia in order to raise an army upon their ruins.
Elbridge Gerry   Category: Unsorted

Interest in global circumnavigation is older than Christianity itself. In fact if the following quotation is to be credited some attempts at circumnavigation predated the birth of Christ: As for the rest of the distance around the inhabited earth which has not been visited by us up to the present time (because of the fact that the navigators who sailed in opposite directions never met) it is not of very great extent if we reckon from the parallel distances that have been traversed by us... For those who undertook circumnavigation and turned back without having achieved their purpose say that they were made to turn back not because of any continent that stood in their way and hindered their further advance inasmuch as the sea still continued open as before but because of their destitution and loneliness.
Strabo   Category: Unsorted

God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
Anne Sexton   Category: Unsorted

By the deficiency or absence of one necessary constituent all the others being present the soil is rendered barren for all those crops to the life of which that one constituent is indispensable.
Julius von Liebig German physical soil chemist   Category: Unsorted

Heavens no! It could get subpoenaed. I cant write anything. When asked if she had a diary.
Hillary Clinton   Category: Unsorted

What is a committee? A group of the unwilling picked from the unfit to do the unnecessary.
Richard Harkness   Category: Unsorted

Through music I either tame my demons or unleash them and allow them to be what they are. I don't want the music to be about provocation I want the music to bring you to a place where you feel at home
Michael Franti   Category: Unsorted

Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see to see correctly and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.
Kimon Nicolaides   Category: Unsorted

So down thy hill romantic Ashbourn glides The Derby dilly carrying three INSIDES.
George Canning   Category: Unsorted

Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon.
Jilly Cooper   Category: Unsorted

[His acting] remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.
Vincent Canby   Category: Unsorted

Indulge yourself in pleasures only in so far as they are necessary for the preservation of health.
Spinoza   Category: Unsorted

He flies through the air with the greatest of ease This daring young man of the flying trapeze.
George Leybourne   Category: Unsorted

But some of us are beginning to pull well away in our irritation from ... the exquisite tasters the vintage snobs the three-star Michelin gourmets. There is we feel a decent area somewhere between boiled carrots and Beluga caviare sour plonk and Chateau Lafitte where we can take care of our gullets and bellies without worshipping them.
John Boynton Priestley   Category: Unsorted

In order to become a leading home run hitter a batter must be surrounded by good hitters otherwise the pitchers will pitch around him. Likewise many successful people became that way from being on a good team.
J. Laing Burns Jr.   Category: Unsorted

To love God in the most practical way is to love our fellow beings. If we feel for others in the same way as we feel for our own dear ones we love God.
Meher Baba   Category: Unsorted

Governments like docks go from the motion men give them and as governments are made and moved by men so by them they are ruined also. Therefore governments depend upon men rather then men upon governments.
William Penn   Category: Unsorted

I cannot win anything until I am willing to lose everything.
Kennedy Schultz   Category: Unsorted

I envy them those monks of old; Their books they read and their beads they told.
G. P. R. James   Category: Unsorted

I do hate sums. There is no greater mistake than to call arithmetic an exact science. There are permutations and aberrations discernible to minds entirely noble like mine; subtle variations which ordinary accountants fail to discover; hidden laws of number which it requires a mind like mine to perceive. For instance if you add a sum from the bottom up and then from the top down the result is always different.
Mrs. La Touche   Category: Unsorted

There is no such thing as soft sell and hard sell. There is only smart sell and stupid sell.
Charles Brower   Category: Unsorted

Mere lack of success does not discredit a method for there are many things that determine and perpetuate our sanctified ways of doing things besides their success in reaching their proposed ends.
James Harvey Robinson   Category: Unsorted

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Braveheart   Category: Unsorted

Chauncey Depew when he was ninety-two was asked: What is the most beautiful word in the language? The elderly lawyer quickly replied: Home.
Chauncey Depew   Category: Unsorted

Democracy has the only approach to human relationships that can make for a free flow of life forces.
Dr. Frank Kingdon   Category: Unsorted

I can say the Lords prayer in 10 seconds.
Evel Knievel   Category: Unsorted

Nationalism and internationalism! Both must stand together or the human race will be utterly destroyed. We shall never be able to destroy nationalism and we shall never be able to live without internationalism.
Linus R. Fike   Category: Unsorted

I got the Weary Blues And I can't be satisfied.
James Langston Hughes   Category: Unsorted

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger but it wont taste good.
Joe Paterno   Category: Unsorted

Many do with opportunities as children do at the seashore; they fill their little hands with sand and then let the grains fall through one by one till all are gone.
T. Jones   Category: Unsorted

Oregon proper is a sort of nut a nut with a sweet rich kernel but also with a bitter bark and rind-through which you have to gnaw in order to reach the kernel. Portland is the bark or rind. The rich heart of the richest young State in the Union lies n
Joaquin Miller   Category: Unsorted

Unfortunately what is little recognized is that the most worthwhile scientific books are those in which the author clearly indicates what he does not know; for an author most hurts his readers by concealing difficulties.
Evariste Galois   Category: Unsorted

Some mornings its just not worth chewing through the leather straps
Emo Phillips   Category: Unsorted

Teach your tongue to say I do not know lest you err and stumble through your error.
Talmud   Category: Unsorted

Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do in order to achieve what they want to achieve.
Tom Landry   Category: Unsorted

Create a vision and never let the environment other peoples beliefs or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom
Anthony (Tony) Robbins   Category: Unsorted

Life is continuous. Life never stops. We come to the really great questions and before we can answer them life has moved on to something else.
Garrison Keillor   Category: Unsorted

I have found that good taste oddly enough plays an important role in politics. Why is it like that? The most probable reason is that good taste is a visible manifestation of human sensibility toward the world environment people.
Vaclav Havel   Category: Unsorted

Well does he still have his fingernails? Making inquiries while negotiating the release of a US Army pilot from North Korea in Time.
Bill Richardson   Category: Unsorted

I was a pilot flying an airplane and it just so happened that where I was flying made what I was doing spying.
Francis Gary Power   Category: Unsorted

Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.
Clement Attlee   Category: Unsorted

Give it all you got until youre put out of your misery
Aerosmith   Category: Unsorted

The easy way is efficacious and speedythe hard way arduous and long. But as the clock ticks the easy way becomes harder and the hard way becomes easier. And as the calendar records the years it becomes increasingly evident that the easy way rests hazardously upon shifting sands whereas the hard way builds solidly a foundation of confidence that cannot be swept away.
Daniel Rand   Category: Unsorted

Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
Gordon Graham   Category: Unsorted

Every year it seems to me I hear complaints about spring. It is either late or unusually cold abnormally dry or fantastically wet for no one is ever willing to admit that there is no such thing as a normal spring.
Thalassa Crusso   Category: Unsorted

What is the worth of anything But for the happiness twill bring?
Richard Owen Cambridge.   Category: Unsorted

Knowledge increases in proportion to its use -that is the more we teach the more we learn.
H. P. Blavatsky   Category: Unsorted

The literary man has a circle of the chosen few who read him and become his only public.... What more natural than that he should write for those who even if they do not pay him at least understand him?
Amado Nervo   Category: Unsorted

A cat cares for you only as a source of food security and a place in the sun.
Charles Horton Cooley   Category: Unsorted

When faced with a difficult decision or challenge ask What would the Lord have me do? Would I do it for the Lord?
Bonnie Pinegar   Category: Unsorted

Be a living expression of Gods kindness.
Mother Teresa   Category: Unsorted

So long as the bee is outside the petals of the lily and has not tasted the sweetness of its honey it hovers around the flower emitting the buzzing sound; but when it is inside the flower it noiselessly drinks the nectar. So long as a man quarrels and disputes about doctrines and dogmas he has not tasted the nectar of true faith; when he has tasted it he becomes quiet and full of peace.
Sri Ramakrishna   Category: Unsorted

Love is the same as like except you feel sexier.
Judith Viorst   Category: Unsorted

... I was still learning when I taught my last class.
Claude Moore Fuess   Category: Unsorted

We sometimes speak of winning reputation as though that were the final goal. The truth is contrary to this. Reputation is a reward to be sure but it is really the beginning not the end of endeavor. It should not be the signal for a let-down but rather a reminder that the standards which won recognition can never again be lowered. From him who gives much - much is forever after expected.
Alvan Macauley   Category: Unsorted

Asking an incumbent member of Congress to vote for term limits is a bit like asking a chicken to vote for Colonel Sanders.
Bob Inglis   Category: Unsorted

Youll never have a garden - a garden needs walls and you have no walls.
Russell Page   Category: Unsorted

Of all the spirits I believe the spirit of judging is the worst and it has had the rule of me I cannot tell you how dreadfully and how long.... This I find has more hindered my progress in love and gentleness than all things else. I never knew what the words Judge not that ye be not judged meant before; now they seem to me some of the most awful necessary and beautiful in the whole Word of God.
F. D. Maurice   Category: Unsorted

Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change but theres no annihilation the essence remains.
Thomas Binney   Category: Unsorted

The wise man guards against the future as if it were the present.
Publilius Syrus   Category: Unsorted

Here lies Nolly Goldsmith for shortness called Noll Who wrote like an angel and talkd like poor Poll.
David Garrick   Category: Unsorted

The unity of Christendom is not a luxury but a necessity. The world will go limping until Christs prayer that all may be one is answered. We must have unity not at all costs but at all risks. A unified Church is the only offering we dare present to the coming Christ for in it alone will He find room to dwell.
Charles Henry Brent   Category: Unsorted

It isnt the common man at all who is important; its the uncommon man.
Lady Nancy Astor   Category: Unsorted

I give to thee great gardens with trees and vines in the temple of Atuma I give to thee lands with olive trees in the city of On. I have furnished them with gardeners and many men to make ready oil of Egypt for kindling the lamps of thy noble temple. I give to thee trees and wood date palms incense and lotus rushes grasses and flowers of every land to set before thy fair face.
Rameses III   Category: Unsorted

People seldom want to walk over you until you lie down.
Elmer Wheeler   Category: Unsorted

And have they fixed the where and when? And shall Trelawney die? Heres twenty thousand Cornishmen Will know the reason why!
Robert Stephen Hawker   Category: Unsorted

You know its cigarettes that killed (Jerry) Garcia. Everyone thinks its heroin but it wasnt. It was cigarettes.
John Mellencamp   Category: Unsorted

You may not cannot appropriate beauty. It is the wealth of the eye and a cat may gaze upon a king.
Theodore Parker   Category: Unsorted

I want real flowers perennials which not only grow and change and die but also rise again and astonish me. A garden shouldnt just bloom and look pretty; it should develop like the rest of life. Otherwise it and we live only to be spaded under.
Emma L. Roth-Schwartz   Category: Unsorted

It is said that the world is run by those willing to sit until the end of meetings.
Hugh Park   Category: Unsorted

We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.
Leon Battista Alberti   Category: Unsorted

The prince is not above the laws but the laws above the prince.
Pliny the Younger   Category: Unsorted

Home to 90 per cent of Australians is a Sydney or Melbourne slum or a decayed mining town or the wide and dreamy bush yet they talk glibly of England as Home.
George Meudell   Category: Unsorted

Gain control of your time and you will gain control of your life.
John L. Mason   Category: Unsorted

Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily for the habit will encroach.
Rev. Sydney Smith   Category: Unsorted

I wish I could have a little tape-and-loudspeaker arrangement sewn into the binding of this magazine to be triggered off by the light reflected from the readers eyes on to this part of the page and set to bawl out at several bels: MORE WILL MEAN WORSE.
Sir Kingsley William Amis   Category: Unsorted

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
Al McGuire   Category: Unsorted

The God created in the faith manifests Himself no longer in order to impose Himself on the faithful but in order to express His limits for these limits are the condition which makes possible one among the many divine epiphanies. The gnostic does not receive a ready-made Image of his Lord but understands Him in the light of the Image which in the course of his manajat his intimate dialogue appears in the mirror of his heart as subtle organ.
Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn al-`Arabi   Category: Unsorted

Agency or the power to choose was ours as spirit children of our Creator before the world was. It is a gift from God nearly as precious as life itself. Often however agency is misunderstood. While we are free to choose once we have made those choices we are tied to the consequence of those choices. We are free to take drugs or not. But once we choose to use a habit-forming drug we are bound to the consequences of that choice. Addiction surrenders later freedom to choose.
Russel M. Nelson   Category: Unsorted

A heavenly place is where I will find my Father A heavenly place is where I am destined to go when I die A heavenly place will have festivities like singing and dancing A heavenly place will give a warm welcome to those who come A heavenly place is not difficult to find if you know Jesus Christ!
Janae Ivie   Category: Unsorted

Here are fruits flowers leaves and branches And here is my heart which beats only for you.
Paul Verlaine   Category: Unsorted

We live on the leash of our senses.
Diane Ackerman   Category: Unsorted

Art cant hurt you.
Fred Babb   Category: Unsorted

People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort   Category: Unsorted

This country has achieved its commercial and financial supremacy under a regime of private ownership. It conquered the wilderness built our railroads our factories our public utilities gave us the telegraph the telephone the electric light the automobile the airplane the radio and a higher standard of living for all the people than obtains anywhere else in the world. No great invention ever came from a government-owned industry.
George Bruce Cortelyou   Category: Unsorted

The idea of Utopia is mischievous as well as unrealistic. And dull to boot. Man is born pushing and shoving as the sparks fly upward.
D. Lilienthal   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps no sin so easily besets us as a sense of self-satisfied superiority to others.
William Osler   Category: Unsorted

You can use all the quantitative data you can get but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.
Alvin Toffler   Category: Unsorted

It is clear that Economics if it is to be a science at all must be a mathematical science.
William Stanley Jevons   Category: Unsorted

Sin first is pleasing then it grows easy then delightful then frequent then habitual then confirmed; then the man is impenitent then he is obstinate then he is resolved never to repent and then he is ruined.
Robert Leighton   Category: Unsorted

I had the Qantas pilots last night and the baby all day today. Ill really have to catch up with the Treasury tonight.
Sir William McMahon   Category: Unsorted

Holding on to anger only gives you tense muscles.
Joan Lunden   Category: Unsorted

Thats one of the peculiar things about bad moods---we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling ourselves things that simply are not true.
David D. Burns MD   Category: Unsorted

Life is pain...anyone who says differently is selling something.
Dread Pirate Roberts   Category: Unsorted

Remember the greatest gift is not found in a store nor under a tree but in the hearts of true friends.
Cindy Lew   Category: Unsorted

'Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam Be it ever so humble there's no place like home.
Payne   Category: Unsorted

It looked like the fall of the Roman Empire. Describing parts of LA after the Northridge Earthquake.
Ted Soqui   Category: Unsorted

Many times during auditions I was told that I couldnt carry a note with a bucket and that I sure couldnt play the piano.
Ray Charles   Category: Unsorted

The Myth of the Angry White Male What has sprung up is a strange kind of thinking.... Americans are unhappy with their lot. They are feeling insecure layoffs and corporate downsizing have made their future uncertain. Stirred up by talk radio the theory goes large numbers of formerly sensible people have embraced hate and extremism. Most of these according to the media are white guys. A Washington Post/ABC pre-election poll asked voters if they were angry about the way the federal government works. Four out of five white males said no. 62 percent of white men voted for Republican House candidates (38 percent for Democrats in 1994 a ten-point increase from the 1990 midterm elections). But was this special to their gender? In 1994 white women voted for Republican House candidates by a 55 to 45 percent majority. Significantly there isnt single article decrying angry white females.
Rush H. Limbaugh III   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is an interesting intellectual sport but it should not be allowed to stand in the way of obtaining sensible information about physical processes.
Richard W. Hamming   Category: Unsorted

A person under the firm persuasion that he can command resources virtually has them.
Titus Livy   Category: Unsorted

The equilibrium that each mother-daughter pair finds will be as different as their personalities. Some will never be comfortable as buddies no matter how much they respect each other.
Jennifer Kaylin   Category: Unsorted

Ive come to the realizations that I have absolutely no idea what Im doing half the time.
David Bowie   Category: Unsorted

With Carthaginian faith i.e. Treachery.
Sallust   Category: Unsorted

Dulce bellum inexpertis. War is lovely for those who know nothing about it.
Erasmus Rotterdamus   Category: Unsorted

Every successful enterprise requires three men - a dreamer a businessman and a son of a bitch.
Peter McArthur   Category: Unsorted

Anyone can love peace but Jesus didnt say Blessed are the peace-lovers. He says peacemakers. He is referring to a life vocation not a hobby on the sidelines of life.
Jim Wall   Category: Unsorted

Complacency is the root of mediocrity yet there should be no room for complacency or mediocrity if one reads and lives passionately.
Lucie MacDougall   Category: Unsorted

God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man Ive ever met.
Farrah Fawcett   Category: Unsorted

But it is pretty to see what money will do.
Samual Pepys   Category: Unsorted

Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.
Richard Garnett   Category: Unsorted

What the gods want happens soon. Cito fit quod dii volunt
Gaius Petronius Arbiter   Category: Unsorted

The little girl saw her first troop parade and asked What are those? Soldiers. What are soldiers? They are for war. They fight and each tries to kill as many of the other side as they can. The girl held still and studied. Do you know ... I know something. Yes what is it you know? Sometime theyll give a war and nobody will come.
Carl Sandburg   Category: Unsorted

Its just a matter of time before were late.
Michael Walsh   Category: Unsorted

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
John Kenneth Galbraith   Category: Unsorted

He who having lost one ideal refuses to give his heart and soul to another and nobler is like a man who declines to build a house on the rock because the wind and rain have ruined his house on the sand.
Constance Naden   Category: Unsorted

Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Johannes Keppler   Category: Unsorted

This trend [emphasizing applied mathematics over pure mathematics] will make the queen of the sciences into the quean of the sciences. Quean: a disreputable woman a prostitute.
L.M. Passano   Category: Unsorted

A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.
Saadi   Category: Unsorted

After receiving an invitation to become part of an air crash investigating team having been told they are all pilots and they would train him: Oh no thanks. My ears pop in an elevator. In fact I don't like even being this tall.
Columbo   Category: Unsorted

Im not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop the mouth is crooked the teeth arent straight the voice sounds like a mafioso pallbearer.
Sylvester Stallone   Category: Unsorted

We live in an age in which the imagination of the novelist is helpless against what he knows he is going to read in tomorrows newspaper.
Philip Roth   Category: Unsorted

In a free country there is much clamor with little suffering; in a despotic state there is little complaint But much suffering.
Carnot   Category: Unsorted

A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons.
Desmond Tutu   Category: Unsorted

Pressure is when youve got thirty-five bucks riding on a four-foot putt and youve only got five dollars left.
Lee Trevino   Category: Unsorted

When asked what he thought of William Shakespeare -Ill moider da bum.
Tony Galento   Category: Unsorted

Don't just do your bestget the job done!
Stan Watts   Category: Unsorted

I act the role in classic style of a martyr Carved with a twisted smile To bleed the lyric for this song To write the rites to right my wrongs An epitaph to a broken dream To exorcise tis silent scream A scream thats borne from sorrow.
Marillion   Category: Unsorted

If your outgo exceeds your income then your upkeep will be your downfall.
Bill Earle   Category: Unsorted

I believe in life after birth!
Mazie Dunham   Category: Unsorted

There are two situations that make interesting stories: when an extraordinary person is plunged into the commonplace and when an ordinary person gets involved in extraordinary events.
Sister Helen Prejean   Category: Unsorted

Love arrives on tiptoe and bangs the door when it leaves.
Robert Lembke   Category: Unsorted

In two words: im–possible.
Samuel Goldwyn   Category: Unsorted

Of priests we can offer a charmin' variety Far renowned for larnin' and piety.
Alfred Percival Graves   Category: Unsorted

Our Christian civilization as well as our political democracy has developed through the inspiration of a high faith in man the common man. He is the sovereign of the State not because he is always wise but because he and his fellow-citizens are the State.
Franklin P. Cole DD   Category: Unsorted

You cant be a legend in your parents basement.
Joe Walsh   Category: Unsorted

I know the Lord is anxious to respond to us if we will only turn to him.
Dwan J. Young   Category: Unsorted

G. Jean Aubry commenting on the music of Paul Dukas: When he chose to take the trouble he was capable of attaining remarkable heights.
Paul Dukas   Category: Unsorted

In the next century it will be the early mechanical bird which get the first plastic worm out of the artificial grass.
Bill Vaughan   Category: Unsorted

Who well lives long lives; for this age of ours Should not be numbered by years daies and hours.
Guillaume de Saluste Du Bartas   Category: Unsorted

There is deep wisdom within our very flesh if we can only come to our senses and feel it.
Elizabeth A. Behnke   Category: Unsorted

God never promises exemption. He does promise companionship which is better. He does not promise do deliver you or me or any other individual from pain sorrow or economic disaster but He does give assurance the He will help us through and that there will be compensations. I will not leave you comfortless I will come to you. These are the words of Jesus.
Daniel A. Poling   Category: Unsorted

Handsome and well shaped stout hearted vehement eager cruel in war zealous in attack little fearing death; not revengeful but fickle presumptuous rash boastful deceitful; very suspicious especially of strangers.
Paul Hentzner   Category: Unsorted

Going deeper And deeper still Green Mountains
Santoka   Category: Unsorted

He resumed: In order to ascertain the height of the tree I must be in such a position that the top of the tree is exactly in a line with the top of a measuring stick or any straight object would do such as an umbrella which I shall secure in an upright position between my feet. Knowing then that the ratio that the height of the tree bears to the length of the measuring stick must equal the ratio that the distance from my eye to the base of the tree bears to my height and knowing (or being able to find out) my height the length of the measuring stick and the distance from my eye to the base of the tree I can therefore calculate the height of the tree. What is an umbrella?
Sylvia Townsend Warner   Category: Unsorted

Kindness to all Gods creatures is an absolute rock-bottom necessity if peace and righteousness are to prevail.
Sir Wilfred Grenfell   Category: Unsorted

Production in your thought factory is under the charge of two foremen one of whom we will call Mr. Triumph and the other Mr. Defeat. Mr. Triumph is in charge of manufacturing positive thoughts. He specialises in producing reasons why you can why you're qualified why you will. The other foreman Mr. Defeat produces negative depreciating reasons why you can't why you're weak why you're inadequate. His specialty is the why-you-will-fail chain of thoughts.
David. J. Schwartz PhD   Category: Unsorted

Darkness darkness Be my blanket Cover me with the endless night Take away the pain of knowing
The Youngbloods   Category: Unsorted

Bears: When you see a bear the spot where you see it becomes instantly different from every place else youve seen. Bears make you pay attention. They keep the mountains from turning into a blur.... A woods with a bear in it is real to a man walking through it in a way that a woods with no bear is not. Roscoe Black a man who survived a serious attack by a grizzly in Glacier National Park some years ago described the moment when the bear had him on the ground: He lay on me for a few seconds not doing anything.... I could feel his heart beating against my heart. The idea of that heart beating someplace just the other side of ours is what makes people read about bears and tell stories about bears and theorize about bears and argue about bears and dream about bears. Bears are one of the places in the world where big mysteries run close to the surface.
Ian Frazier   Category: Unsorted

Tenure? Women want tenure in their jobs like men? What is motherhood but tenure!
Christine Cannon   Category: Unsorted

I felt something impossible for me to explain in words. Then when they took her away it hit me. I got scared all over again and began to feel giddy. Then it came to me I was a father.
Nat King Cole   Category: Unsorted

Excessive concern with religion seems to me a last resort for people who have been exhausted by life.
Naguib Mahfouz   Category: Unsorted

Out of the strain of the doing Into the peace of the done.
Julie Woodruff   Category: Unsorted

... success is a combination of many things but a good character is the foundation of the kind of success that will bring you real happiness. Choose your friends wiselythey will make or break you.
J. Willard Marriott   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Marie Antoinette Mortier (1882– ) French author
Aurel   Category: Unsorted

All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure Id sooner go to my dentist any day.
Evelyn Waugh   Category: Unsorted

Gardening is always more or less a warfare against nature. It is true we go over to the other side for a few hints but we might as well abandon our spades and pitchforks as pretend that nature is everything and art nothing.
James Shirley Hibberd   Category: Unsorted

Two weeks before his death a friend asked him half jokingly if he had discovered any meaning in life. Yes he replied there is a meaning; at least for me there is one thing that matters to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Cyril Connolly   Category: Unsorted

Now go out there and be so swell that youll make me hate you.
Bebe Daniels   Category: Unsorted

Give me a platter of choice finnan haddie freshly cooked in its bath of water and milk add melted butter a slice or two of hot toast a pot of steaming Darjeeling tea and you may tell the butler to dispense with the caviar....
Craig Claiborne   Category: Unsorted

Private opinion creates public opinion. Public opinion overflows eventually into national behavior as things are arranged at present can make or mar the world. That is why private opinion and private behavior and private conversation are so terrifyingly important.
Jan Struther   Category: Unsorted

I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines wont wait in the yard while I run in.
Margaret Smith   Category: Unsorted

Live or die sink or swim.
George Peele   Category: Unsorted

Without the body the wisdom of the larger self cannot be known.
John Conger   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is also to be found in a days work.
Mamie Sypert Burns   Category: Unsorted

There is a profound difference between information and meaning.
Warren G. Bennis   Category: Unsorted

Genuine beginnings begin within us even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
William Bridges   Category: Unsorted

When in doubt strategize; if it doesnt work reorganize.
Srini Rangan   Category: Unsorted

When Im home or far away Heavnly Father hear me pray.
Mary R. Jack   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym: George Eliot
Mary Ann Evans   Category: Unsorted

A man with God is always in the majority.
John Knox   Category: Unsorted

Good luck Mr. Gorsky!
Neil Alden Armstrong   Category: Unsorted

One of my favorite words is miscommunication. Its meaning has become so broad as to justify everything from the Middle East crisis to why a relative missed the wedding. In the business world vendors and clients alike use it to explain away huge mistakes and best of all without assigning responsibility to anyone. It is the verbal Get-Out-of-Jail card for the 90s.
Joe Mcdonald   Category: Unsorted

Commenting on LaVell Edwards contribution to college football: He may not be at the head of the class but whatever class he is in it doesn't take long to call the roll.
Bum Phillips   Category: Unsorted

My thoughts go out in gratitude to that loving Father the Father of us all who stands with arms out-stretched cheering us on asking us to come home to him and to his beloved Son our Savior.
Clinton L. Cutler   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love Butwhy did you kick me down stairs?
John Philip Kemble   Category: Unsorted

Thrice happy he who by some shady grove Far from the clamorous world doth live his own; Though solitary who is not alone But doth converse with that eternal love.
William Drummond   Category: Unsorted

Wherever there is Krishna the lord of yoga and Arjuna the archer I think there will surely be victory welfare and morality.
Bhagavad-Gita   Category: Unsorted

The right man to fill the right place.
Sir Austen Henry Layard   Category: Unsorted

Asked for a testimony to the effect that Emmy Noether was a great woman mathematician he said: I can testify that she is a great mathematician but that she is a woman I cannot swear.
E. Landau   Category: Unsorted

We cannot go ahead without leaving something behind.
Lemuel K. Washburn   Category: Unsorted

To some gardening is therapy for the mind. Art is therapy for my soul.
Reno   Category: Unsorted

When another person makes you suffer it is because he suffers deeply within himself and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. Thats the message he is sending.
Thich Nhat Hanh   Category: Unsorted

Love melts the rigor which the rocks have bred; A flint will break upon a feather bed...
John Cleveland   Category: Unsorted

It is so much easier to extol the virtues of civility than to talk civilly about the virtues we need to uphold.
Amitai Erzioni   Category: Unsorted

To acquire wealth is not easy yet to keep it is even more difficult.... It is said that wealth is like a viper which is harmless if a man know how to take hold of it; but if he does not it will twine around his hand and bite him.
Frank R. Houston   Category: Unsorted

On the concept of group: ... what a wealth what a grandeur of thought may spring from what slight beginnings.
H. F. Baker   Category: Unsorted

The more accurately we search into the human mind the stronger traces we everywhere find of the wisdom of Him who made it.
Edmund Burke   Category: Unsorted

The reader will find no figures in this work. The methods which I set forth do not require either constructions or geometrical or mechanical reasonings: but only algebraic operations subject to a regular and uniform rule of procedure.
Joseph-Louis LaGrange   Category: Unsorted

We enjoy ourselves only in our workin our doing.
Karl Gustave Jacob Jacobi   Category: Unsorted

You have the power in the present moment to change limiting beliefs and consciously plant the seeds for the future of your choosing. As you change your mind you change your experience.
Serge Kahili King   Category: Unsorted

Politics is the art of postponing decisions until they are no longer relevant.
Henri Queuille   Category: Unsorted

My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character but then I realized that I had no character.
Charles Barkley   Category: Unsorted

We sometimes fear to bring our troubles to God because they must seem small to Him who sitteth on the circle of the earth. But if they are large enough to vex and endanger our welfare they are large enough to touch His heart of love. For love does not measure by a merchants scales not with a surveyors chain. It hath a delicacy... unknown in any handling of material substance.
R. A. Torrey   Category: Unsorted

Nothing in this world is so marvelous as the transformation that a soul undergoes when the light of faith descends upon the light of reason.
W. Bernard Ullathorne   Category: Unsorted

Rock-a-bye-baby on the tree top When the wind blows the cradle will rock When the bough bend the cradle will fall Down comes the baby cradle and all.
Charles Dupee Blake   Category: Unsorted

It all meant nothing but Move a little farther. You are too near me.
Speckled Snake   Category: Unsorted

America: the only country in the world where failing to promote yourself is regarded as being arrogant.
Garretson Beckman Garry Trudeau   Category: Unsorted

[Occams Razor:] Entities must not be unnecessarily multiplied.
William of Occam (Ockham)   Category: Unsorted

You cant evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.
George William Russell   Category: Unsorted

What I am thinking and doing day by day is resistlessly shaping my future a future in which there is no expiation except through my own better conduct. No one can save. No one can live my life for me. If I am wise I shall begin today to build my own truer and better world from within.
H. W. Dresser   Category: Unsorted

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against not with the wind. No man ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm.
John Neal   Category: Unsorted

Christianity sees plants and flowers as created by God to show forth and share with humans the divine goodness beauty and truth - the purpose of all Creation. In this flowers may be enjoyed simply and directly in themselves as showing forth Gods goodness and beauty or more fully as archetypes signatures symbols and bearers of legends mirroring the revealed articles of Christian faith - thereby serving as means for their teaching recollection contemplation and celebration.
John S. Stokes Jr.   Category: Unsorted

We have every reason in time and eternity to rejoice and give thanks for the quality of our lives and the blessings we have been given.
Howard W. Hunter   Category: Unsorted

... the actual cultivation of root crops began with the weeding out of less useful plants from natural communities to allow more room for the desired plants. This was followed by the realization that the crop roots could be planted and would thrive in comparable habitats not already containing them if these too were weeded.
H. G. Baker   Category: Unsorted

We need a president whos fluent in at least one language.
Buck Henry   Category: Unsorted

Its funny. Im attracted to things that don't have any impact on life. People say Ive done a great thing for women. I don't think I have. People say Ive given people courage. That makes me feel good but I don't see how I do that. I think my running is a selfish thing. But it provides the challenge that allows me to feel good about myself. How can I expect to do well in other activities if I don't feel good about myself?
Joan Benoit   Category: Unsorted

Be patient with everyone but above all with yourself.
St. François de Sales   Category: Unsorted

No one can be completely relaxed. Like a wind-up clock a person cant tick without some tension.
John Raudonis   Category: Unsorted

We seem to have lost contact with the earlier more profound functions of art which have always had to do with personal and collective empowerment personal growth communion with this world and the search for what lies beneath and above this world.
Peter London   Category: Unsorted

The old thought that one cannot be rich except at the expense of his neighbor must pass away. True prosperity adds to the richness of the whole world such as that of the man who makes two trees grow where only one grew before. The parasitical belief in prosperity as coming by the sacrifices of others has no place in the mind that thinks true. My benefit is your benefit your success is my success should be the basis of all our wealth.
Anne Rix Miltz   Category: Unsorted

Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
R.C. Samsel   Category: Unsorted

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Unsorted

I have sinned!
Charles James Napier   Category: Unsorted

Energy and perseverance can fit a man for almost any kind of position.
Theodore F. Merseles   Category: Unsorted

If you ask him: What is silence? he will answer It is the Great Mystery! The holy silence is His voice! If you ask: What are the fruits of silence? he will say: They are self-control true courage or endurance patience dignity and reverence. Silence is the cornerstone of character.
Charles Alexander Eastman (Ohiyesa)   Category: Unsorted

One cannot guess how a word functions. One has to look at its use and learn from that. But the difficulty is to remove the prejudice which stands in the way of doing this. It is not a stupid prejudice.
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein   Category: Unsorted

Man always travels along precipices. His truest obligation is to keep his balance.
Jose Ortega Gasset   Category: Unsorted

If you give a man a fish he will have a single meal. If you teach him how to fish he will eat all his life.
Kwan-Tzu   Category: Unsorted

Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness.... For you see greatness is a measure of ones spirit not a result of ones rank in human affairs.
Sherman Finesilver   Category: Unsorted

The man who builds a factory builds a temple; the man who works there worships there; and to each is due not scorn and blame but reverence and praise.
Calvin Coolidgc   Category: Unsorted

For centuries the battle of morality was fought between those who claimed that your life belongs to God and those who claimed that it belongs to your neighbours between those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of ghosts in heaven and those who preached that the good is self-sacrifice for the sake of incompetents on earth. And no one came to say that your life belongs to you and that the good is to live it.
Ayn Rand   Category: Unsorted

Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress and the only progress which can be rapid is progress down hill.
Sir James Jeans   Category: Unsorted

The Church rightly conceived is the whole covenant people called to serve in the world. The clergy are also part of the laity and their true function is to help equip the laity to be the Servant People. If they turn aside to rule and to secure their own status they have betrayed the calling of the special ministry.
Franklin H. Littell   Category: Unsorted

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. It cannot be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone in quiet moments in quiet places when e suddenly realize that knowing the good we have done it; knowing the beautiful we have served it; knowing the truth we have spoken it.
Whitney Griswold   Category: Unsorted

John Stuart Mill by a mighty effort of will overcame his natural bonhomie and wrote Principles of Political Economy.
Edmund Clerlhew Bentley   Category: Unsorted

Tomorrow isnt promised to any of us.
Kirby Puckett   Category: Unsorted

Being a pacifist between wars is as easy as being a vegetarian between meals.
Ammon Hennacy   Category: Unsorted

You'd scarce expect one of my age To speak in public on the stage; And if I chance to fall below Demosthenes or Cicero Don't view me with a critics eye But pass my imperfections by. Large streams from little fountains flow Tall oaks from little acorns grow.
David Everett   Category: Unsorted

Godfather/patriarch Don Vito Corleone: Im gonna make him an offer he cant refuse.
Marlon Brando Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Bury me on my face said Diogenes the Cynic; and when he was asked why he replied Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.
Diogenes the Cynic   Category: Unsorted

... the deer the horse the great eagle these are our brothers. The rocky crests the juices in the meadows the body heat of the pony and man all belong to the same family.... The White Man must treat the beasts of this land as his brothers.
Chief Seattle   Category: Unsorted

Geniuses are the luckiest mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
Wystan Hugh Auden   Category: Unsorted

The only aspect of our travels that is interesting to others is disaster.
Martha Gellman   Category: Unsorted

The mere lapse of years is not life. To eat to drink and sleep; to be exposed to darkness and the light; to pace around in the mill of habit and turn thought into an instrument of tradethis is not life. Knowledge truth love beauty goodness faith alone can give vitality to the mechanism of existence.
James Martineau   Category: Unsorted

The butcher knocks down the stately ox with no more compassion than the blacksmith hammers a horse-shoe and plunges his knife into the throat of an innocent lamb with as little reluctance as the tailor sticks his needle into the collar of a coat.
Soame Jenyns   Category: Unsorted

To cleave that sea [the Aegean] in the gentle autumnal season murmuring the name of each islet is to my mind the joy most apt to transport the heart of man into paradise.
Nikos Kazantzakis   Category: Unsorted

Set your target and keep trying until you reach it.
Napoleon Hill   Category: Unsorted

Of conditions at Valley Forge Pennsylvania a certain Dr. Albigence Waldo wrote: Poor food hard lodging cold weather fatigue nasty clothes nasty cookery vomit half my time smoked out of my senses the devils in it I cant endure it. A pox on my bad luck. There comes a bowl of beef soup full of burnt leaves and dirt sickish enough to make a Hector spew away with it boys Ill live like the chameleon upon air!... There comes a soldier his bare feet are seen through his worn-out shoes his legs nearly naked from the tattered remains of an only pair of stockings his breaches not sufficient to cover his nakedness his shirt hanging in strings; his hair disheveled; his face meager.... He comes and cries with an air of wretchedness and despair I am sick my feet lame my legs are sore my body covered with this tormenting itch ... and all the reward I shall get will be Poor Will is dead!
Dr. Albigence Waldo   Category: Unsorted

How do you balance the budget cut taxes and increase defense spending at the same time? It's very simple. You do it with mirrors.
Rep. John B. Anderson   Category: Unsorted

All art must come from experience or it is as fake as the soul of the one who writes it
Loriel   Category: Unsorted

The garden should be adorned with roses and lilies the turnsole violets and mandrake; there you should have parsley cost fennel southern–wood coriander sage savory hyssop mint rue dittany smallage pellitory lettuces garden–cress and peonies. There should also be beds planted with onions leeks garlic pumpkins and shallots. The cucumber growing in its lap the drowsy poppy the daffodil and brank–ursine ennoble a garden. Nor are there wanting if occasion further thee pottage–herbs: beets herb–mercury orache sorrel and mallows anise mustard white pepper and wormwood do good service to the gardener.
Alexander of Neckham (or Necham)   Category: Unsorted

What the dickens!--Thomas Heywood: Edward IV. act iii. sc. 1.
Thomas Heywood   Category: Unsorted

If we want more brotherhood and goodwill more intelligence more clear thinking more honesty and sincerity more tolerance and human understanding we must concentrate upon cultivating these qualities within ourselves. There is a natural progression in social advancement from the individual spirit to the family to the community to the nation and to the world at large. The line of progress can move in no other direction. There is no substitute for personal integrity.
Howard W. Hintz. DD   Category: Unsorted

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.
Guy Fawkes   Category: Unsorted

What is patience but an equanimity which enables you to rise superior to the trials of life.
Sir William Osler   Category: Unsorted

Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
Jean-Louis Etienne   Category: Unsorted

To hear patiently to weigh deliberately and dispassionately and to decide to impartially; these are the chief duties of a Judge.
Albert Pike   Category: Unsorted

Why do you fret for tomorrow? Why are you heavy with care Wrapping your heart in sorrow A garment too somber to wear? Faith has a brighter color Home has a rainbow hue And trust links them both together In a background of heavenly blue. You can weave these lovely colors Into a garment so light It will penetrate every shadow And shine through the darkest night. God will take care of tomorrow With him each tomorrow must rest – And we hold this a sure conviction When we give each today our best!
Beverly Enderby Kimzey   Category: Unsorted

How noiseless falls the foot of time!
William Robert Spencer   Category: Unsorted

You are sitting on the earth and you realize that this earth deserves you and you deserve this earth. You are there - fully personally genuinely.
Chogyam Trungpa   Category: Unsorted

An aphorism is a personal observation inflated into a universal truth a private posing as a general.
Stefan Kanfer   Category: Unsorted

First things first but not necessarily in that order.
Doctor Who   Category: Unsorted

He who would prove all life leaves it empty. To know the way of everything is to be left with the geometry of things and with the substance of nothing. To reduce the world to an equation is to leave it without head or feet.
Leopoldo Alas   Category: Unsorted

Never think that Gods delays are Gods denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.
George Louis Leclerc de Buffon   Category: Unsorted

Text of Sermon when Edward III ascended the throne 1 Feb. 1327. Walsingham Vox Populi vox Dei. The voice of the people the voice of God.
Archbishop Walter Reynolds   Category: Unsorted

Now I think everyone should ask Am I going to be able to be the person I want to be in this relationship?
Ali MacGraw   Category: Unsorted

A basic trouble is that most Churches limit themselves unnecessarily by addressing their message almost exclusively to those who are open to religious impression through the intellect whereas ... there are at least four other gateways the emotions the imagination the aesthetic feeling and the will through which they can be reached.
A. J. Gossip   Category: Unsorted

To know is not to know unless someone else has known that I know.
Lucillius   Category: Unsorted

The greatest thing is a life of obedience in the routine things of everyday life. No amount of fine feeling can take the place of faithful doing.
William Barclay   Category: Unsorted

My unreality is chiefly this: I have never felt much like a human being. Its a splendid feeling.
Margaret C. Anderson   Category: Unsorted

Rain with a silver flail; Sun with a golden ball; Ocean wherein the whale Swims minnow-small.
William Rose Benet   Category: Unsorted

You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
Janis Joplin   Category: Unsorted

Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.
Wendell Lewis Wilkie   Category: Unsorted

The water of life was given to us to make us see for a while that we are more nearly men and women more nearly kind and gentle and generous pleasanter and stronger than without its vision there is any evidence we are.
Bernard De Voto   Category: Unsorted

One of the greatest pleasures to be derived from wealth in any form is the delight inherent in choosing the proper vocational program for ones life. The child who has toys that will amuse him in all kinds of weather is enjoying the luxuries of life. The man who selects the proper vocation in life has all the luxuries that life can provide.
Lloyd E. Bougham   Category: Unsorted

Weeds don't need planting in well–drained soil; they don't ask for fertilizer or bits of rag to scare away the birds. They come without invitation; and they don't take the hint when you want them to go. Weeds are nobodys guests: More like squatters.
Norman Nicholson.   Category: Unsorted

Since Iris is the Greek goddess for the Messenger of Love her sacred flower is considered the symbol of communication and messages. Greek men would often plant an iris on the graves of their beloved women as a tribute to the goddess Iris whose duty it was to take the souls of women to the Elysian fields.
Hana No   Category: Unsorted

Mans knowledge of science has clearly outstripped his knowledge of man. Our only hope of making the atom servant rather than master lies in education in a broad liberal education where each student within his capacity can free himself from trammels of dogmatic prejudice and apply his educational accoutrement to besetting social and human problems.
Harry Woodburn Chase   Category: Unsorted

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Aldous Huxley   Category: Unsorted

Life's clock The clock of life is wound but once and no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop at late or early hour. To lose one's wealth is sad indeed to lose one's health is more To lose one's soul is such a loss as no man can restore. The present only is our own live love toil with a will; Place no faith in tomorrow for the clock may then be still.
Etta Johnson   Category: Unsorted

Every mathematician worthy of the name has experienced ... the state of lucid exaltation in which one thought succeeds another as if miraculously ... this feeling may last for hours at a time even for days. Once you have experienced it you are eager to repeat it but unable to do it at will unless perhaps by dogged work....
Andre Weil   Category: Unsorted

Al Jolsons opening line Wait a minute! Wait a minute! You aint heard nothin yet!
Al Jolson   Category: Unsorted

I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips.
Violette Leduc   Category: Unsorted

A self-made man if he is made at all has already won the battle of life.... he has learned to resist. He has learned the value of money and how to refuse to spend it. He has learned the value of time and how the conversion of it into useful things will make of his life something worthwhile. He has learned to say no to say no at the right time and then to stand by it. Without resistance and the self-denial which it often imposes there is no real happiness. In the quest for happiness man must learn that temptation resisted strengthens the mind and the soul.
Alvin R. Dyer   Category: Unsorted

Oregano is the spice of life.
Henry J. Tillman   Category: Unsorted

Roamin' in the gloamin'.
Sir Harry Lauder   Category: Unsorted

If all the good people were clever And all the clever people were good The world would be nicer than ever We thought that it possibly could. But somehow tis seldom or ner The two hit it off as they should The good are so harsh to the clever The clever so rude to the good!
Elizabeth Wordsworth   Category: Unsorted

The best discipline maybe the only discipline that really works is self- discipline.
Walter Kiechel III   Category: Unsorted

In all differences consider that both you and your opponent or enemy are mortal and that ere long your very memories will be extinguished.
Marie Antoinette Mortier   Category: Unsorted

It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood more vengeance more desolation. War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman   Category: Unsorted

Whenever I hear a man or women express hatred for any race I wonder just what it is in themselves they hate so much. You can always be sure of this: You cannot express hatred for anything or anybody unless you make use of the supply of hatred within yourself. The only hatred you can express is your own personal possession. To hate is to be enslaved by evil.
Thomas Dreier   Category: Unsorted

Practical application is found by not looking for it and one can say that the whole progress of civilization rests on that principle.
Jacques Hadmard   Category: Unsorted

Leisure may prove to be a curse rather than a blessing unless education teaches a flippant world that leisure is not a synonym for entertainment.
William L. Bogan   Category: Unsorted

A girl must marry for love and keep on marrying until she finds it.
Zsa Zsa Gabor   Category: Unsorted

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote.
Paul Harvey   Category: Unsorted

Be noble minded! Our own heart and not other mens opinions of us forms our true honor.
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller   Category: Unsorted

Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge the best thing that ever happened to you. The more difficult the problem the greater the challenge in working it out.
Speare Grace   Category: Unsorted

Mathematicians use intuition conjecture and guesswork all the time except when they are in the classroom.
Joseph Warren   Category: Unsorted

The bud is on the bough again The leaf is on the tree.
Charles Jefferys   Category: Unsorted

Most of us are tiptoeing through life so we can reach death safely. We should be praying If I should wake before I die.... Life can get away from you.
Tony Campolo   Category: Unsorted

Jacob denounces his peoples love of riches and the pride that has found a place in their hearts. He implores them to turn their hearts again to the Lord. He begins with these words: (Jacob 2:13-19) And the hand of providence hath smiled upon you most ple
L. Tom Perry   Category: Unsorted

Power? Its like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it there is nothing there.
Harold Macmillan   Category: Unsorted

The Baptist found him far too deep; The Deist sighed with saving sorrow; And the lean Levite went to sleep And dreamed of tasting pork to-morrow.
Winthrop Mackworth Praed   Category: Unsorted

The biologist can push it back to the original protist and the chemist can push it back to the crystal but none of them touch the real question of why or how the thing began at all. The astronomer goes back untold million of years and ends in gas and emptiness and then the mathematician sweeps the whole cosmos into unreality and leaves one with mind as the only thing of which we have any immediate apprehension. Cogito ergo sum ergo omnia esse videntur. All this bother and we are no further than Descartes. Have you noticed that the astronomers and mathematicians are much the most cheerful people of the lot? I suppose that perpetually contemplating things on so vast a scale makes them feel either that it doesnt matter a hoot anyway or that anything so large and elaborate must have some sense in it somewhere.
Dorothy L. Sayers   Category: Unsorted

You cant see Canada across lake Erie but you know its there. Its the same with spring. You have to have faith especially in Cleveland.
Paul Fleischman   Category: Unsorted

Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
Barbara Stanwyck   Category: Unsorted

Women have to be a lot smarter and brighter and have to work a lot harder to prepare themselves. They have to watch what they do and how they behave. Its not a free world yet.
Letitia Baldridge   Category: Unsorted

S wonderful! S marvelous You should care for me!
Ira Gershwin   Category: Unsorted

Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be torn away without infringing its true dignity - all but the possibility of improvement.
Immanuel von Fichte   Category: Unsorted

An old Armenian saying: He who lacks a sense of the past is condemned to live in the narrow darkness of his own generation.
G. Simmons   Category: Unsorted

Better guide the young than reclaim them when old For the voice of true wisdom is calling To rescue the fallen is good but tis best To prevent other people from falling Better close up the source of temptation and crime Than deliver from dungeon or gallery Better put a strong fence round the top of the cliff Than an ambulance down in the valley.
Joseph Malins   Category: Unsorted

Water is a good servant but it is a cruel master.
John Bullein   Category: Unsorted

Still as of old Man by himself is priced. For thirty pieces Judas sold Himself not Christ.
Elmer S. Crowley   Category: Unsorted

It is not who governs but what government is entitled to do that is the essential problem.
Charles G. Bragg   Category: Unsorted

In larger things we are convivial; What causes trouble is the trivial.
Richard Armour   Category: Unsorted

All anger is not sinful because some degree of it and on some occasions is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation and when it continues long.
Rev. William Paley   Category: Unsorted

Temperate anger well becomes the wise.
Philemon   Category: Unsorted

It doesnt matter if a cat is black or white so long as it catches mice.
Deng Xiaoping   Category: Unsorted

Everywhere I find the signature the autograph of God and he will never deny his own handwriting. God has set his tabernacle in the dewdrop as surely as in the sun. No man can any more create the smallest flower than he could create the greatest world.
Joseph Parker   Category: Unsorted

There studious let me sit And hold high converse with the mighty dead.
James Thomson   Category: Unsorted

With all its alluring promise that some one else will guarantee for the rainy day social security can never replace the program that mans future welfare is after all a matter of individual responsibility.
Dr. Harold Stonier   Category: Unsorted

You should always carry a gun. Not to shoot yourself but to know that youre always making a choice.
Lina Wertmuller   Category: Unsorted

As the flowers are all made sweeter by the sunshine and the dew so this old world is made brighter by the lives of folks like you.
Bonnie Parker   Category: Unsorted

The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.
Jim Samuels   Category: Unsorted

When a man declares: I am sure of my wife it means he is sure of his wife. But when a woman declares: I am sure of my husband it means that she is sure of herself.
Francis de Croisset   Category: Unsorted

Every crucial experience can be regarded as a setbackor the start of a new kind of development.
Mary Roberts Rinehart   Category: Unsorted

Peace is not merely a vacuum left by the ending of wars. It is the creation of two eternal principles justice and freedom.
James Shotwell   Category: Unsorted

Ten Spiritual Tonics 1. Stop worrying. Worry kills life. 2. Begin each day with a prayer. It will arm your soul. 3. Control appetite. Over-indulgence clogs body and mind. 4. Accept your limitations ... 5. Don't envy. It wastes time and energy. 6. Have faith in people. Cynicism sours the disposition. 7. Find a hobby. It will relax your nerves. 8. Read a book a week to stimulate imagination and broaden your views. 9. Spend some time alone for the peace of solitude and silence. 10. Try to want what you have instead of spending your strength trying to get what you want.
Abraham L. Feinberg   Category: Unsorted

The night is too dark to walk with your eyes closed.
Peter Sintic   Category: Unsorted

WHERE EAGLES REST Climbing higher reaching upward Ever soaring on. Mighty eagle stretching out your wings to fly For the sky. Dare to be an eagle free. Dare to fly an eagle high. Dare yourself oh dare yourself to see Dare to be. Through the blue sky heading for the sun See the light ahead. With desire you can make that wish come true It's up to you. Dare to dream an eagles dream. Dare to fly on your own wings. Dare yourself oh dare yourself to be Dare to reach. See the vision of what you can be Youre a child of God. Choicest spirit everlasting destiny Waits for thee. Dare to rest where eagles rest. Know youve done your very best. With your Father youll eternally be. Dare to see. Dare to rest where eagles rest. Know youve done your very best. With our Father we'll eternally be Dare to see Where eagles rest.
Karen Worthington   Category: Unsorted

But when shall spring visit the mouldering urn? Oh when shall it dawn on the night of the grave?
James Beattie   Category: Unsorted

It's okay that your parents aren't perfect; no one's are. And it's okay that they didn't have any perfect children either; no one's are. You see our whole purpose is to strive together in righteousness overcoming our weaknesses day by day. Don't ever give up on each other.
Ardeth Greene Kapp   Category: Unsorted

The darkness always teemed with unexplained sound and yet he sometimes shook with fear lest the noises he heard subside and allow him to hear certain other fainter noises which he suspected were lurking behind them.
Howard Phillip Lovecraft   Category: Unsorted

I recognize that many physicists are smarter than I ammost of them theoretical physicists. A lot of smart people have gone into theoretical physics therefore the field is extremely competitive. I console myself with the thought that although they may be smarter and may be deeper thinkers than I am I have broader interests than they have.
Dr. Linus Carl Pauling   Category: Unsorted

The main goal of divine Providence in [allowing] the discovery of these tribes and lands ... is ... the conversion and well-being of souls and to this goal everything temporal must necessarily be subordinated and directed.
Bartolome de Las Casas   Category: Unsorted

There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going.
Beverly Sills   Category: Unsorted

That which commands admiration in the white woman only hastens the degradation of the female slave.
Patricia H. Collins   Category: Unsorted

We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Mr. Keating: Seize the day! Make your lives extraordinary.
Robin Williams   Category: Unsorted

In some measure all that comes after you is going to be influenced and determined by the kind of life you make in your business of living. When viewed from such a height of vision even the seemingly least important life gathers round it a glory which truly passes understanding.
Laurence I. Neale D.D.   Category: Unsorted

What is denominated discretion in man we call cunning in brutes.
Jean de La Fontaine   Category: Unsorted

I don't agonize over decisions as much these days. The criteria of whats important to me is clear. The insecurity that you feel and the paranoia that you feel have been around for a long time you know its a liar because its been lying to you all along every time you start something new.
John Cusack   Category: Unsorted

What was paradise? But a garden an orchard of trees and herbs. Full of pleasure and nothing there but delights.
William Lawson   Category: Unsorted

The amount of money spent by Americans on lawn care annually: $6 billion.
Warren Schultz   Category: Unsorted

The best way is to forget doubts and set about the task in hand....
Robert Silliman Hillyer   Category: Unsorted

Let us not hear of generals who conquer without bloodshed. If a bloody slaughter is a horrible sight then that is a ground for paying more respect to war but not for making the sword we wear blunter and blunter by degrees from feelings of humanity until someone steps in with one that is sharp and lops off the arm from our body.
Karl von Clausewitz   Category: Unsorted

The history of mankind is a history of the subjugation and exploitation of a great majority of people by an elite few by what has been appropriately termed the ruling class. The ruling class has many manifestations. It can take the form of a religious orthodoxy a monarchy a dictatorship of the proletariat outright fascism or in the case of the United States corporate statism. In each instance the ruling class relies on academics scholars and experts to legitimize and provide moral authority for its hegemony over the masses.
Ed Crane   Category: Unsorted

The human brain is incapable of creating anything which is really complex.
Kolmogorov   Category: Unsorted

High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for making money quickly getting rich and getting out. And thats wrong.
Willard C. Butcher   Category: Unsorted

Make You Happy No more sadness I want to be the one to make you happy I want to be the one to give you hope But in these days of conscious living Weve got to take it slow You cant be sure of who youve met You just don't know what you might get Cause in
Celine Dion   Category: Unsorted

I now want to tell three stories about advances in twentieth-century physics. A curious fact emerges in these tales: time and again physicists have been guided by their sense of beauty not only in developing new theories but even in judging the validity of physical theories once they are developed......... Simplicity is part of what I mean by beauty but it is a simplicity of ideas not simplicity of a mechanical sort that can be measured by counting equations or symbols.
S. Weinberg   Category: Unsorted

When congressman Newt Gingrich was a graduate student at Tulane University I baptized him by immersion into the membership of the St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church. Perhaps I didnt hold him under long enough.
The Rev. G. Avery Lee   Category: Unsorted

It is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer   Category: Unsorted

When players are used to winning they put out a little more. Basketball 3rd winningest coach (regular season and playoffs) in NBA history; won 1037 times in 20 years;
Red Auerbach   Category: Unsorted

Flowers are loves truest language.
Park Benjamin   Category: Unsorted

If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.
Larry Wright   Category: Unsorted

An unsupervised teenager with a modem is as dangerous as an unsupervised teenager with a gun.
Gail Thackeray   Category: Unsorted

The fall of Rome is often regarded as an object lesson in the wages of sin. Its contemporaries however more frequently laid the blame on the rise of Christianity.... Although they do not inquire into the future and either forget or do not know the past yet defame present times as most unusually beset as it were by evils because there is belief in Christ and worship of God and increasingly less worship of idols.
Paulus Orosius   Category: Unsorted

I wish I could take language And fold it like cool moist rags. I would lay words on your forehead. I would wrap words on your wrists. There there my words would say Or something better. I would ask them to murmur Hush and Shh shhh its all right. I would ask them to hold you all night. I wish I could take language And daub and soothe and cool Where fever blisters and burns Where fever turns yourself against you. I wish I could take language And heal the words that were the wounds You have no names for.
Julia Margaret Cameron   Category: Unsorted

No time to marry no time to settle down; Im a young woman and I aint done runnin around.
Bessie Smith   Category: Unsorted

In many cases mathematics is an escape from reality. The mathematician finds his own monastic niche and happiness in pursuits that are disconnected from external affairs. Some practice it as if using a drug. Chess sometimes plays a similar role. In their unhappiness over the events of this world some immerse themselves in a kind of self-sufficiency in mathematics. (Some have engaged in it for this reason alone.)
Stanislaw Ulam   Category: Unsorted

On goalies: You get four goals off them or five but the goal youve got to have to win somehow the great ones don't let you get it.
Toe Blake   Category: Unsorted

In 1617 a new edition of Smiths True Relation went into print in which the Pocahontas episode was appended as a sequence of footnotes to the narrative of Smiths captivity under Powhatan. Six years later the story of Smiths salvation now quite color
John Smith   Category: Unsorted

It said what a terrible world this was with a smile on its face
Jerry Dammers   Category: Unsorted

Except perhaps to our God we all have a facade even to our closest friends; some of us even to ourselves.... . It may not be good that we have it but I don't believe the state or anyone else has a right to pierce that facade without the individuals consent.
Melvin Belli   Category: Unsorted

There is a glorious pattern for every man's life an individual perfect patter. No two people are alike ... No two leaves are alikeno two snowstormsno two sets of fingerprints. No two lives are alike yet each life holds a divine pattern of unfoldment
Analee Skarin   Category: Unsorted

Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit Perhaps it will be pleasing sometime to have remembered these things (events).
Vergil   Category: Unsorted

The world was young the mountains green No stain yet on the Moon was seen No words were laid on stream or stone When Durin woke and walked alone. He named the nameless hills and dells; He drank from yet untasted wells; He stooped and looked in Mirrormere And saw a crown of stars appear; As gems upon a silver thread; Above the shadow of his head. The world is grey the mountains old The forge's fire is ashen-cold; No harp is wrung no hammer falls: The darkness dwells in Durin's halls; The shadow lies upon his tomb In Moria in Khazad-dûm. But still the sunken stars appear In dark and windless Mirrormere; There lies his crown in water deep Till Durin wakes again from his sleep.
John Ronald Reuel J. R. R. Tolkien   Category: Unsorted

A religion that serves todays needs and holds tomorrows promise should not consist of dying forms and cold rituals but of living hope and friendly righteousness. Justice honor and truth will be found where righteousness is found. If all people return to religion and find peace the world will find peace.
Wayland Zwayer DD.   Category: Unsorted

A woman should say: Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman? If he does then its the wifes fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
Barbara Cartland   Category: Unsorted

Making the simple complex is commonplace; making the complicated simple awesomely simple thats creativity.
Charles Mingus   Category: Unsorted

A fine mornings killing ay! All their necks wrung all dead birds! Once they could fly fly and swim! Fly and swim! All dead now and sold cheap in the open market!
Marie Corelli   Category: Unsorted

Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain attuned to the simple cave life with terrific forces at our disposal which we are clever enough to release but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi de Nagyraolt   Category: Unsorted

This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work realize it is play.
Alan Watts   Category: Unsorted

People don't want to work to make themselves one inch taller they would rather push the other guy down.
Anand Malik   Category: Unsorted

Let him love tomorrow who has never loved and let he who has loved love tomorrow. Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet
Pervigilium Veneris   Category: Unsorted

An unconditional right to say what one pleases about public aflfairs is what I consider to be the minimum guarantee of the First Amendment.
Hugo La Fayette Black   Category: Unsorted

Each generation has its few great mathematicians and mathematics would not even notice the absence of the others. They are useful as teachers and their research harms no one but it is of no importance at all. A mathematician is great or he is nothing.
Alfred Adler   Category: Unsorted

There is nothing worse than being a doer with nothing to do.
Elizabeth Layton   Category: Unsorted

With a tale forsooth he cometh unto you; with a tale which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner.
Sir Philip Sidney   Category: Unsorted

Give the enemy not only a road for flight But also a means of defending it.
Francois Rabelais   Category: Unsorted

Oh I get lucky a lot. I get lucky at four in the morning in the law library.
Louis Nizer   Category: Unsorted

Francis Poulenc commenting on the music of Benjamin Britten: The model of a composer.
Benjamin Britten   Category: Unsorted

Nigel gave the lamp a cautious buff and small smoking red letters appeared in the air. Hi Nigel read aloud Do not put down the lamp because your custom is important to us. Please leave a wish after the tone and very shortly it will be our command. In the meantime have a nice eternity.
Terry Pratchett   Category: Unsorted

If we could get the public as involved and as informed about politics as they are about Monday Night Football we would not have as many problems. People have to get off their duffs and participate.
Carol G. Hanson   Category: Unsorted

There was a young lady named Bright Whose speed was far faster than light: She set out one day In a relative way And returned home the previous night.
Arthur Buller   Category: Unsorted

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a persons physical emotional and mental states.
Carol Welch   Category: Unsorted

The happiest couples are those who spell us with a capital you.
Klare Provine   Category: Unsorted

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life and the labors of life reduce themselves.
Edwin Teale   Category: Unsorted

On the holy boughs of the Celestial Tree High up in the heavenly fields Beyond terrestrial desire My soul-bird a warm nest has built.
Hafiz   Category: Unsorted

While there is time Lord May I use it well 'Tis gone in a moment One never can tell Which day is our last one With so much to do All must be in order When summoned by You. While there is time Lord And life is my own Let me bring gladness To someone alone. Renew a small hope Rekindle a dream For shadows are never As dark as they seem While there is time Lord Let me not waste The chances you give me I cannot replace Lend me your wisdom That I may learn To give of myself Nor ask a return. Let me be gentle Keep my words kind In spite of the worries Crossing my mind. And when at long last Life's sun starts to set Let me have never A cause for regret.
Grace E. Easley   Category: Unsorted

The search for truth is as it always has been the noblest expression of the human spirit. Mans insatiable desire for knowledge about himself about his environment and the forces by which he is surrounded gives life its meaning and purpose and clothes it with final dignity.... And yet we know deep in our hearts that knowledge is not enough.... Unless we can anchor our knowledge to moral purposes the ultimate result will be dust and ashes dust and ashes that will bury the hopes and monuments of men beyond recovery.
Harry Emerson Fosdick   Category: Unsorted

Good temper like a sunny day sheds a ray of brightness over everything; it is the sweetener of toil and the soother of disquietude!
Washington Irving   Category: Unsorted

We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration for in doing so we dilute the freedom this cherished emblem represents.
Justice William J. Brennan Jr.   Category: Unsorted

I bind unto myself today the strong Name of the Trinity by invocation of the same the Three in One and One in Three. I bind this day to me forever by power of faith Christs Incarnation; his baptism in the Jordan river; his death on cross for my salv
Patrick of Ireland   Category: Unsorted

I tried phone sex it gave me an ear infection.
Richard Lewis   Category: Unsorted

The public is always right.
Cecil B. de Mille   Category: Unsorted

Distance sometimes endears friendship and absence sweeteneth it.
Howell   Category: Unsorted

I havent got time to be tired.
Wilhelm I   Category: Unsorted

Everywhere we look the world urges us to turn on the radio or TV to make a phone call to see a movie. Many of us fear worry that if left alone with our thoughts and feelings we may discover that we do not make very good company for ourselves.
James O. Freedman   Category: Unsorted

In his capacity as an American citizen each man of our Craft will do what seems to him wise and just and right and to the best interest of his country; but let us hope and pray that no echo of angry debate may be heard in any Lodge of Masons ... lest we injure what is priceless.... By the same token the men who stand out in our history to whom we pay the highest homage are the men of personality principle and ideals who combining sympathy and good will with unbending loyalty to great truths defied the cynical spirit and wrought disinterestedly for the common good. By as much as Masonry creates such men and endows them with moral ideals by so much does it render its highest service to the country and the Craft.
Joseph Fort Newton   Category: Unsorted

There is a lot more to this life than just the struggle to make money.
Ann Richards   Category: Unsorted

Just because I was born doesnt give me the right to scorn and devalue you or let you try to diminish me. Instead my rights are to make sure that I control myself and recognize your right to control yourself.
Nellie Curtiss   Category: Unsorted

Truth is not a dress-suit consecrated to special occasions it is the strong well-woven durable homespun for daily living. Let us cultivate that sterling honor that holds our word so supreme so sacred that to forget it would seem a crime to deny it would be impossible.
William George Jordan   Category: Unsorted

Attributed to him in a caption which said Frenchmen heard Marshal Petain pronounce this requiem over a lost France. Our spirit of enjoyment was stronger than our spirit of sacrifice. We wanted to have more than we wanted to give. We tried to spare effort and met disaster.
Marshal HENRI PETAIN   Category: Unsorted

The great truths of human life do not spring new born to each new generation. They derive from long experience. They are the gathered wisdom of the race. They are renewed in time of conflict and danger. If the times in which we are now living do not bring a fuller understanding of the great traditions of the Western European peoples and an almost Messianic desire to affirm them we are not worthy of that heritage.
Frederick Osborn   Category: Unsorted

At the heart of it mastery is practice. Mastery is staying on the path.
George Leonard   Category: Unsorted

Jai toujours vu Dieu du cote des gros bataillons. I have always noticed that God is on the side of the heaviest battalions.
De la Ferte   Category: Unsorted

War is much too serious to be left to the generals.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord   Category: Unsorted

There was always plenty to do in the garden weeds to be yanked up between the flower beds holes to be dug for tulip bulbs. Williams blended rich compost into the soil turning it over; or prepared to plant the sapling bought back from a weekend trip to James Laughlins country place in Norfork Connecticut or Flossies parents farm near Harriman New York. Rooting around in the dark earth was great exercise. Williams carefully removed his white shirt and tie and when he had worked long enough so that sweat began to show through his undershirt it never failed his mind was wonderfully cleared. He washed up had a bite to eat and was ready for the next visitor.
Neil Baldwin   Category: Unsorted

We should lay up in our minds a store of goodly thoughts which will be a living treasure of knowledge always with us and from which at various times and amidst all the shiftings of circumstances we might be sure of drawing some comfort guidance and sympathy.
Sir Arthur Helps   Category: Unsorted

No radiant pearl which crested Fortune wears No gem that twinkling hangs from Beautys ears Not the bright stars which Nights blue arch adorn Nor rising suns that gild the vernal morn Shine with such lustre as the tear that flows Down Virtues manly cheek for others woes.
Erasmus Darwin   Category: Unsorted

A character standard is far more important than even a gold standard. The success of all economic systems is still dependent upon both righteous leaders and righteous people. In the last analysis our national future depends upon our national character that is whether it is spiritually or materially minded.
Roger Ward Babson   Category: Unsorted

Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.
Mario Andretti   Category: Unsorted

Higher income taxes are a razor guillotine poised to descend on the bare neck of prosperity.
Thomas H. Kean   Category: Unsorted

The man who seeks freedom for anything but freedoms self is made to be a slave.
Alexis De Tocqueville   Category: Unsorted

We grow tyrannical fighting tyranny.... The most alarming spectacle today is not the spectacle of the atomic bomb in an unfederated world it is the spectacle of the Americans beginning to accept the device of loyalty oaths and witch hunts beginning to call anybody they don't like a Communist.
E. B. White   Category: Unsorted

We all basically go back to being children when we're in a dentist chair.
Arthur Benjamin   Category: Unsorted

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
Brian Tracy   Category: Unsorted

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide; When other helpers fail and comforts flee Help of the helpless O abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out lifes little day; Earths joys grow dim its glories pass away; Change and decay in all around I see; O Thou who changest not abide with me.
Henry Francis Lyte   Category: Unsorted

But the sunshine aye shall light the sky As round and round we run; And the truth shall ever come uppermost And justice shall be done.
Charles Mackay   Category: Unsorted

We are kept out of the Garden by our own fear and desire in relation to what we think to be the goods of our life.
Joseph Campbell   Category: Unsorted

Theres no ceiling on effort!
Harvey C. Fruehauf   Category: Unsorted

When youre on the witness stand.
Joyce Jillson   Category: Unsorted

You don't die of a broken heart you only wish you did.
Marilyn Peterson   Category: Unsorted

Patriotism is in political life what faith is in religion.
John Dalberg Lord Acton   Category: Unsorted

The position of a sincere solipsist is unassailable.
Charles S. Milligan   Category: Unsorted

Everyday I think about dying About disease starvation violence terrorism war the end of the world. It helps keep my mind off things.
Roger McGough   Category: Unsorted

Within our impure mind the pure one is to be found.
Hui Neng   Category: Unsorted

Because of the law of gravitation the apple falls to the ground. Because of the law of growth the acorn becomes a mighty oak. Because of the law of causation a man is as he thinketh in his heart. Nothing can happen without its adequate cause.
Don Carlos Musser   Category: Unsorted

The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble the most beautiful marble you can imagine. That beautiful warm living object looked so fragile so delicate that if you touched it with a finger it would crumble and fall apart. Seeing this has to change a man has to make a man appreciate the creation of God and the love of God.
James Irwin   Category: Unsorted

Valor is common but great souls are rare.
Bernard Joseph Saurin   Category: Unsorted

In a country where the sole employer is the State opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: who does not work does not eat has been replaced by a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.
Leon Trotsky   Category: Unsorted

I think the inner person is the most important.... I would like to see an invention that keeps the mind alert. Thats what is important.
Julia Child   Category: Unsorted

One can forget the meaninglessness of his own existence by occupying himself with scientific experiments of dubious import. Countless scientists and scholars spend their lives in the search of truths that are irrelevant to them.
John R. Silber   Category: Unsorted

There is a difference between not thinking of someone and forgetting him.
Werner Kraus   Category: Unsorted

A man that advances in spiritual and in temporal matters at the same time minding to keep the spiritual first will not let the temporal lead him; he will not place his heart upon his farm his horses or any possession that he has. He will place his desires in heaven and will anchor his hope in that eternal soil; and his temporal affairs will come up as he advances in the knowledge of God.
Jedediah M. Grant   Category: Unsorted

What a long time I have been running after unrealities!
Jitoku Eki   Category: Unsorted

For virtue only finds eternal Fame.
Francesco Petrarch   Category: Unsorted

In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
Russell Baker   Category: Unsorted

A friend to honesty and a foe to crime
Allan Pinkerton   Category: Unsorted

Then Arjuma saw in both armies fathers grandfathers sons grandsons; fathers of wives uncles masters; brothers companions and friends.... When Arjuna thus saw his kinsmen face to face in both lines of battle he was overcome by grief and despair and thus he spoke with a sinking heart.
Juan Mascaro   Category: Unsorted

Fifty million Frenchmen cant be wrong.
Texas Guinan   Category: Unsorted

Love friendship and smiles are like currency. If they are hoarded no one gets the vbenefit of them; if they are kept in circulation everyone benefits and again like money they always accumulate something in transit.
Nellie Revell   Category: Unsorted

I take a breath when I have to.
Ethel Merman   Category: Unsorted

With God in the Joy of Beauty and Youth
Barbara LaMarr   Category: Unsorted

Neither fear your death's day nor long for it.
Marcus Valerius Martialis   Category: Unsorted

Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character. Without character all effort to attain dignity is superficial and results are sure to be disappointing.
R. C. Samsel   Category: Unsorted

Life is about timing.
Carl Lewis   Category: Unsorted

Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years people grow old only by deserting their ideals.
Samuel Ullman   Category: Unsorted

If dogs are not there it is not heaven.
Elisabeth M. Thomas   Category: Unsorted

First learn to love yourself and then you can love me.
St. Bernard of Clarvaux   Category: Unsorted

I regret that I cant sit in the stands and watch me.
Bo Belinsky   Category: Unsorted

A star on earth a star in heaven
Karen Carpenter   Category: Unsorted

In actual life every areas enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
Schlegel   Category: Unsorted

Hark! She is called the parting hour is come. Take thy farewell poor world! Heaven must go home....
Richard Crashaw   Category: Unsorted

There are many examples of old incorrect theories that stubbornly persisted sustained only by the prestige of foolish but well-connected scientists.... Many of these theories have been killed off only when some decisive experiment exposed their incorrectness. .. Thus the yeoman work in any science and especially physics is done by the experimentalist who must keep the theoreticians honest.
Michio Kaku   Category: Unsorted

There cherries grow that none can buy till cherry-ripe themselves do cry.
Richard Alison   Category: Unsorted

No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.
Harold Rosenberg   Category: Unsorted

...[E.H.] Moore ws presenting a paper on a highly technical topic to a large gathering of faculty and graduate students from all parts of the country. When half way through he discovered what seemed to be an error (though probably no one else in the room observed it). He stopped and re-examined the doubtful step for several minutes and then convinced of the error he abruptly dismissed the meeting -- to the astonishment of most of the audience. It was an evidence of intellectual courage as well as honesty and doubtless won for him the supreme admiration of every person in the group -- an admiration which was in no wise diminished but rather increased when at a later meeting he announced that after all he had been able to prove the step to be correct.
H.E. Slaught   Category: Unsorted

Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.
Elizabeth Lawrence   Category: Unsorted

Vari-colored leaves waft at winds gentle prodding-- Autumn rites recur
Victor Gendrano   Category: Unsorted

The State is concentric but the individual is eccentric.
James Joyce   Category: Unsorted

Let me tell you the very best thing about the working class is getting out of it.
Neville Wran   Category: Unsorted

Vegetable gardening might be considered one of the great conservative rituals.
David M. Tucker   Category: Unsorted

Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself.
Ralph Waldo Trine   Category: Unsorted

No teacher should be required to accept in a class any individual whose conduct habitually interferes with the teaching of others.
Jack H. Adamson   Category: Unsorted

Everything in nature is a cause from which there flows some effect.
Baruch Spinoza   Category: Unsorted

The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide-open spaces surrounded by teeth.
Charles Luckman   Category: Unsorted

I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry easy when I cannot be glad content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
Elizabeth Montagu   Category: Unsorted

I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line were all cowards.
Alberto Salazar   Category: Unsorted

All my life I've wanted to be somebody. But I see now I should have been more specific.
Jane Wagner   Category: Unsorted

Plum blossoms soften a stone wall give warmth to the moon. Flower power.
Black Feather   Category: Unsorted

An economic policy which does not consider the well-being of all will not serve the purposes of peace and the growth of well-being among the people of all nations.
Eleanor Roosevelt   Category: Unsorted

Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. Vix ulla tam iniqua pax quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior
Desiderius Erasmus   Category: Unsorted

Believe me when I say that Bill Clintons second term will be good for business. My business.
Mark Russell   Category: Unsorted

The question is not why good people have trials but how shall good people respond when they are tried?
Marion D. Hanks   Category: Unsorted

A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think hes the only one who can save the ship.
Ivern Ball   Category: Unsorted

Suddenly from behind the rim of the moon in long slow-motion moments of immense majesty there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel a light delicate sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth ... home.
Edgar Mitchell   Category: Unsorted

With courage you will dare to take risks have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of intergrity.
Keshavan Nair   Category: Unsorted

Rock of Ages cleft for me Let me hide myself in thee.
A. M. Toplady   Category: Unsorted

1. A big black bug bit a big brown bear. 2. Bring a bit of buttered brown bran bread. 3. Just which one he wants I don't know. 4. His daughter was going to New York to study law. 5. That's the question that really troubles him. 6. Rich gifts wax poor when
William G. Hoffman   Category: Unsorted

My dad gave me a dollar bill Cause Im his smartest son And I swapped it for two shiny quarters Cause two is more than one! .... And the fool gave me five pennies for them And five is more than four! And then I went and showed my dad And he got red in the cheeks And closed his eyes and shook his head Too proud of me to speak!
Shel Silverstein   Category: Unsorted

The Lords Prayer is 66 words the Gettysburg Address is 286 words and there are 1322 words in the Declaration of Independence. Yet government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26911 words.
David McIntosh   Category: Unsorted

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
Rita Dove   Category: Unsorted

Peace is the happy natural state of man; war corruption his disgrace.
Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell   Category: Unsorted

One by one (bright gifts from heaven) Joys are sent thee here below; Take them readily when given Ready too to let them go.
Adelaide Procter   Category: Unsorted

I must down to the seas again to the vagrant gypsy life To the gulls way and the whales way where the winds like a whetted knife; And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover And a quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long tricks o
John Masefield   Category: Unsorted

Life is an illusion.
Mata Hari   Category: Unsorted

Whether they really believe in their brave new world however is ultimately beside the point. Theyre building it. And in the friction-free future jacked into paradise well have the liberty of living (or rather or buying the illusion of living) through the benevolent offices of a middleman as nearly omnipotent as god himself. Freedom? A more perfect captivity is difficult to imagine.
Mark Slouka   Category: Unsorted

It is not a governments obligation to provide services but to see that they are provided.
Mario Cuomo   Category: Unsorted

A little girl can be sweeter (and badder) oftener than anyone else in the world. She can jitter around and stomp and make funny noises that frazzle your nerves ...
Alan Beck   Category: Unsorted

That was a great speech. Every thinking American will vote for you. Thats not enough. I need a majority.
Morris King Mo Udall   Category: Unsorted

The sacred tree the sacred stone are not adored as stone or tree; they are worshipped precisely because they are hierophanies because they show something that is no longer stone or tree but sacred the ganz andere or wholly other.
Mircea Eliade   Category: Unsorted

Ethical living is the indispensable condition of all that is most worthwhile in the world.
Ernest Caldecott   Category: Unsorted

The average American salesmen keeps 33 men and women at work 33 people producing the product he sells ... and is responsible for the livelihood of 130 people.
Robert A. Whitney   Category: Unsorted

Every human on this earth regardless of age race or nationality is a completely pure being because each and every one of us receives our energy from the same universal source.
Dr. Robert C. Fulford D.O.   Category: Unsorted

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes but in its fears.
Arthur Christopher Benson   Category: Unsorted

Youve got to win in sports thats talent but youve also got to learn how to remind everybody how you did win and how often. That comes with experience.
Billie Jean King   Category: Unsorted

We have taught our people to use prayer too much as a means of comfort not in the original and heroic sense of uplifting inspiring strengthening but in the more modern and baser sense of soothing sorrow dulling pain and drying tears the comfort of the cushion not the comfort of the Cross.
G. A. Studdert Kennedy   Category: Unsorted

There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless.
Gertrude Jekyll   Category: Unsorted

What is virtue? reason put into practice: talent? reason expressed with brilliance: soul? reason delicately put forth; and genius is sublime reason.
Andre Chenier   Category: Unsorted

It was by just such a hazard as if a man should let fall a handful of sand upon a table and the particles of it should be so ranged that we could read distinctly on it a whole page of Virgils Aenead.
Jacques Rohault   Category: Unsorted

I dream of a world where Man is at peace not only with himself but also with all the other creatures of the Earth. I long for a day when Man rejects the exploitation of other species for food clothing health entertainment or even companionship for such a day will mean that cruelty no longer exists and it is cruelty which dominates my every conscious moment.
John Bryant   Category: Unsorted

Meditation is the souls perspective glass.
Owen Feltham   Category: Unsorted

The best way to garden is to put on a wide–brimmed straw hat and some old clothes. And with a hoe in one hand and a cold drink in the other tell somebody else where to dig.
Texas Bix Bender   Category: Unsorted

Here we find the moat of thieves. And just as a lizard with a quick slick slither Flicks across the highway from hedge to hedge Fleeter than a flash in the battering dog-day weather A fiery little monster livid in a rage Black as any peppercorn came and made a dart At the guts of the others and leaping to engage One of the pair it pierced him at the part Through which we first draw food; then loosed its grip And fell before him outstretched and apart.
Dante Alighieri   Category: Unsorted

When you take the sires of the cage apart you do not hurt the bird but you help it. You let it out of its prison. How do you you know that death does not help me when it takes the wires of my cage down?that it does not release me and put me into some better place and better condition of life?
Randolph S. Foster   Category: Unsorted

No section of society can maintain aristocratic amenities and elegancies without a submerged race whether slaves of another breed or the unprivileged of its own to do the hard and menial labor. Australia began with manacled slaves...
Miles Franklin   Category: Unsorted

'Tis a lesson you should heed Try try again. If at first you don't succeed Try try again.
William Edward Hickson   Category: Unsorted

Life is just a mirror and what you see out there you must first see inside of you.
Wally Famous Amos   Category: Unsorted

True valor on virtue founded strong meets all events alike.
David Mallet   Category: Unsorted

Never trust anyone who wants what youve got. Friend or no envy is an overwhelming emotion.
Blythe Holbrooke   Category: Unsorted

Art doesnt want to be familiar. It wants to astonish us. Or in some cases to enrage us. It wants to move us. To touch us. Not accommodate us make us comfortable.
Jamake Highwater   Category: Unsorted

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.
John De Paola   Category: Unsorted

Number theorists are like lotus-eaters -- having once tasted of this food they can never give it up.
Leopold Kronecker   Category: Unsorted

Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big.
George Denis Carlin   Category: Unsorted

Hands untrained in the use of tools destroy what they want to build. It takes skill to use tools to achieve the result desired whether its tearing down an old house or building a new one. Skepticism is a tool serving both purposes. But it must be used by a trained mind a mind capable of disciplined thinking.
J. B. Charles   Category: Unsorted

If you can measure that of which you speak and can express it by a number you know something of your subject; but if you cannot measure it your knowledge is meager and unsatisfactory.
William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)   Category: Unsorted

Headmaster of Shore Anglican School for Boys: We train leaders organization men if you like... people who make other people do what they want them to do without them realizing it.
B. Travers   Category: Unsorted

There are many things which a person can do alone but being a Christian is not one of them. As the Christian life is above all things a state of union with Christ and of union of his followers with one another love of the brethren is inseparable from love of God. Resentment toward any human being cannot exist in the same heart with love to God. The personal relationship to Christ can only be realized when one has come to himself as a member of His Body the Christian fellowship.
William T. Ham   Category: Unsorted

Each one has his own most real thing. Mine is the garden.
Louisa Yeomans King   Category: Unsorted

There is little room left for wisdom when one is full of judgment.
Malcolm Hein   Category: Unsorted

If you are to preach you must make up your minds that you are sent and sent by God.
Edward King   Category: Unsorted

The first law of storytelling ... Every man is bound to leave a story better than he found it.
Mrs. Humphry Ward   Category: Unsorted

Where will I be five years from now? I delight in not knowing. That's one of the greatest things about life its wonderful surprises.
Marlo Thomas   Category: Unsorted

You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream how ya gonna make a dream come true?
Bloody Mary   Category: Unsorted

The whole [Scotch] nation hitherto has been void of wit and humour and even incapable of relishing it.
Horace Walpole   Category: Unsorted

It is better to give and receive.
Bernard Gunther   Category: Unsorted

I tell my students to get two plants one alive and one plastic. As time goes on the students tell me that the plastic plant is pretty but that It doesnt call to me it doesnt say Water me. or See if Ive changed since last night see if I have a new leaf. The students become involved with the living plant. It keeps pulling to them and they care about it. They nurture it but they don't want to force it. I think we have lost our sense of involvement and that were cheating ourselves. What would life be like if there were only plastic flowers?
Dr. Dorothy Lee   Category: Unsorted

Husband at the bar: I used to have a speech impediment but we got divorced.
Bill Hoest   Category: Unsorted

If an animal does something we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason we call it intelligence.
Will Cuppy   Category: Unsorted

Pretty women and rich men are rarely wrong.
Minna Thomas Antrim   Category: Unsorted

The spiritual quality of earth: eternally pregnant and containing in its fertility the unwritten cipher of cosmic lore.
Lady Frieda Harris   Category: Unsorted

We are fully aware too fully aware of our lack of contemporary identity. We are totally unsure of whether we are mini-Americans emasculated Poms or our own Zorbas.
Max Harris   Category: Unsorted

My parents always told me that people will never know how long it takes you to do something. They will only know how well it is done
Nancy Hanks   Category: Unsorted

Of General Wolfe: Mad is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals.
George II   Category: Unsorted

Theres no doubt about it - gardeners are the only true artists these days.
J.K. Huysmans   Category: Unsorted

Mr. Clarke played the King all evening as though under constant fear that someone else was about to play the Ace. [Field was referring to Creston Clarkes performance of King Lear in Denver in 1880.]
Eugene Field   Category: Unsorted

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
Edward VIII   Category: Unsorted

To make ones own estate concentric with the public estate is to realize the conception of the church the conception of the university the conception of an essential democracy and the conception of a business system that will really work.
Ferguson   Category: Unsorted

A person who cares about the earth will resonate with its purity.
Sally Fox   Category: Unsorted

Not for one single day Can I discern my way But this I surely know Who gives the day Will show the way So I securely go.
John Oxenham   Category: Unsorted

Oh tell me how my garden grows Where I no more may take delight And if some dream of me it knows Who dream of it by day and night.
Mildred Howells   Category: Unsorted

W. H. Hadow commenting on the music of Johannes Brahms: In him converge all previous streams of tendency not as into a pool stagnant passive motionless but as a noble river that received its tributary waters and bearss them onward in larger and statelier volume.
Johannes Brahms   Category: Unsorted

Women like a man who is tall dark and has some.
William J. Meehan   Category: Unsorted

Almost everyone can do or be something for someone else in need.
Joy F. Evans   Category: Unsorted

Whoever performs only his duty is not doing his duty.
Bahya ibn Pakuda   Category: Unsorted

Lifes about rubbing elbows touching peoples lives and changing them a little bit.
David Ellison   Category: Unsorted

If you listen to the neverdos its never done.
David Lloyd George   Category: Unsorted

It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it.
Sophocles   Category: Unsorted

May we be good to plants and flowers. May we take fine care of the places where they grow. Earth wont have to shake and flood and burn so fiercely then. The world will be more wide–awake and tuneful a place where children – all beings – can bloom.
Maggie Streincrohn Davis   Category: Unsorted

On December 12 1829 Paganini wrote his friend Germi: The variations Ive composed on the graceful Neapolitan ditty Oh Mamma Mama Cara outshine everything. I cant describe it! He was writing from Karlsruhe in the midst of his triumphal tour through Germany. That letter marks the earliest known mention of the variations that would become famous as The Carnival of Venice. At the time of his letter Paganini had already performed the piece in at least four concerts. From then on it would be one of his most popular compositions.
Nicolò Paganini   Category: Unsorted

In the deep unwritten wisdom of life there are many things to be learned that cannot be taught. We never know them by hearing them spoken but we grow into them by experience and recognize them through understanding. Understanding is a great experience in itself but it does not come through instruction.
Anthony Hope   Category: Unsorted

You stand in your owne light.
John Heywood   Category: Unsorted

I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance. Some one has said that most of us don't think we just occasionally rearrange our prejudices. And I suspect that even today with all the progress we have made in liberal thought the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy. That men of all creeds have fundamental common objectives is a fact one must learn by the process of education. How to work jointly toward these objectives must be learned by experience.
Frank Knox   Category: Unsorted

Courage doesnt always roar. sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow.
Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey   Category: Unsorted

Beaten paths are for beaten men.
Eric Johnston   Category: Unsorted

Its better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late
Marilyn Moats Kennedy   Category: Unsorted

Four circles to the kissing come The smaller are the benter. The bend is just the inverse of The distance from the centre. Though their intrigue left Euclid dumb Theres now no need for rule of thumb. Since zero bends a dead straight line And concave bends have minus sign The sum of squares of all four bends Is half the square of their sum.
Frederick Soddy   Category: Unsorted

It is evident that most attorneys and legal scholars feel that their ethical obligation to put forth their best defense of a client is the highest principle in law. Agreed it is a high principle. However should it be a higher principle than what the system is supposed to achieve namely justice? Of course not. If the ethic of a good defense insists on obscuring or hiding truth it needs to be re-evaluated because it is then immoral.
Ross Baker   Category: Unsorted

... we saw nothing in the way of searching planes or ships.... the second day out we organized little evening and morning prayer meetings.... Frankly and humbly we prayed for our deliverance. After the oranges were gone we experienced terrific pangs of h
Captain Edward Eddie Vernon Rickenbacker   Category: Unsorted

Drinking water neither makes a man sick nor in debt nor his wife a widow.
John Neale   Category: Unsorted

Even stumbling blocks can be used for re-construction.
Ernst R. Hauschka   Category: Unsorted

Go poor devil get thee gone! Why should I hurt thee? This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me.
Laurence Sterne   Category: Unsorted

When greed was all my love My strength was none There is no seed For those who plant a stone.
Bill Mollison   Category: Unsorted

This is a wonderful world for women. The richness the hope the promise of life today particularly for women are exciting beyond belief. Nonetheless we need stout hearts and strong characters; we need knowledge and training; we need organized effort to meet the future.
Belle S. Spafford   Category: Unsorted

The little gnomes of Zurich.
Harold Wilson   Category: Unsorted

The foxglove with its stately bells Of purple shall adorn thy dells.
D. M. Moir   Category: Unsorted

People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West   Category: Unsorted

We have a system which though far from perfect is strong with idealism. It gives elbow room for men of all races and all beliefs. It is vital and dynamic. And it works. We have the means of shaping the world in our pattern. If we do freedom will be assured for all men. The decision is in the hands of this generation. It is a challenge to our political competence. For Western civilization it is the greatest challenge of all time.
William Orville Douglas   Category: Unsorted

Neither walls theatres porches nor senseless equipage make states but men who are able to rely upon themselves.
Aristides the Just   Category: Unsorted

Liberalism seems to be related to the distance people are from the problem.
Whitney M. Young Jr.   Category: Unsorted

I feel pain everyday of my life. When you see me perform its that pain youre seeing coming out. I put all my emotions all my feelings and my body on the line. People hurt me I hurt myself mentally physically
Henry Rollins   Category: Unsorted

We want our children to grow up to be such persons that ill-fortune if they meet with it will bring out strength in them and that good fortune will not trip them up but make them winners.
Edward Sandford Martin   Category: Unsorted

He who owns a garden However small it be Whose hands have planted in it Flower or bush or tree; He who watches patiently The growth from nurtured sod Who thrills at newly opened bloom Is very close to God.
Katherine Edelman   Category: Unsorted

When I consider what some books have done for the world and what they are doing how they keep up our hope awaken new courage and faith soothe pain give an ideal life those whose hours are cold and hard bind together distant ages and foreign lands create new worlds of beauty bring down truth from heaven; I give eternal blessings for this gift and thank God for books.
James Freeman Clarke   Category: Unsorted

Kinetics is natures way of preventing everything from happening all at once.
S.E. LeBlanc   Category: Unsorted

We cannot fulfill our engagements with the Almighty without we have that Spirit with us. We should so live as to acknowledge the Good Spirit continually. We cannot do this unless we let the Spirit of God rule in temporalities as well as in spiritual matter.
Daniel H. Wells   Category: Unsorted

Harry doesnt flinch as he points his Magnum at the threatening criminal and taunts him: Go ahead make my day.
Clinton 'Clint' Eastwood Jr.   Category: Unsorted

We don't eat anything that has to be killed for us. Weve been through a lot and weve reached a stage where we really value life.
Paul McCartney   Category: Unsorted

Love can achieve unexpected majesty in the rocky soil of misfortune.
Tony Snow   Category: Unsorted

Read Homer once and you can read no more; For all books else appear so mean so poor Verse will seem prose; but still persist to read And Homer will be all the books you need.
John Sheffield Duke of Buckinghamshire and Normanby   Category: Unsorted

Cruelty is the luxury of those who have nothing to do like drugs or racing stables.
Marguerite Vourcenar   Category: Unsorted

We have rights as individuals to give as much of our own money as we please to charity; but as members of Congress we have no right so to appropriate a dollar of public money.
Colonel David (Davy) Crockett   Category: Unsorted

Don't go outside your house to see flowers. My friend don't bother with that excursion. Inside your body there are flowers. One flower has a thousand petals. That will do for a place to sit. Sitting there you will have a glimpse of beauty inside the body and out of it before gardens and after gardens.
Robert Bly   Category: Unsorted

Thoughts Within As some poor laborers sightless babe Wakes from its pallet on the floor In fear to find itself alone And gropes the open door to find; Reaching anon the empty air To clutch; seeking something to grasp To aid it in its search; and then
Augusta Joyce Crocheron   Category: Unsorted

Organismic awareness is what we – on the Ego Level – ordinarily but clumsily refer to as seeing touching tasting smelling and hearing. But in its very purest form this sensual awareness is non–symbolic non–conceptual momentary consciousness. Organismic awareness is awareness of the Present only you cant taste the past smell the past see the past touch the past or hear the past. Neither can you taste smell see touch or hear the future. In other words organismic consciousness is properly timeless and being timeless it is essentially spaceless. Just as organismic awareness knows no past or future it knows no inside or outside no self or other. Thus pure organismic consciousness participates fully in the non–dual awareness called Absolute Subjectivity.
Ken Wilber   Category: Unsorted

PURIFICATION If the sea And the sun Can bleach a bone Til its whiter Than a gull Cleaner than foam Oh how bright My soul Can emerge Purged On the beach Of Christs water And light. And How calm And warm His sand.
Carol Lynn Pearson   Category: Unsorted

If peace cannot be maintained with honour it is no longer peace.
Lord John Russell   Category: Unsorted

The tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with ones preparation for it.
David Searles   Category: Unsorted

If ever I ate a good supper at night I dreamed of the devil and wak'd in a fright.
Christopher Anstey   Category: Unsorted

The soul of man is larger than the sky Deeper than ocean or the abysmal dark Of the unfathomed center.
Hartley Coleridge   Category: Unsorted

There are no embarrassing answersjust embarrassing questions.
Carl Rowan   Category: Unsorted

Work is ... becoming suffused with leisure values.... Executives on an expense account hardly know whether they are at leisure or at work; they assume it must be the latter since they are getting paid for what they do. The same executives pushed into some time-consuming civic activity have only the somewhat melancholy reassurance of receiving no compensation to testify to this being leisure.
August Heckscher   Category: Unsorted

There is a nauseating multitude of ovals and parks named after ALP aldermen.
Alderman J. Pilone   Category: Unsorted

An educated man must have a curiosity in exploring the unfamiliar and unexpected an open-mindedness in entertaining opposing points of view tolerance for the ambiguity that surrounds so many important issues and a willingness to make the best decisions he can in the face of uncertainty and doubt.
Derek Bok   Category: Unsorted

Gentle shepherd tell me where.
Samuel Howard   Category: Unsorted

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long you miss them.
William Arthur Ward   Category: Unsorted

Allow yourself to be inspired. Allow yourself to succeed. Dare to excel.
Vince Dente   Category: Unsorted

Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy satisfied even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor
Paul Hawken   Category: Unsorted

Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does.
Josh Billings   Category: Unsorted

To love is to transform; to be a poet.
Norman O. Brown   Category: Unsorted

I belong to Bridegrooms Anonymous. Whenever I feel like getting married they send over a lady in a housecoat and hair curlers to burn my toast for me.
Dick Martin   Category: Unsorted

There are few of us so blind as not to realize that unless the moral force of religious conviction impels the goal of truth and lasting international cooperation cannot be attained; there are few of us who do not appreciate the vital truth of the words If God does not build the house those who build it build in vain.
Sumner Welles   Category: Unsorted

The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the window-panes.
Thomas Stearns Eliot   Category: Unsorted

Responding to a charge by a Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector that two Dresden Nuclear Plant operators were sleeping on the job: It depends on your definition of asleep. They were not stretched out. They had their eyes closed. They were seated at their desks with their heads in a nodding position.
John Hogan   Category: Unsorted

His boots shone splendidly in contrast to his intellect which did not.
Joseph Wright Alsop   Category: Unsorted

People don't remember you for all of the good things you do. They remember the time you blew a giant green snot bubble out your nose.
Donna Barr   Category: Unsorted

Womens liberationists spread the word that...the only peaceful family is one in which either the wife is enslaved or the husband is androgynous.
R. Emmett Tyell   Category: Unsorted

Lord! teach me the way my soul should walk.
Girolamo Savonarola   Category: Unsorted

Democracy is something we must always be working at. It is a process never finished never ending. And each new height gained opens broader vistas for the future. Thus it has been as one looks back over the sweep of history; thus it must continue to be if democracy is to continue as a working tool in the hands of free men.
Edmund de S. Brunner   Category: Unsorted

Help me reach a friend in darkness; Help me guide him through the night. Help me show thy path to glory By the Spirits holy light....
Lorin F. Wheelwright   Category: Unsorted

Rain puts a hole in stone because of its constancy not its force. I just kept knocking on doors until the right one opened.
H. Joseph Gerber   Category: Unsorted

Once more upon the waters! yet once more! And the waves bound beneath me as a steed That knows his rider.
Lord George Gordon Byron   Category: Unsorted

It is often difficult to change circumstances but a positive attitude can help lift discouragement.
Val R. Christensen   Category: Unsorted

After capturing Rome in 390 BC Woe to the conquered! Vae victis!
Brennus   Category: Unsorted

A review of his work: His music soon spread throughout Europe and he was invited to America were he performed the Piano Concerto. He would have wished that he would be remembered as an opera composer but it was to be his orchestral extravaganzas mainly the trilogy of Roman pictures that has made his name famous.
Ottorino Respighi   Category: Unsorted

This hand unfriendly to tyrants Seeks with the sword placid repose under liberty.
Algernon Sidney   Category: Unsorted

As the opportunity grows for unlimited growth and progress the chances of failure increase. There is no such thing as a program that will provide security and growth and progress with no risk ... even within the church. As freedom for unrestricted development is enhanced the possibilities for failure are also increased. The risk factor is great.
Dean L. Larsen   Category: Unsorted

In a world that keeps on pushing me around I'm gonna stand my ground and I wont back down...
Tom Petty   Category: Unsorted

Your market has a free choice and only by supplying what the market wants and not by your efforts to impose your merchandise will you get your maximum share of the market's potential.
Walter H. Lowy   Category: Unsorted

Around existence twine (Oh bridge that hangs across the gorge!) ropes of twisted vine.
Matsuö Basho   Category: Unsorted

On the announcement that signs of extra terrestrial life were found in a meteorite August 6 1996 A hundred years from now Bob Doles new tax plan will rate a footnote in the history books and this may have a whole chapter in itself.
Richard Berendzen   Category: Unsorted

The American dream does not happen by asking Americans to accept whats immoral and wrong in the name of tolerance.
J.C. Watts   Category: Unsorted

People in distress will sometimes prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not.
Neil Postman   Category: Unsorted

I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another's load this day as I fare along.
Mary S. Edgar   Category: Unsorted

Most plants taste better when theyve had to suffer a little.
Diana Kennedy   Category: Unsorted

Romance is about the little things.
Gregory J. Godeck   Category: Unsorted

Leisure for men of business and business for men of leisure would cure many complaints.
Thrale   Category: Unsorted

Richard Aldrich commenting on the music of Ernst von Dohnányi: Here is a composer ... who is quite uninfluenced by most of the currents and countercurrents of 'modernity' that are troubling the musical waters these days.
Ernst von Dohnányi   Category: Unsorted

I looked up and saw my flag. But I didnt hear my anthem. The quotation above from 6 ft 4 inch 286 pound Silver Medalist Ghaffari (who broke down in tears on the medal stand) summed up his disappointment after an overtime loss to Aleksandr Karelin of Russia. A win would have given Ghaffari not only the Olympic gold medal but also his first victory over Karelin something of which he has literally dreamed about after 20 meets between the two. Karelin dominates international competition in the sport.
Matt Ghaffari   Category: Unsorted

If we are not most careful with our thoughts and speech the words we use will use us. Language has its own ethics and one who communicates truth is like a bright light in the darkness.
Ted E. Brewerton   Category: Unsorted

Couple-a-days!
Con the Fruiterer   Category: Unsorted

... the student skit at Christmas contained a plaintive line: Give us Masters exams that our faculty can pass or give us a faculty that can pass our Masters exams.
Paul R. Halmos   Category: Unsorted

You cant be a Real Country unless you have a BEER and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team or some nuclear weapons but at the very least you need a BEER
Francis Vincent Frank Zappa Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Thus hand in hand through life we ll go; Its checkerd paths of joy and woe With cautious steps we ll tread.
Nathaniel Cotton   Category: Unsorted

My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
Rita Rudner   Category: Unsorted

Weve come a long way. Power dressing now is designed to let the woman inside us come through.
Donna Karan   Category: Unsorted

The sense of ultimate truth is the intellectual counterpart of the esthetic sense of perfect beauty or the moral sense of perfect good.
George Savile Lord Halifax   Category: Unsorted

There is a marvelous story of a man who once stood before God his heart breaking from the pain and injustice in the world. Dear God. he cried out look at all the suffering the anguish and distress in your world. Why don't you send help? God respondedI did send help. I sent you. When we tell our children that story we must tell them that each one of them was sent to help repair the broken worldand that it is not the task of an instant or of a year but of a lifetime.
David J. Wolpe   Category: Unsorted

That which is above is also that which is below.
Hermes Trismegistos   Category: Unsorted

Clouds are not spheres mountains are not cones coastlines are not circles and bark is not smooth nor does lightning travel in a straight line.
Benoit Mandelbrot   Category: Unsorted

On resigning as collaborator on the memoirs of the former Wallis Warfield Simpson new summaries 6 October 1955. You cant make the Duchess of Windsor into Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.
Cleveland Amory   Category: Unsorted

When a man meets catastrophe on the road he looks in his purse but a woman looks in her mirror.
Margaret Turnbull   Category: Unsorted

In cooking as in all the arts simplicity is the sign of perfection.
Curnonsky   Category: Unsorted

A person who sins neither in thought nor deed and is fair and just gains enormous courage and strength. As a leader you need courage born of integrity in order to be capable of powerful leadership. To achieve this courage you must search your heart and make sure your conscience is clear and your behavior is beyond reproach.
Konosuke Matsushita   Category: Unsorted

When people say: she's got everything I've only one answer: I haven't had tomorrow.
Elizabeth Taylor   Category: Unsorted

Oh you tyrant Titus Tatius! You took such great things for yourself! O Tite tute Tati tibi tanta tyranne tulisti
Quintus Ennius   Category: Unsorted

Fifteen referees. I want fifteen referees to be at this fight because there aint no one man who can keep up with the pace Im gonna set except me. Theres not a man alive who can whup me. Im too fast. Im too smart. Im too pretty. I should be a postage stamp. Thats the only way Ill ever get licked.
Muhammad Ali   Category: Unsorted

Politeness is one half good nature and the other half good lying.
Mary Wilson Little   Category: Unsorted

Justice to the left of you. Justice to the right. Speak when you are spoken to. Don't pretend you're right. This life's not for living. It's for fighting and for wars. No matter what the truth is. Hold on to what is yours.
Yes   Category: Unsorted

Sometimes I wish I could just fall in love. Then at least you know who your opponent is.
Sir Peter Ustinov   Category: Unsorted

Nothing is really lost. It's just where it doesn't belong.
Suzanne Mueller   Category: Unsorted

The political parties of Ireland have turned the land into a battlefield where self-interest takes priority over party and party takes priority over the common good. If anything is for the common good let not cynicism criticism or frustration stop us on the way.
Fr Daniel McDyer   Category: Unsorted

How could an argument soothe or settle a controversy when every word is a nest for a bird of doubt? (meaning of words as inferences)
Edmond Jabes   Category: Unsorted

I once buried my nose in a book but forgot which book I buried it in!
Jimmy Durante   Category: Unsorted

The power of words is immense. A well-chosen word has often sufficed to stop a flying army to change defeat into victory and to save an empire.
Emile De Girardin   Category: Unsorted

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
Gerald Brenan   Category: Unsorted

Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things. It is the continuous revolution of the marketplace. It is the understanding that allows to recognize shortcomings and seek solutions.
Ronald Wilson Reagan   Category: Unsorted

Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell   Category: Unsorted

What then have I done? What except yield to a natural feeling inspired by beauty sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of respect. Its innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust.
Vicomte de Valmont   Category: Unsorted

Without consistency there is no moral strength.
Owen   Category: Unsorted

I am a simple man and I want simple answers.
Howard Aiken   Category: Unsorted

If at first you don't succeed think how many people you've made happy.
H. Duane Black   Category: Unsorted

The joy of feeling fit physically is reflected in a clearer and more useful mind. You may read and study forever but you come to no more important truthful conclusions than these two: 1. Take care of your body (eat and exercise properly) and your mind will improve. 2. Work hard and be polite and fair and your condition in the world will improve. No pills tablets lotions philosophies will do as much for you as this simple formula I have outlined. The formula is not of my invention. Every intelligent man of experience since time began has taught it as a natural fact.
Edgar Watson Ed Howe   Category: Unsorted

A koan is simply the time and place where Truth is manifest. >From the fundamental point of view there is no time or place where Truth is not revealed: every place every day every event every thought every deed and every person is a koan. In that senses koans are neither obscure nor enigmatic. However a koan is more commonly understood as a tool for teaching true insight.
Shimano   Category: Unsorted

A fellow doesnt last long on what he has done. Hes got to keep on delivering as he goes along.
Carl Hubbell   Category: Unsorted

If you are tired or pained in any part of the body and you have not over-exercised it then you will know that some part of your thinking may not be balanced.
Alice Steadman   Category: Unsorted

To dig in ones own earth with ones own spade does life hold anything better?
Beverly Nichols   Category: Unsorted

Skillful and refined cookery has always been a feature of the most glamorous epochs in history.
Lucien Tendret   Category: Unsorted

Some also deny that the earth is in the middest of the world and some affirme that it is mouable as also Copernicus by way of supposition and not for that he thought so in deede: who affirmeth that the earth turneth about and that the sunne standeth still in the midst of the heauens by help of which false supposition he hath made truer demonstrations of the motions and reuolutions of the celestiall Spheares than euer were made before....
Thomas Blundeville   Category: Unsorted

I do not attach much importance to Americas bombs. I attach importance to her great vitality and integrity. The strength of America is deeper and more significant than her financial power.
Jawaharlal Nehru   Category: Unsorted

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
Gene Hackman   Category: Unsorted

Thoughts are pleasant companions if we choose them as well as we should choose other company.
Sir Frederick Pollock   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.
George Scalabba   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and information is in the head of the receiver.
Dretske   Category: Unsorted

When you fight you don't fight for abstract values like the flag or the nation or democracy. You fight for your buddy. You fight to keep him alive and he fights to keep you alive and you go on that way day after day battle after battle. And when one of your buddies dies something inside you dies as well. But you go on. You fight so that his death isnt meaningless his sacrifice isnt for nothing.
Richard Marcinko   Category: Unsorted

We are what we think; as we desire so do we become! By our thoughts desires and habits we either ascend to the full divine dignity of our nature or we descend to suffer and learn.
J.Todd Ferrier   Category: Unsorted

The Constitution of America only guarantees pursuit of happiness you have to catch up with it yourself. Fortunately happiness is something that depends not on position but on disposition and life is what you make it.
Gill Robb Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Peace has no borders.
Yitzhak rabin   Category: Unsorted

Human dignity begins to assert itself only at the point where man is distinguishable from the beast by pity for it.
Richard Wagner   Category: Unsorted

Order is the first requisite of liberty.
Hegel   Category: Unsorted

Dogs come when theyre called. Cats take a message and get back to you.
Mary Bly   Category: Unsorted

The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.
Andy Warhol   Category: Unsorted

Philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Leibniz speculated on the possibility of intermediate species over a century before the publication of Darwins theory: All advances by degrees in Nature and nothing by leaps and this law as applied to each is part of my doctrine of Continuity. Although there may exist in some other world species intermediate between Man and the Apes Nature has thought it best to remove them from us in order to establish our superiority beyond question. I speak of intermediate species and by no means limit myself to those leading to Man. I strongly approve of the research for analogies; plants insects and Comparative Anatomy will increase these analogies especially when we are able to take advantage of the microscope more than at present.
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz   Category: Unsorted

You know its true love when you cant believe you ever lived without it.
Katherine Seelig   Category: Unsorted

Sometimes I'm so clear I realize how great my confusion is.
D. H.   Category: Unsorted

You cant lead a cavalry if you think that you look funny riding a horse.
John Peers   Category: Unsorted

Youth is like spring an over–praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.
Samuel Butler the Younger   Category: Unsorted

Nature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope.
Theodore Roszak   Category: Unsorted

Ulster will fight; Ulster will be right.
Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill   Category: Unsorted

The whole earth perpetually steeped in blood is nothing but an immense altar on which every living thing must be sacrificed without end without restraint without respite until the consummation of the world the extinction of evil the death of death.
Joseph De Maistre   Category: Unsorted

The man who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more.
Richard J. Needham   Category: Unsorted

He paints the lily of the field Perfumes each lily bell. If he so loves the little flowers I know he loves me well.
Maria Straus   Category: Unsorted

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
Golda Meir   Category: Unsorted

Once was enough. After sailing around the world solo in 106 days 1997
Christophe Auguin   Category: Unsorted

I think thats how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said Gee Im enjoying the crime and the poverty but it just isnt cold enough. Lets go west.
Richard Jeni   Category: Unsorted

Unless we are prepared to search our souls to discover what to say and then how to say it effectively we cannot expect to deal successfully with todays domestic and personal problems not to mention those international issues on which our very lives depend.
Everett Case   Category: Unsorted

God cannot be found on a microscopic slide but in the hearts of men.
Edgar Magnin   Category: Unsorted

Don't look to me. Don't ask for help. Don't ask for anything that you can do yourself
Lemmy Kilmister   Category: Unsorted

Virtue alone is true nobility.
William Gifford   Category: Unsorted

Who does his task from day to day and meets whatever comes his way Believing God has willed it so has found real greatness here below. Who guards his post no matter where believing God must need him there Although but lowly toil it be has risen to nobility. For great and low there's just one test 'tis that each man shall do his best Who works with all the strength he can shall never die in debt to man.
Edgar Albert Guest   Category: Unsorted

Welcome to prekindergarten! You will not die if you discover that there are more lines out there than just your own. In fact youll discover that you will have an advantage if you know more of them!
Bernice Johnson Reagon   Category: Unsorted

When at eve at the bounding of the landscape the heavens appear to recline so slowly on the earth imagination pictures beyond the horizon an asylum of hope a native land of love; and nature seems silently to repeat that man is immortal.
Madame Anne Louise Germaine de StaĂ«l   Category: Unsorted

The wolf attacks with his fang the bull with his horn. Dente lupus cornu taurus petit
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Unsorted

If you treat with courtesy your equal who is privileged to resent an impertinence how much more cautious should you be to your dependents from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
Robert Chambers   Category: Unsorted

Genius is not so much about new ideas as it is about clarity of ideas. Two people can have the same idea yet it will be genius in the one and mediocrity in the other.
Kevin Solway   Category: Unsorted

[Upon proving that the best betting strategy for Gamblers Ruin was to bet all on the first trial.] It is true that a man who does this is a fool. I have only proved that a man who does anything else is an even bigger fool.
Julian Lowell Coolidge   Category: Unsorted

Will. Honeycomb calls these over-offended ladies the outrageously virtuous.
Sir Richard Steele   Category: Unsorted

Theres a bit of magic in everything and some loss to even things out.
Lou Reed   Category: Unsorted

Ho! why dost thou shiver and shake Gaffer Grey? And why does thy nose look so blue?
Thomas Holcroft   Category: Unsorted

The person who strays away from the source is unroofed and is like dust blown about by the wind.
Molefi Kete Asante   Category: Unsorted

Someday we may have a grownup for President again.
Jennifer Roback Mores   Category: Unsorted

I consider the world as made for me not me for the world. It is my maxim therefore to enjoy it while I can and let futurity shift for itself.
Tobias Smollett   Category: Unsorted

Im old old enough to play baseball or football. Im not eight yet. My Mom told me when you start baseball you arent going to be able to run that fast because you had an operation. I told Mom I wouldnt need to run fast. When I play baseball Ill just hit them out of the park. Then Ill be able to walk.
Edward J. McGrath Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Gardening takes a plot of land a hoe and willing muscles. Scratching the soil harvesting garden fruits are peaceful results. With a garden there is hope.
Grace Firth   Category: Unsorted

Poverty is the discoverer of all the arts.
Apollonius   Category: Unsorted

He who desires to become a spiritual man must not be ever taking note of others and above all of their sins lest he fall into wrath and bitterness and a judging spirit towards his neighbors.
John Tauler   Category: Unsorted

Its possible to fight intolerance stupidity and fanaticism when they come separately. When you get all three together its probably wiser to get out if only to preserve your sanity.
P. D. James   Category: Unsorted

Learning like money may be of so base a coin as to be utterly void of use; or if sterling may require good management to make it serve the purposes of sense or happiness.
Shenstone   Category: Unsorted

The Spirit of the Eternal shot out of his Body like a sheet of lightning that radiated at once on the billows of the Seven millions of skies and my ten splendors were his limbs.
Zohar   Category: Unsorted

Thinking is but an idle waste of thought And naught is everything and everything is naught.
Horace Smith   Category: Unsorted

Justice there is an air of nobility about the word. It calls to mind other words like equity fairness and truth. It speaks of honor and exactness. It speaks of righteousness. But sadly in today's world its application is often anything but noble honorable or righteous.
Lance B. Wickman   Category: Unsorted

The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.
Stephen Nachmanovitch   Category: Unsorted

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had means time influence and educational advantages but what he will do with the things he has.
Hamilton Wright Mabie   Category: Unsorted

The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes which are ... grandiose thoughts in embryo.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard   Category: Unsorted

I wont grow up I don't want to go to school Just to learn to be a parrot and recite a silly rule. If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree Ill never grow up never grow up never grow uuuuuuup not me. I wont grow up I don't w
Carolyn Leigh   Category: Unsorted

One sentence will undoubtedly be remembered till our republic ceases to exist. No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying he observed as to put the right man in the right place.
John Bach McMaster   Category: Unsorted

We were made to be human beings here and when people try to be anything else they generally get into some sort of scrapes.
Hannah Whitall Smith   Category: Unsorted

The gentleman [Josiah Quincy] cannot have forgotten his own sentiment uttered even on the floor of this House Peaceably if we can forcibly if we must.
Henry Clay   Category: Unsorted

Ideas go booming through the world louder than cannon. Thoughts are mightier than armies. Principles have achieved more victories than horsemen or chariots.
W. M. Paxton   Category: Unsorted

Jews don't go camping. Life is hard enough as it is.
Carol Siskind   Category: Unsorted

Ever negotiate with lawyers at a huge company? If they saw you drowning 100 feet from the shore they'd through you a 51-foot rope and say they went more than halfway.
Paul Somerson   Category: Unsorted

Mankinds role is to fulfill his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.
Morihei Ueshiba   Category: Unsorted

If this century is remembered for anything it will perhaps be for the speed with which we embrace things and let them go.
David Konigsberg   Category: Unsorted

Brisbane City Alderman: Sydney and Brisbane were planned by errant goats.
R. Harvey   Category: Unsorted

Wealth is not of necessity a curse nor poverty a blessing. Wholesome and easy abundance is better than either extreme; better for our manhood that we have enough for daily comfort; enough for culture for hospitality for Christian charity. More than this may or may not be a blessing. Certainly it can be a blessing only by being accepted as a trust.
Raymond Hitchcock   Category: Unsorted

After youve done a thing the same way for two years look it over carefully. After five years look at it with suspicion. And after ten years throw it away and start all over.
Alfred Edward Perlman   Category: Unsorted

No matter where the body is the mind is free to go elsewhere.
William Henry Davies   Category: Unsorted

The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism originality of thinking whimsicality even if you will eccentricity. That is something that can't be feigned faked imitated; something even a seasoned impostor couldn't be happy with.
Joseph Brodsky   Category: Unsorted

Women it is now quite clear Are very much like men. Except of course for here and there And sometimes now and then.
John A. Howard   Category: Unsorted

If we could raise one generation with unconditional love there would be no Hitlers. We need to teach the next generation of children from Day One that they are responsible for their lives. Mankinds greatest gift also its greatest curse is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
Dr. Elizabeth KĂĽbler-Ross   Category: Unsorted

It is pleasing to be pointed at with the finger and to have it said There goes the man.
Persius   Category: Unsorted

Careless of waste wallowing in refuse exterminating the enemies ... despising age denying human natural history fabricating pseudotraditions swamped in the repeated personal crises of the aging preadolescent; all are familiar images of American society. They are signs of private nightmares of incoherence and disorder in broken climaxes where technologies in pursuit of mastery create ever-worsening problems - private nightmares expanded to a social level.
Paul Shepard   Category: Unsorted

One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.
Loren Eiseley   Category: Unsorted

Wisdom is essential in a president the appearance of wisdom will do in a candidate.
Eric Sevareid   Category: Unsorted

No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive the trick is not to get frightened. Theres nothing wrong with being alone.
Wendy Wasserstein   Category: Unsorted

Look theres no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.
Fernando Pessoa   Category: Unsorted

People are much more alike inside than they are on the surface.
Verne Burnett   Category: Unsorted

If we have need of a strong will in order to do good it is still more necessary for us in order not to do evil.
Mole   Category: Unsorted

Change is a measure of time and in the autumn time seems speeded up. What was is not and never again will be; what is is change.
Edwin Way Teale   Category: Unsorted

Man must be prepared for every event of life for there is nothing that is durable.
Menander   Category: Unsorted

In other words the propositions of philosophy are not factual but linguistic in character that is they do not describe the behaviour of physical or even mental objects; they express definitions or the formal consequences of definitions. Accordingly we may say that philosophy is a department of logic. For we will see that the characteristic mark of a purely logical enquiry is that it is concerned with the formal consequences of our definitions and not with questions of empirical fact.
Alfred Jules Ayer   Category: Unsorted

Lord dismiss us with thy blessing Hope and comfort from above; Let us each thy peace possessing Triumph in redeeming love.
Robert Hawker   Category: Unsorted

Many things love to come and live off your plants including bacteria bugs birds and bunnies. If you don't control them entire crops can be ruined. The result of your careful cultivation in your garden and in your life can be lost to predators in a short time. ... Take a look at your life what toxic relationships substances and emotions are feeding on your energy and taking away from what you have to give to others. Eliminate them.
Vivian Elisabeth Glyck   Category: Unsorted

If we were to go back in time 100 years and ask a farmer what hed like if he could have anything hed probably say he wanted a horse that was twice as strong and ate half as many oats. He would not say he wanted a tractor. The point is technology changes things so fast that many people arent sure what the best solutions to their problems might be.
Philip Quigley   Category: Unsorted

The piece of equipment Im most found off is my telescope. The other night I had a superb view of the moon.
Arthur C. Clarke   Category: Unsorted

This is an industry of ideas and imagination and what we are selling is hope.
Steve Mayham   Category: Unsorted

... a friend ... showed me the kitchen in her new home with the words This is my office. I knew what she meant. This is where I do the work I want to the work I like and enjoy.
Shashi Deshpande   Category: Unsorted

A man who is at the top is a man who has the habit of getting to the bottom.
Joseph E. Rogers   Category: Unsorted

The price of wisdom is eternal thought.
Frank Birch   Category: Unsorted

I will age ungracefully until I become an old woman in a small garden doing whatever the hell I want.
Robin Chotzinoff   Category: Unsorted

To rise with the lark and go to bed with the lamb.
Andre Breton   Category: Unsorted

Its been the same since caveman days this game of love they just changed the trumps from clubs to diamonds.
Louise Erickson   Category: Unsorted

We cant win at home. We cant win on the road. As general manager I just cant figure out where else to play.
Pat Williams   Category: Unsorted

Our ultimate aim in this welfare work is to help Church members to become self-supporting and to obtain work they can do best. The Church with its members independent and free from debt with time to labor in the ministry can then successfully carry on the work of the Lord here on earth.
Henry D. Moyle   Category: Unsorted

Just pray for a tough hide and a tender heart.
Ruth Graham   Category: Unsorted

The fuel lights on Frank! Were all going to die! Wait wait... Oh my mistake thats the intercom light.
Gary Larson   Category: Unsorted

The virtues which keep this world sweet and the faithfulness which keeps it steadfast are chiefly those of the average man. The danger of the two-talent man is that he will be content with mediocrity.
W. Russell Bowie   Category: Unsorted

Work joyfully and peacefully knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
James Lane Allen   Category: Unsorted

If you wait to do everything until youre sure its right youll probably never do much of anything.
Win Borden   Category: Unsorted

He promoted the education of the parish clergy and wrote: He seems to me a very foolish man and very wretched who will not increase his understanding while he is in the world and ever wish and long to reach that endless life where all shall be made clear.
Alfred the Great   Category: Unsorted

Trees have from time immemorial been closely associated with magic. These stout members of the vegetable kingdom may stand for as long as a thousand years and tower far above our mortal heads. As such they are symbols and keepers of unlimited power longevity and timelessness. An untouched forest studded with trees of all ages sizes and types is more than a mysterious magical place it is one of the energy reservoirs of nature. Within its boundaries stand ancient and new sentinels guardians of the universal force which has manifested on the the Earth....
Scott Cunningham   Category: Unsorted

The air is like a butterfly With frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky And sings.
Alfred Joyce Kilmer   Category: Unsorted

Time still as he flies brings increase to her truth And gives to her mind what he steals from her youth.
Edward Moore   Category: Unsorted

Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princesses?
Elizabeth I   Category: Unsorted

In the pain the agony and the heroic endeavors of life we pass through a refiner's fire and the insignificant and the unimportant in our lives can melt away like dross and make our faith bright intact and strong. In this way the divine image can be mirrored from the soul. It is part of the purging toll exacted of some to become acquainted with God. In the agonies of life we seem to listen better to the faint godly whisperings of the Divine Shepherd.
James E. Faust   Category: Unsorted

He is very imprudent a dog; he never makes it his business to inquire whether you are in the right or the wrong never asks whether you are rich or poor silly or wise sinner or saint. You are his pal. That is enough for him.
Jerome Klapka Jerome   Category: Unsorted

In this temple As in the hearts of the people For whom he saved the Union The memory of Abraham Lincoln Is enshrined forever
Royal Cortissoz   Category: Unsorted

Despair kinda smells like burnt hair. Sounds great but smells lousy. Now fear... fear you can taste! Lets see fear kinda tastes like... like peaches peaches covered with fresh bone marrow
Matt Wagner   Category: Unsorted

Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or twig and then clinging to the very end revolve in the air feeling for something to reach something? That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing.
Albert Pinkham Ryder   Category: Unsorted

The American government is making nuclear weapons like theres no tomorrow.
Emo Philips   Category: Unsorted

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him
H.S.M. Burnes   Category: Unsorted

Grant us the wil1 to fashion as we feel Grant us the strength to labor as we know Grant us the purpose ribbed and edged with steel To strike the blow.
John Drinkwater   Category: Unsorted

Technology is an extension of our hands and our feet not our spirit.
Konstantinos Gavras   Category: Unsorted

How often I admire the taste shown in the garden which within the house may be indifferent. Here is an art which is today probably more perfect than at any previous time one which does not break with the past while it brings a sense of comely order and a radiant beauty to cottage and manor alike.
William Rothenstein   Category: Unsorted

The noblest workers of this world bequeath us nothing so great as the image of themselves. Their task be it ever so glorious is historical and transient but the majesty of their spirit is essential and eternal.
George Brown   Category: Unsorted

The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the language we use for their expression.
Eugene Wigner   Category: Unsorted

It is an experiment worth trying to be alone and to be quiet for a brief period every day. Under city conditions it may be difficult to carry out but most of us could do it if we tried. At any rate we should moderate the pace at which we are living. If we remain at high gear at top pressure we are bound to suffer from fatigue and strain.
Robert J. McCracken D.D.   Category: Unsorted

The common characteristics of people make a community possible but it is their uncommon qualities that make it better.
John H. Fischer   Category: Unsorted

A science is said to be useful if its development tends to accentuate the existing inequalities in the distribution of wealth or more directly promotes the destruction of human life.
Godfrey H. Hardy   Category: Unsorted

I can sing as well as Fred Astaire can act.
Fred Astaire   Category: Unsorted

Last night there came a frost which has done great damage to my garden ... It is sad that nature will play such tricks with us poor mortals inviting us with sunny smiles to confide in her and then when we are entirely within her power tricking us to the heart.
Nathaniel Hawthorne   Category: Unsorted

Here they hang a man first and try him afterwards.
Jean Baptiste Moliare   Category: Unsorted

In other living creatures ignorance of self is nature; in man it is vice.
Anicius Manilius Severinus Boethius   Category: Unsorted

Shes so aggravating shed give an aspirin a headache.
Frank Hughes   Category: Unsorted

The world of ideas which it [mathematics] discloses or illuminates the contemplation of divine beauty and order which it induces the harmonious connexion of its parts the infinite hierarchy and absolute evidence of the truths with which it is concerned these and such like are the surest grounds of the title of mathematics to human regard and would remain unimpeached and unimpaired were the plan of the universe unrolled like a map at our feet and the mind of man qualified to take in the whole scheme of creation at a glance.
J.J. Sylvester   Category: Unsorted

Seedsmen reckon that their stock in trade is not seeds at all ... its optimism.
Geoff Hamilton   Category: Unsorted

It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that this is war.
Charles Francis Adams   Category: Unsorted

When I am dead no pageant train Shall waste their sorrows at my bier Nor worthless pomp of homage vain Stain it with hypocritic tear.
Edward Everett   Category: Unsorted

In the business of life Man is the only product. And there is only one direction in which man can possibly develop if he is to make a better living or yield a bigger dividend to himself to his race to nature or to God. He must grow in knowledge wisdom kindliness and understanding.
V. C. Kitchen   Category: Unsorted

The substance of the winds is too thin for human eyes their written language is too difficult for human minds and their spoken language mostly too faint for the ears.
John Muir   Category: Unsorted

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
Galileo Galilei   Category: Unsorted

The best therapy for emotional blocks to math is the realization that the human race took centuries or millennia to see through the mist of difficulties and paradoxes which instructors now invite us to solve in a few minutes.
Lancelot Hogben   Category: Unsorted

The good Lord never gives you more than you can handle. Unless you die of something.
Guindon   Category: Unsorted

The stillness of the early morning scene enables me to take in and enjoy many things which pass me by during the bustle of the day. First there are the scents which seem even more generous with their offerings than they are in the evening.
Rosemary Verey   Category: Unsorted

It's great to be married to that special person that I can annoy for the rest of your life.
Bumper Sticker   Category: Unsorted

An individual's treatment and alternatives in life may depend as much on the reputation of the group to which that person belongs as on their own merit.
Catharine A. MacKinnon   Category: Unsorted

Pride like laudanum and other poisonous medicines is beneficial in small though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself even in a personal sense can please others.
Frederick Saunders   Category: Unsorted

You and I must not complain if our plans break down if we have done our part. That probably means that the plans of One who knows more than we do have succeeded.
Edward E Hale   Category: Unsorted

Every job has drudgery whether it is in the home in the professional school or in the office. The first secret of happiness is the recognition of this fundamental fact.
M. C. McIntosh   Category: Unsorted

Peace without justice is tyranny.
William Allen White   Category: Unsorted

Can success change the human mechanism so completely between one dawn and another? Can it make one feel taller more alive handsomer uncommonly gifted and indomitably secure with the certainty that this is the way life will always be? It can and it does!
Moss Hart   Category: Unsorted

True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal bullying insolence and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.
Shaftesbury III   Category: Unsorted

A man can do his best only by confidently seeking (and perpetually missing) an unattainable perfection.
Ralph Barton Perry   Category: Unsorted

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.
Aldo Leopold   Category: Unsorted

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
Natalie Goldberg   Category: Unsorted

In order to comprehend the beauty of a Japanese garden it is necessary to understand - or at least to learn to understand - the beauty of stone.
Lafcadio Hearn   Category: Unsorted

Talk about people whove lied to us about policy matters you know trading arms for hostages or I wont raise your taxes and those lies affect my life. Clintons lie doesnt affect my life.
Eleanor Clift   Category: Unsorted

An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.
Eugene J. McCarthy   Category: Unsorted

He who reads is never alone.
Helder Simone   Category: Unsorted

The fear of death keeps us from living not from dying.
Paul C. Roud   Category: Unsorted

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap even of the briefest than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Edward Lucas   Category: Unsorted

Traditionally sex has been a very private secretive activity. Herein perhaps lies its powerful force for uniting people in a strong bond. As we make sex less secretive we may rob it of its power to hold men and women together.
Thomas Szasz   Category: Unsorted

Speaking of Margaret Sanger Grandson Alexander Sanger head of Planned Parenthood of New York City said: She made people accept that women had the right to control their own destinies.
Margaret Sanger   Category: Unsorted

Let him love to-morrow who never loved before; and he as well who has loved let him love to-morrow. Cras amet qui numquam amavit; Quique amavit cras amet.
Gaius Valerius Catullus   Category: Unsorted

Time was invented by the Almighty God in order to give ideas a chance.
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler   Category: Unsorted

Few things concentrate the mind more efficiently than the necessity of saying what you mean. It brings you face to face with what you are talking about what you are actually proposing. It gets you away from the catch phrases that not merely substitute for thought but preclude it.
Edwin Newman   Category: Unsorted

On a freshman player: Hes big as a gorilla and strong as a gorilla. Now if he was smart as a gorilla hed be fine.
Sam Bailey   Category: Unsorted

Washington is in the clear upper sky.
Daniel Webster   Category: Unsorted

A flower often will reclaim a mood when nothing else will bring it back.
Dion Calthrop   Category: Unsorted

Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact drugs are dumb and self-indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb.
Courtney Love   Category: Unsorted

While we try to teach our children all about life our children teach us what life is.
Angela Schwindt   Category: Unsorted

Too many of us have a Christian vocabulary rather than a Christian experience. We think we are doing our duty when were only talking about it.
Charles F. Banning   Category: Unsorted

Thanks be to God says the Admiral the air is soft as in April in Seville and it is a pleasure to be in it so fragrant it is.
Christopher Columbus   Category: Unsorted

You worry too much about what goes into your mouth and not enough about what comes out of it.
Leah Chase   Category: Unsorted

Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player not the chess piece.
Ralph Charell   Category: Unsorted

Worry is evidence of an ill-controlled brain; it is merely a stupid waste of time in unpleasantness. If men and women practiced mental calisthenics as they do physical calisthenics they would purge their brains of this foolishness.
Enoch Arnold Bennett   Category: Unsorted

If written directions alone would suffice libraries wouldnt need to have the rest of the universities attached.
Judith Martin   Category: Unsorted

My Creed I would be true for there are those who trust me; I would be pure for there are those who care; I would be strong for there is much to suffer; I would be brave for there is much to dare. I would be friend to all the foe the friendless; I would be giving and forget the gift; I would be humble for I know my weakness; I would look up and laugh and love and lift.
Howard Arnold Walter   Category: Unsorted

Time spent on the knees in prayer will do more to remedy heart strain and nerve worry than anything else.
George David Stewart   Category: Unsorted

Love is an egotism of two.
Henri La Salle   Category: Unsorted

Before a fight between Riddick Bowe and Hector Gonzales: Generally when theres a lot of smoke ... theres just a whole lot more smoke.
George Foreman   Category: Unsorted

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz   Category: Unsorted

We can have unity in diversity and diversity in unity. We don't have to be like one another to enjoy sisterhood.
Barbara W. Winder   Category: Unsorted

Be sincere. Be simple in words manners and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh you can make him think and make him like and believe you.
Alfred E. Smith   Category: Unsorted

Observe this dew-drenched rose of Tyrian gardens A rose today. But you will ask in vain Tomorrow what it is; and yesterday It was the dust the sunshine and the rains.
Christina Rosetti   Category: Unsorted

Call time out when you need help and ask the Coach for help. Don't wait. Do it when you need it.
Paul H. Dunn   Category: Unsorted

It is no good making a fortune if you do not know how to enjoy it. Higher material standards are no good if you do not know how to use them for a better life. Economic ideals must include the ideal of beauty as well as the ideal of plenty. We want new capital far more capital than is being created today but we want it not only to advance material well-being but because we want a better and more beautiful life for the citizens.
Sir Basil Blackett   Category: Unsorted

From the beginning of Time through eternities I was among His hidden treasures. From Nothing He called me forth but at the End of Time I shall be recalled by the King.
Nahmanides   Category: Unsorted

We believed and I personally still believe that the so called Voice of God narration ubiquitous in documentaries destined for PBS is insulting to the audience. If you believe in the intelligence of your audience you don't need to tell them what to think and how to process the material theyre seeing.
Jayne Loader   Category: Unsorted

Four ducks on a pond A grass-bank beyond A blue sky of spring White clouds on the wing: What a little thing To remember for years To remember with tears.
William Allingham   Category: Unsorted

The fantasy which serves as a support for the figure of the Stalinist Communist is therefore exactly the same as the fantasy which is at work in the Tom and Jerry cartoons.
Slavoj Zizek   Category: Unsorted

I have... a terrible need... shall I say the word?... of religion. Then I go out at night and paint the stars.
Vincent van Gough   Category: Unsorted

Every human being of whatever origin of whatever station deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U. Thant   Category: Unsorted

There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute.
Patrick Stewart   Category: Unsorted

Self-help books are making life downright unsafe. Women desperate to catch a man practice all the ploys recommended by these authors. Bump into him trip over him knock him down spill something on him scald him but meet him.
Florence King   Category: Unsorted

The fairest things have fleetest end Their scent survives their close: But the roses scent is bitterness To him that loved the rose.
Francis Thompson   Category: Unsorted

But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness the Dreamless Sleep?
James Thurber   Category: Unsorted

The young man who has the combination of the learning of books with the learning which comes of doing things with the hands need not worry about getting along in the world today or at any time.
William S. Knudsen   Category: Unsorted

My centre is giving way my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
Marechal Ferdinand Foch   Category: Unsorted

I wish to God these calculations had been executed by steam.
Charles Babbage   Category: Unsorted

Even stones under mountain waterfalls compose odes to plum blossoms.
Onitsura   Category: Unsorted

The present illegitimacy ratio is not only unprecedented in the past two centuries; it is unprecedented so far as we know in American history going back to colonial times and in English history from Tudor times.
Gertrude Himmelfarb   Category: Unsorted

Chief of the Hunkpapa Sioux
Sitting Bull   Category: Unsorted

Before you try to convince anyone else be sure you are convinced and if you cannot convince yourself drop the subject.
John H. Patterson   Category: Unsorted

I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Samuel Beckett   Category: Unsorted

Ive been more bossed by my fortune than it has been bossed by me.
John P. Lippett   Category: Unsorted

I ll make thee glorious by my pen And famous by my sword.
James Graham Marquis of Montrose   Category: Unsorted

Force is always beside the point when sublety will serve.
Darius I of Persia   Category: Unsorted

You cannot find yourself only create yourself.
Anne B. Sekel   Category: Unsorted

La rama que crece torcida nunca se endereza. A branch that grows crooked or that is crooked from the beginning will never straighten out. If you don't learn right from wrong early on or if you don't learn manners when you are young you will never learn them later.
Bethania Maria   Category: Unsorted

Culture like the kingdom of heaven lies within us and not in foreign galleries and books.
Randolph S Bourne   Category: Unsorted

Maybe Computer Science should be in the College of Theology.
R. S. Barton   Category: Unsorted

When an individual is taken into custody or otherwise deprived of his freedom by the authorities and is subjected to questioning ... he must be warned prior to any questioning that he has the right to remain silent that anything he says can be used against him in a court of law that he has the right to the presence of an attorney and that if he cannot afford an attorney one will be appointed for him prior to any questioning if he so desires.
Earl Warren   Category: Unsorted

A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments.
Herodotus   Category: Unsorted

Theres no getting blood out of a turnip.
Frederick Marryat   Category: Unsorted

Is anybody happier because you passed his way? Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today? The day is almost over and its toiling time is through. Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word of you? Can you say tonight in parting with the day thats slipping fast That you helped a single brother of the many that you passed? Is a single heart rejoicing over what you did or said; Does the man whose hopes were fading now with courage look ahead? Did you waste the day or lose it? Was it well or sorely spent? Did you leave a trail of kindness or a scar of discontent? As you close your eyes in slumber do You that that GOD will say You have earned one more tomorrow by the work you did today?
John Hall   Category: Unsorted

But theres more than just solving the how–to problems. Ive often said that if were going to have a real rural renaissance Id just take the solving of the how–to problems for granted. The first thing Id provide would be festivals.
Ralph Borsodi   Category: Unsorted

Value is coextensive with reality.
Alfred North Whitehead   Category: Unsorted

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for moneys sake.
John Davison Rockefeller   Category: Unsorted

He who wishes to fulfill his mission in the world must be a man of one idea that is of one great overmastering purpose overshadowing all his aims and guiding and controlling his entire life.
Herbert Ernest Bates   Category: Unsorted

I don't meet competition. I crush it.
Charles Haskell Revlon   Category: Unsorted

When in perplexity the beguiling simplicity of the circle is like a raft to a drowning man.
Sir John C. Polkinghorne   Category: Unsorted

After there is great trouble among mankind a greater one is prepared. The great mover of the universe will renew time rain blood thirst famine steel weapons and disease. In the heavens a fire seen.
Michel de Nostradamus   Category: Unsorted

There were ten lepers healed and only one turned back to give thanks but it is to be noticed that our Lord did not recall His gift from the other nine because of their lack of gratitude. When we begin to lessen our acts of kindness and helpfulness because we think those who receive do not properly appreciate what is done for them it is time to question our own motives.
Clyde Francis Little   Category: Unsorted

We are all mad at some time or another.
Battista Mantuanus   Category: Unsorted

When a man has equipped himself by thought and study for a bigger job it usually happens that promotion comes along even before it is expected.
P. G. Winnett   Category: Unsorted

It's a rash man who reaches a conclusion before he gets to it.
Jacob Levin   Category: Unsorted

I wish theyd shut the gates and let us play ball with no press and no fans.
Dick Allen   Category: Unsorted

Its no go the merry-go-round its no go the rickshaw All we want is a limousine and a Ticket for the peep show.
Louis MacNiece   Category: Unsorted

Keeping in touch with childhood memories keeps us believing in life's simplest pleasures like a rainy afternoon a swingset and a giant puddle to play in.
Chrissy Ogden   Category: Unsorted

The first man gets the oyster the second man gets the shell.
Andrew Carnegie   Category: Unsorted

There are all told about 1700 koans of which present-day Japanese Zen masters use only 500 to 600 since many are repetitious or are not so valuable for training purposes.
Schuhmacher and Woerner   Category: Unsorted

Writing is good thinking is better. Cleverness is good patience is better.
Hermann Hesse   Category: Unsorted

A seven year old to a neighbor after the boy's house burned down Oh that was not our home. That was our house. We still have our home. We just don't have a place to put it right now.
Gene R. Cook   Category: Unsorted

The yielding marble of her snowy breast.
Edmund Waller   Category: Unsorted

Youre supposed to get tired planting bulbs. But its an agreeable tiredness.
Gail Goodwin   Category: Unsorted

If you really want to draw close to your garden you must remember first of all that you are dealing with a being that lives and dies; like the human body with its poor flesh its illnesses at times repugnant. One must not always see it dressed up for a ball manicured and immaculate.
Fernand Lequenne   Category: Unsorted

All of the evil that people have thrust upon chocolate is really more deserved by milk chocolate which is essentially contaminated. The closer you get to a pure chocolate liquor (the chocolate essence ground from roasted cacao beans) the purer it is the more satisfying it is the safer it is and the healthier it is.
Arnold Ismach   Category: Unsorted

An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.
Karl Kraus   Category: Unsorted

Thou shalt confess the vain pursuit Of human glory yields no fruit But an untimely grave.
Thomas Carew   Category: Unsorted

We have got to begin a vast reclamation project to revitalize religion for those to whom it means little or nothing. This can be done not by trying to persuade those outside the church to believe what we believe but by pointing out to them the presence of the unrecognized religion that already exists in their lives.
Theodore C. Speers D.D.   Category: Unsorted

There is not a woman in the world the possession of whom is as precious as that of the truths which she reveals to us by causing us to suffer.
Marcel Proust   Category: Unsorted

Give the people not hell but hope and courage.
John Murray   Category: Unsorted

Seek those who find your road agreeable your personality and mind stimulating your philosophy acceptable and your experience helpful. Let those who do not seek their own kind.
Jean Henri Fabre   Category: Unsorted

On average an infant laughs nearly two hundred times a day; an adult only twelve. Maybe they are laughing so much because they are looking at us. To be able to preserve joyousness of heart and yet to be concerned in thought: in this way we can determine good fortune and misfortune on earth and bring to perfection everything on earth.
I Ching   Category: Unsorted

Whether he admits it or not a man has been brought up to look at money as a sign of his virility a symbol of his power a bigger phallic symbol than a Porsche.
Victoria Billings   Category: Unsorted

Home is where we tie one end of the thread of life.
Martin Buxbaum   Category: Unsorted

Come seeking to know Him and I promise you will find Him and see Him in His true character as the risen redeeming Savior of the world.
Alexander B. Morrison   Category: Unsorted

By whatever basis human desires are classified the promise of an abundant life covers virtually all. To the spiritual it suggests escape from futility; to the sensuous it calls up visions of luxury; to the defeated it is a dream of success. To the idle it pledges ease; to the weary rest; to the frightened it means safety; to the anxious security; and to the improvident it conjures inexhaustible resources. Persuade a man that you can give him the thing he most desires and you will be his hero; offer him justification for his failures and he will be your disciple; assure him a boundless supply of loaves and fishes and he will seek to make you king.
Samuel Parkes Cadman   Category: Unsorted

Searching for plants I love the green around us the feeling of new life surrounding us as we hug between the rows
Lee Stapp   Category: Unsorted

The loving person makes other people feel good and he is usually a happy person himself. He is able to form strong long-lasting friendships.
Benjamin McLane Spock   Category: Unsorted

What bothers me about the journalistic tendency to reduce unmanageable reality to self-contained movie like little dramas is not just that we falsify when we do this. It is also that we really miss the good story.
Meg Greenfield   Category: Unsorted

Reply when asked What is jazz. Man if you gotta ask you'll never know.
Louis ‘Satchmo' Armstrong   Category: Unsorted

I happen to like household chores and resent them only when performing them makes it difficult for me to fulfill my professional duties.
Kay Boyle   Category: Unsorted

A society committed to the search for truth must give protection to and set a high value upon the independent and original mind however rasping however socially unpleasant it may be; for it is upon such minds in large measure that the effective search for truth depends.
Caryl Haskins   Category: Unsorted

The real essence of work is concentrated energy people who really have that in a superior degree by nature are independent of the forms and habits and artifices by which less able and less active people are kept up to their labors.
Walter Bagehot   Category: Unsorted

It took thrift and savings together with tremendous character and vision to make our nation what it is today. And it will take thrift and savings together with constant ingenuity and stamina to conserve our remaining resources to enable us to continue to be a great nation.
John W. Snyder   Category: Unsorted

Both class and race survive education and neither should. What is education then? If it doesnt help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
Beah Richards   Category: Unsorted

Dedicated workers are a necessary part of establishing the Lords Kingdom on earth.
Earl M. Monson   Category: Unsorted

No pressure no diamonds.
Mary Case   Category: Unsorted

The Lord called me by the way of simplicity and humility and this way He hath shown me in truth for me and those who will believe and imitate me. And therefore I would that ye name not to me any rule neither of St. Augustine nor St. Benedict nor of Bernard nor any way or form of living but that which was mercifully shown and given me by the Lord.
Saint Francis of Assisi   Category: Unsorted

There are no words that can be spoken to shatter the darkness. What is left is silence and the dawn must creep at its own pace as we wait. There are no words for how we feel. The silence of the night is the only thing that captures it and dawn the only thing to set it free. So we wait....
Karla Jameson   Category: Unsorted

The naked earth is warm with Spring And with green grass and bursting trees Leans to the suns kiss glorying And quivers in the sunny breeze.
Julian Grenfell   Category: Unsorted

We ordinary people sometimes frightened a little hiding our secret hopes want an ordinary love need someone to hold.
Basia   Category: Unsorted

Back and side go bare go bare Both foot and hand go cold; But belly God send thee good ale enough Whether it be new or old.
William Stevenson   Category: Unsorted

The weapons laboratory of Los Alamos stands as a reminder that our very power as pattern finders can work against us that it is possible to discern enough of the universes underlying order to tap energy so powerful that it can destroy its discoverers or slowly poison them with its waste.
George Johnson   Category: Unsorted

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think and to think is the beginning of a real education.
David Polis   Category: Unsorted

Without knowing oneself or examining oneself there is no point in human life. The human who refuses to do this might as well be an animal for that life form is pointless.
Stephen A. Fuqua   Category: Unsorted

If her functioning as a female is not enough to define woman if we decline also to explain her through the eternal feminine and if nevertheless we admit provisionally that women do exist then we must face the question: what is a woman?
Simone de Beauvoir   Category: Unsorted

In our daily lives we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful But the gratefulness that makes us happy.
Albert Clarke   Category: Unsorted

When my external environment is clouded in doubt and despair ... when the tempests of destruction are making my dreams of success tremble like the topmost spar of a helpless shipwhen the skies seem to hold the closing ruin of all my fondest hopes my mind superior amid the outrages of this material world rests upon the solid! immovable foundation of Faith. There is nothing in myself but all is in my Master.
P. D. Van Amburgh   Category: Unsorted

When love is gone theres always justice. And when justice is gone theres always force. And when force is gone theres always Mom. Hi Mom!
Laurie Anderson   Category: Unsorted

Getters generally don't get happiness; givers get it. You simply give to others a bit of yourself a thoughtful act a helpful idea a word of appreciation a lift over a rough spot a sense of understanding a timely suggestion. You take something out of your mind garnished in kindness out of your heart and put it into the other fellows mind and heart.
Charles H. Burr   Category: Unsorted

The Savior shows us that we either choose to allow ourselves to be acted upon from external influences or we choose to act for ourselves by internal convictions. In each circumstance we will resolve the issue before us by our choice of which source to follow. This is the most basic fact of our existence.
Loyd J. Ericson   Category: Unsorted

It was revealed to me many years ago with conclusive certainty that I was a fool and that I had always been a fool. Since then I have been as happy as any man has a right to be.
Alastair Sim   Category: Unsorted

Its when you run away that youre most liable to stumble.
Casey Robinson   Category: Unsorted

When you finally make the ends meet they move the ends
Matt Biershbach   Category: Unsorted

Arthur V. Berger commenting on the music of Aaron Copland: Here is at last an American that we may place unapologetically beside the great recognized creative figures of any other country.
Aaron Copland   Category: Unsorted

Women prefer men who have something tender about them especially the legal kind.
Kay Ingram   Category: Unsorted

A charge to keep I have A God to glorify; A never dying soul to save And fit it for the sky.
Charles Wesley   Category: Unsorted

The true function of philosophy is to educate us in the principles of reasoning and not to put an end to further reasoning by the introduction of fixed conclusions.
George Henry Lewes   Category: Unsorted

To meet the great tasks that are before us we require all our intelligence and we must be sound and wholesome in mind. We must proceed in order. The price of anger is failure.
Elwood Hendricks   Category: Unsorted

Construction on a purely spiritual basis is a slow business.... The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul....
Wassily Kandinsky   Category: Unsorted

Beyond Electrons The new believers of our age are they The men of science who have come to learn There is a will that points the cosmic ray A power that directs what they discern In atmosphere in star and wave and sod; Beyond electrons they discoverGod. From microscope and tube evolves a faith Of modern days sustaining ancient creeds; It is the scientist who makes a wraith Of doubt and find a God behind His deeds.
Adelaide Love   Category: Unsorted

It is regrettable for the education of the young that war stories are always told by those who survived.
Louis Scutenaire   Category: Unsorted

Value your words. Each one may be the last.
Stanislaw Jerszy Lec   Category: Unsorted

When we as youngsters would accuse our mother of picking on us her wise reply was All youll get from strangers is surface pleasantry or indifference. Only someone who loves you will criticize you.
Judith Crist   Category: Unsorted

In 1963 when I assigned the name quark to the fundamental constituents of the nucleon I had the sound first without the spelling which could have been kwork. Then in one of my occasional perusals of Finnegans Wake by James Joyce I came across t
Murray Gell-Mann   Category: Unsorted

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
Lincoln Steffens   Category: Unsorted

To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business for it means that once we know we must seek it. It alsomeans that without it life will be valueless.
Marsha Sinetar   Category: Unsorted

Each year the big garden grew smaller and Jane - who grew flowers by choice not corn or stringbeans - worked at the vegetables more than I did. Each winter I dreamed crops dreamed marvels of canning ... and each summer I largely failed. Shamefaced I planted no garden at all.
Donald Hall   Category: Unsorted

I don't want people to know what Im actually like. Its not good for an actor.
Jack Nicholson   Category: Unsorted

In all change well looked into the germinal good out-veils the apparent ill.
FRANCIS THOMPSON   Category: Unsorted

Golf is a spiritual game. Its like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
Amy Strum Alcott   Category: Unsorted

We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.
Stokely Carmichael   Category: Unsorted

Anchors aweigh my boys Anchors aweigh! Farewell to college joys We sail at break of day.
Alfred Hart Miles   Category: Unsorted

On announcing his retirement You can only milk a cow so long then youre left holding the pail.
Henry (Hank) Aaron   Category: Unsorted

My Majesty made for him a garden anew in order to present to him vegetables and all beautiful flowers.
Thutmose III   Category: Unsorted

With natures help humankind can set into creation all that is necessary and life sustaining.
Hildegard Von Bingen   Category: Unsorted

... well publicized facts are always the bane to the mind controllers.
Dr. Joost A. M. Meerloo MD   Category: Unsorted

Darwin is like a crab. It looks like a crab from the air and like a crab it can become very weak almost empty at times-but it always comes back again full and strong.
Granny Lum Loy   Category: Unsorted

All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.
William Cullen Bryant   Category: Unsorted

It was no great tragedy being Judy Garlands daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood yearsexcept they had little to do with being a child.
Liza Minnelli   Category: Unsorted

I think a good life is a ratio of one good moment against a thousand boring ones one good picture out of a roll of film one good friend against a dozen let-downs.
Ravi Veloo   Category: Unsorted

Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and Ill show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.
Lawrence D. Bell   Category: Unsorted

Andy Warhol is the only genius with an IQ of 60.
Gore Vidal   Category: Unsorted

Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Atticus Finch   Category: Unsorted

The martial airs of England Encircle still the earth.
Amelia B. Richards   Category: Unsorted

If you seek a monument look around. Si monumentum requiris circumspice
Sir Christopher Wren   Category: Unsorted

Justice is the constant and perpetual wish to render to every one his due.
Emperor Justinian   Category: Unsorted

I stand accused before you I have no tears to cry And you will never break me Until the day I die.
Gowan   Category: Unsorted

Some write their wrongs in marble: he more just Stoopd down serene and wrote them in the dust Trod under foot the sport of every wind Swept from the earth and blotted from his mind. There secret in the grave he bade them lie And grieved they could not scape the Almighty eye.
Samuel Madden   Category: Unsorted

Any book about gardens written for the pleasure of writing must have its sources in dreams. The visions of gardens beautiful and retired hover before the imagination and no real garden however humble but is invested in celestial light of cherished hopes of what it may become in fragrant flowers or what it might have been had fortune been kind.
Lena May McCauley   Category: Unsorted

My first view a panorama of brilliant deep blue ocean shot with shades of green and gray and white was of atolls and clouds. Close to the window I could see that this Pacific scene in motion was rimmed by the great curved limb of the Earth. It had a thin halo of blue held close and beyond black space. I held my breath but something was missing I felt strangely unfulfilled. Here was a tremendous visual spectacle but viewed in silence. There was no grand musical accompaniment; no triumphant inspired sonata or symphony. Each one of us must write the music of this sphere for ourselves.
Charles Walker   Category: Unsorted

God and my right.
Richard I   Category: Unsorted

To arrive at the simplest truth as Newton knew and practiced requires years of contemplation. Not activity. Not reasoning. Not calculating. Not busy behaviour of any kind. Not reading. Not talking. Not making an effort. Not thinking. Simply bearing in mind what it is one needs to know. And yet those with the courage to tread this path to real discovery are not only offered practically no guidance on how to do so they are actively discouraged and have to set abut it in secret pretending meanwhile to be diligently engaged in the frantic diversions and to conform with the deadening personal opinions which are continually being thrust upon them.
George Spencer Brown   Category: Unsorted

I believe that almost all important useful ideas are simple. Peter Whittle has recently put it nicely in an autobiographical essay. If a piece of work is heavy and complicated then it is wrong. ... Some writers feel that to express their ideas in simple terms is degrading. Some use complexity to disguise the paucity of their material. In fact simplicity is a virtue and when as here it is both original and useful it can represent a real advance in knowledge.
D. V. Lindley   Category: Unsorted

Fight the good fight With all thy might.
J. S. B. Monsell   Category: Unsorted

One might have expected Christians to be less indifferent to the perils of casting the first stone. Here is a report from Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo the official chronicler of the Indies under Holy Roman Emperor Charles V: Upon arriving there since what they found to eat was so meager some of these Christians seeing themselves in extreme hunger killed an Indian they had captured and roasted the entrails and ate them; and they put a good part of the Indian to stew in a large pot in order to bring along something to eat in the ships boat in which those who did this were travelling.
Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo   Category: Unsorted

Youth is fair a graceful stag Leaping playing in a park Age is gray a toothless hag Stumbling in the dark.
Isaac L. Peretz   Category: Unsorted

We have been told ... that this life is a necessary part in the course of progression designed by our Father. We have been taught ... to look upon these bodies of ours as gifts from God.... It has been declared in the solemn word of revelation that the spirit and the body constitute the soul of man; and therefore we should look upon this body as something that shall endure in the resurrected state beyond the grave something to be kept pure and holy.
James E. Talmage   Category: Unsorted

The conqueror and king in each of us is the ... Knower of truth.... Let that Knower awaken in us and drive the horses of the mind emotions and physical body on the pathway which that king has chosen.
George S. Arundale   Category: Unsorted

What we have done in the past is not sufficient now to prepare our youth.
Albert Theodore Tuttle   Category: Unsorted

Anyone with more than 365 pair of shoes is a pig.
Barbara Melser Lieberman   Category: Unsorted

There are three essentials to leadership: humility clarity and courage.
Fuchan YĂĽan   Category: Unsorted

This new integral of Lebesque is proving itself a wonderful tool. I might compare it with a modern Krupp gun so easily does it penetrate barriers which were impregnable.
E. B. van Vleck   Category: Unsorted

I agree that the fear of American cultural imperialism is shared by many people and I agree with your point about the invasive nature of television culture. But I wouldnt draw the next inference: that this is negative and therefore it must be stopped. I feel that one should address this influence in a way that takes away the negative edge through a positive counter-response. This way you reinforce and reaffirm your conviction in the inner values. You harness those beliefs and develop them with a greater degree of self-awareness. Thats the kind of response people should have instead of rejecting technology.
The Dalai Lama   Category: Unsorted

The physicist Leo Szilard once announced to his friend Hans Bethe that he was thinking of keeping a diary: I don't intend to publish it: I'm merely going to record the facts for the information of God. Don't you think God knows the facts? Bethe asked. Yes said Szilard He knows the facts but He does not know THIS VERSION OF THE FACTS.
Richard Lee Rhodes   Category: Unsorted

What an artist I die! Qualis artifex pereo!
Nero   Category: Unsorted

Family life is the source of the greatest human happiness. This happiness is the simplest and least costly kind and it cannot be purchased with money. But it can be increased if we do two things: if we recognize and uphold the essential values of family life and if we get and keep control of the process of social change so as to make it give us what is needed to make family life perform its essential functions.
Robert J. Havighurst   Category: Unsorted

[Executed by firing squad.] Take a step forward lads. It will be easier that way.
Erskine Childers   Category: Unsorted

I link dars many a slaveholderll git to Heaven. Dey don't know no better. Dey acts up to de light dey hab.
Harriet Tubman   Category: Unsorted

A book of quotations ... can never be complete.
Robert M. Hamilton   Category: Unsorted

The American Scream is the personification of the plague of madness sweeping the states. Only hes real
Peter Milligan   Category: Unsorted

Facts to become poetic must be fused with being.
Gerald Sykes   Category: Unsorted

Theres beauty all around our paths if but our watchful eyes can trace it midst familiar things And through their lowly guise.
Felicia Hemans   Category: Unsorted

How wonderful it is that we can start doing good at this very moment.
Anne Frank   Category: Unsorted

It is the invaluable merit of the great Basle mathematician Leonard Euler to have freed the analytical calculus from all geometric bounds and thus to have established analysis as an independent science which from his time on has maintained an unchallenged leadership in the field of mathematics.
Thomas Reid   Category: Unsorted

Brave old-flowers! Wall-flowers Gilly flowers Stocks! For even as the field-flowers from which a trifle a ray of beauty a drop of perfume divides them they have charming names the softest in the language; and each of them like tiny art-less ex-votos or like medals bestowed by the gratitude of men proudly bears three or four.
Maurice Maeterlinck   Category: Unsorted

The mouth keeps silent to hear the heart speak.
Alfred De Musset   Category: Unsorted

Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else.
Flip Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Listen to the extremists - changes come from them.
Esther Peterson   Category: Unsorted

The understanding of art depends finally upon ones willingness to extend ones humanity and ones knowledge of human life.
Ralph Ellison   Category: Unsorted

Happiness is being married to your best friend.
Barbara Weeks   Category: Unsorted

The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.
Newton Diehl Baker   Category: Unsorted

My spirit was lifted and my soul nourished by my time in the garden. It gave me a calm connection with all of life and an awareness that remains with me now long after leaving the garden.
Nancy Ross   Category: Unsorted

Im not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs. Requesting an epidural in advance of childbirth.
Madonna   Category: Unsorted

I like a tombstone cuz it weathers well and if it stands or if it crumbles only time will tell. and you can carve my name in marble you must cut it deep; therell be no dancing on the gravestone you must let me sleep.
Suzanne Vega   Category: Unsorted

Unfortunately our affluent society has also been an effluent society.
Hubert H. Humphrey   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym: Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens   Category: Unsorted

When the one man loves the one woman and the one woman loves the one man the very angels leave heaven and come and sit in that house and sing for joy.
Brahma   Category: Unsorted

Work is honorable. It is good therapy for most problems. It is the antidote for worry. It is the equalizer for deficiency of native endowment. Work makes it possible for the average to approach genius. What we may lack in aptitude we can make up for in performance....
J. Richard Clarke   Category: Unsorted

A master was explaining the nature of Tao to one of his novices. The Tao is embodied in all software regardless of how insignificant said the master. Is Tao in a hand-held calculator? asked the novice. It is came the reply. Is the Tao in a video game? continued the novice. It is even in a video game said the master. And is the Tao in the DOS for a personal computer? The master coughed and shifted his position slightly. The lesson is over for today he said.
Geoffrey James   Category: Unsorted

The fact that someone says something doesnt mean its true. Doesnt mean theyre lying but it doesnt mean its true.
Carl Edward Sagan   Category: Unsorted

Hail Mother who art the earth Hallowed be thy soil rock and flora that nourish and support all life. Blessed be thy wind that gives us breath and thy waters that quench bathe and refresh all living things. Holy Earth - as one - we praise your majesty grace and wonder.
Bill Faherty   Category: Unsorted

Hide not thy tears; weep boldly and be proud to give the flowing virtue manly way; it is natures mark to know an honest heart by.
Aaron Hill   Category: Unsorted

You must motivate yourself EVERYDAY!
Matthew Stasior   Category: Unsorted

Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
Paul Valery   Category: Unsorted

A wise word is more rare than the green emerald and one can find the word of wisdom even amongst the slave girls making grain.
Barbara De Angelis PhD   Category: Unsorted

I was a veteran before I was a teenager.
Michael Jackson   Category: Unsorted

There are three proven rules for good teeth: brush after every meal; see your dentist twice a year; and mind your own business.
Henry Boyd   Category: Unsorted

I can promise you that the spirit is a whole lot more anxious to help you than you are to be helped.
S. Dilworth Young   Category: Unsorted

Should I pluck it My hands Would defile the flower; I offer it as it stands To the Buddhas of the Three Worlds.
Empress Komyo Japan   Category: Unsorted

An epic is the easiest kind of picture to make badly.
Charlton Heston   Category: Unsorted

Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.
John Simon   Category: Unsorted

A fraud not really a baron and holding no high military rank von Steuben was a skilled drill master who taught the American army what it needed to win the war. He once said: The genius of this nation is not in the least to be compared with the Prussians the Austrians or French. You say to your soldier 'Do this and he doeth it but I am obliged to say This is the reason that you ought to do that and then he does it.
Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Baron von Steuben   Category: Unsorted

I saw a star I reached for it I missed. So I accepted the sky.
Scott Fortini   Category: Unsorted

Language shapes the way we think and determines what we can think about.
Benjamin Whorf   Category: Unsorted

I know that I am mortal and the creature of a day; but when I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars my feet no longer touch the earth but side by side with Zeus himself I take my fill of ambrosia the food of the gods.
Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy)   Category: Unsorted

On Laurence Olivier as Hamlet in a 1948 film: Oliviers idea of introspection was to hood his eyes dentalize his consonants and let the camera circle his blondined head like a sparrow looking for a place to deposit its droppings.
Robert Brustein   Category: Unsorted

Love may be a dream but marriage is a nightmare.
Joan Collins   Category: Unsorted

Thiar ain't no sense In gittin' riled!
Bret Harte   Category: Unsorted

This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdoms school.
Thomas Dekker   Category: Unsorted

Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese.
Billie Burke   Category: Unsorted

There are no failures only feedback.
R. Bandler   Category: Unsorted

To say the you behaved like animals is offensive to the animal creation because animals of the farmyard and field have an innate sense of decency.
Justice Cusack   Category: Unsorted

If youre bored with life you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things you don't have enough goals.
Lou Holtz   Category: Unsorted

If you want to know who is being hurt in this society go see what is being done and to whom in pornography and then go look for them other places in the world.
Catharine MacKinnon   Category: Unsorted

As the presence of those we love is as a double life so absence in its anxious longing and sense of vacancy is as a foretaste of death.
Anna Jameson   Category: Unsorted

True thinkers are characterized by a blending of clearness and mystery.
Victor Hugo   Category: Unsorted

The problem with property is that it takes so much of your time.
Willem de Kooning   Category: Unsorted

Anything that dims my vision for Christ or takes away my taste for Bible study or cramps me in my prayer life or makes Christian work difficult is wrong for me; and I must as a Christian turn away from it.
J. Wilbur Chapman   Category: Unsorted

Good taste consists first upon fitness.
George Curtiss   Category: Unsorted

It is apparent that no lifetime is long enough in which to explore the resources of a few square yards of ground.
Alice M. Coats   Category: Unsorted

His star will forever shine.
Bert Convy   Category: Unsorted

But a stranger in a strange land he is no one: men know him not-and to know not is to care not for.
Bram Stoker   Category: Unsorted

Mathematicians have long since regarded it as demeaning to work on problems related to elementary geometry in two or three dimensions in spite of the fact that it it precisely this sort of mathematics which is of practical value.
Branko GrĂĽnbaum   Category: Unsorted

It is man who has fallen not the beasts: that is the message even for the irreligious and to some extent salvation can be measured by his very treatment of them.
Roy Broadbent Fuller   Category: Unsorted

God does not take away trials or carry us over them but strengthens us through them.
Edward Bouverie Pusey   Category: Unsorted

Wife-Mother-Actress-Author The world will remember.
Eve Arden   Category: Unsorted

Blessings on thee maiden fair bare back bare legs bare here and there! With thy funny pantaloons and thy praising modern tunes! With thy red lips redder still smeared with rouge til fit to kill. With the face cream on thy face for thy blouse a bit of lace! Outward sunshine inward joy we'd nothing like you when I was a boy.
Mark Sauer   Category: Unsorted

Twisting inland the sea fog takes awhile in the apple trees.
Michael McClintock   Category: Unsorted

The essence of education is the education of the body.
Benjamin Disraeli   Category: Unsorted

THE HEART'S DEAD ARE NEVER BURIED.
Samuel Hoffenstein   Category: Unsorted

Zacharia Johnson argued that the new Constitution could never result in religious persecution or other oppression because: The people are not to be disarmed of their weapons. They are left in full possession of them.
Zacharia Johnson   Category: Unsorted

The leaves lay like hands upon the ground. When the wind rustles them they applaud softly.
Laura E. Stevens   Category: Unsorted

What a desolate place would be a world without flowers. It would be a face without a smile; a feast without a welcome. Are not flowers the stars of the earth? Are not our stars the flowers of heaven?
Clara L. Balfour   Category: Unsorted

Science is teaching man to know and reverence truth and to believe that only as far as he knows and loves it can he live worthily on earth and vindicate the dignity of his spirit.
Moses Harvey   Category: Unsorted

Some reckon time by stars And some by hours; Some measure days by dreams And some by flowers; My heart alone records My days and hours.
Madison J. Cawein   Category: Unsorted

Many kinds of religion are available some not even skin deep some mad and unsubstantial some as harmless as the rouge on the skin of a spinster. A good bit of religion today seems shallow. It does not seem to matter except behind stained glass windows on Sunday morning. It is not dishonest religion so much as restricted religion meaning it does not serve the purpose a way of thinking for a special time and a special place. It answers a thousand questions we have not asked and by its supposed sacred customs smothers the questions we might ask or die. For the truth is that our world is both hungry for faith and sick of it..
Samuel Miller   Category: Unsorted

NEVER BE MORE THAN 12 STEPS AWAY FROM CHOCOLATE!
Terry Moore   Category: Unsorted

Anything Ive ever done that ultimately was worthwhile ... initially scared me to death.
Betty Bender   Category: Unsorted

Often a dash of judgment is better than a flash of genius.
Howard W. Newton   Category: Unsorted

Pandemonium did not reign; it poured.
John Kendrick Bangs   Category: Unsorted

Sure its nice to win. But theres only one thing thats important to me and thats the money were going to get win or lose.... I don't love baseball I like it. And to me baseball means money and thats all I care about.
Vida Blue   Category: Unsorted

Power may justly be compared to a great river; while kept within it bounds it is both beautiful and useful but when it overflows its banks it is then too impetuous to be stemmed; it bears down all before it and brings destruction and desolation wherever it comes.
Andrew Hamilton   Category: Unsorted

Mankind continues to become gradually less cruel because a few people in every generation keep saying This isnt right. It hurts me to see it.
Joan Gilbert   Category: Unsorted

The sky and the strong wind have moved the spirit inside me till I am carried away trembling with joy.
Uvavnuk   Category: Unsorted

Know what you want.... Become your real self.
David Harold Fink   Category: Unsorted

To the victor belong the responsibilities.
Al Bernstein   Category: Unsorted

Curses are like processions; they return to the place from which they came.
Ruffini   Category: Unsorted

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have. Alan Bennett (1934 - ____) English dramatist actor In Independent on Sunday 27 January 1991.
Alan Bennett   Category: Unsorted

Summer fall winter spring The seasons rotate as each brings its special beauty to this earth of ours. Winters snow and Summers flowers Frozen rivers will flow come spring There is a renewal of everything.
Edna Frohock   Category: Unsorted

There arent enough days in the weekend.
Steven Wright   Category: Unsorted

That tree whose leaves are trembling: is yearning for something. That tree so lovely to see acts as if it wants to flower: it is yearning for something.
Diego Hurtado de Mendoza   Category: Unsorted

Better to die once and for all than live in continual terror.
Aesop   Category: Unsorted

Thus when a barber and a collier fight The barber beats the luckless collierwhite; The dusty collier heaves his ponderous sack And big with vengeance beats the barberblack. In comes the brick-dust man with grime oerspread And beats the collier and the barberred: Black red and white in various clouds are tost And in the dust they raise the combatants are lost.
Christopher Smart   Category: Unsorted

The day will happen whether or not you get up.
John Ciardi   Category: Unsorted

Its not easy being green.
Kermit the Frog   Category: Unsorted

If you cannot make money on one dollar if you do not coax one dollar to work hard for you you wont know how tomake money out of one hundred thousand dollars.
E. S. Kinnear   Category: Unsorted

The road to success is not to be run upon by seven-leagued boots. Step by step little by little bit by bitthat is the way to wealth that is the way to wisdom that is the way to glory.
Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton   Category: Unsorted

I hear a sudden cry of pain! There is a rabbit in a snare.
James Stephens   Category: Unsorted

Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
Leszczynski Stanislaus   Category: Unsorted

Alienation produces eccentrics or revolutionaries.
Jenny Holzer   Category: Unsorted

What is it about separation in any or all of its many forms and degrees that makes it so basic and so sinister so exciting and so repellent?
Marilyn Frye   Category: Unsorted

Who is so wise as to have a perfect knowledge of all things? Therefore trust not too much to thine own opinion but be ready also to hear the opinion of others. Thought thine own opinion be good yet if for the love of God thou foregoest it and followest that of another thou shalt the more profit thereby.
Thomas Ă  Kempis   Category: Unsorted

Geometry enlightens the intellect and sets ones mind right. All of its proofs are very clear and orderly. It is hardly possible for errors to enter into geometrical reasoning because it is well arranged and orderly. Thus the mind that constantly applies itself to geometry is not likely to fall into error. In this convenient way the person who knows geometry acquires intelligence.
Ibn Khaldun   Category: Unsorted

To play great music you must keep your eyes on a distant star.
Yehudi Menuhin   Category: Unsorted

If your eyes hurt after you drink coffee you have to take the spoon out of the cup.
Norm Crosby   Category: Unsorted

When life hands you a lemon say Oh yeah I like lemons. What else ya got?
Henry Rollins.   Category: Unsorted

Few of us have lost our minds but most of us have long ago lost our bodies.
Ken Wilbur   Category: Unsorted

Oh you who have been removed from God in his solitude by the abyss of time how can you expect to reach him without dying?
al-Hallaj   Category: Unsorted

It is asserted by most respectable writers upon our government that a well-regulated militia composed of the yeomanry of the country have ever been considered the bulwark of a free people. Tyrants have never placed any confidence on a militia composed of freemen.
John Dewitt   Category: Unsorted

Freedom after all is simply being able to live with the consequences of your decisions.
James X. Mullen   Category: Unsorted

According to real exact knowledge one force or two forces can never produce a phenomenon. The presence of a third force is necessary for it is only with the help of a third force that the first two can produce
Gurdjieff   Category: Unsorted

Technology in short cannot teach me how to do without technology.
Pico Iyer   Category: Unsorted

Winning Strategists are certain of triumph before seeking a challenge. Losing Strategists are certain to challenge before seeking a triumph.
Tzu Sun   Category: Unsorted

Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough people transcend apparent limits discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.
David Armistead   Category: Unsorted

You are what you do when it counts.
John Steakley   Category: Unsorted

The loss of liberty in general would soon follow the suppression of the liberty of the press; for it is an essential branch of liberty so perhaps it is the best preservative of the whole.
John Peter Zenger   Category: Unsorted

Our cities with their swollen populations and cliff dwelling high-rise buildings are breeding places for loneliness. Neighborhoods crumble under the housing development bulldozers and families scatter in pursuit of jobs and professions everywhere. In a world of wheels old and comfortable groupings of people have disappeared.
Allan Fromme   Category: Unsorted

Poverty is a form of hell caused by mans blindness to Gods unlimited good for him. You should be prosperous well supplied and have abundance of good because it is your divine heritage. Your creator wants you that way.
Catherine Ponder   Category: Unsorted

We can always stick together when we are losing but tend to find means of breaking up when were winning. In Grace under Pressure by Hastie 1984.
Thurgood Marshall   Category: Unsorted

When the bold branches Bid farewell to rainbow leaves Welcome wool sweaters.
B. Cybrill   Category: Unsorted

Theres more violence in one football game than there is in an entire hockey season and nobody ever talks about that.
Keith Allen   Category: Unsorted

It is always exciting to open the door and go out into the garden for the first time on any day.
Marion Cran   Category: Unsorted

So rests the sky against the earth. The dark still tarn in the lap of the forest. As a husband embraces his wifes body in faithful tenderness so the bare ground and trees are embraced by the still high light of the morning. I feel an ache of longing to share in this embrace to be united and absorbed. A longing like carnal desire but directed towards earth water sky and returned by the whispers of the trees the fragrance of the soil the caresses of the wind the embrace of water and light. Content? No no no -- but refreshed rested -- while waiting.
Dag Hammarskjöld   Category: Unsorted

Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving.
Rosalind Russell   Category: Unsorted

To name something is to wait for it in the place you think it will pass.
Imamu Amiri Baraka   Category: Unsorted

There is no business no avocation whatever which will not permit a man who has the inclination to give a little time every day to study.
Daniel Wyttenbach   Category: Unsorted

In writing biography fact and fiction shouldnt be mixed. And if they are the fiction parts should be printed in red ink the fact parts in black ink.
Catherine Drinker Bowen   Category: Unsorted

Remember that gardeners generally want to share knowledge and hear your comments so don't be shy about starting a conversation. Like artists most gardeners want to know how their creation communicates with the viewer. See if you can discover the spirit and vision behind the garden and reflect on what is moved within you.
Suzanne Edison   Category: Unsorted

Some people walk in the rain others just get wet.
Roger Miller   Category: Unsorted

Shuffle Off to Buffalo ...The honeymoon in store Is one that youll adore Im gonna take you for a ride Ill go home and pack my panties You go home and get your scanties And away well go Off were gonna shuffle Shuffle Off to Buffalo To Niagara in a sleeper Theres no honeymoon thats cheaper And the train goes slow Off were gonna shuffle Shuffle Off to Buffalo... For a little silver quarter We can have the Pullman porter Turn the lights down low Off were gonna shuffle Shuffle Off to Buffalo
Ruby Keeler   Category: Unsorted

Few men make themselves masters of the things they write or speak.
John Selden   Category: Unsorted

... every tree near our house had a name of its own and a special identity. This was the beginning of my love for natural things for earth and sky for roads and fields and woods for trees and grass and flowers; a love which has been second only to my sense of enduring kinship with birds and animals and all inarticulate creatures.
Ellen Glasgow   Category: Unsorted

Can any good come out of Nazareth? This is always the question of the wiseacres and the knowing ones. But the good the new comes from exactly that quarter whence it is not looked for and is always different from what was expected. Everything new is received with contemptfor it begins in obscurity. It becomes a power unobserved.
Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach   Category: Unsorted

The secret of successful writing lies in striking the right keys on the typewriter.
Evan Esar   Category: Unsorted

The imposition of stigma is the most common form of violence used in democratic societies.
R. A. Pinker   Category: Unsorted

For eleven months of the year the Franklin river is nothing but a brown ditch leech-ridden unattractive to the majority of people.
Robin Gray   Category: Unsorted

Mental attitude is more important than mental capacity.
Walter Dill Scott   Category: Unsorted

We all have to learn in one way or another that neither men nor boys get second chances in this world. We all get new chances to the end of our lives but not second chances in the same set of circumstances; and the great difference between one person and another is how he takes hold and uses his first chance and how he takes his fall if it is scored against him.
Thomas Hughes   Category: Unsorted

Good repute is water carried in a sieve.
Lalleswari   Category: Unsorted

For the cause that lacks assistance For the wrong that needs resistance For the future in the distance And the good that I can do.
George Linnæus Banks   Category: Unsorted

The great advantage of telling the truth is that one is so much more likely to sound convincing
Susan Howatch   Category: Unsorted

Women are enslaved by their own liberation.
Susan Faludi   Category: Unsorted

Launch out into the deep. One discovers by living in scorn of consequence.
Essie Summers   Category: Unsorted

A sudden thought strikes melet us swear an eternal friendship.
John Hookham Frere   Category: Unsorted

The greatest poets are those with memories so great that they extend beyond their strongest experiences to their minutest observations of people and things far outside their own self-centeredness.
Stephen Spender   Category: Unsorted

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. Its a way of entering into the quiet thats already thereburied under the 50000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.
Dr. Deepak Chopra   Category: Unsorted

Self education can be a bulwark against the boredom of retirement. More importantly in today's dynamic world without continuing education one is quickly pushed into the category of the relatively unlearned. Self-education involves thinking and thinking is hard work.
Lavor K. Chaffin   Category: Unsorted

Is getting well ever an art or art a way to get well?
Robert Lowell   Category: Unsorted

Pride is tasteless colorless and sizeless. Yet it is the hardest thing to swallow.
August B. Black   Category: Unsorted

The only thing it would be nice to have more of would be M&Ms. After 6 months on Space Station Mir.
Shannon Lucid   Category: Unsorted

Compromise is simply changing the question to fit the answer.
Merrit Malloy   Category: Unsorted

The United States of America will sound as pompously in the world or in history as The Kingdom of Great Britain.
Thomas Paine   Category: Unsorted

Someday Ill be a weather-beaten skull resting on a grass pillow Serenaded by a stray bird or two. Kings and commoners end up the same No more enduring than last nights dream.
Ryokan   Category: Unsorted

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
John Mason Brown   Category: Unsorted

Even with a dull ax you can blaze a trail.
Robert Powers   Category: Unsorted

Octobers poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.
Nova Bair   Category: Unsorted

Casey Jones! Orders in his hand. Casey Jones! Mounted to the cabin Took his farewell journey to that promised land.
T. Laurence Seibert   Category: Unsorted

Better to be without logic than without feeling.
Charlotte BrontĂ«   Category: Unsorted

I call that mind free which protects itself against the usurpations of society which does not cower to human opinion which feels itself accountable to a higher tribunal than mans which respects itself too much to be the slave of the many or the few.
William Ellery Channing   Category: Unsorted

As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry What is truth?
Richard Whately   Category: Unsorted

Underlying great doubt there is great satori where there is thorough questioning there will be thoroughgoing experience of awakening.
Ekaku Hakuin   Category: Unsorted

Im not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while there was always the risk of dating someone whod owned a lunch box with my picture on it.
Shaun Cassidy   Category: Unsorted

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin its the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
S.J. Perelman   Category: Unsorted

There is a theory of societal evolution that goes like this: Barbarians invent a new culture. A middle class emerges to manage and help perpetuate the culture. An aristocracy eventually develops out of the middle class and devotes their energies to making things comfortable for themselves. Finally a new set of barbarians smash everything apart and destroy the status quo so that the process must start all over again.
Alan Cross   Category: Unsorted

PEOPLE They range from animals to gods. They pray for you and they prey on you. They are bears for punishment and brutes for revenge. They want to be Everyone Everywhere Everything. Their restlessness fills them with wanderings and spurs them into wande
P. K. Thomajan   Category: Unsorted

The more zigzag the way the deeper the scenery. The winding path approaches the secluded and peaceful place.
Huang Binhong   Category: Unsorted

You just activated a nuclear warhead my friend.
John Travolta   Category: Unsorted

Not all happiness the senses devour whoever loves less retains the power.
Manfred Jurgensen   Category: Unsorted

Without faith a prayer has only form. Without faith a prayer has not heart or flame.
Guy Everton Tremaine   Category: Unsorted

The chief end of man as I see it is to find security have liberty to express his abilities enjoy the love of family and friends and to secure recognition of his talents to worship God in his own way and to participate in a government that will protect him in his exercise of these liberties and by education and training in the development of the arts and sciences and the techniques of their application help him to find his proper place in the scheme of things.
Clive Staples (Jack) Lewis   Category: Unsorted

Will corporal punishment help restrain criminal behavior? Some well-intentioned experts say no. But one group that disagrees with these experts is the criminals themselves. Criminals know that punishment works and they use it every day all over America. Criminals demand absolute obedience and if corporal punishment doesnt work then they will use capital punishment for they know that the fear of death is the best deterrent for disobedience. Even the experts tell us that when being attacked by a criminal obey him because to resist may bring even more punishment. So does punishment work? It sure does. The problem is the wrong people are being punished.
Charles Taylor   Category: Unsorted

That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.
Emily Kimbrough   Category: Unsorted

We are living in a period which all too readily scraps the old for the new.... As a nation we are in danger of forgetting that the new is not true because it is novel and that the old is not false because it is ancient.
Joseph Kennedy   Category: Unsorted

As long as human beings go on shedding the blood of animals there will never be any peace.
Isaac Bashevis Singer   Category: Unsorted

The Internet is like a freight train roaring along while people are laying tracks in front of it. Its not just gaining on those laying tracks; its gaining on the steel mills.
Matt Mathis   Category: Unsorted

The happiest sweetest tenderest homes are not those where there has been no sorrow but those which have been overshadowed with grief and where Christs comfort was accepted. The very memory of the sorrow is a gentle benediction that broods ever over the household like the silence that comes after prayer. There is a blessing sent from God in every burden of sorrow.
James Russell Miller   Category: Unsorted

What he labels sexual she labels harassment.
Ellen Goodman   Category: Unsorted

An observant man in all his intercourse with society and the world constantly and unperceived marks on every person and thing the figure expressive of its value and therefore on meeting that person or thing knows instantly what kind and degree of attention to give it. This is to make something of experience.
John Foster   Category: Unsorted

There is no comfort in change But also no learning in the Steady drone of peace. There will be no greater sorrow Than watching you go Except for watching you grow old And tired here Clarity awaits Elsewhere
Stephani Perry   Category: Unsorted

Todays newest breed of employee is the self-manager. These workers are the ones who survived the recent. waves of downsizing both by seeking and capitalizing on new opportunities and by learning new skills. Because these employees increasingly possess the skills and technological tools to supervise themselvesindividually or in teamsthey are eliminating the need for layers of management. More executives will soon find their jobs redundant while self-managing frontline workers become highly valued and virtually fire-proof. Everyone should strive to become self-managed. It is clearly the direction business is taking.
John A. Challenger   Category: Unsorted

Addressing the Columbia crew after winning the intercollegiate regatta: I congratulate you most heartily upon the splendid victory you have won and the luster you have shed upon the name of Columbia College. I thank you for the Faculty of the College for the manifest service you have done to this institution.... I am convinced that in one day or in one summer you have done more to make Columbia College known than all your predecessors have done since the foundation of the college by this your great triumph.
Frederick A. P. Barnard   Category: Unsorted

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say Im a dreamer but Im not the only one. I hope someday youll join us and the world will be as one.
John Lennon   Category: Unsorted

It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
Edward W. Ziegler   Category: Unsorted

Friendships the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.
Nahum Tate   Category: Unsorted

Something greater than the Iliad now springs to birth Nescio quid maius nascitur Iliade
Propertius Sextus   Category: Unsorted

Real joy and happiness come from living in such a way that our Heavenly Father will be pleased with us. … One cannot break God's commandments and be happy. We should remember the scripture Wickedness never was happiness
W. Eugene Hansen   Category: Unsorted

There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature.
Stephen William Hawking   Category: Unsorted

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
Beverley Nichols   Category: Unsorted

I have discovered three things which have no geographical bordersclassical music American jazz and applause as the sign of the publics favor.
Jascha Heifetz   Category: Unsorted

It was so cold in New York City today that the Statue of Liberty had her torch under her dress.
David Letterman   Category: Unsorted

Factors necessary to develop us into real eminence in any field: Whatever may be the nature of our work or the character of our own vocational activity eminence always involves the following: [And then he named four factors and I want you to mark them.] 1. You must have the determination to excel. 2. You must have the willingness [And I want you to mark this.] to pay the price to study to live through disappointments with optimism and to accept the sacrifices necessary to succeed. [Now do you get the significance of that?] 3. You must have the steadfast pursuit of purpose doing the work day after day week after week yes year after year whether you feel like doing it or not. 4. You must have pride and faith in the virtue of your calling. [That is to say spiritual motivation.] (James F. Oates Address before the YMCA at Los Angeles California April 15 1960.)
James F. Oates   Category: Unsorted

El respeto al Derecho Ajeno es la Paz. English: Respect to thy neighbours rights is peace.
Benito Jurez   Category: Unsorted

Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich.
C. Northcote Parkinson   Category: Unsorted

Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge And the heart for truth.
Guizot   Category: Unsorted

A corner draft fluttered the flame And the white fever of temptation Upswept its angel wings that cast A cruciform shadow.
Boris Leonidovich Pasternak   Category: Unsorted

When a man gets up to speak people listen then look. When a woman gets up to speak people look; then if they like what they see they listen.
Pauline Frederick   Category: Unsorted

I cannot rid my mind of the fact that Herr Hitler has given us nothing and that he is dictating terms just as though he had won a war but without having had to fight.
Lord Halifax   Category: Unsorted

There was a compelling personal motive for Francos decision to thwart Hitler. He was part Jewish.
John Toland   Category: Unsorted

Major social movements... eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
Freda Adler   Category: Unsorted

Work is the best of all psychotherapy in my opinion.... As well might we expect a patient to recover without food as to recover without work.
Richard Clarke Cabot   Category: Unsorted

Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer And prayer drives away perplexity and trouble.
Philip Melanchton   Category: Unsorted

This man hath the right sow by the ear.
Henry VIII of England   Category: Unsorted

The happiest people spend much time in a state of flow - the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost for the sheer sake of doing it.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi   Category: Unsorted

This Englishwoman is so refined / She has no bosom and no behind.
Stevie Smith   Category: Unsorted

I ask the reader to remember that what is most obvious may be most worthy of analysis. Fertile vistas may open out when commonplace facts are examined from a fresh point of view.
L.L. Whyte   Category: Unsorted

We cannot too often tell ourselves that the real wealth of a nationthe only enduring worthwhile wealthis in the spiritual mental and physical health of the citizens and that in a democracy we are all trustees.
Sir Herbert Gepp   Category: Unsorted

I don't even get an allowance.
Macaulay Culkin   Category: Unsorted

God's protection is man's hope.
Vladimir II   Category: Unsorted

Me imperturbe standing at ease in nature.
Walt Whitman   Category: Unsorted

Who shares his life's pure pleasures And walks the honest road Who trades with heaping measures And lifts his brother's load Who turns the wrong down bluntly And lends the right a hand He dwells in God's own country He tills the Holy Land.
Louis F. Benson   Category: Unsorted

What is joy? It is a bird That we all want to catch. It is the same bird That we all love to see flying.
Sri Chinmoy   Category: Unsorted

The surprising thing about this paper is that a man who could write it would.
J. E. Littlewood   Category: Unsorted

Money is something you got to make in case you don't die.
Max Asnas   Category: Unsorted

The soul by an instinct stronger than reason ever associates beauty with truth.
Tuckerman   Category: Unsorted

Billy in one of his nice new sashes Fell in the fire and was burnt to ashes; Now although the room grows chilly I haven't the heart to poke poor Billy.
Harry Graham   Category: Unsorted

When asked if he thought dying was tough. Yes its tough but not as tough as doing comedy.
Edmund Gwenn   Category: Unsorted

The snow doesnt give a soft white damn whom it touches.
e. e. cummings   Category: Unsorted

Westward the star of empire takes its way.
George Bancroft   Category: Unsorted

We do not go to bed in single pairs; even if we choose not to refer to them we still drag there with us the cultural impedimenta of our social class our parents lives our bank balances our sexual and emotional expectations our whole biographiesall the bits and pieces of our unique existences.
Angela Carter   Category: Unsorted

We don't know when our name came into being or how some distant ancestor acquired it. We don't understand our name at all; we don't know its history and yet we bear it with exalted fidelity. We merge with it we like it we are ridiculously proud of it as if we had thought it up ourselves in a moment of brilliant inspiration.
Milan Kundera   Category: Unsorted

Under whose feet (subjected to His Grace) Sit nature fortune motion time and place.
Torquato Tasso   Category: Unsorted

To follow truth as blind men long for light To do my best from dawn of day till night To keep my heart fit for His holy sight And answer when He calls. This is my task.
Maude Louise Ray   Category: Unsorted

Happy is the soul that has something to look backward to with pride and something to look forward to with hope.
Oliver G. Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Time neither subtracts nor divides but adds at such a pace it seems like multiplication.
Bob Talbert   Category: Unsorted

PREDICTION If I chose Not to bear this child That in me grows Giving in To the well-respected And learned Philosophies of men There would be No crash of thunder At my decision; No lightning burst Or loud condemning voice From heaven Only bitter knowledge Forever after And the quiet pleased sound Of Satan's laughter.
Wanda Loveridge   Category: Unsorted

This world is full of beauty as other worlds above And if we did our duty it might be as full of love.
Gerald Massey   Category: Unsorted

No man eer felt the halter draw With good opinion of the law.
John Trumbull   Category: Unsorted

... She knew only that if she did or said thus-and-so men would unerringly respond with the complimentary thus-and-so. It was like a mathematical formula and no more difficult for mathematics was the one subject that had come easy to Scarlett in her schooldays.
Margaret Mitchell   Category: Unsorted

Oh a troubles a ton or a troubles an ounce Or a trouble is what you make it And it isnt the fact that youre hurt that counts But only how did you take it.
Edmund Vance Cooke   Category: Unsorted

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark   Category: Unsorted

Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is right wise King born of all England.
Sir Thomas Malory   Category: Unsorted

There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience.
St. Ambrose   Category: Unsorted

... desire cracks open the gates. If youre ready it will take you through. But nothing lasts forever time is the destroyer the wheel turns again and again watch out it will take you through.
Starhawk   Category: Unsorted

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.
Louis Adamic   Category: Unsorted

To know how other people behave takes intelligence but to know myself takes wisdom. To manage other people's lives takes strength but to manage my own life takes true power. If I am content with what I have I can live simply and enjoy both prosperity and free time. If my goals are clear I can achieve them without fuss. If I am at peace with myself I will not spend my life force in conflicts. If I have learned to let go I do not need to fear dying.
John Heider   Category: Unsorted

The awkward richness of possibilities seems to shatter any possible coherent theory of simplicity.
Slobkin   Category: Unsorted

The lofty oak from a small acorn grows.
Lewis Duncombe   Category: Unsorted

In the process of working with others youll experience great growth in yourself both emotional and spiritual. Your bond with your Heavenly Father will strengthen unmeasurably. This is both a calling and a sacred trust.
Betty Pettit   Category: Unsorted

A person who can write a long letter with ease cannot write ill.
Jane Austen   Category: Unsorted

I have seen boys on my baseball team go into slumps and never come out of them and I have seen others snap right out and come back better than ever. I guess more players lick themselves than are ever licked by an opposing team. The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself. Training counts. You cant win any game unless you are ready to win.
Connie Mack   Category: Unsorted

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
Henry Boye   Category: Unsorted

Of Sir Thomas More: As time requireth a man of marvelous mirth and pastimes and sometimes of as sad gravity as who say: a man for all seasons.
Robert Whittington   Category: Unsorted

Cullen in his last moments whispers I wish I had the power of writing or speaking for then I would describe to you how pleasant a thing it is to die.
Derby   Category: Unsorted

When Harel wished to put a joke or witticism into circulation he was in the habit of connecting it with some celebrated name on the chance of reclaiming it if it took. Thus he assigned to Talleyrand in the Nain Jaune the phrase Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
´Edouard Fournier   Category: Unsorted

Faith is like a pare of glasses I bring here and there with me The thrilling thing about them is the wondrous things I see. When life grows dark and dismal I don my magic glasses; the perspective soon grows fine. If I slip on this treasure I can toil with greater ease. Troubles and afflictions at length begin to please; The world become all rosy and as cheery as can be; I surely feel most grateful for the faith God gave to me. Perhaps you once had glasses but by faith no longer life Friend ask God for his pardon he is kind and will forgive; O cherish this dear treasure till you meet God up above then present faith as an offering with the gifts of hope and love.
Sister Mary Gemma Brunke   Category: Unsorted

Why has our poetry eschewed The rapture and response of food? What hymns are sung and praises said For the home made miracle of bread?
Louis Untermeyer   Category: Unsorted

I spent twenty-two seasons playing professional baseball. Naturally success in that field is measured by batting averages number of home runs and RBIs fielding averages ERAs and other statistics. Fame notoriety and the bright lights fade quickly. To me true success in life would be to develop both physically and spiritually to our fullest and to endure to the end!
Harmon Killebrew   Category: Unsorted

Trust not the world for it never payeth that it promiseth.
Augustine   Category: Unsorted

A reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure until he knows whether the writer of it be a black man or a fair man of a mild or choleric disposition married or a bachelor.
Joseph Addison   Category: Unsorted

Although every flower may possess secondarily its own specific symbolism for all that flowers generally are symbols of the passive principle. The calix of a flower like the chalice is the receptacle of heavenly instrumentality among the symbols of which dew and rain should be mentioned. Furthermore the way flowers grow up out of earth and water symbolizes manifestation rising out of these passive elements.... The allegorical use of flowers is endless.
Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant   Category: Unsorted

No one has completed his education who has not learned to live with an insoluble problem.
Edmund J. Kiefer   Category: Unsorted

Diffused knowledge immortalizes itself.
Sir James Mackintosh   Category: Unsorted

It is especially important in this discussion to recognize the unity of the total process from that first unimaginable moment of cosmic emergence through all its subsequent forms of expression until the present. This unbreakable bond of relatedness that makes of the whole a universe becomes increasingly apparent to scientific observation although this bond ultimately escapes scientific formulation or understanding. In virtue of this relatedness everything is intimately present to everything else in the universe. Nothing is completely itself without everything else. This relatedness is both spatial and temporal. However distant in space or time the bond of unity is functionally there. The universe is a communion and a community. We ourselves are that communion become conscious of itself.
Thomas Berry   Category: Unsorted

Let us then remember the deadand all warsgratefully. And let us hope that because of them we may become a touch better a thimbleful wiser and a handshake more tolerant of this changing world they did not live to see.
Arthur Hailey   Category: Unsorted

I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and its in the public arena but that doesnt entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here....
Francesca Annis   Category: Unsorted

Reprove not in their wrath excited men; good counsel comes all out of season then; but when their fury is appeased and past they will perceive their faults and mend at last. When he is cool and calm then utter it.
John Randolph of Roanoke   Category: Unsorted

I was nauseous and tingly all over.... I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Woody Allen   Category: Unsorted

There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them.
Jean Cocteau   Category: Unsorted

Some laws are unwritten but they are better established than all written ones. Quaedam non iura scripta sed omnibus scriptis certiora sunt
Marcus Annaeus Seneca the Elder   Category: Unsorted

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower share a bit of knowledge and it becomes anothers smile at someone and receive a smile in return are to me continual spiritual exercises.
Leo F. Buscaglia   Category: Unsorted

Man was not made to rust out in idleness. A degree of exercise is as necessary for the preservation of health both of body and mind as his daily food. And what exercise is more fitting or more appropriate of one who is in the decline of life than that of superintending a well–ordered garden? What more enlivens the sinking mind? What is more conducive to a long life?
Joseph Breck   Category: Unsorted

Money dishonestly acquired is never worth its cost while a good conscience never costs as much as it is worth.
Jean Petit Senn   Category: Unsorted

Next to the right of liberty the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution and the one which united with that of personal liberty has contributed more to the growth of civilization than any other institution established by the human race.
William Howard Taft   Category: Unsorted

The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
Barry M. Goldwater   Category: Unsorted

Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession; it is through creating not possessing that life is revealed.
Vida D. Scudder   Category: Unsorted

Recipe for Friendship: 1 level head 1 big heart 1 small mouth 1 good ear ...and a pinch of poor memory.
Lila Stuart   Category: Unsorted

I don't think well ever know all there is to know about gardening and Im just as glad there will always be some magic about it!
Barbara Damrosch   Category: Unsorted

The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated more destructive a lot madder and a lot saner than the average person.
Frank Barron   Category: Unsorted

As a moth gnaws a garment so doth envy consume a man.
Chrysostom   Category: Unsorted

Try to forget yourself in the service of others. For when we think too much of ourselves and our own interests we easily become despondent. But when we work for others our efforts return to bless us.
Sidney Powell   Category: Unsorted

Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse.
Anita Loos   Category: Unsorted

God doesnt have to put His name on a label in the corner of a meadow because nobody else makes meadows.
Cecil Laird   Category: Unsorted

When you make a mistake don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Hugh White   Category: Unsorted

Readiness for death is that of character rather than of occupation. It is right living which prepares for safe or even joyous dying.
Jacques Benigne Bossuet   Category: Unsorted

We live and learn but not the wiser grow.
Pomfret   Category: Unsorted

The trend is towards the bourgeois-smug.
Gânter Grass   Category: Unsorted

The habit of shedding blood or even of seeing it shed corrupts all sentiment of humanity.
Compte de Volney   Category: Unsorted

If my dear you seek to slumber Count of stars an endless number; If you still continue wakeful Count the drops that make a lakeful;
Franklin P. Adams   Category: Unsorted

It is best to be right about the big decisions of course but it is downright disastrous to let fear of being wrong keep you from ever sticking your neck out.
H.C.   Category: Unsorted

Compassion means that if I see my friend and my enemy in equal need I shall help both equally. Justice demands that we seek and find the stranger the broken the prisoner and comfort them and offer them our help. Here lies the holy compassion of God.
Mechtild   Category: Unsorted

If we are to understand the animals with whom we share the world we need to watch them interact with them without too much prejudice. Undestanding them we may also understand ourselves a little more. By seeing what constrains and motivates our kindred we may perhaps discover what the morals and manners of the human beasts might be.
Professor Stephen L. Clark   Category: Unsorted

Just as one year in a dogs life is equivalent to seven years in a human life one year in the high-technology business is like seven years in any other industry.
Regis Mc Kenna   Category: Unsorted

There was a land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world Gallantry took its last bow. Here was the last ever to be seen of Knights and their Ladies Fair of Master and of Slave. Look for it only in books for it is no more than a dream remembered a Civilization gone with the wind....
Sidney Howard   Category: Unsorted

I start drawing and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
Theodore Seuss Doctor Seuss Geisel   Category: Unsorted

For me a landscape does not exist in its own right since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life - the light and the air which vary continually. For me it is only the surrounding atmosphere which gives subjects their true value.
Claude Monet   Category: Unsorted

Peace is our gift to each other.
Elie Wiesel   Category: Unsorted

Culture is what is left after everything we have learned has been forgotten. It consists of a deepened understanding a breadth of outlook an unbiased approach and a heart that has deep sympathy and strength of courage.
Dr. G. Bromley Oxnam   Category: Unsorted

Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.
Bill Moyers   Category: Unsorted

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale   Category: Unsorted

Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure ... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas. -
George Crane   Category: Unsorted

Your own happiness increases the more you give your happiness away.
Bruce Bogaert   Category: Unsorted

Nobody writes if they have had a happy childhood.
Joseph Hergesheimer   Category: Unsorted

Experience praises the most happy is the one who made the most people happy.
Karl Marx   Category: Unsorted

Time marks us while we are marking time.
Theodore Roethke   Category: Unsorted

A wicked tongue sets England and France Fighting each other with spear and lance. A wicked tongue can break a bone Though a tongue itself has none.
Michael Rosen   Category: Unsorted

The parent can train the natures of children to remain fast while their habits change through the years. We must have a citizenry which will by long inner training be able to feel secure in a storm. No parent can raise that kind of child till he is himself that kind of person.
H. Clay Mitchell D.D.   Category: Unsorted

The things we accept as normal and enjoy today were considered impossible twenty-five years ago and beyond the power of man to achieve. The early Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon comic strips were fantastic and considered outside the realm of mans attain
Delbert L. Stapley   Category: Unsorted

Death is only an old door Set in a garden wall; On quiet hinges it gives at dusk When the thrushes call. Along the lintel are green leaves Beyond the light lies still; Very weary and willing feet Go over that sill. There is nothing to trouble any heart; Nothing to hurt at all. Death is only an old door In a garden wall.
Nancy Byrd Turner   Category: Unsorted

The art of living deliberately is the art of examining this vast storehouse of beliefs dropping the out-moded ones consciously choosing those that serve your goals and carefully crafting new ones in greatest alignment with your desires.
Richard Bishop   Category: Unsorted

John W. Gardner the president of the Carnegie Corporation in an address said this: The most important moral of all is that excellence is where you find it. I would extend this generalization to cover not just higher education but all education from vocational high school to graduate school. We must learn to honor excellence indeed to demand it in every socially accepted human activity however humble that activity and to scorn shoddiness however exalted the activity. An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because philosophy is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
Victor L. Brown   Category: Unsorted

Though the flesh be bugged the circumstances of existence are pretty glorious.
Jack Kerouac   Category: Unsorted

Ah the sweetness of youth Grow old yes But age with love And youth is yours forever
Mark MEB Baldock   Category: Unsorted

The competitive marketplace is strewn with good ideas whose time came and went because inadequate attention was given to moving rapidly and hitting an open window of opportunity. The same marketplace is strewn with broken glass of windows of opportunities hit after they were slammed shut.
Constantine Nicandros   Category: Unsorted

... and so castles made of sand slip into the sea eventually.
Jimi Hendrix   Category: Unsorted

I am not ambitious to appear a man of letters: I could be content the world should think I had scarce looked upon any other book than that of nature.
Robert Boyle   Category: Unsorted

I don't think you can get away with putting your talents in a toilet bowl and not having them flushed away. Forever. There is a level of murder of ones soul and of the culture that theyre supposed to be feeding vitamins to...
Sean Penn   Category: Unsorted

All of the great patriots now engaged in edging and squirming their way toward the Presidency of the Republic run true to form. That is to say they are all extremely wary and all more or less palpable frauds. What they want primarily is the job; the necessary equipment of unescapable issues immutable principles and soaring ideals can wait until it becomes more certain which way the mob will be whooping.
Henry Louis Mencken   Category: Unsorted

Others don't make us angry. There is no force involved. Becoming angry is a conscious choice a decision therefore we can make the choice not to become angry. We choose!
Lynn G. Robbins   Category: Unsorted

GILDA RADNER ON DOCTORS Doctors are whippersnappers in ironed white coats Who spy up your rectums and look down your throats And press you and poke you with sterilized tools And stab at solutions that pacify fools. I used to revere them and do what they said Till I learned what they learned on was already dead.
Gilda Radner   Category: Unsorted

The transcendent importance of love and goodwill in all human relations is shown by their mighty beneficent effect upon the individual and society.
George David Birkhoff   Category: Unsorted

People hate me because I am a multifaceted talented wealthy internationally famous genius.
Jerry Lewis   Category: Unsorted

We muse on miracles who look But lightly on a rose! Who gives it fragrance or the glint Of glory that it shows? Who hold it here between the sky And earth's rain-softened sod? The miracle of one pale rose Is proof enough of God!
Edith Daly   Category: Unsorted

An apocryphal story from the writings of Clement of Alexandria regarding John the Apostle quoted by John H. Vandenberg Conference Report October 1963 p.45 - p.46: ... about John the Apostle handed down and preserved in memory. When on the death of t
Saint Clement of Alexandria   Category: Unsorted

We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch or the country of our birth or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not most of us choose to die; nor do we choose the time or conditions of our death. But within all this realm of choicelessness we do choose how we shall live: courageously or in cowardice honorably or dishonorably with purpose or adrift. We decide what is important and what is trivial in life. We decide that what makes us significant is either what we do or what we refuse to do. But no matter how indifferent the universe may be to our choices and decisions these choices and decisions are ours to make. We decide. We choose. And as we decide and choose so are our lives formed. In the end forming our own destiny is what ambition is about.
Joseph Epstein   Category: Unsorted

Bury me on my face said Diogenes; and when he was asked why he replied Because in a little while everything will be turned upside down.
Laertius   Category: Unsorted

A flower without a stem is beauty waiting to die. A heart without love is a tear waiting to cry.
Octavio Paz Poet: gardener of epitaphs   Category: Unsorted

I learned respect for womanhood from my father's tender caring for my mother my sister and his sisters. Father was the first to arise from dinner to clear the table. My sister and I would wash and dry the dishes each night at Father's request. If we were not there Father and Mother would clean the kitchen together.
Robert D. Hales   Category: Unsorted

God is dead! Heaven is empty - Weep children you no longer have a father.
G-rard de Nerval   Category: Unsorted

What the hell you might be right you might be wrong ... but don't just avoid.
Katharine Hepburn   Category: Unsorted

My physics teacher points to a blank chalk board and explains things.
Chris Kelly   Category: Unsorted

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. I wrote that.
Henry Winkler   Category: Unsorted

O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee do not thou forget me.
Sir Jacob Astley   Category: Unsorted

If the masses of men were one-half as faithful to God and obedient to His commands as a dog is faithful to his master and obedient to his commands we would have a far better world to live in than we yet have found.
R. B. Harris   Category: Unsorted

No longer conscious of my movement I discovered a new unity with nature. I had found a new source of power and beauty a source I never dreamt existed.
Sir Roger Bannister   Category: Unsorted

I am the Lorax I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.
Dr. Suess   Category: Unsorted

... even those for whom cooking is an oppressive chore or a source of self-doubting anxiety acknowledge that a meal shared by friends and family is one of the bonding rituals without which the family society even can fall apart.
Antonia Till   Category: Unsorted

It doesnt happen all at once.... You become. It takes a long time.
Margery Williams   Category: Unsorted

Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place.
Robert Alan   Category: Unsorted

A single word often betrays a great design.
Jean Baptiste Racine   Category: Unsorted

The first rule of holes: when youre in one stop digging.
Molly Ivins   Category: Unsorted

A lie has always a certain amount of weight with those who wish to believe it.
E. W. Rice   Category: Unsorted

Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know the things he thinks he knows.
James Bryce   Category: Unsorted

It is the custom to sneer at the modern apartment-house television big-city Christmas with its commercial taint ... office parties artificial ... Christmas trees ... but future generations in search of their lost Christmases may well remember its innocence; yes and its beauty too.
Paul Gallico   Category: Unsorted

If is a word that has humbled many gardeners. But it hasnt made us quit.
Katherine Endicott   Category: Unsorted

To people who want to be rich and famous Id say Get rich first and see if that doesnt cover it.
Bill Murray   Category: Unsorted

One of lifes primal situations; the game of hide and seek. Oh the delicious thrill of hiding while the others come looking for you the delicious terror of being discovered but what panic when after a long search the others abandon you! You mustnt hide too well. You mustnt be too good at the game. The player must never be bigger than the game itself.
Jean Baudrillard   Category: Unsorted

Monotonously the lorries sway monotonously come the calls monotonously falls the rain. It falls on our heads and on the heads of the dead up the line on the body of the little recruit with the wound that is so much too big for his hip; it falls on Kemmerichs grave; it falls in our hearts.
Erich Maria Remarque   Category: Unsorted

A smile appears on the faces of most archaic figures a happiness of expression seeming to transcend that of human beings.
Francis Henry Taylor   Category: Unsorted

Do not let the good things in life rob you of the best things.
Buster Rothman   Category: Unsorted

Leaving his country for his countrys sake.
Charles Fitz-Geffrey   Category: Unsorted

Happy and successful cooking doesn't rely only on know-how; it comes from the heart makes great demands on the palate and needs enthusiasm and a deep love of food to bring it to life.
Georges Blanc   Category: Unsorted

Every living thing is a sort of imperialist seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself ... When we compare the (present) human population of the globe with ... that of former times we see that chemical imperialism has been ... the main end to which human intelligence has been devoted.
Bertrand Russell   Category: Unsorted

'Twas a sheep not a lamb that strayed away In the parable Jesus told; A grown-up sheep that had gone astray From the ninety and none in the fold. Out on the hillside out in the cold Twas a sheep the good shepherd sought And back to the flock safe in the fold Twas a sheep the good shepherd brought. And why for the sheep should we earnestly long And a earnestly hope and pray Because there is danger if they go astray. For the lambs will follow the sheep you know Wherever the sheep may stray; When the sheep go wrong it will not be long Till the lambs are as wrong as they. And so with the sheep we earnestly plead For the sake of the lambs today; If the lambs are lost; what a terrible cost Some sheep will have to pay.
C. D. Miller   Category: Unsorted

All courage is a form of constancy. It is always himself that a coward abandons first. After this all other betrayals come.
Cormac McCarthy   Category: Unsorted

A law of nature rules that energy cannot be destroyed. You change its form from coal to steam from steam to power in the turbine but you do not destroy energy. In the same way another law governs human activity and rules that honest effort cannot be lo
Paul Speicher   Category: Unsorted

All writers all people have their stores of private and family legends which lie like a collection of half-forgotten often violent toys on the floor of memory.
V. S. Pritchett   Category: Unsorted

Under the [Communications Decency Act] a parent allowing her 17 year old to use the family computer to obtain information on the Internet that she in her parental judgment deems appropriate could face a lengthy prison term.... Similarly a parent who sent his 17 year old college freshman information on birth control via e mail could be incarcerated even though neither he his child nor anyone in their home community found the material indecent or patently offensive if the college town's community thought otherwise. The breadth of this content based restriction of speech imposes an especially heavy burden on the Government to explain why a less restrictive provision would not be as effective as the CDA. It has not done so.
U.S. Supreme Court   Category: Unsorted

England home and beauty.
John Braham   Category: Unsorted

The word vegetable has no precise botanical meaning in reference to food plants and we find that almost all parts of plants have been employed as vegetables - roots (carrot and beet) stems (Irish potato and asparagus) leaves (spinach and lettuce) leaf stalk (celery and Swiss chard) bracts (globe artichoke) flower stalks and buds (broccoli and cauliflower) fruits (tomato and squash) seeds (beans) and even the petals (Yucca and pumpkin).
Charles Heiser   Category: Unsorted

Genius has somewhat of the infantine; But of the childish not a touch or taint.
Robert Browning   Category: Unsorted

Wake up look around memorize what you see it may be gone tomorrow everything changes. Someday there will be nothing but what is remembered there may be no-one to remember it.
Michael Dransfield   Category: Unsorted

Example sheds a genial ray That men are apt to follow So first improve your self today And then your friends tomorrow.
Marshall Clyde   Category: Unsorted

Art is the creation of forms symbolic of human feeling.
Susanne Langer   Category: Unsorted

Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
James Abram Garfield   Category: Unsorted

The patter of their feet as they walk through Jim Crow barriers to attend school is the thunder of the marching men of Joshua and the world rocks beneath their tread.
Paul Robeson   Category: Unsorted

Opportunity does not knock it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Kyle Chandler   Category: Unsorted

Of all the lands in the worlds temperate zones China has the greatest number of plant species; the eastern United States has the next largest number.
Edwin T. Morris   Category: Unsorted

Tones that sound and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
Beethoven   Category: Unsorted

We visited your temple an inspired work of God! And felt that he was with us as through the grounds we trod. We can't explain the feeling that swept from head to toe With the organ softly playing when at last we turned to go; But we knew that in his heaven God has planned a wondrous sight We had a glimpse of heaven when we visited last night!
Alice M. Fellinger   Category: Unsorted

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.
George Saunders   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus there exists no beautiful woman none at all because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
Paul Klee   Category: Unsorted

A soil whose air is deemed too pure for slaves to breathe in. [England.]
Francis Hargrave   Category: Unsorted

Is it not meningitis?
Louisa M. Alcott   Category: Unsorted

Anybody can be a heart specialist. The only requirement is loving somebody.
Angie Papadakis   Category: Unsorted

Liszt commenting on the music of Frederic Chopin: He confided ... those inexpressible sorrows to which the pious give vent in their communication with their Maker. What they never say except upon their knees he said in his palpitating compositions.
Frederic Chopin   Category: Unsorted

The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.
Edna St. Vincent Millay   Category: Unsorted

Life is so brief that we should not glance either to far backwards or forwards ... therefore study how to fix our happiness in our glass and in our plate.
Grimod de la Reyniere   Category: Unsorted

Theres nothing much really to say. Were agog.
James McManus   Category: Unsorted

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.
Zeno   Category: Unsorted

True liberty consists not merely in being free from something but also in being free for something.
Ralph W. Sockman   Category: Unsorted

What is important is that complex systems richly cross-connected internally have complex behaviours and that these behaviours can be goal-seeking in complex patterns.
W. Ross Ashby   Category: Unsorted

Dangling punch lines to forgotten stories remain in the language like the smile of the Cheshire cat.
William Safire   Category: Unsorted

No one returns with goodwill to the place which has done him a mischief.
Phædrus   Category: Unsorted

Unfortunately one can never know whether or not one has discovered the `secrete of the universe or whether the remaining compression required to unveil it is a minor one or a vast enterprise.
Barrow   Category: Unsorted

These stories and sayings contain patterns like blueprints for various inner exercises in attention mental posture and higher perception summarized in extremely brief vignettes enabling the individual to hold entire universes of thought in mind all at once without running through doctrinal discourses or disrupting ordinary consciousness of everyday affairs.
Cleary   Category: Unsorted

Touch us gently Time! Let us glide adown thy stream Gentlyas we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream.
Bryan Waller Procter   Category: Unsorted

To this day the more conventional biologists suffer from an obsessional fear of anthropomorphism and even put such words as hunger and fear between quotes (a literary solecism in any case) when writing about animals. The quotes are a way of saying I cannot get on without Anthropomorphism but I am ashamed to be seen with her in public.
C.W. Hulme   Category: Unsorted

They made us many promises more than I can remember but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land and they took it.
Unidentified Old Teton Sioux   Category: Unsorted

The devil is an angel too.
Miguel de Unamuno   Category: Unsorted

The strait that shall forever bear his hame.
Luis Vaz de Camões   Category: Unsorted

People who are knowledgeable about poetry sometimes discuss it in that knowing rather hateful way in which oenophiles talk about wine: robust delicate muscular. This has nothing to do with how most of us experience it the heart coming around the corner and unexpectedly running into the mind. Of all the words that have stuck to the ribs of my soul poetry has been the most filling.
Anna Quindlen   Category: Unsorted

Kind souls you wonder why love you When you you wonder why love none We love Fool for the good we do Not that which unto us is done!
Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Marie Louise de la Ramee
Ouida   Category: Unsorted

Computers are composed of nothing more than logic gates stretched out to the horizon in a vast numerical irrigation system.
Stan Augarten   Category: Unsorted

In Zen the important thing is to stop the course of the mind.
Takashina Rosen   Category: Unsorted

The bud stands for all things even for those things that don't flower for everything flowers from within of self-blessing; though sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness to put a hand on the brow of the flower and retell it in words and in touch it is lovely until it flowers again from within of self-blessing.
Galway Kinnell   Category: Unsorted

The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.
Shakti Gawain   Category: Unsorted

I knew in my heart that I wanted to know the garden intimately to know all the flowers in each season to be there from spring through autumn digging pruning planting feeding rejoicing. In short I had fallen in love.
Elizabeth Murray   Category: Unsorted

Go boldly forth my simple lay Whose accents flow with artless ease Like orient pearls at random strung.
William Scott Lord Stowell   Category: Unsorted

There came a man in days of old To hire a piece of land for gold And urged his suit in accents meek One crop alone is all I seek; That harvest o'er my claim I yield And to its lord resign the field. The owner some misgivings felt And coldly with
Lydia H. Sigoteney   Category: Unsorted

Gardeners I think dream bigger dreams than Emperors.
Mary Cantwell   Category: Unsorted

Theres no one to stop you but yourself.
R. David Thomas   Category: Unsorted

... personal soundness is not an absence of problems but a way of reacting to them.
Donald W. MacKinnon   Category: Unsorted

You don't need any brains to listen to music.
Luciano Pavarotti   Category: Unsorted

There are no dumb questionsonly dumb answers.
Marshall Loeb   Category: Unsorted

When you stand with your two feet on the ground you will always keep your balance.
Tao Te Ching   Category: Unsorted

Much of the present difficulty in industrial relations arises from the fact that too many employers as well as too many legislators take the Labor Leader more seriously than he deserves to be taken while taking the ordinary everyday middle-of-the-road wage-earner less seriously than he deserves to be taken.
Whiting Williams   Category: Unsorted

I advise my students to listen carefully the moment they decide to take no more mathematics courses. They might be able to hear the sound of closing doors.
James Caballero   Category: Unsorted

A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.
Barry Goldwater   Category: Unsorted

You cant fatten the pig on market day.
John Howard   Category: Unsorted

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
Reginald   Category: Unsorted

America is at that awkward stage; its too late to work within the system but too early to shoot the bastards.
Claire Wolfe   Category: Unsorted

I practice three hours daily on my violin so I won't get worse.
Jack Benny   Category: Unsorted

If you believe the noises of the world rather than the silences of your soul you will be lost.
Neale Donald Walsch   Category: Unsorted

Books give not wisdom where none was before But where some is there reading makes it more.
John Harrington   Category: Unsorted

He watched through a crack inside just pretending to be dead he wanted to fix each pallbearer in his memory ... it seems to me a telephone was installed in the coffin to someone yet again Stalin is sending his instructions.
Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko   Category: Unsorted

Actual evidence I have none But my aunts charwomans sisters son Heard a policeman on his beat Say to a housemaid in Downing Street That he had a brother who had a friend Who knew when the war was going to end.
Reginald Arkell   Category: Unsorted

People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats. These people adore being ignored.
Sir Henry Morgan   Category: Unsorted

A physician is nothing but a consoler of the mind.
Petronius   Category: Unsorted

A garden without trees scarcely deserves to be called a garden.
Henry Ellacombe   Category: Unsorted

Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
Joseph Hall   Category: Unsorted

Man is not merely a combination of appetites instincts passions and curiosity. Something more is needed to explain great human deeds virtues sacrifices martyrdom. There is an element in the great mystics the saints the prophets whose influence has been felt for centuries which escapes mere intelligence.
Lecomte Du Nouy   Category: Unsorted

I sing the first green leaf upon the bough The tiny kindling flame of emerald fire The stir amid the roots of reeds and how The sap will flush the briar.
Clinton Scollard   Category: Unsorted

England perfidious England.
Jacques-Benigne Bossuet   Category: Unsorted

In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.
Kozuko Okakura   Category: Unsorted

As I search the archives of my memory I seem to discern six types or methods [of judicial writing] which divide themselves from one another with measurable distinctness. There is the type magisterial or imperative; the type laconic or sententious; the type conversational or homely; the type refined or artificial smelling of the lamp verging at times upon preciosity or euphuism; the demonstrative or persuasive; and finally the type tonsorial or agglutinative so called from the shears and the pastepot which are its implements and emblem.
Benjamin Nathan Cardozo   Category: Unsorted

Prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to heaven and meditation the eye wherewith we see God.
Ambrose   Category: Unsorted

Thats my private ant. Youre liable to break its legs.
Dr Albert Sweitzer   Category: Unsorted

A little beetle passed me by. He didnt make much fuss He ran around my garden Like a tiny yellow bus.
Sylvia Gerditz   Category: Unsorted

People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.
Robert Half   Category: Unsorted

The sea is God's thoughts spread out.
Charles Morgan   Category: Unsorted

The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.
Jim Bishop   Category: Unsorted

Love me and never leave me Love nor ever deceive And I shall always bless you If I may undress you.
Ronald McCuaig   Category: Unsorted

Oh! don't you remember sweet Alice Ben Bolt Sweet Alice whose hair was so brown Who wept with delight when you gave her a smile And trembled with fear at your frown?
Thomas Dunn English   Category: Unsorted

The comfortable and comforting people are those who look upon the bright side of life; gathering its roses and sunshine and making the most that happens seem the best.
Dorothy Dix   Category: Unsorted

Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
Jack DuVall   Category: Unsorted

I cant believe Im having this conversation ... With you! Youve probably never read a book in your life that wasnt written by John Grisham. You don't get it. People like you are so content to write-off English. English just isnt about analysing stories if it was I wouldnt be like this. Stories novels whatever ... reflect something about the writer ... and the culture ... and the society that it came from. Its a mirror a mirror to ourselves. And when we do it right when we just get it we know something about ourselves. English is an understanding of the self. If we can see ourselves clearly we know the right decision to make. And if you don't know who you are and make the wrong choices what good is it if you can make two-hundred and fifty thousand?
Tyler Powell   Category: Unsorted

Obedience ... allows us to reach a higher and more spiritual level in life using our agency to do the will of the Lord.
Athos M. Amorim   Category: Unsorted

Smoking kills. If youre killed youve lost a very important part of your life.
Brooke Shields   Category: Unsorted

Love is but another name for that inscrutable presence by which the soul is connected with humanity.
William Simms   Category: Unsorted

The motto of science is not just Pauca but rather Plurima ex paucissimis – the most out of the least.
M. Bunge   Category: Unsorted

The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right.
Learned Hand   Category: Unsorted

The strongest argument for the unmaterialistic character of American life is ... that we tolerate conditions that are from a materialistic point of view intolerable ... the food we eat the cramped apartments ... the crowded subways.... American life in large cities at any rate is a perpetual assault of the senses and the nerves; it is out of asceticism out of unworldliness precisely that we bear it.
Mary McCarthy   Category: Unsorted

Not just any talk is conversation; not any talk raises consciousness. Good conversation has an edge: it opens your eyes to something quickens your ears. And good conversation reverberates: it keeps on talking in your mind later in the day; the next day you find yourself still conversing with what was said. That reverberation afterward is the very raising of consciousness; your minds been moved. You are at another level with your reflections.
James Hillman   Category: Unsorted

It is obvious ... that there are many lay people who can counsel more effectively than the minister can in such areas as adjusting to widowhood coming to terms with advancing age bringing principle to bear upon business decisions because they have expe
Howard B. Haines   Category: Unsorted

I used to trouble about what life was for now being alive seems sufficient reason.
Joanna Field   Category: Unsorted

Our way of living together in America is a strong but delicate fabric. It is made up of many threads. It has been woven over many centuries by the patience and sacrifice of countless liberty-loving men and women. It serves as a cloak for the protection of poor and rich of black and white of Jew and Gentile of foreign and native born. Let us not tear it asunder. For no man knows once it is destroyed where or when man will find its protective warmth again.
Wendell Lewis Willkie   Category: Unsorted

People need joy. Quote as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more.
Margaret Collier Graham   Category: Unsorted

We watch the liner in the distance glide Out from the sheltered waters of the bay Into the arms of ocean's vastness won. Enfolded in infinity of tide We lose it and the last faint smoke line gray Merges into the sunset and is gone. Vanished from sight and lost art thou at sea Swallowed in oceans blue immensity? Ah no. Though trackless be the deep and wide Thy pilot shall bring thee triumphantly Into the harbor on the other side.
Edith E. McGee   Category: Unsorted

The cradle rocks above an abyss and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
Vladimir Nabokov   Category: Unsorted

I went out into the garden in the morning dusk When sorrow enveloped me like a cloud; And the breeze brought to my nostril the odor of spices As balm of healing for a sick soul.
Moses Ibn Ezra   Category: Unsorted

When doctors differ who decides amid the milliard-headed throng?
Sir Richard Francis Burton   Category: Unsorted

Look to the future and not to the past To find those things you want to make last.
Jonivan   Category: Unsorted

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.
Don Wilder   Category: Unsorted

Justice being destroyed will destroy; Being preserved will preserve; it must never therefore be violated.
Manu   Category: Unsorted

Anger doesnt win games
Gary Beban   Category: Unsorted

This thing is a man. Look at what you are and what awaits you. Gaze on this image and learn what your own end will be.
Epitaph   Category: Unsorted

My efforts with Hollywood are like things written in water.
Anne Rice   Category: Unsorted

When I want to know what France thinks I ask myself.
Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle   Category: Unsorted

Those pleasures so lightly called physical.
Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette   Category: Unsorted

Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
(Leroy) Eldridge Cleaver   Category: Unsorted

Anger even when it punishes the faults of delinquents ought not to precede reason as its mistress but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind it calls just what it does cruelly.
Saint Gregory I   Category: Unsorted

Be not grieved above measure for thy deceased friends. They are not dead but have only finished the journey which it is necessary for every one of us to take. We ourselves must go to hat great place of reception in which they are all of them assembled and in this general rendezvous of mankind live together in another state of being.
Antiphanes   Category: Unsorted

He who loves best his fellow-man Is loving God the holiest way he can.
Alice Cary   Category: Unsorted

Never leave hold of what youve got until youve got hold of something else.
Donald Herzberg   Category: Unsorted

Mark young man the line you succeed in will be of your own finding. The Davids in life do not slay the Goliaths of difficulty and temptation in anothers armor even though it be the kings but with their own self-made weapons though they be nothing more formidable than a sling and a pebble.
G. E. Bishop   Category: Unsorted

It is the worst of madness to learn what has to be unpleasant.
Gerard Didier Erasmus   Category: Unsorted

The love of nature is religion and that religion is poetry; these three things are one thing. This is the unspoken creed of haiku poets.
Reginald Horace Blyth   Category: Unsorted

I accuse.
Israel Zola   Category: Unsorted

William Symonds in his 1612 history of the Virginia colonies also omits the Pocahontas episode relating instead that Smith secured his release through his own clever connivance: A month those Barbarians kept him prisoner many strange triumphes and co
William Symonds   Category: Unsorted

The main duty of the historian of mathematics as well as his fondest privilege is to explain the humanity of mathematics to illustrate its greatness beauty and dignity and to describe how the incessant efforts and accumulated genius of many generations have built up that magnificent monument the object of our most legitimate pride as men and of our wonder humility and thankfulness as individuals. The study of the history of mathematics will not make better mathematicians but gentler ones it will enrich their minds mellow their hearts and bring out their finer qualities.
G. Sarton   Category: Unsorted

None can have a healthy love for flowers unless he loves the wild ones.
Forbes Watson   Category: Unsorted

Your words are my food your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Sarah Bernhardt   Category: Unsorted

Babies don't need fathers but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
Amy Heckerling   Category: Unsorted

The founders of this nation understood that private morality is the fount from whence sound public policy springs. Replying to Washingtons first inaugural address the Senate stated: We feel sir the force and acknowledge the justness of the observation that the foundation of our national policy should be lain in private morality. If individuals be not influenced by moral principles it is in vain to look for public virtue.
Thomas G. West   Category: Unsorted

You may not have saved a lot of money in your life but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks you are a pretty rich man.
Seth Parker   Category: Unsorted

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
Archibald MacLeish   Category: Unsorted

Have confidence in your products and the house backing them have enthusiasm for your job call on your trade regularly and consistently treat your trade courteously and you will find that your customers will not have to be soldthey will be glad to buy.
O. B. Smith   Category: Unsorted

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen simply wait. Do not even wait be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked it has no choice it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
Franz Kafka   Category: Unsorted

Ah pray no mistake We are not shy; Were very wide awake The Moon and I.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert   Category: Unsorted

I totally disagree with the belief that nature was only made for the use of people. Human beings are not the center of the universe and if they are to sustain themselves it is vitally important for them to be awakened to how closely they are linked with the rest of nature.
Wynn Bullock   Category: Unsorted

We are not put on earth for ourselves but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others then in time of need someone will be there for you.
Jeff Warner   Category: Unsorted

As we strive to better understand how Jesus sees us and contemplate our own attempts to live as the Redeemer would have us live let us remember his instructing observations and their universal applications in literally all that we do: If ye love me keep my commandments. (John 14:15) and Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren ye have done it unto me. (Matt. 25:40).
Cecil O. Samuelson Jr.   Category: Unsorted

When the going gets tough look for an easier way.
Frank Jaster   Category: Unsorted

A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.
Joey Adams   Category: Unsorted

Only goal setters who are goal writers are predictably goal achievers.
Darby V. Checketts   Category: Unsorted

His epitaph: This tomb hold Diophantus Ah what a marvel! And the tomb tells scientifically the measure of his life. God vouchsafed that he should be a boy for the sixth part of his life; when a twelfth was added his cheeks acquired a beard; He kindled for him the light of marriage after a seventh and in the fifth year after his marriage He granted him a son. Alas! late-begotten and miserable child when he had reached the measure of half his fathers life the chill grave took him. After consoling his grief by this science of numbers for four years he reached the end of his life.
Diophantus   Category: Unsorted

Pan or Priapus was worshipped mainly in country areas and especially at harvest time. He was seen as the protector of flocks and wild animals. At the same time he was noted for his wanton behavior with human women and nymphs.
Priapus   Category: Unsorted

During your life everything you do and everyone you meet rubs off in some way. Some bit of everything you experience stays with everyone you've ever known and nothing is lost. That's what is eternal these little specks of experience in a great enormous river that has no end.
Harriet Doerr   Category: Unsorted

At sixty a man has passed most of the reefs and whirlpools. Excepting only death he has no enemies left to meet.... That man has awakened to a new youth.... Ergo he is young.
George Luks   Category: Unsorted

We are building may splendid churches in this country but we are not providing leaders to run them. I would rather have a wooden church with a splendid parson than a splendid church with a wooden parson.
Samuel Smith Drury   Category: Unsorted

My share of the work of the world may be limited but the fact that it is work makes it precious. Darwin could work only half an hour at a time; but in many diligent half-hours he laid anew the foundations of philosophy. Green the historian tells us that the world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
H. Kellogg   Category: Unsorted

A prudent person profits from personal experience a wise one from the experience of others.
Dr. Joseph Collins   Category: Unsorted

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart.
Mort Walker   Category: Unsorted

It is easy to embellish the pillars and insert beams in a home but hard to ge the huai tree to grow.
Yuan Yeh   Category: Unsorted

I suppose you know where this country would be where the world would be if everyone who got depressed by the papers stopped reading them.
Sue Kaufman   Category: Unsorted

We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly we should die.
Albert Camus   Category: Unsorted

There can be no freedom of the individual no democracy without the capital system the profit system the private enterprise system. These are in the end inseparable. Those who would destroy freedom have only first to destroy the hope of gain the profit of enterprise and risk-taking the hope of accumulating capital the hope to save something for ones old age and for ones children. For a community of men without property and without the hope of getting it by honest effort is a community of slaves of a despotic State.
Russell C. Leffingwell   Category: Unsorted

Politicians in government should be changed regularly like diapers for the same reason.
Richard Davies   Category: Unsorted

Whoever would lie usefully should lie seldom.
Lord Hervey   Category: Unsorted

Show me a person without prejudice of any kind on any subject and Ill show you someone who may be admirably virtuous but is surely no gardener. Prejudice against people is reprehensible but a healthy set of prejudices is a gardeners best friend. Gardening is complicated and prejudice simplifies it enormously.
Allen Lacy   Category: Unsorted

Im Charleys aunt from Brazil - where the nuts come from.
Brandon Thomas   Category: Unsorted

Gelfand amazed me by talking of mathematics as though it were poetry. He once said about a long paper bristling with formulas that it contained the vague beginnings of an idea which could only hint at and which he had never managed to bring out more clearly. I had always thought of mathematics as being much more straightforward: a formula is a formula and an algebra is an algebra but Gelfand found hedgehogs lurking in the rows of his spectral sequences!
Dusa McDuff   Category: Unsorted

Using today to mop up yesterday wipes out tomorrow.
Carol Hardgrove   Category: Unsorted

Telling a butler how to make good tea; Warm the pot first please then put two heaping teaspoonfuls in the pot no bags in boiling water and when its in stir it. And when it comes here I will stir it again.
Lynn Fontanne   Category: Unsorted

There is a central myth about British science and economic growth and it goes like this: science breeds wealth Britain is in economic decline therefore Britain has not done enough science. Actually it is easy to show that a key cause of Britains econ
Terence Kealey   Category: Unsorted

The function of a modern religion is to accumulate spiritual power in life and for life. We need that power all the time but if it has not been accumulated it is not there when we need it most. In a world like this particularly like the one at the present time can anyone get along just as well without the inspirations of religion? He cannot. Religion keeps us up to the everlasting effort to attain the best life and best things in life.
Minot Osgood Simons DD   Category: Unsorted

Explaining why President Bush wasnt following up on his campaign pledge that there would be no loss of wetlands: He didnt say that. He was reading what was given to him in a speech.
Richard Darman   Category: Unsorted

What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.
Bodie Thoene   Category: Unsorted

Say to the seceded States Wayward sisters depart in peace.
Winfield Scott   Category: Unsorted

You insist that there is something a machine cannot do. If you tell me precisely what it is a machine cannot do then I can always make a machine which will do just that.
John Louis von Neumann   Category: Unsorted

After all this is a world of rock and water and air. It is elemental. It is not ours.
Janet Kauffman   Category: Unsorted

Touch is the magic wand of intimacy. Love is keeping in touch.
Denis Waitley   Category: Unsorted

Patience! The windmill never strays in search of the wind.
Andy J. Sklivis   Category: Unsorted

September fruits are on the bough And the bright apple is king of all Red golden russet - brimming now Ripe for the picking before they fall.
David Squire   Category: Unsorted

Work is what you do for others Liebchen Art is what you do for yourself.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim   Category: Unsorted

Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins you die.
Stan Dale   Category: Unsorted

Sometimes Im so sweet even I cant stand it.
Julie Andrews   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics was born and nurtured in a cultural environment. Without the perspective which the cultural background affords a proper appreciation of the content and state of present-day mathematics is hardly possible.
R. L. Wilder   Category: Unsorted

Now I know I've got a heart because it's breaking.
Tin Woodsman   Category: Unsorted

A late lark twitters from the quiet skies.
William Ernest Henley   Category: Unsorted

Which is the woman which the child? The joyous laugh that opens doors steals sugared moments from the shelf? Or the dreamer mixing metaphors with tears to make a book of self To read aloud in winters rooms When summers sounds have ceased to bloom?
Katie Louchheim   Category: Unsorted

It is true that when we take chances we stand to lose. But it is also true that we will never win anything if we never even enter the game. Lucky people are aware of the possibility of losing and indeed they may lose often. But since the chances they take are small the losses tend to be small. By being willing to accept small losses they put themselves in position to make large gains.
Max Gunther   Category: Unsorted

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO? Will you follow another's pathway Or will you make your own? Will you build your house on another's sand Or on your own firm stone? Will you be a mold of many Or dare to be yourself? Are you going to be remembered Or forgotten on the shelf? Will you let another rule you From a false and fancied throne? Or will you wear the crown yourself? The decision's all your own. You can be just one in many Or you can stand alone But this one thing remember: Your life is all your own
Tilitha Waicekauskas   Category: Unsorted

He is wise who knows the sources of knowledge who knows who has written and where it is to be found.
A. A. Hodge   Category: Unsorted

Who made you? a boy of ten was asked. He stood in thoughtful silence for a moment and then measuring the length of a baby with his hands replied: God made me this long and I growed the rest. The mistake that was his in leaving out God in his growth suggests the truth that we are partly self-made men. God and parenthood and birthplace partly make us but we must make the rest by will and work.
Wilbur F. Crafts   Category: Unsorted

The truth of the Self cannot come through one who has not realized that he is the Self. The intellect cannot reveal the Self beyond its duality of subject and object. They who see themselves in all and all in them help others through spiritual osmosis to realize the Self themselves. This awakening you have known comes not through logic and scholarship but from close association with a realized teacher.
Uknown   Category: Unsorted

God bless you young women and young men who struggle through the worrisome teenage years. Some of you may not yet have found yourselves but you are not lost for Jesus is the Christ the Son of God our Savior and Redeemer.
Boyd K. Packer   Category: Unsorted

My task is really not to change myself but to become familiar with who I am.
Maureen Cook   Category: Unsorted

Those who have courage to love should have courage to suffer.
Trollope   Category: Unsorted

You need not choose evil; but have only to fail to choose good and you drift fast enough toward evil. You do not need to say I will be bad you have only to say I will not choose Gods choice and the choice of evil is already settled.
W. J. Dawson   Category: Unsorted

Atheistic morality is not impossible but it will never answer our purpose.
Roswell Dwight Hitchcock   Category: Unsorted

The man who rolls up his sleeves seldom loses his shirt.
Thomas Cowan   Category: Unsorted

This is what extremely grieves us that a man who never fought Should contrive our fees to pilfer on who for his native land Never to this day had oar or lance or blister in his hand.
Aristophanes   Category: Unsorted

It must be terrible to have to live among people and not like human nature.
William Feather   Category: Unsorted

Love is not blind – it sees more not less. But because it sees more it is willing to see less
Rabbi Julius Gordon   Category: Unsorted

I think that to have known one good old manone man who through the chances and mischances of a long life has carried his heart in his hand like a palm-branch waving all discords into peacehelps our faith in God in ourselves and in each other more than many sermons
George William Curtis   Category: Unsorted

In Mary Webb's Precious Bane ... what is finally evolved in us is more than the fairy-tale longing that our inner beauty will be seen so clearly it will make us beautiful before the world; it is the longing to be known and loved for all our blemishes our warts and wens and contradictions to be let in whole.
Erika Duncan   Category: Unsorted

The pen may be stronger than the sword ... but Id rather have a sword in a dark alley.
Andrew Warnick   Category: Unsorted

We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
Samuel Hopkins Adams   Category: Unsorted

The mere imparting of information is not education. Above all things the effort must result in making a man think and do for himself.
Carter G. Woodson   Category: Unsorted

But the case has proved that to be true which Appius says in his songs that each man is the maker of his own fate.
Gaius Sallustius Crispus Sallust   Category: Unsorted

Flowers are beautiful hieroglyphics of nature with which she indicates how much she loves us.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   Category: Unsorted

What I admire in Columbus is not his having discovered a world but his having gone to search for it on the faith of an opinion.
A. Robert Turgot   Category: Unsorted

Two years later this eighteenth-century French mathematician and astronomer hinted with admirable prescience at the role of genetics in evolution: The elementary particles which form the embryo are each drawn from the corresponding structure in the parent and conserve a sort of remembrance of their previous form so that in the offspring they will reflect and reproduce a resemblance to the parents ... We can thus readily explain how new species are formed... by supposing that the elementary particles may not always retain the order which they present in the parents but may fortuitously produce differences which multiplying and accumulating have resulted in the infinite variety of species which we see at the present time.
Peter Louis Moreau de Maupertuis   Category: Unsorted

Well back to the old drawing board.
Peter Arno   Category: Unsorted

No one minds what Jeffrey says: . . it is not more than a week ago that I heard him speak disrespectfully of the equator.
Sydney Smith   Category: Unsorted

The gardens of my youth were fragrant gardens and it is their sweetness rather than their patterns of their furnishings that I now most clearly recall.
Louise Beebe Wilder   Category: Unsorted

Love may be blind but it seems to be able to find its way around in the dark.
Ozzie St. George   Category: Unsorted

The citizen does not so much vote for a candidate as make a psychological purchase of him.
Joe McGinnis   Category: Unsorted

Heed ye Flower Bush and Tree By the Lady Blessed Be. Where the rippling waters go Cast a stone and truth youll know.
Dragon Willow   Category: Unsorted

Studious of ease and fond of humble things.
Ambrose Philips   Category: Unsorted

General Turgidson rants about the tremendous overkill potential of the nuclear offensive while minimizing the Soviet retaliatory counter-attack casualty statistics: Mr. President Im not saying we wouldnt get our hair mussed but I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed tops uh depending on the breaks.
George C. Scott   Category: Unsorted

Crossing the uplands of time Skirting the borders of night Scaling the face of the peak of dreams We enter the region of light And hastening on with eager intent Arrive at the rainbows end And here uncover the pot of gold Buried deep in the heart of a friend.
Grace Goodhue Coolidge   Category: Unsorted

Who has not been amazed to learn that the function y = e^x like a phoenix rising again from its own ashes is its own derivative?
Francois le Lionnais   Category: Unsorted

Pierre de Orville commenting on the music of Ernest Chausson: All his works exhale a dreamy sensitiveness that is peculiar to him.
Ernest Chausson   Category: Unsorted

Be yourself. No one can ever tell you youre doing it wrong.
James Leo Kerliy   Category: Unsorted

Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. wThis is the first step towards becoming either estimable or agreeable; and until it be taken there is no hope. wThe sooner the discovery is made the better as there is more time and power for taking advantage of it. Sometimes the great truth is found out too late to apply to it any effectual remedy.w Sometimes it is never found at all; and these form the desperate and inveterate causes of folly self-conceit and impertinence.
William Lamb Lord Melbourne   Category: Unsorted

You who are on the road must have a code that you can live by-* Youll find universal agreement on the value of a behavior code on the need for some sort of ethical system. Even the crooks count on honor among thieves and countries actually wage war according to certain rules. On the job and in the rest of our day-to-day living we each need a code for the road. *Crosby Stills & Nash in a hit song.
Price Pritchett   Category: Unsorted

In a place where there are no humans One must strive to be human
Rabbi Hillel   Category: Unsorted

Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
Annette Funicello   Category: Unsorted

Broadly speaking I learned to recognize sin as the refusal to live up to the enlightenment we possess: to know the right order of values and deliberately to choose the lower ones: to know that however much these values may differ with different people at different stages of spiritual growth for ones self there must be no compromise with that which one knows to be the lower value.
Margaret Bondfield   Category: Unsorted

A Gentle Man and a Gentleman
Jack Dempsey   Category: Unsorted

Let us keep our mouths shut and our pens dry until we know the facts.
Dr. A. J. Carlson   Category: Unsorted

Although Einstein enjoyed almost universal acclaim in his day history has exalted his genius still further by forgetting those few detractors who did exist.... Herbert Ives a physicist for Bell Laboratories remained unshakeably opposed to relativity t
Herbert E. Ives   Category: Unsorted

I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
Saint Gregory VII   Category: Unsorted

We did not flinch but gave our lives to save Greece when her fate hung on a razors edge.
Simonides of Ceos   Category: Unsorted

When the mathematician says that such and such a proposition is true of one thing it may be interesting and it is surely safe. But when he tries to extend his proposition to everything though it is much more interesting it is also much more dangerous. In the transition from one to all from the specific to the general mathematics has made its greatest progress and suffered its most serious setbacks of which the logical paradoxes constitute the most important part. For if mathematics is to advance securely and confidently it must first set its affairs in order at home.
Edward Kasner   Category: Unsorted

[His mind] was like a volcano full of fire and wealth sometimes calm often dazzling and playful but ever threatening. It ran swift as the lightning from one subject to another and occasionally burst forth in passionate throes of intellect nearly allied to madness.
Lady Marguerite Blessington   Category: Unsorted

There is bound to be a certain amount of trouble running any country. If you are president the trouble happens to you. But if you are a tyrant you can arrange things so that most of the trouble happens to other people.
Don Marquis   Category: Unsorted

I hope I have a little talent but a lot of it was luck. I went through setbacks. People said I looked too young people said I wasnt good nobody said Come here baby were going to make you a star. Early on when Id say Can I do some anchoring? people would look at me like I was crazy.
Katie Couric   Category: Unsorted

No sweat no sanctification.
Russ Gaippe   Category: Unsorted

Ive seen things you people wouldnt believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. Ive watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All these moments will be lost in time like tears in rain.
Roy Baty   Category: Unsorted

Every mans got to figure to get beat sometime.
Joe Louis   Category: Unsorted

Rabbits have a habit of coming for breakfast and staying for lunch. Now theres one leaf instead of a bunch.
Gerry Krueger   Category: Unsorted

Like him that lights a candle to the sun.
Andrew Fletcher   Category: Unsorted

All finite things have their roots in the infinite and if you wish to understand life at all you cannot tear out its context. And that context astounding even to bodily eyes is the heaven of stars and the incredible procession of the great galaxies.
W. MacNeile Dixon   Category: Unsorted

[Scientific enterprise] is usually conceived as being made up of four main kinds of interrelated activities: gathering data finding parsimonious descriptions of the data formulating explanatory theories and testing the theories. Sometimes the second category (description) and third (explanation) are merged. (note that they do not consider new data measuring devices among other things)
LangleySimonBradshaw and Zytkow   Category: Unsorted

If you have the desire you are halfway there.
E. Crique   Category: Unsorted

All the wild ideas of unbalanced agitators the world over in their ignorant and pitiable quest for happiness through revolution confiscation of property and crime cannot overthrow the eternal truth that the one route to happiness through property or government is over the broad and open highway of service. And service always means industry thrift respect for authority and recognition of the rights of others.
W. G. Sibley   Category: Unsorted

My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath:- a source of little visible delight but necessary.
Emily Brontµ   Category: Unsorted

Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Letitia Elizabeth Landon
L.E.L.   Category: Unsorted

When in the wondrous realms above Our Saviour had been called upon To save our world of sin by love He said Thy will O Lord be done. The Kings of kings left worlds of light Became the meek and lowly one; In brightest day or darkest night He said Thy will O Lord be done. No crown of thorns no cruel cross Could make our great Redeemer shun. He counted his own will but loss And said Thy will O Lord be done. We take the bread and cup this day In memory of the Sinless One And pray for strength That we may say As he Thy will O Lord be done.
Frank I. Kooyman   Category: Unsorted

The first thing to do in life is to do with purpose what one proposes to do.
Pablo Casals   Category: Unsorted

There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart.
Blaise Pascal   Category: Unsorted

Come into the mountains dear friend Leave society and take no one with you But your true self Get close to nature Your everyday games will be insignificant Notice the clouds spontaneously forming patterns And try to do that with your life.
Susan Polis Schutz   Category: Unsorted

Avoid the question why me?.' It saves a lot of grief
Wilhelmina Baird   Category: Unsorted

The dead have nothing except the memory they've left.
Ferenc Molnár   Category: Unsorted

It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion.
Sir Norman Angell   Category: Unsorted

How slow the shadow creeps: but when tis past How fast the shadows fall. How fast! How fast!
Hilaire Belloc   Category: Unsorted

How can you shorten the subject? That stern struggle with the multiplication table for many people not yet ended in victory how can you make it less? Square root as obdurate as a hardwood stump in a pasturenothing but years of effort can extract it. You cant hurry the process. Or pass from arithmetic to algebra; you cant shoulder your way past quadratic equations or ripple through the binomial theorem. Instead the other way; your feet are impeded in the tangled growth your pace slackens you sink and fall somewhere near the binomial theorem with the calculus in sight on the horizon. So died for each of us still bravely fighting our mathematical training; except for a set of people called mathematicians -- born so like crooks.
Stephen Butler Leacock   Category: Unsorted

By patience and determination rather than by a harsh upsetting of tradition we move toward our national aspirations.... This is the way we get things done in America. One man tells another does what he can till the sum of these efforts grows into a national aspirationa precious goal. Then occurs our miracle of democracy: because the groundwork has been surely laid the goal is already within our grasp.
Newton B. Drury   Category: Unsorted

Thou art never at any time nearer to God than when under tribulation which he permits for the purification and beautifying of thy soul.
Molinos   Category: Unsorted

When Im old Im never going to sayI didnt do this or I regret that. Im going to sayI don't regret a damn thing. I came I went and I did it all.
Kim Basinger   Category: Unsorted

I believe there are 15747724136275002577605653961181555468044717914527116709 366231425076185631031296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons.
Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington   Category: Unsorted

Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things but just look what they can do when they stick together.
Vista M. Kelly   Category: Unsorted

Alone thou goest forth O Lord in sacrifice to die; is this thy sorrow naught to us who pass unheeding by? Our sins not thine thou bearest Lord; make us thy sorrow feel till through our pity and our shame love answers loves appeal. This is earths darkest hour but thou dost light and life restore; then let all praise be given thee who livest evermore. Grant us with thee to suffer pain that as we share this hour thy cross may bring us to thy joy and resurrection power.
Peter Pierre Abelard   Category: Unsorted

Queer thing but we always think every other mans job is easier than our own. And the better he does it the easier it looks.
Eden Phillpotts   Category: Unsorted

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Dr. Rob Gilbert   Category: Unsorted

True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each day as it goes by.
E. S. Bouton   Category: Unsorted

To derive pleasure in being cruel is a very debasing matter. It shows a person to be unmindful of the sanctity of life and the meaning of life. There is something very foul and evil in the lives of men and women who delight in destroying helpless life especially in what is known as blood sports.
Rev. F.C. Baker   Category: Unsorted

Beneath the greatest love lies a hurricane of hate.
Phil Ochs   Category: Unsorted

Dry seeds scatter from my hand into the wind one clings as if to say there is in me something yet to be
Jeanne Emrich   Category: Unsorted

Because the world is so faithless I go my way in mourning.
Pieter Bruegel   Category: Unsorted

Smile and go crazy. Its the only way to keep sane.
Ina T. Martin   Category: Unsorted

You do not need to be loved not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime you are the only one you will never lose.
Jo Coudert   Category: Unsorted

... top management should spend 40 to 50 percent of its time educating and motivating its people ...
F. G. Buck Rodgers   Category: Unsorted

The world wants to be deceived.
Sebastian Brant   Category: Unsorted

The difference from a person and an angel is easy. Most of an angel is in the inside and most of a person is on the outside.
Fynn   Category: Unsorted

Teach to the the problems not to the text.
E. Kim Nebeuts   Category: Unsorted

If an animals not equipped to make sounds like talking it doesnt mean it cant think. All we have to do is to figure out how to make it convey its thoughts.
Alice Hopf   Category: Unsorted

We are all either fools or undiscovered geniuses.
Bonnie Lin   Category: Unsorted

The American family is not simply changing; it is getting weaker.... Family decline drives some of our most urgent social problems.... The heart of the family problem lies in the steady breakup of the two-parent home.
David Popenoe   Category: Unsorted

When a person is groping in life we say he has not found himself. This statement is not accurate. Self is created not found.
Grant Von Harrison   Category: Unsorted

The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts And persist in doing so generation after generation through all changes of opinion and detail is the one that must rule all observation.
John Weiss   Category: Unsorted

You will succeed best when you put the restless anxious side of affairs out of mind and allow the restful side to live in your thoughts .
Margaret Stowe   Category: Unsorted

Oak trees come out of acorns no matter how unlikely that seems. An acorn is just a trees way back into the ground. For another try. Another trip through. One life for another.
Shirley Ann Grau   Category: Unsorted

You can domesticate your body but you can't domesticate your face even by having a lift or having your nose bobbed. A face bears the reflection of our nature which in the beginning is veiled by the attractiveness of youth. But as soon as youth begins to go everything written on the face starts to come to the surface and pretty soon it's engraved there. No landscape can equal a human face that's been molded by its own owner.
Françoise Giroud   Category: Unsorted

As an artist grows older he has to fight disillusionment and learn to establish the same relation to nature as an adult as he had when a child.
Charles Burchfield   Category: Unsorted

Death observes no ceremony.
John Wise   Category: Unsorted

You talkin to me?
Robert De Niro   Category: Unsorted

It is an article of faith in my creed to pick the man who does not take himself seriously but does take his work seriously.
Michael C. Cahill   Category: Unsorted

Free inquiry if restrained within due bounds and applied to proper subjects is a most important privilege of the human mind; and if well conducted is one of the greatest friends to truth. But when reason knows neither its office nor its limits and when employed on subjects foreign to its jurisdiction it then becomes a privilege dangerous to be exercised.
Theodore Agrippa d' Aubigne   Category: Unsorted

What can ennoble sots or slaves or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards.
Alexander Pope   Category: Unsorted

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.
Jorge Luis Borges   Category: Unsorted

Personality is a person among persons. There is no personality of one man on a desert island.
Kilpatrick   Category: Unsorted

Remember that there is a difference between enthusiasm and poorly disguised panic. Enthusiasm builds bridges; panic tears them down.
Stephan Schiffman   Category: Unsorted

It is only to the finest natures that age gives an added beauty and distinction; for the most persistent self has then worked its way to the surface having modified the expression and to some extent the features to its own likeness.
Karl Blind   Category: Unsorted

Oh how lovely was the morning! Radiant beamed the sun above. Bees were humming Sweet birds Singing Music ringing through the grove. When within the shady woodland Joseph sought the God of love. Humbly kneeling sweet appealing `Twas the boys first uttered prayer When the powers of sin assailing Filled his soul with deep despair; But undaunted still he trusted In his heavnly Fathers care. Suddenly a light descended. Brighter far than noon-day sun And a shining glorious pillar Oer him fell around him shone. While appeared two heavnly beings God the Father and the Son. `Joseph this is my beloved; Hear Him! Oh how sweet the word! Josephs humble prayer was answered And he listened to the Lord. Oh what rapture filled his bosom For he saw the living God.
George Manwaring   Category: Unsorted

See when I paint it is an experience that at its best is transcending reality. When it is working you completely go into another place youre tapping into things that are totally universal completely beyond your ego and your own self. Thats what its all about.
Keith Haring   Category: Unsorted

Father eternal ruler of creation Spirit of life which moved ere form was made Through the thick darkness covering every nation Light to mans blindness O be Thou our aid.
Laurence Housman   Category: Unsorted

That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
Anatole France   Category: Unsorted

Oh would I were a boy again When life seemed formed of sunny years And all the heart then knew of pain Was wept away in transient tears!
Mark Lemon   Category: Unsorted

With me all is well Ego me bene habeo
Sextus Afranius Burrus   Category: Unsorted

There are two sides to every story at least.
Ann Landers   Category: Unsorted

Goodness does not consist in greatness but greatness in goodness.
Athenaeus   Category: Unsorted

... He had by now divested himself of schoolboy attitudes. He was unburdened by the desire to be a martyr or a hero. Any thoughts in that direction Belgica effectively had quashed. Heroism in the corrupt sense of the age almost by definition meant wanton self-sacrifice and bungling. For neither had he any taste. He wanted rational attainment; victory but not at any price. No point upon the globe was worth the cost of a single life.
Roland Huntford   Category: Unsorted

Shall not one line lament our forest race Struck out for you from wild creations face? Freedom the selfsame freedom you adore Bade us defend our violated shore.
Simon Pokagon   Category: Unsorted

The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence
Bruce Springsteen   Category: Unsorted

I remember there was someone. Someone to love. Someone to hate. And I was something. Something special. And proud of it. For a time. Then they turned on me. He turned on me. I remember ... dying.
Todd McFarlane   Category: Unsorted

Leibniz never married; he had considered it at the age of fifty; but the person he had in mind asked for time to reflect. This gave Leibniz time to reflect too and so he never married.
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle   Category: Unsorted

War is a profane thing.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf   Category: Unsorted

Of right and wrong he taught Truths as refined as ever Athens heard; And (strange to tell!) he practiced what he preached.
John Armstrong   Category: Unsorted

Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
Thomas Savage   Category: Unsorted

The universe exists under a reign of eternal law surpassing the imperfect laws of human government. Such orderliness such domination by law imply intelligent planning and purpose. Nothing happens of itself. Nowhere in the age-old experience of man has continued order been found except as the product of intelligent direction.
John Andreas Widtsoe   Category: Unsorted

Usefulness is not impaired by imperfection. You can still drink from a chipped cup.
Greta K. Nagel   Category: Unsorted

Lets not get too full of ourselves. Lets leave space for God to come into the room.
Quincy Jones   Category: Unsorted

Kindness causes us to learn and to forget many things.
Madame Anne Sophie Swetchine   Category: Unsorted

Young people who see Randle as a role model may learn to associate the terror of defenseless chickens as a form of amusement.
Ingrid Newkirk   Category: Unsorted

Every now and then you run across radiantly attractive people and youre delighted to find they adore you till you realize that they adore just about everybody and thats whats made them radiantly attractive.
Mignon McLaughlin   Category: Unsorted

The fallen hazel-nuts Stripped late of their green sheaths The grapes red-purple Their berries Dripping with wine Pomegranates already broken And shrunken fig And quinces untouched I bring thee as offering.
Hilda Doolittle   Category: Unsorted

We may reduce highway speeds just to save a few drops of fuel a thing we never would do just to save a few lives.
Lane Olinghouse   Category: Unsorted

Recipe for greatness To bear up under loss to fight the bitterness of defeat and the weakness of grief to be victor over anger to smile when tears are close to resist evil men and base instincts to hate hate and to love love to go on when it would seem good to die to seek ever after the glory and the dream to look up with unquenchable faith in something evermore about to be that is what any man can do and so be great.
Zane Grey   Category: Unsorted

I pray that we will treat each and every one of our Heavenly Father's children lovingly tenderly and individually as He would have us treat them. I also pray that we will always be mindful of the power each one of us has to make a difference and to influence the world in which we live.
W. Rolfe Kerr   Category: Unsorted

Never give up then for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stow   Category: Unsorted

Force never moves in a straight line but always in a curve vast as the universe and therefore eventually returns whence it issued forth but upon a higher arc for the universe has progressed since it started.
Kabbalah   Category: Unsorted

Coincidence is logical.
Johan Cruijff   Category: Unsorted

Genius is only patience.
Leclerc   Category: Unsorted

Homesickness for the gutter.
Emile Augier   Category: Unsorted

When its over it should be over. When a man is no longer at risk he loses touch. I think these fellows who think they have some long-term right to dignity and salary and expense accounts and company planes are all wrong. On December 21 1963 I walked out of there and said thats it: no office no secretaries. Nothing.
Ralph Cordiner   Category: Unsorted

Consequences schmonsequences as long as Im rich!
Chuck Jones   Category: Unsorted

January is the quietest month in the garden. ... But just because it looks quiet doesnt mean that nothing is happening. The soil open to the sky absorbs the pure rainfall while microorganisms convert tilled–under fodder into usable nutrients for the next crop of plants. The feasting earthworms tunnel along aerating the soil and preparing it to welcome the seeds and bare roots to come.
Rosalie Muller Wright   Category: Unsorted

Little problems are big problems for little minds.
Tom Zimmerman   Category: Unsorted

It seems to me that the thing that makes the theater worthwhile is the fact that it attracts so many people with ideas who are constantly trying to share them with the public. Real art is illumination. It gives a man an idea he never had before or lights up ideas that were formless or only lurking in the shadows of his mind. It adds stature to life.
Brooks Atkinson   Category: Unsorted

Few laws are of universal application. It is of the nature of our law that it has dealt not with man in general but with him in relationships.
Louis D. Brandeis   Category: Unsorted

The effort of the economist is to see to picture the interplay of economic elements. The more clearly cut these elements appear in his vision the better; the more elements he can grasp and hold in his mind at once the better. The economic world is a misty region. The first explorers used unaided vision. Mathematics is the lantern by which what before was dimly visible now looms up in firm bold outlines. The old phantasmagoria disappear. We see better. We also see further.
Irving Fisher   Category: Unsorted

Suddenly as rare things will it vanished.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning   Category: Unsorted

What I dream is an art of balance of purity and serenity devoid of troubling and depressing subject matter...a shooting calming influence on the mind something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
Henry Matisse   Category: Unsorted

The abundance of everything around was so great that over-ripe fruit strewed the ground unheeded while peas and beanstalks still loaded were blackening and yellowing in the sun; and vegetables running on all sides to waste.
Anne Marsh   Category: Unsorted

Wore a dress made of American Express gold cards to the Academy Awards. I was looking for an American symbol. A Coca-Cola bottle or a Mickey Mouse would have been ridiculous doing anything with the American flag would have been insulting and Cadillac hub caps were just too uncomfortable.
Lizzy Gardiner   Category: Unsorted

All business proceeds on beliefs or judgments of probabilities and not on certainties.
Charles W. Eliot   Category: Unsorted

Heaven is not the wide blue sky but the place where corporeality is begotten in the house of the Creative.
Lu Yen   Category: Unsorted

King Benjamin taught three basic principles that can help us retain a remission of our sins: first to remain humble; second to call upon the Lord daily; and third to stand steadfast in the faith.
Keith Crockett   Category: Unsorted

The first gatherings of the garden in May of salads radishes and herbs made me feel like a mother about her baby - how could anything so beautiful be mine. And this emotion of wonder filled me for each vegetable as it was gathered every year. There is nothing that is comparable to it as satisfactory or as thrilling as gathering the vegetables one has grown.
Alice B. Toklas   Category: Unsorted

You never know yourself till you know more than your body.
Thomas Traherne   Category: Unsorted

No man could be so wise as Thurlow looked.
Charles James Fox   Category: Unsorted

At days first light have in readiness against disinclination to leave your bed the thought that I am rising for the work of man.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus   Category: Unsorted

Never hurry; take plenty of exercise; always be cheerful And take all the sleep you need and you may expect to be well.
James F. Clarke   Category: Unsorted

When we touch this domain we are filled with the cosmic force of life itself we sink our roots deep into the black soil and draw power and being up into ourselves. We know the energy of the numen and are saturated with power and being. We feel grounded centered in touch with the ancient and eternal rhythms of life. Power and passion well up like an artesian spring and creativity dances in celebration of life.
David N. Elkins   Category: Unsorted

Why is it that no other species but man gets bored? Under the circumstances in which a man gets bored a dog goes to sleep. Thought Experiment: Imagine that you are a member of a tour visiting Greece. The group goes to the Parthenon. It is a bore. Few peo
Walker Percy   Category: Unsorted

Good government generally begins in the family and if the moral character of a people once degenerate their political character must soon follow.
Elias Boudinot   Category: Unsorted

The heart of all problems whether economic political or social is a human heart. The man comes first then the plan.
L. M. Charles-Edwards DD   Category: Unsorted

One of the sages of the Talmud taught nearly 200 years ago that God could have created a plant that would grow loaves of bread. Instead He created wheat for us to mill and bake into bread. Why? So that we could be HIs partners in completing the work of creation.
Harold Kushner   Category: Unsorted

Things of the spirit differ from things material in that the more you give the more you have.
Christopher Darlington Morley   Category: Unsorted

Once a disease has entered the body all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
Paracelsus   Category: Unsorted

A philosophical old gentlemen as he passed by My boy are you planting seeds or planting blossoms?
Leo J. Muir   Category: Unsorted

The Virginia delegations recommended bill of rights included the following: That the people have a right to keep and bear arms; that a well-regulated militia composed of the body of the people trained to arms is the proper natural and safe defence of a free state; that standing armies in time of peace are dangerous to liberty and therefore ought to be avoided as far as the circumstances and protection of the community will admit; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to and governed by the civil power.
Virginia Delegation   Category: Unsorted

The postman always rings twice.
James Mallahan Cain   Category: Unsorted

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one each day brings a miracle of its own. Its just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
Paulo Coelho   Category: Unsorted

Money is the sign of liberty. To curse money is to curse liberty to curse life....
Remy de Gourmont   Category: Unsorted

We [he and Halmos] share a philosophy about linear algebra: we think basis-free we write basis-free but when the chips are down we close the office door and compute with matrices like fury.
Irving Kaplansky   Category: Unsorted

Until we can manage time we can manage nothing else.
Peter F. Drucker   Category: Unsorted

Ive lived in good climate and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.
John Steinbeck   Category: Unsorted

Would you be shocked if I changed into something more comfortable? Number Five in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. The Guinness Book of Film
Jean Harlow   Category: Unsorted

When Freedom from her mountain height Unfurled her standard to the air. She tore the azure robe of night And set the stars of glory there.
Joseph Drake   Category: Unsorted

To change is to be vulnerable. And to be vulnerable is to be alive.
Alexis DeVeaux   Category: Unsorted

Racine will go out of style like coffee. Jean Racine (1639–99) French dramatist & poet
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Marquise de Sevigne   Category: Unsorted

In 27 years of reporting from Washington Ive never heard a President admit he made a mistake.
Sam Donaldson   Category: Unsorted

Maturity is not equated with independence though it includes a certain capacity for independence...The independence of the mature person is simply that he does not collapse when he has to stand alone. It is not an independence of needs for other persons with whom to have relationship: that would not be desired by the mature.
Nancy Chodorow   Category: Unsorted

No enemy is stronger than one who does not know he is beaten.
J. Middleton Murry   Category: Unsorted

If you are going to be a successful duck hunter you must go where the ducks are.
Paul Bear Bryant   Category: Unsorted

All over the world at the end of day Heavnly Fathers children kneel down and pray... Our Heavenly Father hears them; He understands each tongue. Our Heavnly Father knows them; He loves them loves them evry one.
Peggy Hill Ryskamp   Category: Unsorted

Its easy perhaps to die for a dream With banners unfurled and be forgiving! Its the hardest part to follow the gleam When scorned by the world and go on living!
Myra Brooks Welch   Category: Unsorted

There is no place more delightful than ones own fireplace.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Unsorted

To us it seems incredible that the Greek philosophers should have scanned so deeply into right and wrong and yet never noticed the immorality of slavery. Perhaps 3000 years from now it will seem equally incredible that we not notice the immorality of our own oppression of animals.
Brigid Brophy   Category: Unsorted

Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they knew to be right cannot be done.
Russell W. Davenport   Category: Unsorted

Baldric you wouldnt know a subtle plan if it painted itself purple and danced naked on top of a harpsichord singing Subtle Plans Are Here Again.
Blackadder   Category: Unsorted

The time comes to every dog when it ceases to care for people merely for biscuits or bones or even for caresses and walks out of doors. When a dog really loves it prefers the person who gives it nothing and perhaps is too ill ever to take it out for exercise to all the liberal cooks and active dog–boys in the world.
Frances P. Cobbe   Category: Unsorted

Remember the Three Princes of Serendipity who went out looking for treasure? They didnt find what they were looking for but they kept finding things just as valuable. Thats serendipity and our business (drugs) is full of it.
George Merck   Category: Unsorted

Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.
Marcel Boulestin   Category: Unsorted

There are roads out of the secret place within us on which we must all move as we go to touch others.
Romare Howard Bearden   Category: Unsorted

Prayers for the condemned man will be offered on an adding machine. Numbers constitute the only universal language.
Nathanael West   Category: Unsorted

It is a myth not a mandate a fable not a logic and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.
Irwin Edman   Category: Unsorted

Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
Max Frisch   Category: Unsorted

It's impossible for you to conceive how far up is except for the limitations of your own mind.
Pat Ryan   Category: Unsorted

All your problems discouragements and heartaches are in truth great opportunities in disguise.
Og Mandino   Category: Unsorted

The President intervenes scolding both of them for their outrageous behavior: Gentlemen. You cant fight in here. This is the War Room!
Peter Richard Henry Sellers   Category: Unsorted

Remember beneath every cynic there lies a romantic and probably an injured one
Glenn Beck   Category: Unsorted

The world is full of cactus but we don't have to sit on it.
Will Foley   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Olive Emilie Scheider
Ralph Iron   Category: Unsorted

That which happens to the soil when it ceases to be cultivated happens to man himself when he foolishly forsakes society for solitude; the brambles grow up in his desert heart.
Antoine de Rivaroli   Category: Unsorted

The universe is made of one kind of what-ever-it-is which cannot be defined.
Thaddeus Golas   Category: Unsorted

Everybody in love is blind.
Propertius   Category: Unsorted

Hot August night; scent of crushed lantana leaves thickens the air
Trilby   Category: Unsorted

Your expectation opens or closes the doors of your supply. If you expect grand things and work honestly for them they will come to you your supply will correspond with your expectation.
Orison Swett Marden   Category: Unsorted

Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.
Henry Alfred Kissinger   Category: Unsorted

Men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it.
Sigmund Freud   Category: Unsorted

Deep down Im pretty superficial.
Ava Gardner   Category: Unsorted

Ere you lie down to sleep in the night sit still awhile and nurse again to life your gentler self. Forget the restless noisy spirit of the day and encourage to speech the soft voices within you that timidly whisper of the peace of the quiet night; and occasionally look out at the quiet stars. The night will soothe you like a tender mother folding you against her soft bosom and hiding you from the harm of the world. Though denied and rejected by men in the light of day the night will not reject you and in the still of her soft shadows you are free. After the day's struggle there is no freedom like unfettered thoughts no sound like the music of silence. And though behind you lies a road of dust and heat and discouragement and before you the challenge and uncertainty of untried paths in this brief hour you are master of all highways and the universe nestles in your soul.
Max Ehrmann   Category: Unsorted

It is how one responds to the imperfections of others that will determine ones growth.
Lucille Johnson   Category: Unsorted

If I end up with two marks in my neck youll know what happened. After a disagreement with local resident Anne Rice vampire novelist 1996.
Al Copeland   Category: Unsorted

The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
Lady Stella Reading   Category: Unsorted

Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a mans lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for ones self.
Max Stirner   Category: Unsorted

My Mind is the ceiling. My Soul is the floor. There are walls all about and I cant find a door.
John Carr   Category: Unsorted

Can it really be said that before the day of our pretentious science humanity was composed solely of imbeciles and the superstitious?
Rene A. Schwaller de Lubicz   Category: Unsorted

God grant you your quota of smiles.
William Goldman   Category: Unsorted

Speaking of River City in The Music Man & his home town Mason City Iowa: I didnt have to make up anything. I simply remembered Mason City as closely as I could.
Meredith Willson   Category: Unsorted

Drenching the pavement warming the wall bathing the cat in a slumbering sprawl ... Waking the buds that break from the tree. Shaking out gold and all for free.
Tony Mitton   Category: Unsorted

Sandy: Boy you must really think Im stupid or something. Jeff: Ahh no one would call you stupid to your face.
Terry Garr   Category: Unsorted

The curtain is lifting. We can have triumph or tragedy for we are the playwrights the actors and the audience.
John Macauley   Category: Unsorted

The mathematicians best work is art a high perfect art as daring as the most secret dreams of imagination clear and limpid. Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another.
Gösta Mittag-Leffler   Category: Unsorted

Hope awakens courage. He who can implant courage in the human soul is the best physician.
Karl Ludwig von Knebel   Category: Unsorted

Come the Revolution things will be different Not better just different.
Ronald M. Novinson.   Category: Unsorted

And ye sall walk in silk attire And siller hae to spare Gin yell consent to be his bride Nor think o Donald mair.
Susanna Blamire   Category: Unsorted

I loved you; even now I may confess Some embers of my love their fire retain; But do not let it cause you more distress I do not want to sadden you again. Hopeless and tongue tied yet I loved you dearly With pangs the jealous and the timid know; So tenderly I loved you so sincerely I pray God grant another love you so.
Alexander Pushkin   Category: Unsorted

Cultivate more joy by arranging your life so that more joy will be likely.
Georgia Witkin   Category: Unsorted

If we get a government that reflects more of what this country is really about we can turn the century and the economy around.
Bella Abzug   Category: Unsorted

Of all those arts in which the wise excel Natures chief masterpiece is writing well.
John Sheffield   Category: Unsorted

If you believe in the light its because of obscurity if you believe in happiness its because of unhappiness if you believe in God then you have to believe in the devil
Father X   Category: Unsorted

Sports is the only entertainment where no matter how many times you go back you still don't know the ending.
Neil Simon   Category: Unsorted

Might I give counsel to any man I would say to him try to frequent the company of your betters. In books and in life that is the most wholesome society; learn to admire rightly; the great pleasure of life is that. Note what great men admire.
William Makepeace Thackeray   Category: Unsorted

A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Albert Einstein   Category: Unsorted

Each of us wages a private battle each day between the grand fantasies we have for ourselves and what actually happens.
Cathy Guisewite   Category: Unsorted

On future plans. I want to do a musical movie. Like Evita but with good music.
Elton John   Category: Unsorted

People help each other through a crisis by each supposing that the other can handle it better than he himself can.
Frank A. Clark   Category: Unsorted

Winners are naturally bullish.
Merrill Lynch   Category: Unsorted

T was the saying of an ancient sage (Gorgias Leontinus apud Aristotles Rhetoric lib. iii. c. 18) that humour was the only test of gravity and gravity of humour. For a subject which would not bear raillery was suspicious; and a jest which would not bear a serious examination was certainly false wit.
Shaftesbury   Category: Unsorted

Much has been said about the relative value of happiness; but write it on your heart that happiness is the cheapest thing in the worldwhen we buy it for someone else.
Richard Flemming   Category: Unsorted

Were here for a good time not a long time So have a good time the sun cant rise everyday.
Trooper   Category: Unsorted

Brother the Great Spirit has made us all....
RED JACKET   Category: Unsorted

Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.
Percy Bysshe Shelley   Category: Unsorted

Most business problems require common sense rather than legal reference. They require good judgment and honesty of purpose rather than reference to the courts.
Edward N. Hurley   Category: Unsorted

Quoting Thucydides: The contact with manners then is education; and this Thucydides appears to assert when he says history is philosophy learned from examples.
Dionysius of Halicarnassus   Category: Unsorted

The spirit of a persons life is ever shedding some power just as a flower is steadily bestowing fragrance upon the air.
T. Starr King   Category: Unsorted

You know what the most terrifying thing that could ever happen to a flea? Getting caught inside of a watch. You don't even care do you.
Jack Handey   Category: Unsorted

That God once loved a garden we learn in Holy writ. And seeing gardens in the Spring I well can credit it.
Winifred Mary Letts   Category: Unsorted

I have taught you my dear flock for above thirty years how to live and I will show you in a very short time how to die.
Sir Edwin Sandys   Category: Unsorted

When one is painting one does not think.
Raphael Sanzio   Category: Unsorted

The future of mankind will ultimately be decided by the choice between the city which contains the seeds of mans salvation and the machine which as a substitute for happiness may eventually be the cause of his complete destruction.
Jan Tanghe   Category: Unsorted

Faith is like the little night-light that burns in a sickroom; as long as it is there the obscurity is not complete; we turn towards it and await the daylight.
Abbe Huvelin   Category: Unsorted

Milton Berle member of the Friars Club: Mickey Rooney is a little man whos been a giant star for over 60 years. We Friars are most proud and happy to honor this legendary icon in the world of entertainment on May 7.
Mickey Rooney   Category: Unsorted

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
Tom D. Taylor   Category: Unsorted

We don't have to die to go to heaven. When we get to the point to love someone over ourselves we get to heaven.
Hermana Salazar   Category: Unsorted

The chemists are a strange class of mortals impelled by an almost maniacal impulse to seek their pleasures amongst smoke and vapour soot and flames poisons and poverty yet amongst all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that I would rather die than change places with the King of Persia.
Johann Joachim Becher   Category: Unsorted

Address to Albert Einstein: You are not thinking. You are merely being logical.
Niels Henrik David Bohr   Category: Unsorted

We all start out in life with one thing in common; We all have the same amount of time. Its just a matter of what we do with it.
Harvey B. Mackay   Category: Unsorted

You have to make your own good time.
Hasebah George   Category: Unsorted

When change itself can give no more T is easy to be true.
Charles Sedley   Category: Unsorted

Ceste donc par letude des mathematiques et seulement par elle que lon peut se faire une idee juste et approfondie de ce que cest quune science.
Auguste Comte   Category: Unsorted

After killing off a number of plants inadvertently it may be hard to face horticultural euthanasia. ... But the misfortune of these mistakes goes beyond a small blot on your garden. The sad relics are the lessons you are refusing to learn. ... After four or five years you have to make an assessment of your selections and stop nursing along specimens that long for [permanent quiet peace]. You will be amazed what a lift it will give to your whole garden to be rid of these ghosts.
Patricia Thorpe   Category: Unsorted

As soon as you feel too old to do a thing do it!
Margaret Deland   Category: Unsorted

When I was a little boy they called me a liar but now that I am grown up they call me a writer.
Isaac Singer   Category: Unsorted

The Greatest Happiness is to scatter your enemy and drive him before you. To see his cities reduced to ashes. To see those who love him shrouded and in tears. And to gather to your bosom his wives and daughters.
Genghis Khan   Category: Unsorted

We must drop the idea that change comes slowly. It does ordinarily in part because we think it does. Today changes must come fast; and we must adjust our mental habits so that we can accept comfortably the idea of stopping one thing and beginning another overnight. We must discard the idea that past routine past ways of doing things are probably the best ways. On the contrary we must assume that there is probably a better way to do almost everything. We must stop assuming that a thing which has never been done before probably cannot be done at all.
Donald M. Nelson   Category: Unsorted

How you can prevent it! Set them a good example keep cheerful especially father's let your children know you are pleased with them (find something to praise them for even if it is only a hug at the end of the day) talk things over with your children plat with them respect them give them responsibility don't allow children to have too much money to just spend as they want don't get them a car until they can pay for it and take care of the expenses.
Dr. Paul W. Popenoe   Category: Unsorted

What you cant communicate runs your life.
Dr. Robert Anthony   Category: Unsorted

You cant fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.
William Seward Burroughs   Category: Unsorted

Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate firmly to establish wisely to prescribe and honestly to award these are the true aims and duties of criticism.
William G. Simms   Category: Unsorted

Where flowers bloom so does hope.
Lady Bird Johnson   Category: Unsorted

Larger and finer meanings are read into the older legends of the plants and the universality of certain myths is expressed in the concurrence of ideas in the beginnings of the great religions. One of the first figures in the leading cosmologies is a tree of life guarded by a serpent. In the Judaic faith this was the tree in the garden of Eden; the Scandinavians made it an ash Ygdrasil; Christians usually specify the tree as an apple Hindus as a soma Persians as a homa Cambodians as a talok; this early treee is the vine of Bacchus the snake-entwined caduceus of Mercury the twining creeper of the Eddas the bohidruma of Buddha the fig of Isaiah the tree of Aesculapius with the serpent around his trunk.
Charles M. Skinner   Category: Unsorted

For keenest enjoyment I visit when the dew is on them or in cloudy weather or when the rain is falling: and I must be alone or with someone who cares for them as I do.
David Fairchild   Category: Unsorted

Coexistence ... what the farmer does with the turkey - until Thanksgiving.
Mike Connolly   Category: Unsorted

AS GOD HAS PLANNED God did not make me in a single hour: He fashioned me for laughter love and tears And as a tree that slowly comes to flower He gave me time the blessed gift of years. God did not make me with a single breath: He gave me will to strive and hope and trust And days for growth so that the hour of death Might total well not blow the sun to dust. May I grow graciously through sun and rain In tolerance and kindness for all men And if life's storms should bow my head with pain Let not my soul be a stunted tree; Let me not fall but reach toward the stars; And let me grow as God has planned for me.
Hope Young   Category: Unsorted

Faith is not like a deed to a house in which one may live with full rights of possession. It is more like a kit of tools with which a man may build him a house. The tools will be worth just what he does with them. When he lays them down they will have no value until he takes them up again.
Lloyd Cassel Douglas   Category: Unsorted

THANKSGIVING O my Lord my Lord I thank Thee for that I am that I am alive that I am rational: for nurture preservation governance: for education citizenship religion: for Thy gifts of grace nature estate: for redemption regeneration instructio
Bishop Lancelot Andrewes   Category: Unsorted

Lets quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.
William Ashley (Billy) Sunday   Category: Unsorted

At age 96: For every worry under the sun There is a remedy or there is none. If there is a remedy hurry and find it. If there is none never mind it.
LeGrand Richards   Category: Unsorted

I feel not unlike a small boy waking from a bad dream to find reality not much of an improvement
John Byrne   Category: Unsorted

I guess cows arent into the four food groups especially when they are two of them.
Anthony Clark   Category: Unsorted

Only those who decide to scramble up the career ladder are interesting as human beings. Nothing is more boring than a man with a career.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn   Category: Unsorted

Your self image is your pattern!...Every thought has an activity visualized. Every activity belongs to a pattern. You identify with your pattern or thought. Your patterns leads your life.
J. G. Gallimore   Category: Unsorted

To be a healthy person you have to be sympathetic to the child you once were and maintain the continuity between you as a child and you as an adult.
Maurice Sendak   Category: Unsorted

The day water sun moon night ... I do not have to purchase these things with money.
Titus Maccius Plautus   Category: Unsorted

Ruinous inheritance
Gaius   Category: Unsorted

Sympathy is never wasted except when you give it to yourself.
John W. Raper   Category: Unsorted

Ive got a living to make to put it plainly; theres more money in shocking and terrifying than in edifying.
Walford Brodie   Category: Unsorted

The Law of Win/Win says Lets not do it your way or my way; lets do it the best way.
Greg Anderson   Category: Unsorted

Spring makes its own statement so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments not the composer.
Geoffrey B. Charlesworth   Category: Unsorted

The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.
Gabriel Heatter   Category: Unsorted

When you come to the end of a perfect day And you sit alone with your thoughts While the chimes ring out with a carol gay For the joy that the day has brought Do you think what the end of a perfect day Can mean to a tired heart When the sun goes down with a flaming ray And the dear friends have to part? Well this is the end of a perfect day Near the end of a journey too; But it leaves a thought that is big and strong With a wish that is kind and true. For memory has painted this perfect day With colours that never fade And we find at the end of a perfect day The soul of a friend weve made.
Carrie Jacobs Bond   Category: Unsorted

If I can make you think Im King Kong Ive won the match.
Lynette Love   Category: Unsorted

I have tried too in my time to be a philosopher; but I don't know how cheerfulness was always breaking in.
Oliver Edwards   Category: Unsorted

Its a little bit the fiddle but lots more who holds the bow.
Wilburn Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Set about doing good to somebody. Put on your hat and go and visit the sick and poor of your neighborhood; inquire into their circumstances and minister to their wants. Seek out the desolate and afflicted and oppressed and tell them of the consolations of religion. I have often tried this method and have always found it the best medicine for a heavy heart.
Howard   Category: Unsorted

Renown is a source of toil and sorrow; obscurity is a source of happiness.
Von Mosheim   Category: Unsorted

Work without contemplation is never enough.
Douglas Steere   Category: Unsorted

There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious excusable justifiable and praiseworthy.
Ambrose Bierce   Category: Unsorted

The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts.
Timothy Dwight   Category: Unsorted

I am always willing to expand the boundaries of my horizons.
Arul   Category: Unsorted

A young Apollo golden haired Stands dreaming on the verge of strife Magnificently unprepared For the long littleness of life.
Frances C. Cornford   Category: Unsorted

He most lives who thinks most feels the noblest acts the best.
Philip James Bailey   Category: Unsorted

The grape Hyacinth is the favorite spring flower of my garden - but no! I though a minute ago the Scilla was! and what place has the Violet? the Flower de Luce? I cannot decide but this I know - it is some blue flower.
Alice Morse Earle   Category: Unsorted

You sit around watching all this stuff happen on TV... and the TV sits and watches us do nothing! The TV must think were all pretty lame.
Shannon Wheeler   Category: Unsorted

I further testify that when we eventually see things through the proper perspective of eternal truth we will be amazed at how much we were blessed in important though often unperceived ways through keeping the Sabbath Day holy.
John H. Groberg   Category: Unsorted

We must never forget that the most powerful communication isnt what you say its what you do. What counts in the final analysis is not what people are told but what they accept. It is this concept of the role of communication in industry that characterizes effective leadership.
Frank E. Fischer   Category: Unsorted

A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.
Michael Garrett Marino   Category: Unsorted

... that in a few years all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals.
James Clerk Maxwell   Category: Unsorted

When you want what youve never had you must do what youve never done.
Unknown   Category: Unsorted

Why don't the men propose Mamma? Why don't the men propose?
Thomas Haynes Bayly   Category: Unsorted

A woman can learn a lot from holding a new baby. It is life beginning againsweet possibilities! No problem in the world is big enough to be remembered.
Susan McOmber   Category: Unsorted

We are 90% alike all we peoples and 10% different. The trouble is that we forget the 90% and remember the 10% when we criticize others.
Sir Charles Higham   Category: Unsorted

I know perfectly well that at this moment the whole universe is listening to us Jean Giraudoux wrote in The Madwoman of Chaillot and that every word we say echoes to the remotest star.That poetic paranoia is a perfect description of what the Sun as a gravitational lens could do for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
Frank Drake   Category: Unsorted

The trouble with weather forecasting is that its right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.
Patrick Young   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps the most important lesson the world has learned in the past fifty years is that it is not true that human nature is unchangeable. Human nature on the contrary can be changed with the greatest ease and to the utmost possible extent. If in this lies huge potential danger it also contains some of the brightest hopes that we have for the future of mankind.
Bruce Bliven   Category: Unsorted

Hunting ... the least honorable form of war on the weak.
Paul Richard   Category: Unsorted

The man who is clever and industrious is suited to high staff appointments; use can be made of a man who is stupid and lazy; the man who is clever and lazy is suited for the highest command he has the nerve to deal with all situations; but the man who is stupid and industrious is a danger and must be dismissed immediately.
Baron von Hammerstein-Equoard   Category: Unsorted

The secret I learned early on from my father was to run scared and never think I had it made. I never felt I was completely adequate to the job and always ran scared. The fundamental for our success was running scared.
Thomas J. Watson Jr.   Category: Unsorted

The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls you produce intelligence.
Philo Vance   Category: Unsorted

If asked when you can deliver something ask for time to think. Build in a margin of safety. Name a date. Then deliver it earlier than you promised. The world is divided into two classes of people: the few people who make good on their promises (even if they don't promise as much) and the many who don't. Get in Column A and stay there. Youll be very valuable wherever you are.
Robert Townsend   Category: Unsorted

Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldnt conceive of a miracle if none had ever happened.
Libbie Fudim   Category: Unsorted

Not all who own a lyre are lyre-players. Non omnes qui habent citharam sunt citharoedi
Marcus Terentius Varro Reatinus   Category: Unsorted

To know how to say what other people only think is what makes poets and sages; and to dare to say what others only dare to think makes men martyrs or reformers.
Elizabeth Rundle Charles   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps this war will pass like the others which divided us leaving us dead killing us along with the killers but the shame of this time puts its burning fingers to our faces. Who will erase the ruthlessness hidden in innocent blood?
Pablo Neruda   Category: Unsorted

Our lives teach us who we are.
Salman Rushdie   Category: Unsorted

For as long as men massacre animals they will kill each other. Indeed he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.
Pythagoras   Category: Unsorted

... true religion was never a narrow thing. True religion concerns man and the entire universe in which he lives. It concerns his relationships with himself and his fellow men with his environment and with God his creator. It is therefore limitless and as boundless as that eternity which it teaches lies ahead of every son of God.... Here is the spirit of true religion an honest seeking after knowledge of all things of heaven and earth.
Henry Eyring   Category: Unsorted

Faith is like love: it cannot be forced.
Arthur Schoenhauser   Category: Unsorted

Sin may open bright as the morning But it will end dark as night.
Thomas Talmage   Category: Unsorted

The gardening season officially begins on January 1st and ends on December 31.
Marie Huston   Category: Unsorted

The truly great person is the one who gives you a chance.
Paul Duffy   Category: Unsorted

I was taught from childhood of the sanctity of food. Not a piece of bread could be thrown away without kissing it and raising it to one's eyes as with all things holy.
Attia Hosain   Category: Unsorted

If you believe in the Lord He will do half the work but the last half. He helps those who help themselves.
Cyrus H. K. Curtis   Category: Unsorted

Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge yes and love too enter the mind of the child.
Anne Sullivan   Category: Unsorted

There are five types of men who fail in life; the machine the miser the hermit the snob and the brute.
Walter Wilber Gruber   Category: Unsorted

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.
Curtis Carlson   Category: Unsorted

Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it not the inhumanity gave offence.
Hume   Category: Unsorted

Every moment of ones existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.
Norman Mailer   Category: Unsorted

Give me your tired your poor Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free The wretched refuse of your teeming shore Send these the homeless tempest-tossed to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.
Emma Lazarus   Category: Unsorted

We have all at one time or another been performers and many of us still arepoliticians playboys cardinals and kings.
Sir Laurence Kerr Baron Olivier of Brighton   Category: Unsorted

I ask upon what pinnacle do we base human life and wellbeing that denies all rights whatsoever to every species but our own? ... Those who refuse to help errect the milestones are not on the march.
Douglas Lord Houghton   Category: Unsorted

For society as a whole nothing comes as a right to which we are entitled. Even bare subsistence has to be producedand produced at a cost of heavy toil for much of human history. The only way anyone can have a right to something that has to be produced is to force someone else to produce it for him. The more things are provided as rights the less the recipients have to work and the more others have to carry their load.
Thomas Sowell   Category: Unsorted

The fundamental truth of democracy is the belief that the real pleasures of life are increased by sharing them.
Henry D. Sedgwick   Category: Unsorted

Chocolate causes certain endocrine glands to secrete hormones that affect your feelings and behavior by making you happy. Therefore it counteracts depression in turn reducing the stress of depression. Your stress-free life helps you maintain a youthful disposition both physically and mentally. So eat lots of chocolate!
Elaine Sherman   Category: Unsorted

Of the Black Prince [his son] at Crecy 1345: Let the boy win his spurs. [Old English] Also say to them that they suffre hym this day to wynne his spurres for if god be pleased I woll this iourney be his and the honoure therof.
Edward III of England   Category: Unsorted

There once was a man who said Damn! It is borne in upon me that I am An engine that moves In predestinate grooves I'm not even a bus I'm a tram.
Maurice Evan Hare   Category: Unsorted

Every tub must stand upon its bottom.
Charles Macklin   Category: Unsorted

The Sheep Herd I am a shepherdI have hated The smell of damp sheep in the rain The pain Of clouted shoes on weary feet The silly barking of watchdogs in the night The blinding light Of summer suns on hillsides without shade. Nor anything I did not wis
SISTER MARIELLA   Category: Unsorted

If a man should register all his opinions upon love politics religion learning etc. beginning from his youth and so go on to old age what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last.
Jonathan Swift   Category: Unsorted

Thou art the star for which all evening waits.
George Sterling   Category: Unsorted

Having lost Rhett she can always return to the land to Tara to soak up its strength. ... Tara! ... Home. Ill go home and Ill think of some way to get him back! After all tomorrow is another day!
Vivien Leigh   Category: Unsorted

The way of the mystic and the way of the artist are related except that the mystic doesnt have the craft.
Jean Erdman   Category: Unsorted

When we grew up and went to school There were certain teachers who would Hurt the children anyway they could By pouring their derision Upon anything we did And exposing every weakness However carefully hidden by the kids But in the town it was well known When they got home at night Their fat and psychopathic wives Would thrash them Within inches of their lives.
Pink Floyd   Category: Unsorted

Time fleeth on Youth soon is gone Naught earthly may abide; Life seemeth fast But may not last - It runs as runs the tide.
Leland   Category: Unsorted

I do not rule Russia. 10000 clerks do.
Czar Nicholas I   Category: Unsorted

Thats All Folks!
Mel Blanc   Category: Unsorted

Put you heart mind intellect and soul even into your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Swami Sivananda   Category: Unsorted

And when did you last see your father?
W. F. Yeames   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is composed of an eternal invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine and a relative element which might be either by turns or all at once period fashion moral passion.
Jean-Luc Godard   Category: Unsorted

A wet sheet and a flowing sea A wind that follows fast And fills the white and rustling sail And bends the gallant mast. And bends the gallant mast my boys While like the eagle free Away the good ship flies and leaves Old England on the lee.
Allan Cunningham   Category: Unsorted

Don't think of gray in your hair Think of the fun you had putting it there.
Anne Greenwood   Category: Unsorted

Riots are the language of the unheard.
Martin Luther King Jr.   Category: Unsorted

We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.
Tobias Wolff   Category: Unsorted

Foreign travel ought to soften prejudices religious or political and liberalize a mans mind; but how many there are who seem to have traveled for the purpose of getting up their rancor against all that is opposed to their notions.
Charles B. Fairbanks   Category: Unsorted

If we understand that the Lord has given us a doctrine of wholehearted aggressive goodwill even toward unfriendly people we can save our world even at a time when it was never more difficult to believe in ourselves and our fellow-men.
Lee Vaughn Barker D.D.   Category: Unsorted

Even fairly good students when they have obtained the solution of the problem and written down neatly the argument shut their books and look for something else. Doing so they miss an important and instructive phase of the work.... A good teacher should understand and impress on his students the view that no problem whatever is completely exhausted. One of the first and foremost duties of the teacher is not to give his students the impression that mathematical problems have little connection with each other and no connection at all with anything else. We have a natural opportunity to investigate the connections of a problem when looking back at its solution.
George Polyá   Category: Unsorted

One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline and that's the important half for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck.
Carl Zuckmayer   Category: Unsorted

My heart is glad my heart is high With sudden ecstasy; I have given back before I die Some thanks for every lovely tree That dead men grew for me.
V. H. Friedlaender   Category: Unsorted

There is a great pleasure in working in the soil apart from the ownership of it. The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world.
Charles Dudley Warner   Category: Unsorted

I don't have time to distinguish between the unfortunate and the incompetent.
General Curtis Le May   Category: Unsorted

Ideally a book would have no order in it and the reader would have to discover his own.
Raoul Vaneigem   Category: Unsorted

I realize that by listening I could make improvements and make more sales.
Jeff Hopmayer   Category: Unsorted

A business mans judgment is no better than his information.
R. P. Lamont   Category: Unsorted

I do not scorn weeds. As a matter of fact there are some instances where they are necessary for the garden. The question of property is decided by the dialogue between man and weed.
Shimpei Kusano   Category: Unsorted

I have no plants in my house. They wont live for me. Some of them don't even wait to die they commit suicide.
Jerry Seinfeld   Category: Unsorted

Give a man a pipe he can smoke Give a man a book he can read And his home is bright with a calm delight Though the room be poor indeed.
Alfred Dunhill   Category: Unsorted

We are like tea bags we don't know our own strength until were in hot water.
Jutta Baum Busche   Category: Unsorted

Pay attention to the basics.
Dave Thomas   Category: Unsorted

The gift of prayer is not always in our power; in Heaven's sight the wish to pray is prayer.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing   Category: Unsorted

It is remarkable how much mediocrity we live with surrounding ourselves with daily reminders that the average is acceptable. Our world suffers from terminal normality. Take a moment to assess all of the things around you that promote your being average. These are the things that keep you powerless to go beyond a limit you arbitrarily set for yourself. The first step to having what your really want is the removal of everything in your environment that represents mediocrity removing those things that are limiting. One way is to surround yourself with friends who ask more of you than you do.
Stewart Emery   Category: Unsorted

Eighty-Twenty Rule Benefits Versus Cost: 80% of Benefits with 20% of Cost Lowest cost with functional advantage. 20% of tasks provide 80% of results.
Don E. Yost   Category: Unsorted

Life is too short to be unhappy in business. If business were not a part of the joy of living we might almost say that we have no right to live because it is a pretty poor man who cannot get into the line for which he is fitted.
George L. Brown   Category: Unsorted

More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
Robert Smith Surtees   Category: Unsorted

Puccinis personal life was an interesting one. He was exceedingly fond of hunting smoking attractive woman mechanical devices of any kind and acquiring houses. He died in 1924 from a heart attack while undergoing treatment for throat cancer. He was 6
Giacomo Puccini   Category: Unsorted

Classical music is one of the best things that ever happened to mankind. If you get introduced to it in the right way it becomes your friend for life.
Yo-Yo Ma   Category: Unsorted

A cliche is only something well said in the first place.
Bill Granger   Category: Unsorted

What we call yugen lies within the mind and cannot be expressed in words. Its quality may be suggested by the sight of a gauzy cloud veiling the moon or by the autumnal mists swathing the scarlet leaves on a mountainside. If one is asked where yugen can be found in these sights one cannot say; a man who cannot understand this truth is quite likely to prefer the sight of the moon shining brightly in a cloudless sky. It is quite impossible to explain wherein lies the interest or wonder of yugen.
Shotetsu   Category: Unsorted

It is the merest truism evident at once to unsophisticated observation that mathematics is a human invention.
Percy Williams Bridgman   Category: Unsorted

By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth.
Yukio Mishima   Category: Unsorted

Only fools think our attitude to our fellow men is a thing distinct from our attitude to lesser life on this planet.
John Fowles   Category: Unsorted

A little too wise they say do ne'er live long.
Thomas Middleton   Category: Unsorted

It is a rule of nature that taking a day off on the farm sets a person back at least a week.
Jane Hamilton   Category: Unsorted

Of all tyrannies a country can suffer the worst is the tyranny of the majority.
Dr. William Ralph Inge   Category: Unsorted

The successes of the differential equation paradigm were impressive and extensive. Many problems including basic and important ones led to equations that could be solved. A process of self-selection set in whereby equations that could not be solved were automatically of less interest than those that could.
Ian Stewart   Category: Unsorted

Paul Galvin at the age of thirty-three had failed twice in business. He attended an auction of his failed storage-battery business and with his last $750 bought back the battery eliminator portion of it. That part became Motorola. When he retired in the 1960s he said Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
Paul Galvin   Category: Unsorted

I am the Love that dare not speak its name.
Lord Alfred Douglas   Category: Unsorted

The third rule is: Whenever possible go outside the experience of the enemy. Here you want to cause confusion fear and retreat.
Saul David Alinsky   Category: Unsorted

DRY LAND All around me your death like some great ocean rages wave after crashing wave till the cliffs of my arms give way to defenseless shore and I lie blackened against the sand. My hair streams like weeds about my head and pulls me as surely as the moon pulls her tides to the depths of earth. In darkness I am swallowed. In darkness I remember Jonah... that God prepared for him a black fish and after three days and three nights dear God dry land appeared.
Elaine Christensen   Category: Unsorted

There cherries grow which none may buy Till Cherry ripe themselves do cry.
Thomas Campion   Category: Unsorted

The men who build the future are those who know that greater things are yet to come and that they themselves will help bring them about. Their minds are illumined by the blazing sun of hope. They never stop to doubt. They havent time.
Melvin J. Evans   Category: Unsorted

Death is just nature's way of telling you Hey you're not alive anymore.
Richard Moll   Category: Unsorted

Governments should not possess instruments of coercion and violence denied to their citizens.
Edgar A. Suter MD   Category: Unsorted

The greatest thing a man can do for his Heavenly Father is to be kind to some of his other children.
Henry Drummond   Category: Unsorted

Make no mistake; the American Revolution was not fought to obtain freedom but to preserve the liberties that Americans already had as colonials. Independence was no conscious goal secretly nurtured in cellar or jungle by bearded conspirators but a reluctant last resort to preserve life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Samuel Eliot Morison   Category: Unsorted

Expect the worst and you wont be disappointed.
Helen MacInnes   Category: Unsorted

You don't raise heroes you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons they'll turn out to be heroes even if it's just in your own eyes.
Walter M. Schirra Sr.   Category: Unsorted

History must repeat itself because we pay such little attention to it the first time.
Blackie Sherrod   Category: Unsorted

Richard Wagner commenting on the music of Ludvig Van Beethoven: He was a Titan wrestling with the Gods.
Ludvig Van Beethoven   Category: Unsorted

The surplus wealth we have gained to some extent at least belongs to our fellow beings; we are only the temporary custodians of our fortunes and let us be careful that no just complaint can be made against our stewardship.
Jacob H. Schiff   Category: Unsorted

Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
Barbara Tuchman   Category: Unsorted

If the Phone Doesnt Ring Its Me
Jimmy Buffett   Category: Unsorted

The right to express our thoughts means something only if we are able to have thoughts of our own
Erich Fromm   Category: Unsorted

The cynic makes fun of all earnestness; he makes fun of everything and everyone who feels that something can be done.... But in his heart of hearts he knows that he is a defeated man and that his cynicism is merely an expression of the fact that he has lost courage and is beaten.
George E. Vincent   Category: Unsorted

With every smell I smell food. With every sight I see food. I can almost hear food. I want to spade the whole lot through my mouth at Mach 2. Basta!
Sarah Ferguson   Category: Unsorted

Any frontal attack on ignorance is bound to fail because the masses are always ready to defend their most precious possession their ignorance.
Hendrik Van Loon   Category: Unsorted

Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father.
William R. Bradford   Category: Unsorted

I see the situation as follows. There are various philosophical views mutually incompatible which cannot be dismissed or simply rejected. Philosophys output is the basketful of these admissible views all together. One delimiting strategy would be to modify and shave these views capturing what is true in each to make them compatible parts of one new view. This book puts forward its explanations in a very tentative spirit; not only do I not ask you to believe that they are correct I do not think it important for me to believe them correct either. Still I do believe and hope you will find it so that these proposed explanations are illuminating and worth considering that they are worth surpassing; also that the process of seeking and elaborating explanations being open to new possibilities the new wonderings and wanderings the free explanation is itself a delight.
Robert Nozick   Category: Unsorted

If you don't live it it wont come out your horn.
Charlie Parker   Category: Unsorted

Not every age allows its sons to reap the results which remain great for all time and ... not every century is fitted to make the men who live in it distinguished and happy.
Gustav Freytag   Category: Unsorted

Winning has a joy and discrete purity to it that cannot be replaced by anything else.
A. Bartlett Giamatti   Category: Unsorted

Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.
Charles Thomas Studd   Category: Unsorted

Lead me Zeus and you Fate wherever you have assigned me. I shall follow without hesitation; but even if I am disobedient and do not wish to I shall follow no less surely.
Cleanthes   Category: Unsorted

The present is big with the future.
Leibnitz   Category: Unsorted

When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
Plato   Category: Unsorted

Often attitudes are kindled in the flame of others' convictions.
Lois E. Le Bar   Category: Unsorted

Nowhere beats the heart so kindly as beneath the tartan plaid!
William Edmondstoune Aytoun   Category: Unsorted

Get to know two things about a man. How he earns his money and how he spends it. You will then have the clue tohis character. You will have a searchlight that shows up the inmost recesses of his soul. You know all you need to knowabout his standards his motives his driving desires his real religion.
Robert J. McCracken   Category: Unsorted

There is only one principle of war and thats this. Hit the other fellow as quickly as you can as hard as you can where it hurts him most when he aint lookin.
Sir William Slim   Category: Unsorted

Unless man has the wit and the grit to build his civilization on something better than material power it is surely idle to talk of plans for a stable peace.
Francis B. Sayre   Category: Unsorted

The secret of art is love.
Émile Antoine Bourdelle   Category: Unsorted

The definition of salesmanship is the gentle art of letting the customer have it your way.
Ray Kroc   Category: Unsorted

A satisfying prayer life elevates and purifies every act of body and mind and integrates the entire personality into a single spiritual unit. In the long pull we pray only as well as we live.
A. W. Tozer   Category: Unsorted

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Edward Eggleston   Category: Unsorted

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. Pooh! he whispered. Yes Piglet? Nothing said Piglet taking Poohs paw. I just wanted to be sure of you.
Alan Alexander Unknown   Category: Unsorted

If you stop struggling then you stop life.
Huey Newton   Category: Unsorted

The world is so constructed that if you wish to enjoy Lifes pleasures you must also endure its pains. Whether you like it or not you cannot have one without the other.
Swami Brahmananda   Category: Unsorted

Each member of this Church has the personal responsibility to be an eternal architect of this [family history] bridge for his or her own family.
Dennis B. Neuenschwander   Category: Unsorted

During a period when he was slicing all his shots: If I grew tomatoes theyd come up sliced.
Miller Barber   Category: Unsorted

Hunger: One of the few cravings that cannot be appeased with another solution.
Irwin Van Grove   Category: Unsorted

Learn to pause or nothing worthwhile can catch up with you.
Dorothy Ballard   Category: Unsorted

Presented memorial to [Constitutional Convention] committee on sufferage. Was very courteously treated. We all felt it a great day in the history of Utah. The committee informed us they had passed on W[oman] S[uffrage] being ten to five in favor.
Ruth May Fox   Category: Unsorted

Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest.
Frank Moore Colby   Category: Unsorted

Money doesnt talk it swears.
Bob Dylan   Category: Unsorted

In fact the belief in the spherical earth had currency more than a century before Columbus famous voyage. For which cause men may well perceive that the land and the sea are of round shape and form for the portion of the firmament that shows itself in one country does not show itself in another country. And men may well prove by experience and subtle exercise of wit that if a man should find routes by ship that would go to search the world men might go by ship all about the world and around and beneath it....
Sir John Mandeville   Category: Unsorted

What the world has to eradicate is fear and ignorance.
Jan Garrigue Masaryk   Category: Unsorted

Greatly his foes he dreads but more his friends; He hurts me most who lavishly commends.
Charles Churchill   Category: Unsorted

I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.
Marie de Sevigne   Category: Unsorted

To us is given the honor of striking a blow for freedom which will live in history and in the better days that lie ahead men will speak with pride of our doings.
1st Viscount Sir Bernard Law Montgomery of Alamein   Category: Unsorted

Is Brisbane really called Brissy? Its frightfully pretty - the Naples of the southern hemisphere.
Sir John Betjeman   Category: Unsorted

The most important thing about a man is what he believes in the depth of his being. This is the thing that makes him what he is the thing that organizes him and feeds him; the thing that keeps him going in the face of untoward circumstances; the thing that gives him resistance and drive.
Hugh Stevenson Tigner   Category: Unsorted

My tongue is smiling.
Abigail Trillin   Category: Unsorted

I guess a good gardener always starts as a good weeder.
Amos Pettingill   Category: Unsorted

I thought that jealousy was an idea. It isn't. It's a pain. But I didn't feel as they do in a Broadway melodrama. I didn't want to kill anybody. I just wanted to die.
Floyd Dell   Category: Unsorted

From Log Cabin to White House.
W. M. Thayer   Category: Unsorted

Machines will never be able to give the thinking process a model of thought itself since machines are not mortal. What gives humans access to the symbolic domain of value and meaning is the fact that we die.
Regis Debray   Category: Unsorted

There is no dispute managed without passion And yet there is scarce a dispute worth a passion.
Thomas Sherlock   Category: Unsorted

Once a person says This is who I really am what I am all about what I was really meant to do it is easier to decide how to spend ones time.
David Viscott   Category: Unsorted

To defense attorneys in the O.J. Simpson civil trial. Im not going to allow you to parade witnesses who are from the planet Mars.
Hiroshi Fujusaki   Category: Unsorted

All causes are essentially mental and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
Charles Fillmore   Category: Unsorted

Judges are in many respects like parents. You have to give them a good enough reason to do what you want.
Darlene Ricker   Category: Unsorted

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you its going to be a butterfly.
Buckminster Fuller   Category: Unsorted

It's the friends you can call up at 4 am that matter.
Marlene Dietrich   Category: Unsorted

Dogs lives are too short their only fault really.
Agnes Sligh Turnbull   Category: Unsorted

Can we do too much for the Lord? Certainly we all love Him. Therefore I implore us keep His commandments and become more like Him. Come unto Christ eat the bread of life drink the living water and feast on His limitless love. He is our Savior our Master of whom I bear my humble witness.
F. Melvin Hammond   Category: Unsorted

Non ut edam vivo sed vivam edo. I do not live to eat but eat to live.
Quintilianus   Category: Unsorted

It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.
Hyman George Rickover   Category: Unsorted

Texas is a fine place for men and dogs but hell on women and horses.
Mary Ivins   Category: Unsorted

Its just as easy to be happy with a lot of money as with a little.
Marvin Traub   Category: Unsorted

Every time you win youre reborn. When you lose you die a little.
George H. Allen   Category: Unsorted

The quest for this unwearied peace is constant and universal. Probe deeply into the teaching of Buddha Maimonides or a Kempis and you will discover that they base their diverse doctrines on the foundation of a large spiritual serenity. Analyze the prayers of troubled overborne mankind of all creeds in every age--and their petitions come down to the irreducible common denominators of daily bread and inward peace. Grown men do not pray for vain trifles. When they lift up their hearts and voices in the valley of tears they ask for strength and courage and understanding.
Joshua Loth Liebman   Category: Unsorted

A person who loves his or her work Is like a plant in the right spot: There growth is maximized And the yield is greatest.
Jeff Cox   Category: Unsorted

The endurance athlete is the ultimate realist.
Marty Liquori   Category: Unsorted

Perfectionism is really a manifestation of the belief that ones efforts are never good enough. Imagine: How many of the obstacles standing in your way are the product of your own imagination? What have you convinced yourself that you cant do? What limitations have you come to believe in? Your mind is very powerful and effective. Is it working for you or against you?
Ralph Marston   Category: Unsorted

Serve the classes live with the masses. Serve the masses live with the classes.
John Jacob Astor   Category: Unsorted

Writing has laws of perspective of light and shade just as painting does or music. If you are born knowing them fine. If not learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
Truman Capote   Category: Unsorted

I wasnt concerned about the hardships because I always felt I was doing what I had to do what I wanted to do and what I was destined to do.
Katherine Dunham   Category: Unsorted

Contemplating this blighted and sinister career the lesson is burnt in upon the conscience that since Judas by transgression fell no place in the Church of Christ can render any man secure. And since falling he was openly exposed none may flatter himself that the cause of Christ is bound up with his reputation that the mischief must needs be averted which his downfall would entail that Providence must needs avert from him the natural penalties for evildoing. Though one was as the signet upon the Lords hand yet was he plucked thence. There is no security for any soul except where love and trust repose upon the bosom of Christ.
G. A. Chadwick   Category: Unsorted

Whereas Frege had the strongest influence on me in the fields of logic and semantics in my philosophical thinking in general I learned most from Bertrand Russell. In the winter of 1921 I read his book Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field For
Rudolph Carnap   Category: Unsorted

Charlie Brown: Which do you think lasts longer in life the good things or the bad things? Linus: Good things last eight seconds ... bad things last three weeks. Charlie: What about in between? Snoopy (Lying on his back on top of his doghouse): In between you should take a nap.
Charles M. Unknown   Category: Unsorted

I havent spoken to my mother-in-law for eighteen monthsI don't like to interrupt her.
Ken Dodd   Category: Unsorted

Herein lies the tragedy of the age: not that men are poor all men know something of poverty; not that men are wicked who is good? Not that men are ignorant what is truth? Nay but that men know so little of men.
W. E. B. Du Bois   Category: Unsorted

I insist that men shall have the right to work out their lives in their own way always allowing to others the right to work out their lives in their own way too.
Giuseppe Garibaldi   Category: Unsorted

At work you worry over the family at home. At home you fret over work left undone. Behold the working womans stress.
Elaine Cannon   Category: Unsorted

A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
Alexander Cannon   Category: Unsorted

Cherishing children is the mark of a civilized society.
Joan Ganz Cooney   Category: Unsorted

These bursting yellow pears I hold In burning hands so lately cold My quiet autumn day confound; I feel my fingers pressing round In quick delight old thoughts renew ... Ah whos to say when summers through?
E. F. Weisslitz   Category: Unsorted

There is no problem of human nature which is insoluble.
Ralph Johnson Bunche   Category: Unsorted

Feminists are those who cannot stand female characteristics.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton   Category: Unsorted

When on life's journey it becomes our lot to travel with criticism of skeptics the hate of some the rejection of others the impatience of many or a friend's betrayal we must be able to pray in such a manner that an abiding faith and a strong testimony that the Lord will be with us to the end will compel us to say Nevertheless Father Thy will be done and with Thy help in patience I will follow firmly on the path that takes me back to Thee.
Angel Abrea   Category: Unsorted

It did not last: the devil howling Ho! Let Einstein be! restored the status quo.
J. C. Squire   Category: Unsorted

For all the advances in medicine there is still no cure for the common birthday.
John Glenn   Category: Unsorted

TO THOSE WHO WOULD USE INTELLIGENCE IN THE BATTLE AGAINST DEATH TO STRENGTHEN THE WILL TO LIVE AGAINST THE WISH TO DIE AND TO REPLACE WITH LOVE THE BLIND COMPULSION TO GIVE HOSTAGES TO HATRED AS THE PRICE OF LIVING.
Karl Augustus Menninger   Category: Unsorted

For of the soul the body form doth take: For soul is form and and doth the body make.
Edmund Spenser   Category: Unsorted

Isnt it strange how often small talk comes in large doses?
W.A. Nance   Category: Unsorted

Reputation is in itself only a farthing candle of a wavering and uncertain flame and easily blown out but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
James Russell Lowell   Category: Unsorted

The Servant Messiah carries out his ministry in the lives of his ministers. His life is reproduced in their lives so they also are servants. But this ministry is exercised in and towards the Church so as to enable the Church itself to carry out the ministry of the Servant. The Messiah came as a Servant; his ministers are servants; and the Church he created is a Servant-Church.
Anthony T. Hanson   Category: Unsorted

I am sometimes asked Why do you spend so much of your time and money talking about kindness to animals when there is so much cruelty to men? I answer: I am working at the roots.
George Thorndike Angell   Category: Unsorted

When Donald Trump was asked recently what he would do if he had it to do all over again his matter-of-fact one-line reply was: I would get into network marketing.
Donald Trump   Category: Unsorted

Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen?
Saint Teresa of Avila   Category: Unsorted

The Roman people understand work better than leisure. Negotium populo Romano melius quam otium committi
Appius Claudius   Category: Unsorted

Im sorry to say that the subject I most disliked was mathematics. I have thought about it. I think the reason was that mathematics leaves no room for argument. If you made a mistake that was all there was to it.
Malcom X   Category: Unsorted

Musics the cordial of a troubled breast The softest remedy that grief can find; The gentle spell that charms our care to rest And calms the ruffled passions of the mind. Music does all our joys refine And gives the relish to our wine.
John Oldham   Category: Unsorted

The bigger a mans head gets the easier it is to fill his shoes.
Henry A. Courtney   Category: Unsorted

Thousands of people have talent. I might as well congratulate you for having eyes in your head. The one and only thing that counts is: Do you staying power?
Noel Coward   Category: Unsorted

Too many lives go up in smoke It's nice to laugh but don't be the joke.
Janet Jackson   Category: Unsorted

In medieval times people thought that evil spirits could enter a person through an open mouth. These days they more often leave that way.
David Deckert   Category: Unsorted

Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of good-ness holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
Andrew Bonar Law   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics began to seem too much like puzzle solving. Physics is puzzle solving too but of puzzles created by nature not by the mind of man.
Maria Goeppert Mayer   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Émile Auguste Chartier
Alain   Category: Unsorted

At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future tradition has placed 10000 men to guard the past.
Count Maurice Maeterlink   Category: Unsorted

Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt. Whatever it is that lives a man a tree or a bird should be touched gently because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life.
Elizabeth Goudge   Category: Unsorted

Such is Life [Executed by hanging.]
Ned Kelly   Category: Unsorted

Perfect knowledge comes only when you see the world in yourself just as he who awakes from the dream then knows he saw his dream-world with its suns and stars in himself.
V.S. Iyer   Category: Unsorted

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
Elsa Schiaparelli   Category: Unsorted

Dare to ask be willing to listen and prepare to act. For the vision of our future emerges as the world of spirit awakens.
Dr. Russell DesMarais   Category: Unsorted

Mysterious power whence hope ethereal springs! Sweet heavenly relic of eternal things! Inspiring oft deep thoughts of things divine: The past the present and the future time. Thy reminiscences transport the soul To memory's Paradiseits future goal.
Parley P. Pratt   Category: Unsorted

Dining is the privilege of civilization.... The nation which knows how to dine has learnt the leading lesson of progress.
Isabella Beeton   Category: Unsorted

Youll find as you grow older that you werent born such a very great while ago after all. The time shortens up.
W. D. Howells   Category: Unsorted

It isnt how long you stick around but what you put over while you are here.
George Ade   Category: Unsorted

No nation went into oblivion or was destroyed because it had bad laws or because its statesmen were not intelligent but because of INTERNAL CORRUPTION and because they could not maintain the POWER OF SELF-CONTROL.
Melvin J. Ballard   Category: Unsorted

I's wicked I is. I's mighty wicked; anyhow I can't help it.
Harriet Beecher Stowe   Category: Unsorted

Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
Mary Quant   Category: Unsorted

If you cant write your idea on the back of my calling card you don't have a clear idea.
David Belasco   Category: Unsorted

If we let people see that kind of thing there would never again be any war.
Unidentified Pentagon Official   Category: Unsorted

My God my Father while I stray Far from home on lifes rough way O teach me from my heart to say Thy will be done. Though dark my path and sad my lot Let me be still and murmur not; But breathe the prayer divinely taught Thy will be done. What though in lonely grief I sigh For friends beloved no longer nigh Submissive still would I reply Thy will be done. If thou shouldst call me to resign What most I prizeit neer was mine I only yield Thee what was Thine; Thy will be done. If but my fainting heart be blest With thy sweet spirit for its guest My God to Thee I leave the rest; Thy will be done. Renew my will from day to day; Blend it with Thine and take away All that now makes it hard to say Thy will be done.
Charlotte Elliott   Category: Unsorted

... among all grammars meeting this condition (of adequacy) we select the simplest.
Chomsky   Category: Unsorted

It is in books the chief of all perfections to be plain and brief.
Joseph Butler   Category: Unsorted

No matter how much we learn there is always more knowledge to be gained. In this connection I am reminded of a short poem that has been in my mind over the years. It reads as follow: I used to think I knew I knew. But now I must confess. The more I know I know I know I know I know the less.
A. Ray Olpin   Category: Unsorted

Her suffering ended with the day Yet lived she at its close And breathed the long long night away In statue-like repose.
James Aldrich   Category: Unsorted

In form and feature face and limb I grew so like my brother That folks got taking me for him And each for one another. For one of us was born a twin And not a soul knew which....
Henry Sambrooke Leigh   Category: Unsorted

Well do all right if we can capitalize on our mistakes.
Mickey Rivers   Category: Unsorted

He may look just the same to you And he may be just as fine But the next-door dog is the next-door dog And mine - is - mine.
Dixie Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Aristocracy and exclusiveness tend to final overthrow in language as in politics.
W. D. Whitney   Category: Unsorted

I recognize the lion by his paw. After reading an anonymous solution to a problem that he realized was Newtons solution.
Jacques Bernoulli   Category: Unsorted

Too many cooks may spoil the broth but it only takes one to burn it.
Madeleine Bingham   Category: Unsorted

Save time thinking you can do the other fellows job better than he canput it in doing your job better!
Herbert A. Schoenfeld   Category: Unsorted

Give me artificial flowers - porcelain and metal glories - neither fading nor decaying forms unaging. Flowers of the splendid gardens of another place where Forms and Styles and Knowledge dwell. I love flowers made of glass or gold true Arts true gifts their painted hues more beautiful than natures worked in nacre and enamel with perfect leaves and branches.
K. P. Kavafis   Category: Unsorted

We call it death to leave this world but were we once out of it and enstated into the happiness of the next we should think it were dying indeed to come back to it again.
Sherlock   Category: Unsorted

Not a drum was heard not a funeral note As his corpse to the rampart we hurried.
Charles Wolfe   Category: Unsorted

Christianity is the companion of liberty in all its conflicts the cradle of its infancy and the divine source of its claims.
Charles Alexis Henri Clerel de Tocqueville   Category: Unsorted

Love is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Helen Hayes   Category: Unsorted

When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are
Cesar Chavez   Category: Unsorted

You're not a finished product. You're still in the process of being created.
Alfred Osmond   Category: Unsorted

And this way the water comes down at Lodore.
Robert Southey   Category: Unsorted

Be yourself. The world worships the original.
Ingrid Bergman   Category: Unsorted

Every new method developed by the mind although creating a new power also creates a new prison. We must be able to control our methods so do not enslave us.
Rev. Father Robert J. Henle   Category: Unsorted

When you have lived longer in this world and outlived the enthusiastic and pleasing illusions of youth you will find your love and pity for the race increase tenfold your admiration and attachment to a particular party or opinion fall away altogether.
Joseph Henry Shorthouse   Category: Unsorted

Books may well be the only true magic.
Alice Hoffman   Category: Unsorted

When I forget my sovereign may my God forget me.
Lord Thurlow   Category: Unsorted

Surely life is more than eating and drinking more than buying and selling more than getting and spending more than the cultivation of the mind and a healthy body. It is the widening of our horizon the broadening of our vision the reaching out to eternal realities the discipline of self until we can truly say I live yet not I but Christ liveth in me.
E. Clowes Chorley DD   Category: Unsorted

A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forest. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.
William Sharp   Category: Unsorted

What we perceive as reality in the so-called outer world is literally a reflection of and therefore secondary in importance to the inner workings of our own consciousness.
David Gardener   Category: Unsorted

The only thing that ought to be put off until tomorrow is the thing that never ought to be done.
Myron C. Bangerter   Category: Unsorted

Naught but vast sorrow was there - The sweet cheat gone.
Walter de la Mare   Category: Unsorted

We have heard from so many college professors that I think Im going to ask if we can get college credit for attending seminars.
Henry Hyde   Category: Unsorted

To me there is in happiness an element of self-forgetfulness. You lose yourself in something outside yourself when you are happy; just as when you are desperately miserable you are intensely conscious of yourself are a solid little lump of ego weighing a ton.
Joseph Priestley   Category: Unsorted

Fair stood the wind for France When we our sails advance Nor now to prove our chance Longer will tarry.
Michael Drayton   Category: Unsorted

The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me than another is the quantity of heart I find in it.
Jane Welsh Carlyle   Category: Unsorted

Something nasty in the woodshead.
Stella Gibbons   Category: Unsorted

There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.
Martin Fraquhar Tupper   Category: Unsorted

No man is self-made who unmakes others.
Stephen Voris   Category: Unsorted

We do not need more men. We do not need more money. We do not need more materials. What we do need is something to give a man a new spirit.... The problem of today is the people of today. It is people that make the times and not the times that make people. The trouble is with man himself.
Paul Garrett   Category: Unsorted

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.
Andrew Cuomo   Category: Unsorted

There is a happy land Far far away Where Saints in glory stand Bright bright as day.
Andrew Young   Category: Unsorted

Perhaps not since the fall of Babylon have so many city dwellers wanted to return to the country without ever having been there in the first place.
Richard W. Langer   Category: Unsorted

All things short and ugly All creatures short and squat All things green and gangrenous The Lord God made the lot.
Monty Python   Category: Unsorted

A race is just a race but a friend who paces you is a friend for life.
Joseph Franko   Category: Unsorted

True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality the inequality of success the glorious inequality of talent of genius; for inequality not mediocrity individual superiority not standardization is the measure of the progress of the world.
Felix E. Schelling   Category: Unsorted

Yet spirit immortal the tomb cannot bind thee But like thine own eagle that soars to the sun Thou springest from bondage and leavest behind thee A name which before thee no mortal hath won. Tho nations may combat and wars thunders rattle No more on thy steed wilt thou sweep oer the plain: Thou sleepst thy last sleep thou hast fought thy last battle No sound can awake thee to glory again.
Leonard Heath   Category: Unsorted

The world is more alive at night; its like God isnt looking.
Elvis Presley   Category: Unsorted

It makes little difference what the trade business or branch of learning in mechanical labor or intellectual effort the educated man is always superior to the common laborer. One who is in the habit of applying his powers in the right way will carry system into any occupation and it will help him as much to handle a rope as to write a poem.
F. M. Crawford   Category: Unsorted

If Im not back in five minutes wait longer.
Ace Ventura   Category: Unsorted

Most of our conflicts and difficulties come from trying to deal with the spiritual and practical aspects of our life separately instead of realizing them as parts of one whole. If our practical life is centered on our own interests cluttered up by possessions distracted by ambitions passions wants and worries beset by a sense of our own rights and importance or anxieties for our own future or longings for our own success we need not expect that our spiritual life will be a contrast to all this. The souls house is not built on such a convenient plan; there are few soundproof partitions in it. Only when the conviction not merely the idea that the demand of the Spirit however inconvenient rules the whole of it will those objectionable noises die down which have a way of penetrating into the nicely furnished little oratory and drowning all the quieter voices by their din.
Evelyn Underhill   Category: Unsorted

You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Australian Aboriginal Elder   Category: Unsorted

The seed of Abraham hear His voice and will not harden their hearts.
E. Ray Bateman   Category: Unsorted

Nouns of number or multitude such as Mob Parliament Rabble House of Commons Regiment Court of Kings Bench Den of Thieves and the like.
William Cobbett   Category: Unsorted

Stassov commenting on the music of Alexander Borodin: He was an epic poet.
Alexander Borodin   Category: Unsorted

Is there life before death?
Belfast Graffito   Category: Unsorted

We cannot possibly reconcile the principle of democracy which means cooperation with the principle of governmental omniscience under which everyone waits for an order before doing anything. That way lies loss of freedom and dictatorship.
Lewis H. Brown   Category: Unsorted

You cant be patient if youre not strong.
Nick Boliteri   Category: Unsorted

If you don't drink smoke or drive a car you're a tax evader.
Rep. Thomas S. Foley   Category: Unsorted

Criticizing lawyers for lawsuits is like criticizing linebackers for knocking people down.
Dale Dauten   Category: Unsorted

Rules are for people who don't know how to get around them.
Tori Harrison   Category: Unsorted

I have always found thick woods a little intimidating for they are so secret and enclosed. You may seem alone but you are not for there are always eyes watching you. All the wildlife of the woods the insects birds and animals are well aware of your presence no matter how softly you may tread and they follow your every move although you cannot see them.
Thalassa Cruso   Category: Unsorted

Nora: I read you were shot five times in the tabloids. Nick: Its not true. He didnt come anywhere near my tabloids.
William Powell   Category: Unsorted

Sleep nurse of our life cares best reposer.
Edward Herbert   Category: Unsorted

Once Chuang Chou dreamt he was a butterfly a butterfly flitting and fluttering around happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn't know he was Chuang Chou. Suddenly he woke up and there he was solid and unmistakable Chuang Chou. But he didnt know if he was Chuang Chou who had dreamt he was a butterfly or a butterfly dreaming he was Chuang Chou.
Chang Tao-ling   Category: Unsorted

Shermans buzzin along to de sea Like Moses ridin on a bumblebee.
Stephen Vincent Benet   Category: Unsorted

But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you to love the LORD your God and to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and to cleave unto him and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.
Thomas Morell   Category: Unsorted

Lowly with a broken neck The crocus lays her cheek to mire.
George Meredith   Category: Unsorted

In all the great churches in India Egypt Japan and China it was always the ear that was number one. Only in Western culture during the last 200 to 300 years has our hearing just become a helping hand for our viewing so our perception of the world is very much out of balance.
Hoachim-Ernst Berent   Category: Unsorted

Here tulips bloom as they are told; Unkempt about those hedges blows An English unofficial rose.
Rupert Brook   Category: Unsorted

Who to a woman trusts his peace of mind Trusts a frail bark with a tempestuous wind.
George Granville or Grenville   Category: Unsorted

The Christian clearly understands that Jesus does not reveal all that is signified by the word God but only as much as could be revealed through a perfect human personality living in absolute obedience to Gods will. The knowledge of God that men have by virtue of Jesus revelation is quite enough for men to live by in this life and to live gloriously and thankfully by Christians maintain the knowledge that God the Creator the Almighty and Eternal the Lord of history is mans Heavenly Father and that love might well be and indeed is the ultimate meaning of human existence.
Frederick Ward Kates   Category: Unsorted

Justice? You get justice in the next world in this world you have the law.
William Gaddis   Category: Unsorted

Dennis to friend: No use crying Joey. There aren't any grownups around.
Hank Ketcham   Category: Unsorted

The chilly December day! two shivering bicycle mechanics from Dayton Ohio first felt their homemade contraption whittled out of hickory sticks gummed together with Arnsteins bicycle cement stretched with muslin theyd sewn on their sisters sewing machine in their own backyard on Hawthorn Street in Dayton Ohio soar into the air above the dunes and the wide beach at Kitty Hawk.
John Roderigo Dos Passos   Category: Unsorted

We have to keep trying things were not sure we can pull off. If we just do the things we know we can do... you don't grow as much. You got to take those chances on making those big mistakes.
Cybill Shepherd   Category: Unsorted

They did not use swords or keep slaves. They were not barbarians. I do not know the rules and laws of their society but I suspect that they were singularly few. As they did without monarchy and slavery so they also got on without the stock exchange th
Ursula K. LeGuin   Category: Unsorted

It was not that the jagged precipices were lofty that the encircling woods were the dimmest shade or that the waters were profoundly deep; but that over all rocks wood and water brooded the spirit of repose and the silent energy of nature stirred the soul to its inmost depths.
Thomas Cole   Category: Unsorted

Original spelling. But Dulness sits at Helm and in this Age Governs on Councils Pulpits and the Stage: Here a dull Councellor adord we see And there a Poet duller yet than he With beardless Bishop dullest of the three Tis dangerous to think For who by thinking tempts his jealous Fate Is straight arraignd as Traytor to the State And none that come within the Verge of Sense Have to Preferment now the least Pretence....
John Wilmot Rochester   Category: Unsorted

Choices with Clout If what we are thinking about doing is likely to produce good results we can be reasonably sure we will be choosing the right thing to do. You can make a living from 9 to 5 but you make a success during the rest....
Wilbur Cross   Category: Unsorted

To love cherish and to obey.
Book of Common Prayer   Category: Unsorted

'Who dares this pair of boots displace Must meet Bombastes face to face.' Thus do I challenge the human race. Bombastes: So have I heard on Afric's burning shore A hungry lion give a grievous roar; The grievous roar echo'd along the shore. King: So have I heard on Afric's burning shore Another lion give a grievous roar And the first lion thought the last a bore.
William Barnes Rhodes   Category: Unsorted

A Chinese tale tells of some men sent to harm a young girl who upon seeing her beauty become her protectors rather than her violators. Thats how I felt seeing the Earth for the first time. I could not help but love and cherish her.
Taylor Wang   Category: Unsorted

It is easier to go six miles to hear a sermon than to spend one quarter of an hour in meditating on it when I come home.
Philip Henry   Category: Unsorted

We thus begin to see that the institutionalized practice of citations and references in the sphere of learning is not a trivial matter. While many a general reader that is the lay reader located outside the domain of science and scholarship may regard the lowly footnote or the remote endnote or the bibliographic parenthesis as a dispensable nuisance it can be argued that these are in truth central to the incentive system and an underlying sense of distributive justice that do much to energize the advancement of knowledge.
Robert K. Merton   Category: Unsorted

We are often so caught up in our activities that we tend to worship our work work at our play and play at our worship.
Charles Swindoll   Category: Unsorted

The whole object of education is or should be to develop minds. The mind should be a thing that works. It should be able to pass judgment on events as they arise make decisions.
Sherwood Anderson   Category: Unsorted

Expect your every need to be met expect the answer to every problem expect abundance on every level expect to grow spiritually.
Eileen Caddy   Category: Unsorted

A thing that has always baffled me about women is that they will saturate themselves with a pint of perfume a pound of sachet powder an evil-smelling lip rouge a peculiar-smelling hair ointment and a half-dozen varieties of body oils and then have the effrontery to complain of the aroma of a fine dollar cigar.
Groucho Marx   Category: Unsorted

Life is a child playing round your feet a tool you hold firmly in your grip a bench you sit down upon in the evening in your garden.
Jean Anouilh   Category: Unsorted

A man was made to help support his children which is the right and proper thing to do. A man was made to help support his children but with a little bit o luck with a little bit o luck theyll go out and start supporting you!
Stanley Holloway   Category: Unsorted

Yellow melon flowers Crawl beneath the withered peach-trees; A date-palm throws its heavy fronds of steel Against the scoured metallic sky.
John Gould Fletcher   Category: Unsorted

Man must realize his own unimportance before he can appreciate his importance.
R. M. Baumgardy   Category: Unsorted

Language is the picture and counterpart of thought.
Mark Hopkins   Category: Unsorted

The guy with the biggest butt lifts the biggest weights.
Paul Anderson   Category: Unsorted

See Josh Billings
Henry Wheeler Shaw   Category: Unsorted

All Englishmen are more or less idiots whom three years Colonial experience may possibly redeem.
Edward H. Canney   Category: Unsorted

Any woodthrush shows it - he sings not to fill the world but because he is filled.
Jane Hirshfield   Category: Unsorted

If you have been in the habit of inviting negative thoughts, jealousy, envy, resentment, and self-pity; think of these as intruders in your mind. The old Chinese saying fits here: You cannot stop the birds of the air from flying over your head, but you need not let them nest in your hair. Face and define your troubles. Gather your worries to God. Do all you can about the situation that is causing them. Don't contaminate your friends and loved ones with them.
Floyd & Eve Corbin   Category: Unsorted

Every man is enthusiastic at times. One man has enthusiasm for thirty minutes another for thirty days but it is the man who has it for thirty years who makes a success of his life.
Edward B. Butler   Category: Unsorted

...but if there was anything unexpected about the bombing of Pearl Harbor it was only that Hawaii was the target chosen for attack: Then at 12 oclock we (viz. General Marshall and I) went to the White House where we were until nearly half past one. At the meeting were Hull Knox Marshall Stark and myself. There the President ... brought up entirely the relations with the Japanese. He brought up the event that we were likely to be attacked perhaps (as soon as) next Monday for the Japanese are notorious for making an attack without warning and the question was what we would do. The question was how we should maneuver them into the position of firing the first shot without allowing too much danger to ourselves. It was a difficult proposition.
Henry L. Stinson   Category: Unsorted

Our marriage would have worked if we hadnt lived together.
Joan Thompson   Category: Unsorted

You have to sniff out joy; keep your nose to the joy-trail.
Buffy Sainte Marie   Category: Unsorted

Without waiting forever in vain for the preconceived to dig deep into the actual and get something out of that this doubtless is the right way to live.
Henry James Jr.   Category: Unsorted

To achieve the marvelous it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
Thomas Eugene (Tom) Robbins   Category: Unsorted

If men and nations did reach up to God with all their hearts war would cease. If love of God were in the heart of man a man would have no desire to destroy his brother. There would be no dishonesty if the love of God were in the heart. If God came first in his life a man would love his neighbor as himself and instead of taking from him he would feel to give.
Rex C. Reeve Sr.   Category: Unsorted

The green metal chair is an indispensable piece of equipment. As Farmer Bagley said How can you grow anything without a chair? How else are you going to see whats going on.?
William Longgood   Category: Unsorted

The holder of a monopoly is a sinner and an offender.
Prophet Muhammad   Category: Unsorted

Look to make your course regular that men may know beforehand what they may expect.
Francis Bacon   Category: Unsorted

A modesty in delivering our sentiments leaves us a liberty of changing them without blushing.
Thomas Wilson   Category: Unsorted

Most of us have a pretty clear idea of the world we want. What we lack is an understanding of how to go about getting it.
Hugh Gibson   Category: Unsorted

Who can measure the influence of simple sacred words of testimony?
Susan L. Warner   Category: Unsorted

I have made my world and it is a much better world than I ever saw outside
Louise Nevelson   Category: Unsorted

Scientists are people of very dissimilar temperaments doing different things in very different ways. Among scientists are collectors classifiers and compulsive tidiers-up; many are detectives by temperament and many are explorers; some are artists and others artisans. There are poet-scientists and philosopher-scientists and even a few mystics.
Peter Medawar   Category: Unsorted

I think the main culprit is modernity itself. Modernity and beauty simply don't mix. Pragmatism and an industrial-sized busyness denigrate everything that cant squeeze out of a calculator. And the first thing to die under such circumstances is a passion for beauty. For those trying desperately to jump over moving hurdles pursuing beauty is just foolishness.... We just don't have the time for poetry; beauty isnt useful we say until were in our eighties when many finally reflect and realize that beauty was truly essential to a good life that has now slipped by.
Douglas Jones   Category: Unsorted

It looked like a Taco Bell after an earthquake. Describing Air Force One after hitting severe air turbulence while serving Mexican food 1996
Karen Breslau   Category: Unsorted

If a window of opportunity appears don't pull down the shade.
Thomas J. Tom Peters   Category: Unsorted

TO ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS REMEMBER YOUR ABC ' S Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits. Believe in yourself Consider things from every angle. Don't give up and don't give in. Enjoy life today, yesterday is gone, tomorrow may never come. Family and Friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches. Give more than you planned to. Hang on to your dreams. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Just Do it. Keep trying no matter how hard it seems, it will get easier. Love yourself first and the most. Make it happen. Never lie, cheat or steal, always strike a fair deal. Open your eyes, and see things as they really are, not as you wish them to be. Practice make perfect, patience is a virtue. Quitters never win, winners never quit. Read, study, learn about everything important in your life. Stop procrastinating. Take control of your own destiny. Understand yourself, in order to better understand others. Visualize it. Want it more than anything. Xcellerate your efforts. You are unique of all God's creations. Zero in on your target and go for it.
Wanda Hope Carter   Category: Unsorted

If such love obtained in the world today as the Lord intended that it should love of God and love of fellow men there would be no wars contentions and strife among the children of men. And that there is such is due to an indifference by men to heed the admonitions and teachings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
George F. Richards   Category: Unsorted

Neurotic behavior is quite predictable. Healthy behavior is unpredictable.
Carl Ransom Rogers   Category: Unsorted

If a nonnegative quantity was so small that it is smaller than any given one then it certainly could not be anything but zero. To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be. These supposed mysteries have rendered the calculus of the infinitely small quite suspect to many people. Those doubts that remain we shall thoroughly remove in the following pages where we shall explain this calculus.
Leonhard Euler   Category: Unsorted

What Australia badly needs is not a ruling class but an educated class.
John Douglas Pringle   Category: Unsorted

Every man should make up his mind that if he expects to succeed he must give an honest return for the other mans dollar.
Edward Henry Harriman   Category: Unsorted

American Composer
Scott Joplin   Category: Unsorted

Suicide playing Russian roulette. Don't worry it's not loaded.
Terry Kath   Category: Unsorted

Anticipation Its a ticklish thing really Quivering exciting waiting Until it dies Killed by its own self Lost through virtue of being there
Dal Perry   Category: Unsorted

Each person has an ideal a hope a dream of some sort which represents his soul. In the long light of eternity this seed of the future is all that matters! We must find this seed no matter how small it is; we must give to it the warmth of love the light of understanding and the water of encouragement. We must learn to deal with people as they are not as we wish them to be. We must study the moral values which shape our thinking arouse our emotions and guide our conduct. We must get acquainted with our inner stream and find out whats going on in our heads and hearts. We must put an end to blind instinctive sensory thought and feeling. We must take time to be human.
Colby Dorr Dam   Category: Unsorted

The Kingdom is to be in the midst of your enemies. And he who will not suffer this does not want to be of the Kingdom of Christ; he wants to be among friends to sit among roses and lilies not with the bad people but the devout people. O you blasphemers and betrayers of Christ! If Christ had done what you are doing who would ever have been spared?
Martin Luther   Category: Unsorted

Service opens windows in your life instead of just mirrors that always reflect yourself.
Russell C. Taylor   Category: Unsorted

[They] like to pretend they live in a universe where there are no facts everything is a matter of opinion and all opinions are equally valid. And of course they do live in just such a universe. Unfortunately it exists entirely inside their own poorly-stocked minds.
Dr. Rory Coker   Category: Unsorted

When God is no longer cruel many questions will be answered.
Patrick Victor Martindale White   Category: Unsorted

It is my strong contention that there is an infinitely higher thrill which like climbing a mountain or singing a beautiful song once experienced never stops begging to be repeated. That thrill has its beginnings in the private and personal discovery of revealed truth the universal laws by which God is governed and by which he governs. It has its development in private and personal decisions to test that law through acts of faith followed by effort. And the consummation of that thrill comes in watching and indeed experiencing body and soul the miraculous unfolding of events as they proceed by methods far beyond our feeble capacities to dream of.
JoAnn Ottley   Category: Unsorted

Negative information is that which immediately upon acquiring causes the recipient to know less than he did before.
Stan Lee   Category: Unsorted

The proud hate pride in others.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Unsorted

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels loved by all men for the beauty of their character though few can decypher even fragments of their meaning.
Lydia Maria Child   Category: Unsorted

If age imparted wisdom there wouldnt be any old fools.
Claudia Young   Category: Unsorted

Structures are the weapons of the mathematician.
Bourbaki   Category: Unsorted

I have a right to my anger and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldnt be that its not nice to be and that somethings wrong with me because I get angry.
Maxine Waters   Category: Unsorted

... to characterize the import of pure geometry we might use the standard form of a movie-disclaimer: No portrayal of the characteristics of geometrical figures or of the spatial properties of relationships of actual bodies is intended and any similarities between the primitive concepts and their customary geometrical connotations are purely coincidental.
Carl G. Hempel   Category: Unsorted

Our treatment of animals will someday be considered barbarous. There cannot be perfect civilisation until man realises that the rights of every living creature are as sacred as his own.
David Starr Jordan   Category: Unsorted

The social fabric of a well-established nation is tough stuff. It can be pulled around and stretched a considerable distance before it breaks. But when the final rupture comes the damage done is beyond repair.
H. W. Prentis Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Spring Spring the sweet Spring is the years pleasant king; Then blooms each thing then maids dance in a ring Cold doth not sting the pretty birds do sing Cuckoo jug-jug pu-we to-witta-woo! The palm and may make country houses gay Lambs frisk and play the shepherds pipe all day And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay Cuckoo jug-jug pu-we to-witta-woo! The fields breathe sweet the daisies kiss our feet Young lovers meet old wives a-sunning sit; In every street these tunes our ears do greet Cuckoo jug-jug pu-we to-witta-woo! Spring! the sweet Spring!
Thomas Nashe   Category: Unsorted

How could such sweet and wholesome hours Be reckoned but with herbs and flowers?
Andrew Marvel   Category: Unsorted

The creator is both detached and committed free and yet ensnared concerned but not too much so.... If motivation is too strong the person is blinded; if the objective situation is too tightly structured the person sees none of its alternative possiblities.
Robert Macleod   Category: Unsorted

I used a lot of quotes when I was young. To make me sound mature to make me feel like I wasnt the second-class entity that Id always thought I was
Gerard Jones   Category: Unsorted

Optimism is an intellectual choice.
Diana Schneider   Category: Unsorted

Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
Nikki Harris   Category: Unsorted

Wisdom: Knowledge rightly applied. We assimilate lots of knowledge. Whether or not we do anything with that knowledge is a measure of our wisdom. That implies some change ... and change can be difficult. Note: For Hyrum Smith's other ideas which he regards as pertinent to Success see Topics: Character Charity Goals Humility Peace of Mind Sacrifice SuccessChangePersonal Growth SuccessChangeConstructive Imagination Wisdom
Hyrum W. Smith   Category: Unsorted

If you really want to keep a secret you don't need any help.
O. A. Carping   Category: Unsorted

Men must try and try again. They must suffer the consequences of their own mistakes and learn by their own failures; and their own successes.
Lawson Purdy   Category: Unsorted

Everybody is somebody elses weirdo.
C. A. Dykstra   Category: Unsorted

When a man is in love or in debt someone else has the advantage.
Bill Balance   Category: Unsorted

Oh it s a snug little island! A right little tight little island.
Thomas John Dibdin   Category: Unsorted

Remember one thing about democracy. We can have anything we want and at the same time we always end up with exactly what we deserve.
Edward F. Albee   Category: Unsorted

When you can always advise people to do what you see they really want to do .... Doing what they want to do they may succeed; doing what they don't want to do they wont.
James Gould Cozzens   Category: Unsorted

Eliminate something superfluous from your life. Break a habit. Do something that makes you feel insecure.
Piero Ferrucci   Category: Unsorted

Of course they fought as lovers must do to find a liveable space.
Leston Havens   Category: Unsorted

One is never done with knowing the greatest men or the greatest works of artthey carry you on and on and at the last you feel that you are only beginning.
T. R. Glover   Category: Unsorted

Ideas are precious. An idea is the only lever which moves the world.
Arthur F. Corey   Category: Unsorted

If you lead a country like Britain a strong country a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad a country that is always reliable then you have to have a touch of iron about you.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher   Category: Unsorted

You know how dumb the average guy is? Well by definition half of them are even dumber than that.
J.R. Bob Dobbs   Category: Unsorted

I have a feeling that when my ship comes in Ill be at the airport.
Charles M. Schulz   Category: Unsorted

This is not mathematics it is theology. [On being exposed to Hilberts work in invariant theory.]
P. Gordon   Category: Unsorted

There is a Spanish proverb which says very justly Tell me whom you live with and I will tell you who you are.
Phillip Dormer Stanhope   Category: Unsorted

In war there is no second prize for the runner up.
General Omar Nelson Bradley   Category: Unsorted

There is central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man a town a building or a wilderness. This quality is objective and precise but it cannot be named.
Christopher Alexander   Category: Unsorted

The #1 guideline to success is you must be in business for yourself. When you work for someone else you sell your time at wholesale to your employer who then re-sells it at retail to the customer.
J. Paul Getty   Category: Unsorted

In March and in April from morning till night In sowing and seeding good housewives delight.
Thomas Tusser   Category: Unsorted

The Reader may here observe the Force of Numbers which can be successfully applied even to those things which one would imagine are subject to no Rules. There are very few things which we know which are not capable of being reducd to a Mathematical Reasoning; and when they cannot its a sign our knowledge of them is very small and confusd; and when a Mathematical Reasoning can be had its as great a folly to make use of any other as to grope for a thing in the dark when you have a Candle standing by you.
Dr. John Arbuthnot   Category: Unsorted

Children like animals use all their senses to discover the world. Then artists come along and discover it the same way all over again.
Eudora Welty   Category: Unsorted

A professor was telling students about his colleagues class. Students in the other class had taken to tossing erasers at the clock. Each precise hit caused it to jump ahead one minute. Before class one morning they succeeded in advancing the clock by ten minutes. Since the new time indicated that the professor was beyond the accepted starting time the class left. The professor never said a word about the incident. However he presented the class with a killer of a final exam. As the students labored to finish in the allotted time the professor amused himself by tossing erasers at the clock.
Vicki Davis   Category: Unsorted

The sweeter sound of womans praise.
Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay   Category: Unsorted

What the Metaphysics of Quality would do is take this separate category Quality and show how it contains within itself both subjects and objects. The Metaphysics of Quality would show how things become enormously more coherent -- fabulously more coherent -- when you start with an assumption that Quality is the primary empirical reality of the world.... ... but showing that of course was a very big job.…
Robert M. Pirsig   Category: Unsorted

In the late 1600s the finest instruments originated from three rural families whose workshops were side by side in the Italian village of Cremona. First were the Amatis and outside their shop hung a sign: The best violins in all Italy. Not to be outdone their next-door neighbors the family Guarnerius hung a bolder sign proclaiming: The Best Violins In All The World! At the end of the street was the workshop of Anton Stradivarius and on its front door was a simple notice which read: The best violins on the block.
Freda Bright   Category: Unsorted

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
LaVell Edwards   Category: Unsorted

There was no point of controversy between Jesus and the Jews; Jesus brought no new doctrine unto them. Jesus said What the masters in Israel teach what the Pharisees and the Scribes teach is perfectly correct. There was no dogma which was the cause of
Adolph Saphir   Category: Unsorted

That sometimes clear ... and sometimes vague stuff ... which is ... mathematics.
Imre Lakatos   Category: Unsorted

Consideration is not merely a matter of emotional goodwill but of intellectual vigor and moral self sacrifice. Wisdom must combine with sympathy. That is why consideration underlies the phrase a scholar and a gentleman which really sums up the ideal of the output of a college education.
Charles Seymour   Category: Unsorted

Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
Michelangelo   Category: Unsorted

The only thing I thought might ever kill me off was clean living. I thought How am I going to listen to that horrible noise I make without a gram of coke and a couple of double Jack Daniels?
Iggy Pop   Category: Unsorted

It isnt the Lord who withholds himself from us. It is we who withhold ourselves from him because of our failure to keep his commandments.
Harold B. Lee   Category: Unsorted

My father's real gift and value to U.S. Shoe is not in ‘properly segmenting the market'; rather he has created a beautiful corporate culture which rewards risk taking which supports rather than punishes those who have a bad year or two which allows ideas to percolate upward.
Michael Barach   Category: Unsorted

Every Country hath its Machiavel.
Sir Thomas Browne   Category: Unsorted

Trouble and perplexity drive us to prayer and prayer driveth away trouble and perplexity.
Philipp Melanchthon   Category: Unsorted

Here is the dark tree Denuded now Of leafage... But a million stars
Shiki   Category: Unsorted

I am not old but mellow like good wine.
Stephen Phillips   Category: Unsorted

I am so fascinated with this century it will help keep me alive. Ill be there until the last minute fighting.
Berenice Abbott   Category: Unsorted

Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.
Robert Ranke Graves   Category: Unsorted

The courage required of all to walk into the unknown is the courage required of all human beings.
Robert Russell   Category: Unsorted

We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
Ethel Percy Andrus   Category: Unsorted

I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime; That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time. Senator Edward Kennedy quoted this passage in testimony before the Commission on Campus Unrest July 15 1970. Congressional Record vol. 116 p. 24309.
Aeschylus   Category: Unsorted

It is in great dangers that we see great courage.
Jean Francois Regnard   Category: Unsorted

Private patients if they do not like me can go elsewhere; but the poor devils in the hospital I am bound to take care of.
John Abernethy   Category: Unsorted

My motto: sans limites. (no limits)
Isadora Duncan   Category: Unsorted

Faith like the whole Christian life is an encounter in which God takes and keeps the initiative.
Eugene Joly   Category: Unsorted

Two battleships assigned to the training squadron had been at sea on maneuvers in heavy weather for several days. I was serving on the lead battleship and was on watch on the bridge as night fell. The visibility was poor with patchy fog so the captain re
Frank Koch   Category: Unsorted

You live through the darkness from what you learned in the light.
Hope MacDonald   Category: Unsorted

No man sins for someone else.
Bara Metziah   Category: Unsorted

The scoreboard cant make you a loser. If you walk off the field with your head up you don't lose. You don't hang your head for nobody. People in the stands think youre the greatest or the worst their opinion doesnt make a difference. The only opinion that makes any difference is your own opinion of yourself. Nobody can make you a loser.
Dan Marino Sr.   Category: Unsorted

In the mathematics I can report no deficience except that it be that men do not sufficiently understand the excellent use of the pure mathematics in that they do remedy and cure many defects in the wit and faculties intellectual. For if the wit be too dull they sharpen it; if too wandering they fix it; if too inherent in the sense they abstract it. So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself but of great use in respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to put itself into all postures; so in the mathematics that use which is collateral and intervenient is no less worthy than that which is principal and intended.
Roger Bacon   Category: Unsorted

Pseudonym of Charles William Gordon
Ralph Connor   Category: Unsorted

Money is the fruit of evil as often as the root of it.
Henry Fielding   Category: Unsorted

He who abstains from anything animate ... will be much more careful not to injure those of his own species. For he who loves the genus will not hate any species of animals.
Porphyry   Category: Unsorted

The words of the world want to make sentences.
Gaston Bachelard   Category: Unsorted

For all their wealth of content for all the sum of history and social institution invested in them music mathematics and chess are resplendently useless (applied mathematics is a higher plumbing a kind of music for the police band). They are metaphysically trivial irresponsible. They refuse to relate outward to take reality for arbiter. This is the source of their witchery.
G. Steiner   Category: Unsorted

The essence of peace is to merge two opposites. Therefore your notions should not scare you if you see another who absolutely opposes you and you presume that there is no chance for peace between you two. On the same token when you see two individuals who are exactly two opposites never say it would be impossible for them to reconcile. On the contrary and this is the perfection of peace to make it between two opposites.
Rabbi Nachman of Breslav   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is not yet ready for such problems.
Paul Erdös   Category: Unsorted

Its true thought Des Esseintes pursuing his original line of reasoning: most of the time Nature is incapable of producing such twisted unhealthy species unaided. She provides the basic material the seed and the soil the nourishing matrix and the elements of the plant which man then raises models paints and sculpts in his own way. In a few years man can achieve what Nature in her laziness fails to produce over centuries.
Des Esseintes   Category: Unsorted

About 95% of whats told you in confidence you couldnt get anybody to listen to anyway.
Mack McGinnis   Category: Unsorted

We have exchanged the Washingtonian dignity for the Jeffersonian simplicity which was in truth only another name for the Jacksonian vulgarity.
Bishop Henry C. Potter   Category: Unsorted

Of a husband: Feed the brute.
George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier   Category: Unsorted

Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns why should we let them have ideas.
Joseph Stalin   Category: Unsorted

We are usually mistaken in esteeming men too much; rarely in esteeming them too little.
Stanislaus Leszcynski   Category: Unsorted

The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
Antisthenes   Category: Unsorted

It wouild be very discouraging if somewhere down the line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said `Yes it is true but you wont be able to understand the proof. John Horgan. Scientific American 269:4 (October 1993) 92-103.
Ronald Graham   Category: Unsorted

Hunger is not debatable.
Harry Hopkins   Category: Unsorted

It is well to lie fallow for a while.
Martin Tupper   Category: Unsorted

The control of large numbers is possible and like unto that of small numbers if we subdivide them. Sun Tze Ping Fa.
Sun Tze   Category: Unsorted

When Freedom from her mountain-height Unfurled her standard to the air She tore the azure robe of night And set the stars of glory there. She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies And striped its pure celestial white With streakings of the morning light. Flag of the free hearts hope and home! By angel hands to valour given! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet! Where breathes the foe but falls before us With Freedoms soil beneath our feet And Freedoms banner streaming oer us?
Joseph Rodman Drake   Category: Unsorted

But leaving those of the Body I shall proceed to such Recreation as adorn the Mind; of which those of the Mathematicks are inferior to none.
William Leybourn   Category: Unsorted

Service ... Giving what you don't have to give. Giving when you don't need to give. Giving because you want to give.
Damien Hess   Category: Unsorted

A career is a job that has gone on too long.
Jeff MacNelly   Category: Unsorted

What [he] is apparently objecting to is that not everyone takes his beliefs seriously. Indeed some don't seem to respect his beliefs at all and actually poke fun at them. Well I have news for [him]: thats the nature of a free society. Opinions don't necessarily merit respect; they must earn respect in the marketplace of ideas.
Jeffrey Shallit   Category: Unsorted

Beautiful and rich is an old friendship Grateful to the touch as ancient ivory Smooth as aged wine or sheen of tapestry Where light has lingered intimate and long. Full of tears and warm is an old friendship That asks no longer deeds of gallantry Or any deed at all save that the friend shall be Alive and breathing somewhere like a song.
Eunice Tietjens   Category: Unsorted

That jewel knowledge is great riches which is not plundered by kinsmen nor carried off by thieves nor decreased by giving.
Bhavabhuti   Category: Unsorted

The Lord knows us for what we are and eventually everyone else does too.
Lorraine Henriod   Category: Unsorted

Doubt indulged soon becomes doubt realized.
Frances Havergal   Category: Unsorted

The hills have been high for man's mounting The woods have been dense for his axe The stars have been thick for his counting The sands have been wide for his tracks. The sea has been deep for his diving The poles have been broad for his sway But bravely he's proved in his striving That Where there's a will there's a way.
Eliza Cook   Category: Unsorted

If a person trains his mind to walk in the spirit and brings his whole mind to bear upon its operations and upon the principles of faith which are calculated to put him in possession of the power of God how much greater will be his faculties for obtaining knowledge....
Orson Pratt   Category: Unsorted

Hatred The anger of the weak.
Alphonse Daulet   Category: Unsorted

He had a head to contrive a tongue to persuade and a hand to execute any mischief.
Edward Hyde Clarendon   Category: Unsorted

The second principle of magic:...things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.
James G. Frazer   Category: Unsorted

There's good in everybody. Boost. Don't knock.
Warren Gamaliel Harding   Category: Unsorted

Our pleasance here is all vain glory This false world is but transitory.
William Dunbar   Category: Unsorted

It is the peculiar beauty of this method gentlemen and one which endears it to the really scientific mind that under no circumstance can it be of the smallest possible utility.
Henry John Stephen Smith   Category: Unsorted

Some men are more beholden to their bitterest enemies than to friends who appear to be sweetness itself. The former frequently tell the truth but the latter never.
Cato the Younger   Category: Unsorted

I don't have false teeth. Do you think Id buy teeth like these?
Carole Burnett   Category: Unsorted

To build Utopias in defiance of scientific principles is only a fools errand. If false hopes are momentarily good for morale we must ultimately pay for such folly in episodes of disillusionment cynicism and despair.
Merryle Stanley Rukeyser   Category: Unsorted

The geneticist Barbara McClintock once said of her research I was just so interested in what I was doing I could hardly wait to get up in the morning and get at it. One of my friends a geneticist said I was a child because only children cant wait to get up in the morning to get at what they want to do.
Barbara McClintock   Category: Unsorted

You cannot do away with the competitive system so long as trademarks remain to distinguish one product from another. You cannot cut out large-scale manufacture so long as there are established brands which breed consumer confidence and thus make mass production not only possible and profitable but also economical.
Philip Salisbury   Category: Unsorted

Believe if you will that there may have been faults in our industrial system yet the fact remains that the welfare of the average man has not so far advanced under any other form of government and that whatever evil exists will not be corrected by delegating to government with all its weaknesses the authority to run and control all business and to control the daily lives and activities of laboring mankind. Nor will any existing waste and extravagance of government be eliminated or appreciably diminished until the average man realizes that the burden of paying its bills will through direct or indirect taxation ultimately fall upon him his children or his childrens children.
J. B. Hill   Category: Unsorted

Let a pig and a boy have everything they want and you'll get a good pig and a bad boy.
J.H. Smith   Category: Unsorted

Things are only impossible until theyre not.
Jean-Luc Picard   Category: Unsorted

It hurts to thwart the reflexes of grab of clutch; to love and let go again and again.
Margie Piercy   Category: Unsorted

The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
William Dean Howells   Category: Unsorted

Food for thought is no substitute for the real thing.
Walt Kelly   Category: Unsorted

When we are capable of living in the moment free from the tyranny of shoulds free from the nagging sensation that this moment isnt right we will have peaceful hearts.
Joan Borysenko   Category: Unsorted

There is one thing I would break up over and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won't stand for that.
Steve Martin   Category: Unsorted

In the space age the most inportant space is between the ears.
Thomas J. Barlow   Category: Unsorted

Where are the beginnings the endings and most important the middles?
Julio Cortázar   Category: Unsorted

Humility does not consist in hiding our talents and virtues in thinking ourselves worse and more ordinary than we are But in possessing a clear knowledge of all that is lacking in us and in not exalting ourselves for that which we
Lacordaire   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.
Nicholaus Copernicus   Category: Unsorted

Unless the secret of inward peace is also the secret of escape from fear it does not meet a need I believe is almost the central need of mankind. If it be asked Why are so many people in the modern world anxious worried nervous irritable depressed
A. H. Gray   Category: Unsorted

I always think of what my wife says If the answer is Labor it must have been a very foolish question.
Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen   Category: Unsorted

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Walter Chrysler   Category: Unsorted

Women run to extremes they are either better or worse than men.
Jean de La Bruyere   Category: Unsorted

Faith will turn any course light any path relieve any distress bring joy out of sorrow peace out of strife friendship out of enmity heaven out of hell. Faith is God at work.
F. L. Holmes   Category: Unsorted

People look at you and me to see what they are suppose to be. And if we don't disappoint them maybe just maybe they wont disappoint us.
Walter Elias Disney   Category: Unsorted

There are plenty of reasons for hope. There need be no war with Russia and those who would fight her now on the theory that we had better do it and get it over with are lightheaded promoters of world destruction.
Dr. Harold W. Dodds   Category: Unsorted

When you clench your fist no one can put anything in you hand nor can your hand pick up anything.
Alex Haley   Category: Unsorted

Big business cant prosper without small business to supply its needs and buy its products. Labor cant prosper so long as capital lies idle. Capital cant prosper while labor is unemployed.
DeWitt M. Emery   Category: Unsorted

The belief that words have a meaning of their own account is a relic of primitive word magic and it is still a part of the air we breathe in nearly every discussion.
Charles K. Ogden   Category: Unsorted

Theres a difference between opinion and conviction. My opinion is something that is true for me personally; my conviction is something that is true for everybody in my opinion.
Sylvia Cordwood   Category: Unsorted

People who knowingly select movies and television programs featuring foul language deserve exactly what they get.... Many people will wonder why governments that are clever enough to devise ways to shield children from the dangers of prayer in the classroom should not be clever enough to shield them from the evils of vulgarity in entertainment.
Edward Grimsley   Category: Unsorted

How men long for celebrity! Some would willingly sacrifice their lives for fame and not a few would rather be known By their crimes than not known at all.
John Sinclair   Category: Unsorted

If you would keep your soul From spotted sight or sound Live like the velvet mole; Go burrow underground. And there hold intercourse With roots of trees and stones With rivers at their source And disembodied bones.
Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie   Category: Unsorted

The violet droops its soft and bashful brow But from its heart sweet incense fills the air; So rich within - so pure without - art thou With modest mien and soul of virtue rare.
Frances Osgood   Category: Unsorted

The moon had climbd the highest hill Which rises oer the source of Dee And from the eastern summit shed Her silver light on tower and tree.
John Lowe   Category: Unsorted

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
Doug Engelbart   Category: Unsorted

Virtue is like health: the harmony of the whole man.
Thomas Carlyle   Category: Unsorted

When you stop learning stop listening stop looking and asking questions always new questions then it is time to die.
Lillian Smith   Category: Unsorted

A leader of men must make decisions quickly ... be a fighter ... speak openly plainly frankly ... cooperate coordinate work with active faith ... be loyal true faithful ... have a high intelligent worthy purpose and ideal.
Dodge   Category: Unsorted

Ive quit trying to come out ahead or break even financialIy. My ambition for this year is to keep up with how far I was behind at the end of last year.
E. V. Reyner   Category: Unsorted

EARTH LIFE with its joys and sorrows is a necessary part of our eternal existence. Its purposes are to prepare us to return to the presence of our Heavenly Father and to provide the way whereby we may receive a fulness of joy.
Alma P. Burton   Category: Unsorted

The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.
Thomas Hobbes   Category: Unsorted

Live while you live the epicure would say And seize the pleasures of the present day; Live while you live the sacred preacher cries And give to God each moment as it flies. Lord in my views let both united be: I live in pleasure when I live to thee.
Philip Doddridge   Category: Unsorted

We all like stories that make us cry. Its so nice to feel sad when youve nothing in particular to feel sad about.
Annie Sullivan   Category: Unsorted

Love is a pearl of purest hue But stormy waves are round it; And dearly may a woman rue The hour that she found it.
Letitia Landon   Category: Unsorted

The mathematician requires tact and good taste at every step of his work and he has to learn to trust to his own instinct to distinguish between what is really worthy of his efforts and what is not.
J.W. Glaisher   Category: Unsorted

I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them.
Ed Koch   Category: Unsorted

Every name of God and each attribute are but shadows of the Reality limited manifestations of the Limitless as time is an attribute of Eternity mind an attribute of Consciousness flame an attribute of Fire.
C. Spurgeon Medhurst   Category: Unsorted

I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. Its seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. Its seeing what other people don't see And pursuing that vision.
Howard Schultz   Category: Unsorted

Egotism is the anesthetic which nature gives us to deaden the pain of being a fool.
Dr. Herbert Shofield   Category: Unsorted

Ive never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.
Winston Bennett   Category: Unsorted

It's not population or enormous resources which open the golden doors to success but a skillful use of brains and scientific know-how.
John T. Conner   Category: Unsorted

There is something in animals beside the power of motion. They are not machines; they feel.
Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu   Category: Unsorted

Be glad today. Tomorrow may bring tears. Be brave today. The darkest night will pass. And golden rays will usher in the dawn.
Sarah Knowles Bolton   Category: Unsorted

Shes been everyone elses girl; maybe one day shell be her own.
Tori Amos   Category: Unsorted

Feathered with hoarfrost skeletal trees loom closer; fog shrouded arches.
Paul Brown   Category: Unsorted

If excessive smoking actually plays a role in the production of lung cancer it seems to be a minor one.
Dr. W.C. Heuper   Category: Unsorted

As knowledge increases the verdict of yesterday must be reversed today and in the long run the most positive authority is the least to be trusted.
Hugh W. Nibley   Category: Unsorted

... this oligarchy of sex which makes fathers brothers husbands and sons the oligarchs over the mother and sisters the wife and daughters of every household which ordains all men sovereigns all women subjects carries dissension discord and rebellion into every house of the nation.
Susan Brownell Anthony   Category: Unsorted

For the moment at least the Darwinian period is past; we can no longer enjoy the comfortable assurance which once satisfied so many of us that the main problem has been solved all is again in the melting pot. By now in fact a new generation has grown up that knows not Darwin. Is even then evolution not a scientifically ascertained fact? No! We must hold it as an act of faith because there is no alternative.
Dr. D. H. Scott   Category: Unsorted

A garden is a delight to the eye and a solace for the soul.
Sadi   Category: Unsorted

From December to March there are for many of us three gardens the garden outdoors the garden of pots and bowls in the house and the garden of the minds eye.
Katherine S. White   Category: Unsorted

Kind of gets you thinking doesnt it?
Tony Hudson   Category: Unsorted

Never criticize a man until youve run a mile in his shoes. That way if he doesnt like what you have to say itll be OK because youll be a mile away and youll have his shoes.
Robin Evans   Category: Unsorted

As then a consummate master teaches both by example and by precept so Christ taught the obedience which good men are to render even at the cost of death by Himself first dying in rendering it.
Rufinus   Category: Unsorted

Gimme a visky with a ginger ale on the side and don't be stinchy beby. Number Ten in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. The Guinness Book of Film
Greta Garbo   Category: Unsorted

Im not superstitious because it brings bad luck.
Placido Domingo   Category: Unsorted

One of the endearing things about mathematicians is the extent to which they will go to avoid doing any real work.
Matthew Pordage   Category: Unsorted

Truth comes home to the mind so naturally that when we learn it for the first time it seems as though we did no more than recall it to our memory.
Fontenelle   Category: Unsorted

Alone with myself The trees bend to caress me The shade hugs my heart
Candy Polgar   Category: Unsorted

First of all I choose the great roles and if none of these come I choose the mediocre ones and if they don't come I choose the ones that pay the rent.
Michael Caine   Category: Unsorted

The curfew tolls the knell of parting day The lowering herd wind slowly oer the lea The ploughman homeward plods his weary way And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
Gray Thomas   Category: Unsorted

Its a fine thing to rise above pride but you must have pride in order to do so.
Georges Bernanos   Category: Unsorted

Referring to George Bernard Shaw: At 83 Shaws mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be but it was still better than anyone elses.
Alexander Woollcott   Category: Unsorted

The Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance.
Miguel de Cervantes   Category: Unsorted

To receive a present handsomely and in a right spirit even when you have none to give in return is to give one in return.
James Henry Leigh Hunt   Category: Unsorted

When asked what CAD tools he used to design the Cray #3 pencils and quadrille pads.
Seymoure Cray   Category: Unsorted

Whoever does not detach himself from the ego never attains the Absolute and never deciphers life.
Constantin Brancusi   Category: Unsorted

Wanted: More Praise I cannot help believing that the world will be a better and a happier place when people are praised more and blamed less; when we utter in their hearing the good we think and also gently intimate the criticisms we hope may be of service. For the world grows smaller every day. It will be but a family circle after a while.
Francis Elizabeth Willard   Category: Unsorted

Mathematical rigor is like clothing; in its style it ought to suit the occasion and it diminishes comfort and retrains freedom of movement if it is either too loose or too tight.
G. F. Simmons   Category: Unsorted

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!!
Barbara Hoffman   Category: Unsorted

It has been too much the custom to regard the earliest Christian books as written in a specially Christian form of speech standing apart and distinguishable from the common language of the eastern Roman provinces. Had that been the case it is not too bold to say that the new religion could not have conquered the Empire. It was because Christianity appealed direct to the people addressed them in their own language and made itself comprehensible to them on their own plane of thought that it met the needs and filled the heart of the Roman world.
W. M. Ramsa   Category: Unsorted

... the public must learn how to cherish the nobler and rarer plants and to plant the aloe able to wait a hundred years for its bloom or its garden will contain presently nothing but potatoes and pot-herbs.
Margaret Fuller   Category: Unsorted

One evening I sat Beauty on my knees And I found her bitter And I reviled her.
Arthur Rimbaud   Category: Unsorted

To achieve charity we must submit become patient meek humble.... We must exercise the love of God as a power.
F. Enzio Busche   Category: Unsorted

At one time through love all things come together into one at another time through strife's hatred they are borne each of them apart.
Empedocles   Category: Unsorted

War to the knife.
Joseph de Palafox   Category: Unsorted

Gardening is a kind of disease. It infects you you cannot escape it. When you go visiting your eyes rove about the garden; you interrupt the serious cocktail drinking because of an irresistible impulse to get up and pull a weed.
Lewis Gannit   Category: Unsorted

If you cannot pray over a thing and cannot ask God to bless you in it don't do that thing.
Tholuch   Category: Unsorted

When I was in England I experimented with marijuana a time or two I didnt like it I didnt inhale it and never tried it again.
William Jefferson Clinton   Category: Unsorted

To serve the public interest is not the same as being a servant of public opinion.
Sidney Hook   Category: Unsorted

Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
Robert G. Allen   Category: Unsorted

What is so certain of victory as patience?
Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlof   Category: Unsorted

Take out the weeds from some wild spot remove each stone that shows plant seeds of friendship good and deep and tend the plant that grows.
Mary Freeman Startzman   Category: Unsorted

So yesterday you fell off the wagon? Or maybe you blew your diet? Or lost your temper and shot off your mouth? Well that was yesterday. Today is a brand-new day with a clean slate so forget yesterday!
Abigail Van Buren   Category: Unsorted

Though they go mad they shall be sane Though they sink through the sea they shall rise again Though lovers be lost Love shall not. And Death Shall Have No Dominion.
Dylan Thomas   Category: Unsorted

The law is a crude machine at best and only spits out something approaching justice of its attendants are committed to justice. As lawyering has become less about doing right and more about doing what you can get away with our standards of acceptable shenanigans-as-usual seem to be in a free fall.
Holman W. Jenkins Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Damn the laws of England! I make the laws and every son of a bitch shall be governed by them.
William Bligh   Category: Unsorted

How much the making of a garden no matter how small adds to the joy of living only those who practice the arts and the science can know.
E. H. Wilson   Category: Unsorted

No we're not looking at how to control criminals.... We're talking about banning the AK-47 and semi-automatic guns.
Sen. Howard Metzenbaum   Category: Unsorted

A fellow in a market town Most musical cried razors up and down.
John Wolcot   Category: Unsorted

A Hundred Years From Now When you left I nearly lost my mind And I tried to drown my sorrows every night in warm red wine My old heart broke to pieces but Ill get by somehow Cause I wont care Lord a hundred years from now From the top of this old worl
Marty Stuart   Category: Unsorted

The difference between art and science is that science is what people understand well enough to explain to a computer. All else is art.
Donald Knuth   Category: Unsorted

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature God's image but thee who destroys a good book kills reason its self.
John Milton   Category: Unsorted

Dear Night! this worlds defeat; The stop to busy fools; cares check and curb; The day of spirits; my souls calm retreat Which none disturb! Christs progress and His prayer-time; The hours to which high Heaven cloth chime.
Henry Vaughan   Category: Unsorted

Failing doesnt make you a failure. Giving up accepting your failure refusing to try again does!
Richard Exely   Category: Unsorted

Thought creates character.
Annie Besant   Category: Unsorted

If (O.J. Simpson) is acquitted I will renounce my citizenship. And if I converse with him at a cocktail party I will say Well there are so many people here who havent murdered anyone. I think Ill go talk to them. Ill also riot.
Dick Cavett   Category: Unsorted

... whether your name is Gehrig or Ripken DiMaggio or Robinson or that of some youngster who picks up his bat or puts on his glove you are challenged by the game of baseball to do your very best day in and day out and thats all Ive ever tried to do
Cal Ripken Jr.   Category: Unsorted

It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
Philip Adams   Category: Unsorted

Not only have women been successful in entering fields in which men are supposed to have a more natural aptitude but they have created entirely new businesses.
Lucretia P. Hunter   Category: Unsorted

Never try to take a fortified hill especially if the Army on top is bigger than you are.
William Hewlett   Category: Unsorted

That man may last but never lives Who much receives but nothing gives; Whom none can love whom none can thank Creations blot creations blank.
Thomas Gibbons   Category: Unsorted

Speak briefly and to the point.
Marcus Porcius Cato the Elder   Category: Unsorted

Communication is at its best when two people mutually serve one another in love each reaching out to the need of the other.
Dwight Small   Category: Unsorted

Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
Nelson Algren   Category: Unsorted

Labor is rest from the sorrows that greet us; from all the petty vexations that meet us; from the sin-promptings that assail us; from the world-sirens that lure us to ill.
F. S. Osgood   Category: Unsorted

Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi   Category: Unsorted

The dust comes secretly day after day Lies on my ledge and dulls my shining things. But O this dust I shall drive away Is flowers and kings Is Solomons temple poets Nineveh.
Viola Meynell   Category: Unsorted

Nothing is so weakening as regret.
James G. Blaine   Category: Unsorted

It is hard to write about politicians see them at such close range and still think of any of them as heroes.
Robert Novak   Category: Unsorted

Suetonius says of the Emperor Titus: Once at supper reflecting that he had done nothing for any that day he broke out into that memorable and justly admired saying My friends I have lost a day!
Suetonius   Category: Unsorted

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.
Bernard Meltzer   Category: Unsorted

Whenever you can count.
Sir Francis Galton   Category: Unsorted

Not to be a republican at twenty is proof of want of heart; to be one at thirty is proof of want of head.
Francois Guisot   Category: Unsorted

Autumn arrives in the early morning but spring at the close of a winter day.
Elizabeth Bowen   Category: Unsorted

They gave me a book of checks. They didnt ask for any deposits.
Joe Early   Category: Unsorted

The reward of doing one's duty is the power to do another.
Rabbi Ben Azai   Category: Unsorted

It is a maxim received in life that in general we can determine more wisely for others than for ourselves. The reason of it is so dear in argument that it hardly wants the confirmation of experience.
Junius   Category: Unsorted

I tell people Im too stupid to know whats impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams and half the time they come true.
Debi Thomas   Category: Unsorted

Many things seem good and yet are not because they be not done with a good mind and intention; and therefore our Saviour saith in the Gospel If thy eye has naught all thy body shall be dark. For when the intention is wicked all the work that follows is naught although it seemed to be never so good.
St. Gregory the Great   Category: Unsorted

Who knows but that hereafter some traveller like myself will sit down upon the banks of the Seine the Thames or the Zuyder Zee where now in the tumult of enjoyment the heart and the eyes are too slow to take in the multitude of sensations? Who knows but he will sit down solitary amid silent ruins and weep a people inurned and their greatness changed into an empty name?
Volney   Category: Unsorted

Self-reliance can turn a salesman into a merchant; a politician into a statesman; an attorney into a jurist; an unknown youth into a great leader. All are to be tomorrows big leaders those who in solitude sit above the clang and dust of time with the worlds secret trembling on their lips.
Newell Dwight Hillis   Category: Unsorted

Because women take time out for childbearing they have less tenure than men in their jobs which translates into lower earnings.
Barbara Riskin   Category: Unsorted

The more we study the early Church the more we realize that it was a society of ministers. About the only similarity between the Church at Corinth and a contemporary congregation either Roman Catholic or Protestant is that both are marked to a great degree by the presence of sinners.
Elton Trueblood   Category: Unsorted

Ninety-five percent of all the decisions youll ever make in your career would be made as well by any reasonably intelligent high school sophomore. But theyll pay you for the other five percent.
Marion Folsom   Category: Unsorted

Reply to inquisitors October 1789. I have seen all I have heard all I have forgotten all.
Marie Antoinette   Category: Unsorted

Upon marying actress Julia Roberts: Its true that I did get the girl but then my grandfather always said Even a blind chicken finds a few grains of corn now and then.
Lyle Lovett   Category: Unsorted

Don't be a fault-finding grouch; when you feel like finding fault with somebody or something stop for a moment and think; there is very apt to be something wrong within yourself. Don't permit yourself to show temper and always remember that when you are in the right you can afford to keep your temper and when you are in the wrong you cannot afford to lose it.
J. J. Reynolds   Category: Unsorted

Men pass away but their deeds abide. [His last words.]
Augustin-Louis Cauchy   Category: Unsorted

In the terrible years of the Yezhov terror I spent seventeen months waiting in line outside the prison in Leningrad. One day somebody in the crowd identified me ... and asked me in a whisper ... Can you describe this? And I said: I can.
Anna Akhmatova   Category: Unsorted

On one of those rare occasions when Bach appraised his own life's work he remarked: I worked hard.
Johann Sebastian Bach   Category: Unsorted

If frugality were established in the state if our expenses were laid out rather in the necessaries than the superfluities of life there might be fewer wants and even fewer pleasures but infinitely more happiness.
Oliver Goldsmith   Category: Unsorted

I have learned as I have become older that worldly goods and things are of minor importance. One needs only sufficient food to sustain his body a reasonable amount of clothing to wear and sufficient comforts of home and probably some money for entertai
Milton R. Hunter   Category: Unsorted

Every day is a little life and our whole life is but a day repeated. Therefore live every day as if it would be the last.
Bishop Joseph Hall   Category: Unsorted

Stella: When a man and a woman see each other and like each other they ought to come together wham! Like a couple of taxis on Broadway not sit around analyzing each other like two specimens in a bottle.
Thelma Ritter   Category: Unsorted

All you have to do is go down to the bottom of your swimming pool and hold your breath [US DOE Spokesperson on protecting yourself from nuclear radiation].
David Miller   Category: Unsorted

I need thee every hour Most holy One; O make me shine indeed thou blessed Son! I need thee; O I need thee; Every hour I need thee! O bless me now my Savior; I come to thee!
Annie S. Hawkes   Category: Unsorted

Whatever we well understand we express clearly And words flow with ease.
Nicholas Boileau   Category: Unsorted

It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out.
Judith Rossner   Category: Unsorted

Verde que te quiero verde. Verde viento. Verde ramas. Green I love you green. Green Wind. Green branches.
Federico Garcia Lorca   Category: Unsorted

Joe: You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big. Norma (bristling): I am big. Its the pictures that got small. Joe: I knew there was something wrong with them.
William Holden   Category: Unsorted

We are servants rather than masters in mathematics.
Charles Hermite   Category: Unsorted

A religion old or new that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later such a religion will emerge.
Carl Sagan   Category: Unsorted

Our likes and dislikes exert a fateful influence upon both our own happiness and our value to others. The ancients recognized this fully but modern education has long neglected it and is now slowly beginning to rub its eyes and awake to the significance
Edward O. Sisson   Category: Unsorted

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
Ernest Holmes   Category: Unsorted

The character and qualifications of the leader are reflected in the men he selects develops and gathers around him. Show me the leader and I will know his men. Show me the men and I will know their leader. Therefore to have loyal efficient employeesbe a loyal and efficient employer.
Arthur W. Newcomb   Category: Unsorted

What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north.
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies   Category: Unsorted

Secretary of State under Roosevelt testifying before the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack in regard to remarks he had made to the War Council on November 28 1941. I emphasized that in my opinion the Japanese were likely to break out at any time with new acts of conquest and that the matter of safeguarding our national security was in the hands of the Army and the Navy. With due deference I expressed my judgement that any plans for our military defense should include an assumption that the Japanese might make the element of surprise a central point in their strategy and also might attack at various points simultaneously with a view to demoralizing efforts of defense and of coordination.
Cordell Hull   Category: Unsorted

Reach for the stars. You wont reach them but you wont come up with a handful of mud either.
Leo Burnett   Category: Unsorted

Since trifles make the sum of human things And half our misery from our foibles springs.
Hannah More   Category: Unsorted

In the sciences we are now uniquely privileged to sit side by side with the giants on whose shoulders we stand.
Gerald Holton   Category: Unsorted

and Sawyer youre going out a youngster but youve got to come back a star.
Warner Baxter   Category: Unsorted

... it would be better for the true physics if there were no mathematicians on earth.
Daniel Bernoulli   Category: Unsorted

Nobody since Newton has been able to use geometrical methods to the same extent for the like purposes; and as we read the Principia we feel as when we are in an ancient armoury where the weapons are of gigantic size; and as we look at them we marvel what manner of man he was who could use as a weapon what we can scarcely lift as a burden.
William Whewell   Category: Unsorted

A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we cant see it until after we have tripped over it.
Cullen Hightower   Category: Unsorted

The notion of saving the planet has nothing to do with intellectual honesty or science. The fact is that the planet was here long before us and will be here long after us. The planet is running fine. What people are talking about is saving themselves and saving their middle-class lifestyles and saving their cash flow.
Lynn Margulis   Category: Unsorted

His Lordship says he will turn it over in what he is pleased to call his mind.
Richard Bethell   Category: Unsorted

Be kind. Remember everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Thompson   Category: Unsorted

I testify that our teacher our shepherd is Christ our best friend who clears up all our doubts. He heals our wounds and turns our pain into sweet experiences.
Horacio A. Tenorio   Category: Unsorted

God make me brave for life: oh braver than this. Let me straighten after pain As a tree straightens after the rain Shining and lovely again. God make me brave for life; much braver than this. As the blown grass lifts let me rise From sorrow with quiet eyes Knowing Thy way is wise. God make me brave life brings Such blinding things. Help me to keep my sight; Help me to see aright That out of dark comes light.
Grace Noll Crowell   Category: Unsorted

That which is useless dies. Animals that fail to serve some useful purpose in the scheme of things slowly but surely become extinct. Let any part of the human body cease to perform its ordained function and it withersas when an arm is kept long in a sling. This same decree that nothing useless is permitted to survive runs through the mind of the industrial world.
B. C. Forbes   Category: Unsorted

Nothing of course begins at the time you think it did.
Lillian Hellman   Category: Unsorted

A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
Stanley Baldwin   Category: Unsorted

Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude not looks. Most men think it's looks most women know otherwise.
Kathleen Turner   Category: Unsorted

Good Living is an act of intelligence by which we choose things which have an agreeable taste rather than those which do not.
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin   Category: Unsorted

If you live your life with your head up your a** youll always experience the same old s**t.
Adrienne Gusoff   Category: Unsorted

Im only seven although I died In Hiroshima long ago Im seven now as I was then When children die they do not grow.
Nazim Hikmet   Category: Unsorted

Whatll we do with ourselves this afternoon? cried Daisy and the day after that and the next thirty years?
F. Scott Fitzgerald   Category: Unsorted

Cynics build no bridges; they make no discoveries; no gaps are spanned by them. Cynics may pride themselves in being realistic in their approach but progress and the onward march of Christian civilization demand an inspiration and motivation that cynicism never affords. If we want progress we must take the forward look.
Paul L. McKay D.D.   Category: Unsorted

The light falls the way the light fell And it is not clear In the elm-shadows if it be ourselves here Or others who were before us.
David Morton   Category: Unsorted

A garden always gives back more than it receives.
Mara Beamish   Category: Unsorted

A life all turbulence and noise may seem To him that leads it wise and to be praised But wisdom is a pearl with most success Sought in still waters.
William Cowper   Category: Unsorted

Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.
E. M. Cioran   Category: Unsorted

Referring to the NFL Players Association: I have one thing to say about the union: Its like Christopher Columbus. He didnt know where he was going. He didnt know where he was when he got there. He lost two-thirds of his ships along the way. And he did it with someone elses money.
Matt Bahr   Category: Unsorted

The power of one fair face makes my love sublime for it has weaned my heart from low desires.
Michelangelo Buonarroti   Category: Unsorted

Long you live and high you fly. And smiles youll give and tears youll cry. And all you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be.
Roger Waters   Category: Unsorted

The most vital test of a man's character is not how he behaves after success but how he sustains defeat.
Raymond Moley   Category: Unsorted

Here in this body are the sacred rivers: here are the sun and moon as well as all the pilgrimage places. I have not encountered another temple as blissful as my own body.
Saraha   Category: Unsorted

To a coon six feet of wire fence is merely a jungle gym upon which it can work up an appetite before raiding the corn.
Roy Barette   Category: Unsorted

Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
Christopher Parker   Category: Unsorted

Emotional release and muscular release are interdependent one does not occur without the other.
Elaine Mayland   Category: Unsorted

But whether the Constitution really be one thing or another this much is certain that it has either authorized such a government as we have had or has been powerless to prevent it.
Lysander Spooner   Category: Unsorted

See the smile awaitin in the kitchen Food cookin and the plates for two Feel the arms that reach out to hold me In the evening when the day is through
Seals & Crofts   Category: Unsorted

Virtue does not always demand a heavy sacrifice only the willingness to make it when necessary.
Frederick Dunn   Category: Unsorted

Pessimism is the one ism which kills the soul.
John Buchan   Category: Unsorted

Anyone overseas wishing to contact our Government should use a more acceptable avenue than a pin-pong mah-jongg Scrabble or yo-yo team.
Frank McManus   Category: Unsorted

Strip the phony tinsel off Hollywood and youll find the real tinsel underneath.
Oscar Levant   Category: Unsorted

The only parts left of my original body are my elbows.
Phyllis Diller   Category: Unsorted

Retreat Hell! We're just advancing in another direction.
General O.P. Smith   Category: Unsorted

Whenever you save five shillings you put a man out of work for a day.
J. M. Keynes   Category: Unsorted

Be true. Be beautiful. Be free. In the midst of segregation and racism Mamma raised us to be independent and free. We saw ourselves as citizens of the world not of a block.
Debbie Alle   Category: Unsorted

Vipassana: looking into something with clarity and precision seeing each component as distinct piercing all the way through so as to perceive the most fundamental reality of that thing.
Henepola Gunaratana   Category: Unsorted

A ruin is not just something that happened long ago to someone else; its history is that of us all the transience of power of ideas of all human endeavors.
George Schaller   Category: Unsorted

Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
Duke Ellington   Category: Unsorted

Schoenberg commenting on the music of Alban Berg: I am proud that [I was] ... enabled to guide this great talent ... towards the superb fulfillment of its individual potentialities towards the greatest independence.
Alban Berg   Category: Unsorted

What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Mary Pickford   Category: Unsorted

I would like them to leave a little bit of New York for the old-timers. On Disneys face-lift of Times Square New York 1997
Fred Hakim   Category: Unsorted

The progress of the industrial age rests on the greater diversification of labor and the use of more elaborate tools and machinery which have increased productivityin other words saved labor.... In our attempt to cure the social ills we should not kill the goose that has laid the golden eggs. If our society is sick it is for other reasons than the conquest by man of the forces of nature.
John W. Scoville   Category: Unsorted

Mondays are the potholes in the road of life.
Tom Wilson   Category: Unsorted

I was born to catch dragons in their dens And pick flowers To tell tales and laugh away the morning To drift and dream like a lazy stream And walk barefoot across sunshine days.
James Kavanaugh   Category: Unsorted

The all-round liberally educated man from Palaeolithic times to the time when the earth shall become a cold cinder will always be the same namely the man who follows his standards of truth and beauty who employs his learning and observation his reason his expression for purposes of production that is to add something of his own to the stock of the worlds ideas.
H. F. Osborn   Category: Unsorted

Even though it will disappoint many of you the evidence is that you have a very bright future. This is how I finished my presentation at American University eliciting a few chuckles from the audience. On a more serious note I asked the students to co
Ronald Bailey   Category: Unsorted

A reasonable amount o' fleas is good fer a dogkeeps him from broodin' over bein' a dog mebbe.
Edward Noyes Westcott   Category: Unsorted

For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
Samuel Richardson   Category: Unsorted

A vessel is formed from a lump of clay with care however it is the empty space within the vessel that makes it useful.
Lao Tzu   Category: Unsorted

If Number rules the universe as Pythagoras asserted Number is merely our delegate to the throne for we rule Number.
Eric Temple Bell   Category: Unsorted

Oer the ice the rapid skater flies With sport above and death below Where mischief lurks in gay disguise Thus lightly touch and quickly go.
Pierre Charles Roy   Category: Unsorted

Three things too much and three too little are pernicious to man; to speak much and know little; to spend much and have little; to presume much and be worth little.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra   Category: Unsorted

Australians swallow more syllables than any other single item of consumption.
Sir Hermann Black   Category: Unsorted

Loud roared the dreadful thunder The rain a deluge showr'd.
Andrew Cherry   Category: Unsorted

Spend each moment perfecting the next not correcting the last.
Scott Michael Durski   Category: Unsorted

The time on either side of now stands fast.
Maxine Kumin   Category: Unsorted

Whatever you lend let it be your money and not your name. Money you may get again and if not you may contrive to do without it; name once lost you cannot get again and if you cannot contrive to do without it you had better never have been born.
Sir Henry Bulwer   Category: Unsorted

I see the beginning of my end.
Philip Massinger   Category: Unsorted

It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
John Ruskin   Category: Unsorted

Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves
Walter Anderson   Category: Unsorted

Do you feel like suicide? Is your conscience all right Does it plague you at night Do you feel good feel good?
Queen   Category: Unsorted

The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano but the sound of the bat on the ball.
Bill Veeck   Category: Unsorted

All my shows are great. Some of them are bad. But they are all great.
Lord Grade   Category: Unsorted

It is not true that Congress spends money like a drunken sailor. Drunken sailors spend their own money. Congress spends our money.
Arthur B. Laffer   Category: Unsorted

When one wishes to play the wit he sometimes wanders a little from the truth.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery   Category: Unsorted

Safe popular freedom consists of four things the diffusion of liberty of intelligence of property and of conscientiousness and cannot be compounded of any three out of the four.
Sir Joseph Cook   Category: Unsorted

My father always spoke that way. In the third person. He and she as though we were characters in a drama playing parts that had been written for us. Not as though we were real ourselves
S. Tepper   Category: Unsorted

Education today more than ever before must see clearly the dual objectives: Educating for living and educating for making a living.
James Mason Wood   Category: Unsorted

There is a fine line between dreams and reality its up to you to draw it.
B. Quilliam   Category: Unsorted

You are the miracle bird Risen From the memory Of the Suns Womb In the heart of the Earth. Flutter flutter on my heart.
Mahmud Kianush   Category: Unsorted

If we could make a great bonfire of the thousands of laws we have in this country and start all over again with only the Golden Rule and the Ten Commandments I am sure we would get along much better.
Coleman Cox   Category: Unsorted

The more our hearts and minds are turned to assisting others less fortunate than we the more we will avoid the spiritually cankering effects that result from greed selfishness and overindulgence.
Joe J. Christensen   Category: Unsorted

Money is not an invention of the state. It is not the product of a legislative act. The sanction of political authority is not necessary for its existence.
Carl Menger   Category: Unsorted

One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every mans greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life.
P. W. Litchfield   Category: Unsorted

When I was a boy I thought scent was contained in dewdrops on flowers and if I got up very early in the morning I could collect it and make perfume.
Oscar de la Renta   Category: Unsorted

When the government violates the people's rights insurrection is for the people and for each portion of the people the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensable of duties.
Marquis de Lafayette   Category: Unsorted

The things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
Augusto Roa Bastos   Category: Unsorted

To learn moderation is the essence of sound sense and real wisdom.
Jacques Benigue Bossuet   Category: Unsorted

I praise the Frenchman his remark was shrewd How sweet how passing sweet is solitude. But grant me still a friend in my retreat To whom I may whisperSolitude is sweet.
William Cooper   Category: Unsorted

If only we could learn that tolerance is the oil that takes the friction out of life!
Wilbert E. Scheer   Category: Unsorted

I was always matching wits with authority. Pondering over my past and present hassles I began to wonder why my life had taken the direction it had. What cosmic forces had led me to this precise moment that saw me once again dancing on the rim of the volcano? The answers started to come to me as my life flashed before my eyes. I think it all started when I was arrested as a pyromaniac.
Bill Lee   Category: Unsorted

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.
Ed Cunningham   Category: Unsorted

My friends are little lamps to me Their radiance warms and cheers my ways And all the pathway dark and lone Is brightened by their rays. I try to keep them bright by faith And never let them dim with doubt; For every time I lose a friend A little lamp goes out.
Elizabeth Whittemore   Category: Unsorted

There are only four questions of importance in life: What is sacred of what is the spirit made what is worth living for and what is worth dying for. The answer to all of them is the same. Only love.
Juan de Marco   Category: Unsorted

The cynic never grows up but commits intellectual suicide.
Dr. Charles Reynolds Brown   Category: Unsorted

There is plenty of time to win this game and to thrash the Spaniards too.
Sir Francis Drake   Category: Unsorted

Deputy Director Weather Bureau There are so many forces - wind cloud rain pressure systems sunshine-that just arent under our control.
B. W. Newman   Category: Unsorted

About one month before he was killed when asked by David Frost how his obituary should read: Something about the fact that I made some contribution to either my country or those who were less well off. I think back to what Camus wrote about the fact that perhaps this world is a world in which children suffer but we can lessen the number of suffering children and if you do not do this then who will do this? Id like to feel that Id done something to lessen that suffering.
Robert Francis Kennedy   Category: Unsorted

In 1956 one year before Sputnik: Space travel is utter bilge. Quoted by Charles Hard Townes In Martin Moskovits (Ed.) Science and Society the John C. Polanyi Nobel Lareates Lectures Anansi Press Concord Ontario 1995 p 8.
Richard Woolley   Category: Unsorted

Look. This is your world! You cant not look. There is no other world. This is your world; it is your feast. You inherited this; you inherited these eyeballs; you inherited this world of color. Look at the greatness of the whole thing. Look! Don't hesitate - look! Open your eyes. Don't blink and look look - look further.
Chogyan Trungpa   Category: Unsorted

Prayer is a force as real as terrestrial gravityÂ… It is not only worship; it is also an invisible emanation of mans worshipping spirit - the most powerful form of energy that one can generate.
Alexis Carrel   Category: Unsorted

I always look forward to the opportunity to chop off more heads so that I can earn more money
Saeed Al Sayyaf   Category: Unsorted

Memory feeds imagination.
Amy Tan   Category: Unsorted

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
Sir Josiah Stamp   Category: Unsorted

Personally I have nothing against work particularly when performed quietly and unobtrusively by someone else.
Barbara Ehrenreich   Category: Unsorted

Tis an old dial with many a stain; In summer crowned with drifting orchard bloom Tricked in the autumn with the yellow rain And white in winter like a marble tomb. And round about its gray time–eaten brow Lean letters speak – a worn and shattered row: I am a Shade: A Shadowe too arte thou: I marke the Time: saye Gossip dost thou soe?
Henry Austin Dobson   Category: Unsorted

The Good Book one of the most remarkable euphemisms ever coined.
Ashley Montague   Category: Unsorted

One cannot escape the feeling that these mathematical formulas have an independent existence and an intelligence of their own that they are wiser that we are wiser even than their discoverers that we get more out of them than was originally put into them.
Heinrich Hertz   Category: Unsorted

The way to Jesus is not by Cambridge and Oxford Glasgow Edinburgh London Princeton Harvard Yale Socrates Plato Shakespeare or the poets It is over an old-fashioned hill called Calvary.
Rodney (Gipsy) Smith   Category: Unsorted

If you treat every situation as a life-and-death matter youll die a lot of times.
Dean Smith   Category: Unsorted

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word a smile and a grateful heart.
Zig Ziglar   Category: Unsorted

To rule self and subdue our passions is the more praiseworthy because so few know how to do it.
Francesco Guicciardini   Category: Unsorted

We ought always to deal justly not only with those who are just to us but likewise to those who endeavor to injure us; and this for fear lest by rendering them evil for evil we should fall into the same vice.
Hierocles   Category: Unsorted

The little things are most worthwhile a quiet word a look a smile.
Margaret Lindsey   Category: Unsorted

Whoever in the darkness lighteth another with a lamp lighteth himself also.
Berthold Auerbach   Category: Unsorted

Secret thoughts and open countenance will go safely over the whole world.
Scipione Alberti   Category: Unsorted

No society of nations no people within a nation no family can benefit through mutual aid unless good will exceeds ill will; unless the spirit of cooperation surpasses antagonism; unless we all see and act as though the other mans welfare determines our own welfare.
Henry Ford II   Category: Unsorted

We cannot hold a torch to light anothers path without brightening our own.
Ben Sweetland   Category: Unsorted

Dead you will lie under a yard of earth Far from daylight and all delighting. So drain the cup; take your pleasures undiluted; Embrace that beautiful girl your wife; And pin no hopes on immortal wisdom: Cleanthes and Zeno lie as deep as any.
Marcus Argentarius   Category: Unsorted

Again we must ask ourselves why the people that brought war plane crashes political corruption lap dancing and serial killers to our breakfast tables and into our living rooms are trying to sooth us with futuristic Web browsers all buttons and spinning logos
Michael Van Biesbrouck   Category: Unsorted

We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald it is impossible to be silent.
Alison Lurie   Category: Unsorted

Of two close friends one is always the slave of the other.
Mikhail Lermontov   Category: Unsorted

Statistics in the hands of an engineer are like a lamppost to a drunk theyre used more for support than illumination.
Bill Sangster   Category: Unsorted

Reality is the best possible cure for dreams.
Roger Starr   Category: Unsorted

Tax reform is taking the taxes off things that have been taxed in the past and putting taxes on things that haven't been taxed before.
Art Buchwald   Category: Unsorted

The hard part is keeping it simple. Says Farmer The more complex the problem is the simpler the models that you end up having to use. Its easy to fit the data perfectly but if you do that you invariably end up just fitting to the flukes. The key is
Kevin Kelly   Category: Unsorted

Many of the problems the world faces today are the eventual result of short-term measures taken last century.
Jay Forrester   Category: Unsorted

THE KNOWN CHILD I wondered to what extent people remained the same as theyd been when very young; if one peeled back the layers of living one would come to the known child.
Dick Francis   Category: Unsorted

We are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.
John Naisbit   Category: Unsorted

God gives all men all earth to love But since mans hear is small Ordains for each one spot shall prove Beloved over all.
Rudyard Kipling   Category: Unsorted

The fact that [someone is] an unattractive character with followers holding rather odd theology does not mean that they have no civil legal or constitutional rights. Calling such a group a cult should not deprive them of their rights.
Alex McColl   Category: Unsorted

There I guess King George will be able to read that.
John Hancock   Category: Unsorted

Life is short and its up to you to make it sweet.
Sarah Sadie Delany   Category: Unsorted

What you shouldn't do ... Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge, the other guy's out dancing.
Buddy Hackett   Category: Unsorted

A weapon that comes down as still As snowflakes fall upon the sod; But executes a freemans will As lightning does the will of God; And from its force nor doors nor locks Can shield yout is the ballot-box.
John Pierpont   Category: Unsorted

When they learn of Shakespeare and Goethe we must teach them of Pushkin and Dumas.... Whatever the white man has done we have done and often better.
Mary McLeod Bethune   Category: Unsorted

With all their faults trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed.
Clarence Seward Darrow   Category: Unsorted

Is this the Olympics or One Life to Live? On NBCs excessive use of tearful Olympic Moments during its broadcast of the Atlanta Games 1996
Margaret Carlson   Category: Unsorted

Fact discipline academic structure form and even learn are negative words while approach discover feel experience impression and change are words of approbation.
Professor Lauchlan Chipman   Category: Unsorted

Let this great maxim be my virtues guide In part she is to blame that has been tried: He comes too near that comes to be denied.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu   Category: Unsorted

All that a spectator gets out of the game is fresh air the comical articles in his program the sight of twenty-two young men rushing about in mysterious formations and whatever he brought in his flask.
Robert Charles Benchley   Category: Unsorted

Fate sits on these dark battlements and frowns And as the portal opens to receive me A voice in hollow murmurs through the courts Tells of a nameless deed.
Ann Radcliffe   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is not only real but it is the only reality. That is that entire universe is made of matter obviously. And matter is made of particles. Its made of electrons and neutrons and protons. So the entire universe is made out of particles. Now what are the particles made out of? Theyre not made out of anything. The only thing you can say about the reality of an electron is to cite its mathematical properties. So theres a sense in which matter has completely dissolved and what is left is just a mathematical structure.
Martin Gardner   Category: Unsorted

A cool and candid people will at once reflect that the purest of human blessings must have a portion of alloy in them that the choice must always be made if not of the lesser evil at least of the greater not the perfect good.
James Madison   Category: Unsorted

There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday.
Robert Nathan   Category: Unsorted

Get the confidence of the public and you will have no difficulty in getting their patronage. Inspire your whole force with the right spirit of service; encourage every sign of the true spirit. So display and advertise wares that customers shall buy with understanding. Treat them as guests when they come and when they go whether or not they buy. Give them all that can be given fairly on the principle that to him that giveth shall be given. Remember always that the recollection of quality remains long after the price is forgotten. Then your business will prosper by a natural process.
H. Gordon Selfridge   Category: Unsorted

Tell me O Muse of the skillful man Virum mihi Camena insece versutum
Livius Andronicus   Category: Unsorted

Nonsense it was all nonsense: this whole damned outfit with its committees its conferences its eternal talk talk talk was a great con trick; it was a mechanism to earn a few hundred men and women incredible sums of money.
Doris Lessing   Category: Unsorted

Drop drop slow tears and bathe those beauteous feet Which brought from heaven the news and prince of peace. Cease not wet eyes his mercies to entreat; To cry for vengeance sin doth never cease; In your deep floods drown all my faults and fears Nor let his eye see sin but through my tears.
Phineas Fletcher   Category: Unsorted

Mathematics is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field.
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac   Category: Unsorted

No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
Carrie Chapman Catt   Category: Unsorted

A FRIEND A friend is one who: Pushes you in the swing Pulls you up the ladder Pats you on the back And hugs you good-bye.
Katherine N. Davis   Category: Unsorted

Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.
Rufus Choate   Category: Unsorted

And we laughed at the world. They can have their diamonds And well have our pearls
Jill Sobule   Category: Unsorted

Hunger is the teacher of the arts and the bestower of invention. Magister artis ingenique largitor Venter
Aulus Persius Flaccus   Category: Unsorted

Spanking Jack was so comely so pleasant so jolly Though winds blew great guns still hed whistle and sing; Jack loved his friend and was true to his Molly And if honour gives greatness was great as a king.
Charles Dibdin   Category: Unsorted

Industry economy honesty and kindness form a quartet of virtue that will never be improved upon.
James Oliver   Category: Unsorted

When asked what it was like to set about proving something the mathematician likened proving a theorem to seeing the peak of a mountain and trying to climb to the top. One establishes a base camp and begins scaling the mountains sheer face encountering obstacles at every turn often retracing ones steps and struggling every foot of the journey. Finally when the top is reached one stands examining the peak taking in the view of the surrounding countrysideand then noting the automobile road up the other side!
Robert J. Kleinhenz   Category: Unsorted

Thucydides an Athenian wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians he began at the moment that it broke out believing that it would be a great war and more memorable than any that had preceded it.
Thucydides   Category: Unsorted

A bell's not a bell ‘til you ring it A song's not a song ‘til you sing it Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay Love isn't love ‘til you give it away!
Oscar Hammerstein   Category: Unsorted

Change before you have to.
Jack Welch   Category: Unsorted

No matter how closely we look it is difficult to find a mental act that can take place without the support of some physical function.
Moshe Feldenkrais   Category: Unsorted

Lifes great. Youre great. Im great and its P-day.
Devon Sumner   Category: Unsorted

After asking players to name the four basic food groups: They didnt hesitate: Wendys McDonalds Pizza Hut and Burger King.
Jackie Berning   Category: Unsorted

Don't be too busy earning a living to make any money.
Joe Karbo   Category: Unsorted

A man who was loved by 300 woman singled me out to live with him. Why? I was the only one without a cat.
Elayne Boosler   Category: Unsorted

Without poets without artists men would soon weary of natures monotony. The sublime idea men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which we find in nature and which is only an effect of art would at once vanish.
Guillaume Apollinaire   Category: Unsorted

We love peace as we abhor pusillanimity; but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body. Chains are worse than bayonets.
Douglas William Jerrold   Category: Unsorted

To go straight to the deepest depth I went for Hegel; what unclear thoughtless flow of words I was to find there! My unlucky star led me from Hegel to Schopenhauer ... Even in Kant there were many things that I could grasp so little that given his general acuity of mind I almost suspected that he was pulling the readers leg or was even an imposter.
Ludwig Boltzmann   Category: Unsorted

Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people cant accept your imperfections thats their fault.
Dr. David M. Burns   Category: Unsorted

[At a musical concert:] ... the musics pure algebra of enchantment.
Conrad Aiken   Category: Unsorted

Jerry/Daphne: You don't understand . (He whips off his wig exasperated and changes to a manly voice.) Im a man. Osgood: Well nobodys perfect.
Joe E. Brown   Category: Unsorted

Women's body language speaks eloquently though silently of her subordinate status in a hierarchy of gender.
Sandra Bartky   Category: Unsorted

I am for integrity if only because life is very short and truth is hard to come by.
Kermit Eby   Category: Unsorted

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
Quintilian   Category: Unsorted

Most people don't know or don't accept the fact that if they had no thoughts they would be happy.
Anthony Damiani   Category: Unsorted

A true chocolate lover finds ways to accommodate his passion and make it work with his lifestyle. One key not just to keeping weight down and staying guilt-free but also to keeping taste buds sharp (essential for the professionals who evaluate new products as well as judge recipes) Is being discriminating.
Julie Davis   Category: Unsorted

One goes to Nature only for hints and half-truths. Her facts are crude until you have absorbed them or translated them.... It is not so much what we see as what the thing seen suggests.
John Burroughs   Category: Unsorted

Ill go where you want me to go dear Lord ... Ill say what you want me to say ... Ill be what you want me to be.
Mary Brown   Category: Unsorted

The pragmatist knows that doubt is an art which hs to be acquired with difficulty.
Charles Sanders Peirce   Category: Unsorted

Every minute that you save by making it useful more profitable is so much added to your life and its possibilities. Every minute lost is a neglected by-product once gone you will never get it back.
Arthur Brisbane   Category: Unsorted

To be or not to be is that a question?
Spencer Andersen   Category: Unsorted

The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible Union composed of indestructible States.
Salmon P. Chase   Category: Unsorted

The best hope of raising our own standards lies in the progressive expansion of production both here and abroad and making sure that the gains of increased productivity are in fact applied to social advance.
Carter Goodrich   Category: Unsorted

Christmas Eve Saint Francis and Saint Benedight Blesse this house from wicked wight; From the night-mare and the goblin That is hight good fellow Robin: Keep it from all evil spirits Fairies weezels rats and ferrets: From curfew time To the next prime.
Thomas Cartwright   Category: Unsorted

As for me I would rather Be a worm in a wild apple than a son of man.
Robinson JEFFERS   Category: Unsorted

The only practice thats now constant is the practice of constantly accommodating to change.
William McGovern   Category: Unsorted

He whose first emotion on the view of an excellent work is to undervalue or depreciate it will never have one of his own to show.
Conrad Aikin   Category: Unsorted

I thought the following four [rules] would be enough provided that I made a firm and constant resolution not to fail even once in the observance of them. The first was never to accept anything as true if I had not evident knowledge of its being so; that
Rene Descartes   Category: Unsorted

The strictly logical mind is usually if not always at fault in its valuations of that defiantly illogical thing known as human nature.
Oscar W. Firkins   Category: Unsorted

No matter how much madder it may make you get out of bed forcing a smile. You may not smile because you are cheerful; but if you will force yourself to smile you'll end up laughing. You will be cheerful because you smile. Repeated experiments prove that when man assumes the facial expression of a given mental moodany given mood then that mental mood itself will follow.
Kenneth Goode   Category: Unsorted

A house without a roof would scarcely be a more different home than a family unsheltered by God's friendship and the sense of being always rested in His providential care and guidance.
Horace Bushnell   Category: Unsorted

The introverted church is one which puts its own survival before its mission its own identity above its task its internal concerns before its apostolate its rituals before its ministry. Undue emphasis on the static structure of the Church has led to the disappearance of a significant lay ministry in denominational Protestantism.
Gibson Winter   Category: Unsorted

Bring on your tear gas bring on your grenades your new supplies of Mace your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we aint going to be turned around.
Ralph Abernathy   Category: Unsorted

When there is no more separation between this and that it is called the still-point of the Tao. At the still point in the center of the circle one can see the infinite in all things.
Chuang Tzu   Category: Unsorted

Madness we fancy gave an ill-timed birth To a grinning laughter and to frantic mirth.
Matthew Prior   Category: Unsorted

Money is good love is wealth.
Doug Horton   Category: Unsorted

This World is not Conclusion. A Sequel stands beyond Invisible as Music But positive as Sound.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Unsorted

Jerusalem the golden With milk and honey blest.
Bernard of Cluny   Category: Unsorted

Honest men esteem and value nothing so much in this world as a real friend. Such a one is as it were another self to whom we impart our most secret thoughts who partakes of our joy and comfort us in our affliction; add to this that his company is an everlasting pleasure to us.
Pilpay   Category: Unsorted

The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground: T was therefore said by ancient sages That love of life increased with years So much that in our latter stages When pain grows sharp and sickness rages The greatest love of life appears.
Hester Lynch Piozzi   Category: Unsorted

The bells they sound on Bredon And still the steeples hum. Come all to church good people Oh noisy bells be dumb; I hear you I will come.
Alfred Edward Housman   Category: Unsorted

The more noise a man or a motor makes the less power there is available.
W. R. McGeary   Category: Unsorted

A Prayer of Anselm My God I pray that I may so know you and love you that I may rejoice in you. And if I may not do so fully in this life let me go steadily on to the day when I come to that fullness ... Let me receive That which you promised through your truth that my joy may be full.
Saint Anselm of Canterbury   Category: Unsorted

We who revel in natures diversity and feel instructed by every animal tend to brand Homo sapiens as the greatest catastrophe since the Cretaceous extinction.
Stephen Jay Gould   Category: Unsorted

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts bestowed for the good of the country and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.
John C. Calhoun   Category: Unsorted

I can sympathize with everything except suffering.
Oscar Wilde   Category: Unsorted

The machine can free man or enslave him; it can make of this world something resembling a paradise or a purgatory. Men have it within their power to achieve a security hitherto dreamed of only by the philosophers or they may go the way of the dinosaurs actually disappearing from the earth because they fail to develop the social and political intelligence to adjust to the world which their mechanical intelligence has created.
William G. Carleton   Category: Unsorted

Revolutions never occur in mathematics.
Michael Crowe   Category: Unsorted

Without stress there is no growth.
Dr. Pace   Category: Unsorted

If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.
David Livingstone   Category: Unsorted

After a momentary silence spake Some Vessel of a more ungainly Make; They sneer at me for leaning all awry: What! did the Hand of the Potter shake?
Edward Fitzgerald   Category: Unsorted

It Cant Happen Here.
Sinclair Lewis   Category: Unsorted

Show me a worrying person and I will show you a person who does not know how to relax.
Albert E. Cliffe   Category: Unsorted

Storys to rede ar delitabill Suppos that thai be nocht bot fabill.
John Barbour   Category: Unsorted

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.   Category: Unsorted

When you begin with so much pomp and show. Why is the end so little and so low?
Roscommon   Category: Unsorted

The quickest and shortest way to crush whatever laurels you have won is for you to rest on them.
Donald P. Jones   Category: Unsorted

[Countering worldly wickedness] is achieved when the powers of righteousness are marshaled in the home under the worthy priesthood leadership of the father equally yoked with a good and righteous mother.
D. Lee Tobler   Category: Unsorted

It is chiefly upon the lay citizen informed about science but not its practitioner that the country must depend in determining the use to which science is put in resolving the many public policy questions that scientific discoveries constantly force upon us.
David Eli Lilienthal   Category: Unsorted

When led of the Spirit the child of God must be as ready to wait as to go as prepared to be silent as to speak.
Lewis Sperry Chafer   Category: Unsorted

...the myth of socialism is far stronger than the reality of capitalism. That is because capitalism is not really an ism at all. It is what people do if you leave them alone.
Arnold Beichmen   Category: Unsorted

Above all other things is justice. Success is a good thing; wealth is good also; honor is better but justice excels them all.
David Dudley Field   Category: Unsorted

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Steve Smith   Category: Unsorted

It should not be strange that the values cherished by all the three major religions are the same since they originate from a common source. For example Islam the predominant religion in the Middle East accepts as an integral part of its religious teachings both the Old and the New Testaments. If this commonality of moral traditions among the worlds major religions does not say something about the universality of religion it does say something about the universality of mankind....
King Hussein of Jordan   Category: Unsorted

Buy land. They aint making any more of the stuff.
Will Rogers   Category: Unsorted

Real happiness is cheap enough yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Unsorted

Nothing inspires confidence in a business man sooner than punctuality nor is there any habit which sooner saps his reputation than that of being always behind time.
W. Mathews   Category: Unsorted

If were gonna go we might as well go with our guts hanging out.
Coach Perry Clark   Category: Unsorted

It is a glorious privilege to live to know to act to listen to behold to love. To look up at the blue summer sky;to see the sun sink slowly beyond the line of the horizon; to watch the worlds come twinkling into view first one by one and the myriads that no man can count and lo! the universe is white with them; and you and I are here.
Marco Morrow   Category: Unsorted

To have a stomach and lack meat to have meat and lack a stomach to lie in bed and cannot rest are great miseries.
William Camden   Category: Unsorted

There is no need for these hypotheses to be true or even to be at all like the truth; rather one thing is suffcient for them that they should yield calculations which agree with the observations.
Osiander   Category: Unsorted

... human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them but life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
Gabriel GarcĂ­a Márquez   Category: Unsorted

Be sure to wear a good cologne a nice aftershave lotion and a strong underarm deodorant. And it might be a good idea to wear some clothes too.
George Burns   Category: Unsorted

Riches rather enlarge than satisfy appetites.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Unsorted

Endure Hardness A cold wind stirs the blackthorn To burgeon and to blow Besprinkling half-green hedges With flakes and sprays of snow. Through coldness and through keenness Dear hearts take comfort so: Somewhere or other doubtless These make the blackthorn blow.
Christina Georgina Rossetti   Category: Unsorted

This is a picture of the British High Command at the beginning of World War I. These arent evil men some of them arent even stupid.
G. Dyer   Category: Unsorted

A lonely tulip Dying on the dirt filled road Never waking up
Allison Borowick   Category: Unsorted

Education: A debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody   Category: Unsorted

Go to bed. Whatever youre staying up late for isnt worth it.
Andrew A. 'Andy' Rooney   Category: Unsorted

Theres no epidural during a spiritual rebirth.
Larry Finkelstein   Category: Unsorted

We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances. To this purpose the philosophers say that Nature does nothing in vain and more is in vain when less will serve; for Nature is pleased with simplicity; and affects not the pomp of superfluous causes.
Newton   Category: Unsorted

If one could divine the nature of the economic forces in the world one could foretell the future.
Robert L. Heilbroner   Category: Unsorted

A good heart will help you to a bonny face my lad... and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
Emily BrontĂ«   Category: Unsorted

We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade.
Caroline E. S. Norton   Category: Unsorted

The royal navy of England hath ever been its greatest defence and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength the floating bulwark of our island.
Sir William Blackstone   Category: Unsorted

How often we look upon God as our last and feeblest resource! We go to Him because we have nowhere else to go. And then we learn that the storms of life have driven us not upon the rocks but into the desired haven.
George Macdonald   Category: Unsorted

There is and always has been one tremendous ruler of the human race and that ruler is that combination of the opinions of all the leveling up of universal sense which is called public sentiment. That is the ever-present regulator and police of humanity.
Thomas B. Reed   Category: Unsorted

Courage: fear that has said its prayers.
Dorothy Bernard   Category: Unsorted

Where now is Britain? ...... Even as the savage sits upon the stone That marks where stood her capitols and hears The bittern booming in the weeds he shrinks From the dismaying solitude.
Henry Kirke White   Category: Unsorted

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open except yourself.
J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti   Category: Unsorted

It is strange that we know so little about the properties of numbers. They are our handiwork yet they baffle us; we can fathom only a few of their intricacies. Having defined their attributes and prescribed their behavior we are hard pressed to perceive the implications of our formulas.
James R. Newman   Category: Unsorted

My Jesus Mercy
Alphonse Capone   Category: Unsorted

But just as much as it is easy to find the differential of a given quantity so it is difficult to find the integral of a given differential. Moreover sometimes we cannot say with certainty whether the integral of a given quantity can be found or not.
Johann Bernoulli   Category: Unsorted

I need not print a line nor conjure with the painters tools to prove myself an artist ... Whilst in other spheres of labor the greater part of our lifes toil and moil will of a surety end as the wise man predicted in vanity and vexation of spirit here is instant physical refreshment in the work the garden entails and in the end our labor will be crowned with flowers.
John Sedding   Category: Unsorted

I urge you to join me in this resolution: We will stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things and in all placesand at all costs.
Vivian R. Cline   Category: Unsorted

...Euclid alone Has looked on Beauty bare. He turned away at once; Far too polite to stare.
Adrian Riskin   Category: Unsorted

What men want is not talent it is purpose; in other words not the power to achieve but the will to labor.
Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton   Category: Unsorted

I don't write music for sissy ears.
Charles Edward Ives   Category: Unsorted

DĂĽrer would have seen a reason for living in a town like this.
Marianne Craig Moore   Category: Unsorted

The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
George F. Will   Category: Unsorted

It is a commonplace that the characteristic virtue of Englishmen is their power sustained practical activity and their characteristic vice a reluctance to test the quality of that activity by reference to principles.
R. H. Tawney   Category: Unsorted

Even where Congress has the authority under the Constitution to pass laws requiring or prohibiting certain acts it lacks the power directly to compel the States to require or prohibit those acts.
Supreme Court   Category: Unsorted

So this estate is given each of us to determine whether or not we will merit glory and honor for ever and ever or whether we will rebel and refuse or be indifferent and not comply with the conditions and the laws and the ordinances provided by a merciful Father for our guidance through life and our protection and our salvation and thereby by so doing deny ourselves the fabulous gift and blessing of eternal life. This life then is a time of sifting a time when the wheat is separated from the chaff a time of deciding who is who and where we will live after we die.
ElRay L. Christiansen   Category: Unsorted

To know is not less than to feel.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.   Category: Unsorted

Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe. A reference to the creation of a non-Euclidean geometry.
János Bolyai   Category: Unsorted

The truth is laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought choked half strangled or surrendered to with humiliation.
Anne Rice Taltos   Category: Unsorted

One nice thing about silence is that it cant be repeated.
Gary Cooper   Category: Unsorted

I find the love of garden grows upon me as I grow older more and more. Shrubs and flowers and such small gay things that bloom and please and fade and wither and are gone and we care not for them are refreshing interests in life and if we cannot say never fading pleasures we may say unreproved pleasures and never grieving losses.
Maria Edgeworth   Category: Unsorted

It's every American's duty to support his government but not necessarily in the style to which it has become accustomed.
Thomas Clifford   Category: Unsorted

Acquire good physique and mental robustness which comes from fresh air sound and plain food constant and compelling attention to waste matter proper and peaceful sleep and concentration on true religion ethics art and literature.
Fisher   Category: Unsorted

You nine daughters of Jupiter sisters of one heart. Novem Iovis concordes filiae sorores
Gnaeus Naevius   Category: Unsorted

The majority of the diseases which the human family have been and still are suffering under they have created by ignorance of their own organic health and work perseveringly to tear themselves to pieces and when broken down and debilitated in body and mind send for the doctor and drug themselves to death.
Ellen Gould Harmon White   Category: Unsorted

What therefore God hath joined together let not man put as