Inspirational & famous Quotations

1] To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797)
2] Nothing bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
3] I am not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.
Elizabeth Arden.
4] If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with plato, and more time in the buses with people
Simeon Strunsky
5] The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche. (1844 – 1900).
6] Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
Thomas Mann.
7] The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Voltaire (1694 -1778)
8] Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally distructive.
Theodore Roosevelt.
9] I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau. (1817 – 1862)
10] The happiest man is one who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
Rlph Waldo Emerson.
11] Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis.
12] A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Brooks Adams
13] When I look back on all these worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his death bed that he had a lot of troubles in his life, most of which never happened.
Winston Churchill
14] Happiness is liking what you do as well as doing what you like.
15] Sanity is madness put to good use.
George Santayana.
16] What makes resisting temptation difficult, for many people, is that they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Framklin .P. Jones
17] A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
Jean Paul Richter (1763 – 1825)
18] Ignorance of one’s ignorance is the greatest ignorance.
19] The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors.
Henry Becque (1837 – 1899)
20] Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert camus.
21] In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they `come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
22] Economic growth is not only unnecessary, but ruinous.
Alexander I Solzhewitsyn
23] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha
24] All cruelty springs from weakness.
Seneca ( 4BC- Ad 65)
25] The most popular lab our saving device today is still a husband with money.
Joey Adams.
26] It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide.
27] Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.
William .W. Watt
28] There is a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.
John Erskine.
29] Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65).
30] Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness is thinking creates love.
Lao – tzu (604 – 531 BC)
31] I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.
Robert frost.
32] To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Voltaire
33] Wiser man learns by other man’s mistakes, fools by their own.
H. G. Bohn.
34] The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn
David Russel.
35] Every beginning is a consequence every beginning ends something.
Paul valery.
36] Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo.
37] May you all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift ( 1667 – 1745)
38] To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e.e. Cummings.
39] The goal of life is death.
Sigmund Freud.
40] Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard. M. Nixon.
41] Once upon a time money swore solemnly that nobody who did not love money should have it.
42] Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson.
43] The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 – 1881)
44] Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alchohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James .F. Byrnes
45] There’s no possibilility of being witty without a little ill- nature.
Richard Brinsley Sherivan(1751-1816)
46] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw.
47] The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus (55? – 130?
48] What is honoured in a country will be cultivated there.
Plato
49] A committee is a thing which taken a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Elbert Hubbard
50] God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln.
51] The vigorous are no better than the lazy during one half of life, for all men are alike when asleep.
Aristotle(384 – 322BC)
52] I like the dreams of the future than the history of the past.
Thomas Jetlersen (1743 – 1826)
53] A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car
Kenneth Tynan.
54] The Quizzical expression of the monkey at the zoo comes from his wondering whether he is his brother’s keeper or his keeper’s brother.
Evan Esar
55] Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce.
56] Since 1968 we have spent 364 billion dollars on war; 27 billion dollars on space; and less than 2 billion dollars on community development and housing
57] The secret of education is respecting pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
58] Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon
59] A visionary is an impractical person whose thoughts are based on ideals in a world whose actions are based on deals.
60] There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca (4BC – Ad 65).
61] Research is to see what every body else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent – Gyorgyi.
62] Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Thomas Carlyle
63] One murder makes a villain, millions a hero.
Bishop Beilby Porteus
64] A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.
Jerome Lawrence
65] Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle ( 384- 322BC)
66] An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
H.L. Mencken.
67] The past must no longer be used as an anvil for beating out the present and the future.
Paul Emile Borduas.
68] It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
Albert Einstein.
69] Middle age is when you stop criticizing the older generation and start criticizing the younger one.
70] We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
71] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next.
R.H. Tawney
72] A conclusion is a place where you got tired thinking.
Martin .H. Fisher
73] No matter how old you get, if you can keep the desire to be creative, you’re keeping the man-child alive.
John Cassavetes.
74] Failure is very difficult for a writer to bear, but very few can manage the shock of early success.
Maurice Valency.
75] Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain.
76] Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Baron de Montesquie. (1689 – 1799)
77] We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Will Rogres.
78] Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class, brutalizes our lower class.
Mathew Arnold ( 1822 – 1888)
79] What can a man do who doesn’t know what to do.
Milton Mayor.
80] A cinic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.
Edgar .A. Shoaff
81] Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo
82] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill… it is infact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A . Overstreet.
83] No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense am idiot.
George Bernard shaw.
84] There are three kinds of friends: best friends, guest friends, and pest friends.
85] The ultimate good is better veached by free trade in ideas. The best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
86] The only problems money can solve are money problems.
87] It fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Antole France
88] People who bite the hand that feeds them usually licks the boot that kicks them.
Eric Hoffer
89] Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ciecero (106 – 43 B.C)
90] One of the weakness of our age is our apparent inability to distinguish our needs from our greeds. [ As the farmer said, “ I’m not greedy, all I want is the land next to mine.]
Don Robinson.
91] Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry ward Beecher [ 1813 – 1887]
92] Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Robert Frost.
93] Every age is modem to those who are living in it
Justice Benjamin .N. Cardozo
94] The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
James Russel Lowell. (1819 - 1891)
95] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ….it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A. Overstreet.
96] Birth is the beginning of death.
Thomas Fuller (1608 -1661)
97] Reason and Judgement are the qualities of a leader.
Tacitus (55AD 130)
98] A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
William James
99] An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert camus.
100] What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ?.
The Bible
101] Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
Richard Aldington.
102] Commonsense is not so common.
103] The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.
Thomas Babington Macaulas (1800-1859)
104] Experience is the comb that Nature gives us when we are bald.
Belgian Proverb.
105] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
Alexander. A. Bogomoletz.
106] Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana
107] A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
Peter Mc Arther
108] We can only pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan.
109] If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability
Henry Ford
110] Try to know everything of something, and something of everything.
Henry Peter, Lord Brougham
111] Nothing multiplies more easily than force. In its grossest and most be that form, force is represented by groupings of people in to nations. This makes possible a concentration of collective effort with a minimum of restraint and a maximum of fury.
Norman Cousins.
112] He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Senator Thomas . P. Gore.
113] There’s one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him. If he says. “Yes”, you know he is a crook.
Groucho Marx.
114] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felix Cohem.
115] I gave my life to learning how to live. Now I have organized it all…. It is just about over.
Sandra Hochman
116] In case you’re worried about what’s going to become of the younger generation, it’s going to grow up and start worrying about the younger generation.
Roger Allen.
117] Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
118] The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself
Earnest Jones.
119] The nature of artistic attainment is psychologically in accessible to us.
Sigmund frud.
120] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb.
121] You can flatter any man by telling him he’s the kind of man who can’t be flattered.
122] Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
123] A cinic is a man who knows the price of every thing and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde ( 1854 – 1900)
124] Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.
Francis Bacen (1561 – 1626)
125] No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Ed Howe.
126] Any body can be pope; the proof of this that I have become one.
Pope John XXIII.
127] Retired is being tired twice I have thought First tired of working. Then tired of not.
Richard.
128] An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist experts his might mares to.
129] 388. Leisure is the most Challenging responsibility a man be offered.
Dr.William Russel.
130] Leadership is action, not position
Donald. H .Mc.Gannon.
131] It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Anatole France.
132] 387. Only a person who can live with himself can enjoy the gift of leisure.
Henrry Greber
133] I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Ambrose pratt.
134] Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
Walter Lippmann
135] People ask for criticism but they only want praise.
Somerser Maugham.
136] Committee – a group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.
Miltan Berle
137] Man is a social animal.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)
138] A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles. F. Kettering.
139] Success is counted sweetest, by those who ne’er succeed.
Emily Dickinson
140] The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I’m against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
Robert Frost
141] Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
142] Democracy is measured not by its leaders doing extra- ordinary things, but by its citizens doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
John Gardner.
143] Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
John Lindsay.
144] If you are not an idealist by the time you are twenty you don’t have a heart, but if you are still an idealist by thirty you don’t have a head.
Randolph Bourne.
145] Surely God would not have created such a being a man to exist only for a day ! No, no, man was made for immortality.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1505)
146] The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Wal Pole (1707 – 1797)
147] The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Niels Boh
148] The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
149] Covenants without swords are but words.
Thomas Hobbes
150] It is to the interest of mankind that there should be some one who is un conquered, some one against when fortune has no power.
Seneca
151] Great Minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
152] I would not be a slave, To I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
153] The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.
Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)
154] This land of ours cannot be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in .
Richard. M. Nixon; Theodore Roosevelt.
155] If we were all given by magic the power to read each other’s thoughts, I suppose the first effect would be to dissolve all friendships.
Betrand Russel.
156] Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
Voltaire
157] Man is a rope connecting animal and super man – a rope over a precipe. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900).
158] If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
BIBLE
159] Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt.
160] The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
John Milton ( 1608 – 1674)
161] The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
Alfred North White head.
162] [Patience may be virtue, but it will never help a rooster lay an egg.]
163] When I see the ‘ Ten Most Wanted Lists…’ I always have this thought: I we’d made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn’t be wanted now.
Eddie Cantor
164] The natural forces crush and destroy man when he transgresses them, as they destroy or neutralize one another.
John Burroughs.
165] I had set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.
Jammanuel Kart (1724 -1804)
166] The walls of books around him, dense with the part, formed a kind of insulation against then present world and its disasters.[A good book on your shelf is a friend that turns it6s back on you and remains a friend].
Ross Macdonald
167] If you would be leader of men, you must lead your own generation not the next.
Woodrow Wilson
168] Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson
169] The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.
Mark Twain
170] True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winstan Churchill.
171] Committee – a group of unfit, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary. [ * To get something done, a committee should consists of no more than three men, two of them absent. * Committees have become so important now a days that sub committees have
Stewart Harrol
172] Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Charles Haddam Spurgeon.
173] I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Tomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)
174] We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
George Bernard Shaw.
175] Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friendrich Nietzsche
176] The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H.L. Mencken.
177] Mankind has become so much one family that we cannot insure our own prosperity except by insuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy…. Contempt for happiness is usually happiness,
Bertrand Russell.
178] Wise men learns more from fools than fools from wise man.
Marcus Porcius (234 -149 BC)
179] Man is a political animal.
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
180] All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye
Alexander Pope.
181] Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
James Stephens.
182] You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Dr. O.A. Battista.
183] The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
Thomas Jefferson
184] Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons
185] Don’t worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
The old Framer’s Almanac
186] Old age is when you know all the answers but nobody asks you the questions.
187] You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw.
188] Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathen
189] The only time a woman wishes she were a year older is when she is expecting a baby.
Mary Marsh.
190] True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney.
191] Invention breeds invention.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
192] There are two kinds of people in one’s life – People whom one keeps waiting – and the people for whom one waits.
S.N. Behrman.
193] The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde.
194] People fall in love, but they have to climb out.
195] Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance
George Bernard Shaw.
196] Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde.
197] Love is the word used to express the sexual excitement of the young, the `habituation of the middle aged and the mutual dependency of the old.
John Ciaraci.
198] It is not best that we should all thinks alike; it is difference of opinion which makes horse races.
Mark Twain.
199] Every thought is new when an actual expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself.
Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715 – 1747).
200] Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butler.
201] Is not this the true romantic feeling – not the desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you ?
Thomas Clayton wol
202] The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale.
203] What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get, and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep.
204] Criticism is a study by which men grew important and formidable at very small expense.
Samuel Johnsom (1709 – 1784)
205] Man is what he believes.
Anton Chekhov
206] To be fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization..
Arnold Toynbee
207] Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw.
208] The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
Edward Simmons.
209] Immortality is hereditary – you can get it from four children.
Sam Levenson
210] The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Horold Nicholson.
211] To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayans.
212] My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
H.L. Mencken.
213] The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Robert Frost.
214] Don’t talk unless you can improve silence.
Vermont proverb
215] The image – managers encourage the individual to fashion himself in to a smooth coin, negotiable in any market.
John Gardner.
216] The victor will never be asked if he fold the truth.
Adolf Hitler
217] The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
John Barrymore.
218] If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thorean
219] The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitzer.
220] Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them well.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
221] Committee - a group of men individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
222] I believe the state exists for the development of individual lives, not individuals for the development of state.
Julian Huxley.
223] Think twice before you speak – and you’ll find every one talking about something else.
Francis Rodman.
224] To be persuasive, we must be believable, to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
225] Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert Edward Wiggam.
226] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next. – R.H. Tawney.
227] Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
Joey Adams.
228] When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Buck minister Fuller
229] I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Willian. E .Henley
230] The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
Oscar Wilde.
231] Love does not consist in gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery.
232] If you have a strong idea, you can’t help repeating it and embroidering it. Sometimes I think that authors should write one book and then be put in gas chamber.
John . P. Marquand.
233] A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen
234] A democratic society might be defined as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann.
235] What we call “Progress” is the exchange of on nuisance for another nuisance.
Havelock Ellis
236] The devil is a gentleman who never goes where he is not welcome.
John. A. Lincoln
237] A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Saint Augustin (354 – 430)
238] Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
Michel de Montaigne
239] To be clever enough to get a great deal of money one must be stupid enough to want it.
G.K. Chesterton.
240] The only way women could have equal rights nowadays would be to surrender some.
Burton Hillis
241] For of course the true meaning of a term is to be found by observing what a man does with it, not by what he says about it.
P.W. Bridgman
242] Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Socrates.
243] To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself one in a while.
Josh Billings
244] The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
Roy . L. Smith.
245] Life is mostly forth and bubble, Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in our own.
Adam. L. Gordon
246] When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
247] It better befits a man to laugh at life than to lament over it .
Seneca
248] A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that each one thinks he is getting the biggest piece.
249] Old age is when you first realize other people’s faults are no worse than you own.
Edger A shoaff.
250] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felic Cohen
251] The ideas gained by men before they are twenty five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
William James.
252] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen.
253] Some people feel with their heads and think with their hearts.
G.C.Lichtenberg( 1742 -1799)
254] Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education.
William Hazlitt
255] To like an individual because he’s black is just an insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e. e. Cummings.
256] Those who can, do; those who can’t teach.
George Bernard Shaw.
257] I am afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White
258] Atom bomb stockpiles are no guarantee of security. Until lust and greed and murder are removed from the hearts of men, there is, there can be, no peace or security.
A.P. Gouthey
259] There are well dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Nicholas chamfort.
260] In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
George Bernard Shaw.
261] Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832)
262] Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning … and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans
263] If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Socrates ( 470 – 399 BC)
264] A husband is what left of a man after the nerve is extracted.
Helen Rowland.
265] If you can’t convince them, confuse them.
Harry S.Trumann
266] Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
267] Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion.
Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784).
268] If humanity profits from its mistakes, we have a glorious future coming up.
269] It is physically impossible for a well educated, intellectual, or brave man to make money the chief object of his thoughts.
John Ruskin (1819 – 1900).
270] Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emersom Fosdick.
271] Happiness is like coke – something you get as a by product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley.
272] Man is forbidden to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. He acts against God’s command. From the stand point of the church, which represents authority, this is essentially sin from the standpoint of man, however, this is the beginning of hum
Erich Fromm.
273] The fear of capitalism has compelled socialism to widen freedom, and the far of socialism has compelled capitalism to in crease equality.
Will and Ariel Durant.
274] The trouble with being tolerant is that people think you don’t understand the problem
Merle. L. Meacham
275] Evidently God can cure cancer and tuberculosis, but cannot grow a new leg… This is blasphemy, but not mine – the priests and faith healers are guilty of limiting God’s powers.
Abraham Myerson
276] The value of an idea has nothing what so ever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
Oscar Wilde.
277] If you keep you mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish in to it.
William. A. Orton.
278] Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 -1821)
279] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha ( 563? – 483? BC)
280] A sound marriage is not based on complete frankness; it is based on a sensible reticence.
Morris. L. Ernst.
281] The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan
282] The deepest principle of ‘Human Nature’ is the craving to be appreciated.
William James.
283] My grandfather always said that living is like licking of thorn.
Louis A
284] If you steal from one another it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
Wilson Mizner.
285] If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John . F. Kennedy.
286] The only power a god can teach is the power of doing without happiness.
George Bernard Shaw.
287] Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Helen Rowland.
288] When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.
John Gardner.
289] A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)
290] The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Socrates (470? – 399 BC)
291] The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
292] Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.
George Horace Lorimer.
293] There are two kinds of fools. One says, “This is old, therefore it is good.” The other says, “ This is new, therefore it is better.”
294] I deals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with you hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz .
295] Men fight for freedom; then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves.
296] We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
Peter Drucker.
297] When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing is life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Oscar Wilde.
298] We are all of us, more or less, the laves of
William Haz litt (1778 -1830).
299] 334. Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible, reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
Max Born.
300] I Quote only the better to express myself
Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592)
301] I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is Try to please every body.
Herbert Bayard Swope.
302] The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swipped them from them from chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use?
Dale Carnegic.
303] Faults are thick where love is thin
James Howell.
304] The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.
O.S.Marden.
305] A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twin.
306] A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw.
307] Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
308] Admitting Error clears the score And proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman.
309] The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
Lord David cecil
310] What ever you may be sure of, be sure of this that you are dread fully like other people.
James Russel Lowell (1819 – 1801)
311] The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment
Dorothy Nevill.
312] Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
Robert .G. Ingersoll (1833 – 1899)
313] The only things we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Rosevelt.
314] The ability to divorce one’s mind from one’s actions is a symptom of psychological aberration.
Walter Goodman.
315] The trouble with her is that she tacks the power of conversation but not he power of speech.
George Bernard Shaw.
316] And in today already walks tomorrow.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
317] Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Alfred North White head.
318] The average man, who does not know what to do with his life wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France.
319] The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that the human beings, by changing inner attitudes of their minds can change aspects of their lives.
William James.
320] If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius (C 551 – 479 BC).
321] Power does not corrupt men; but fools, if they get in to a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw.
322] The hen is an egg’s way of producing another egg.
Samuel Butler
323] The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator while the wolf denounces his for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
324] Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann. W. Von Goethe.
325] You can observe a lot just by watching
Yogi Berra
326] When ever two people meet there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
William James.
327] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we can not be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
328] A sociologist is a scientist who blames crime on everything and everyone, except the person who commits it.
329] The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Samuel Johnson
330] Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
Evan Esar.
331] Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fizgerald.
332] He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.[ If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don’t need advice.]
Karl Ven Knebel [ 1784 – 1834]
333] All paid employments absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle
334] Liberty is the one thing you can’t have unless you give it to others.
William Allen White.
335] It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people of you have none of your own.
Sir Herbert Samuel
336] No one can enjoy freedom unless he is willing to surrender some part of it.
337] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
338] -And it’s the only game that is never called off on account of darkness.
339] There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid (43? BC – AD 18)
340] Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
341] However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great motive.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)
342] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love and to long life.
Alexander. A. Boygomoletz.
343] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb
344] A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
345] There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I am lead them.
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1870-1874)
346] Advertising is the trial principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry fielding (1707 – 1754)
347] Wonder father than the doubt is the root of knowledge.
Abraham Joshus Heschel.
348] Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
349] If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677).
350] It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
Peter
351] I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.
Harry .S. Truman.
352] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer.
353] The Bible is the most thought suggesting book in the world. No other deals with such grand themes.
Herrick Johnson.
354] Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.
Nathaniel Hawthrone (1804 – 1864)
355] The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are night sometimes
Winston Churchill.
356] If you feed the people just with revolutionary slogans they will listen today, they will listen tomorrow, but on the fourth day they will say, “To hell with you”!.
Nikita Khrushchev
357] There are a handful of people whom money ourselves among them. -
Mignon Mc. Laughin.
358] National Pride is a modern form of tribalism.
Robert Shnayerson.
359] Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad… but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
Thomas Hobbes.
360] Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe
361] An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwinght. D. Eisenhower.
362] Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.
Sir Herbert Samuel
363] Million say the apple fell but Newton was the one to ask why.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
364] A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spend in doing nothing.
George Barnard Shaw.
365] To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubtsard
366] Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum
367] Today if you’re not confused you’re just not thinking clearly.
Irene Peter
368] It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement – they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is true value in life.
Sigmund frued.
369] Under capitalism man exploits man, under socialism the reverse is true.
Polish Proverb.
370] When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
Eric Hoffer.
371] There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart end that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt.
372] Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder’s than any other agency in the world.
Richard Le Gallienne.
373] When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 – 43 BC)
374] Mothers and Dads that take their children to church never get into trouble. [But going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to the garage makes you a car.]
J. Edgar Hoover
375] If happiness truly consisted in physical case and freedom from care then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, and American cow.
William Lyon Phelps.
376] He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.
Jesus
377] To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
Albert Camus.
378] He is so benevolent, so merciful a man that he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 – 1857)
379] Personality I’m always ready to learn, although do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill.
380] When we lose our individual independence in the corporate ness of a mass movement, we find a new freedom – to hate, bully, lie, torture, murder and betray without shame and remorse. Herein undoubtedly lies part of the attractiveness of a mass movement.
Eric Hoffer.
381] A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
G.C. Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)
382] Revolutionary movements attract the best and worst elements
George Bernard Shaw
383] Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show.
Fanny Brice
384] The brighter you are the more you have not learn.
Don Herold.
385] The export of revolution is nonsense. Every country makes its own revolution if it wants to, and if it does not want to, there will be no revolution.
Joseph Statin
386] A Christian is a man who feels repentance on a Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.
Thomas. R. Ybarra
387] Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Seneca
388] Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de La Bruyere (1645 – 1696).
389] The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Winston Churchill
390] Not he who has little, but he who move, is poor.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65)
391] An old error is always more popular than a new truth.
German Proverb.
392] That’s the problem with old age – there’s not much future in it.
393] If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Thomas fuller (1608 – 1661)
394] Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.
Laurence . C. Coughlin
395] What man is the basis of what he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives.
John Mason Brown.
396] The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
John Flavel
397] Happiness lies in the taste, and not in the things; and it is from having what we desire that we are happy- not from having what others think desirable.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld.
398] Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
George Santayana
399] Put God to work for you and maximize your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
400] The first requisite for immortality is death.
Stanislaw.J. Lec
401] Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles.F. Kettering.
402] To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you are overdoing it.
J. Jenkins.
403] The best intelligence test is whet we do with our leisure.
404] Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough
Benjansin Franklin
405] Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker.
406] To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves
Virginia Woolf
407] A woman is a woman until the day she dies, but a man’s a man only as long as he can.
Moms Mabley.
408] Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope…. And crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a curr
Robert. F. Kennedy.
409] The lust for comfort, the stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest and then becomes a host and then a master.
Joseph Conrad
410] It is by the goodness of god that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain.
411] Each morning puts a man on trial and each evening passes judgement.
Roy. L. Smith.
412] Coward – one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Ambrose kitman.
413] The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln.
414] The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts it from so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates (460? – 370BC)
415] Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire [ Francois Marie Arouet 1694 – 1778]
416] To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confucius (BC551 – 479 BC)
417] To know all things is not permitted
Horace ( 65 – 8 BC)
418] Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin- skinned people. [There are more pretty photographs of women than there are photographs of pretty women.]
Richard Armour
419] Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde.
420] The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the un important.
A. Edward Newton
421] The family is the nuclear of civilization.
Will and Ariel Durant.
422] Marriage is a lottery in which if you lose you can’t tear up the ticket.
423] The basic problem is the out civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
424] To believe only possibilities is not faith but mere philosophy
Sir Thomas Browne. (1605 – 1682)
425] Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison.
426] Life is a Progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson ( 1709 – 1784)
427] To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.
Will and Ariel Durant.
428] A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli
429] Reading made Don Quixote a gentlemen but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard shaw.
430] Commonsense is an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (1772- 1834)
431] I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
432] Man – a being in search of meaning.
Plato (427 ? 347?BC)
433] Your levelers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear leveling up to themselves.
Samuel Johnson (1709- 1784)
434] It is not truth that makes man great, but man who makes truth great.
Confucius (C.551 – 479 BC)
435] The price of greatness is responsibility.
Winston Churchill
436] That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.
Doun Piatt.
437] Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
438] Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale.
439] The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
440] 505. Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
441] Let us train our minds to desire what the situations demands.
Sences (4 B.C – A.D 65)
442] Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
G.K. Chesterton
443] I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.
John Ruskin
444] Many people’s tombstones should read, "Died at 30. Buried at 60".
Nicholas Murray Butler
445] Life does not cease to be funny when people die, any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
446] By belief is that to have no wants is divine.
Socrates.
447] Man can live without air for seconds, without water for days, without food for weeks, and without ideas for years.
448] Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
Gandhiji
449] Weed- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Walso Emerson
450] Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
Lin Yutang.
451] The best thing about getting old is that all those things you couldn’t have when you were young you no longer want.
L.S.Mc Candless
452] The most powerful factor in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson .
453] Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity. [And do it now ! There may be a law against it tomorrow]
Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)
454] A speech is a solemn responsibility. The man who makes a bad thirty-minute speech to two hundred people wastes only a half hour of his own time. But he wastes one hundred hours of the audience’s tome- more than four days – which should be a hanging off
Jenkin Lloynd Jones.
455] No greater than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand.
Friendrich Schiller ( 1729 – 1805)
456] The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
H.G.Wells.
457] People will sometimes forgive you the good you have done them, but seldom the harm they have done you.
Somerset Maugham.
458] Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, Courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Menninger
459] Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost degree
Ezva Pound.
460] The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
461] Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Conte Vittevio Alfieri ( 1749 – 1803
462] There is something that is much more scare, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability
Robert Half
463] Where opinion does not exist, the status quo becomes stereo, typed, and all originality, even the most necessary, is discouraged.
Bertrand Russel.
464] Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert .S. Lynd.
465] I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell- you see, I have friends in both places.
Mark Twain.
466] Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Neils Bohr
467] The faith in which I was brought up assured me that I was better than other people; I was saved, they were damned… our hymns were loaded with arrogance – Self- congratulation on how cozy we were with the Almighty and what a high opinion he had of us, wha
Robert Heincein
468] A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Lord Mancroft.
469] The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do
Walter Bagehot (1876 – 1877).
470] We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Johathan Swift
471] I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any god thing I can do to any fellow being let me do it mow, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
William Penn
472] No one is more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much.
Jean Paul Richter ( 1763 – 1829)
473] It is the great triumph of genius to make the common appear novel.
Johann. W. Von Goethe (1749 – 1832)
474] Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins.
475] Were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley.
476] If you’re not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there.
Martin Luther king.
477] A archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Aganta Christie.
478] Liberty is being free from the things we don’t like in order to be staves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
479] A good scare is worth move to a man than good advice.
Ed Have.
480] Scientists are trying to produce life in the laboratory, but it shouldn’t be difficult if the laboratory assistant is pretty and willing. …
481] The devil can cite scriptures for his purpose.
Willian Shakespeare
482] An alcoholic spends his life committing suicide on the installment plan.
483] The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph
484] An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it.
485] Despite my thirty years of research in to the feminine soul, I have not yet been able to answer….. The great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want ?
Sigmund Freud.
486] The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butter.
487] There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O.S. Marden.
488] I hear and I forget I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
489] I keep six honest serving men/. They taught me all I kew/. Their names are What and Why and When/ And How and Where and Who.
Rudyard Kipling
490] He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbson Huneker.
491] Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far, within his limits. He possesses power of various sort
William James.
492] One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.
William Shakespeare.
493] Our responsibility: every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty.
John. D. Rockefeller
494] When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer
495] Faith in a holy cause is to be a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffer.
496] Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information up on it.
Samuel Johnson (1709 -1784)
497] Every great man now a days has his deciples, and it is always Judas who writes the biography. [Some men have been immortalized in biography, while others have been immoralized]
Oscar Wilde (1854 -1900)
498] Pessimist : One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Oscar Wilde.
499] People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662)
500] Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry
Mark Twain.
501] The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
502] The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its meaninglessness.
- Martin Esslin.
503] Living is entirely too time- consuming
Irne Peter
504] Can’t a critic give his opinion of an omlette without being asked to lay an egg ?
Clayton Rawson
505] Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wild (1854 – 1900)
506] In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real in progress toward victory
Alfred North White head.
507] Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions, never your reasons are sure to be wrong.
Earl of Mans field.
508] It matters of principles, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
Thomas Jefferson.
509] Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks.
510] The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Team, Nathan
511] Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.
Gertrude Stein.
512] Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example. [We have to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.]
Duc de La Rochefoucauld
513] The wise make proverbs and fools repeat them.
Issac D’ Israeli (1766 -1848)
514] Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680)
515] The elimination of war should be the major task of social education.
Konrad Lorenz
516] The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Winston Churchil.
517] No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870
518] Any time you don’t want anything, you get it.
Calvin Coolidge
519] No matter what side of an argument you’re on, you always find some people on your side that you wish were on the other side. [ There are two sides to even argument, until you take one]
Jdscha Heifetz
520] Some are born good, some make good, and some are caught with the goods.
521] Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch.
522] When the candles are out all women are fair
Plutarch ( 46 – 120 ?)
523] Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)
524] If a man runs after money, he’s money mad; if he keeps it, he’s a capitalist; if he spends it, he’s a play- boy; if he doesn’t get it, he’s a ne’er-do-well; if he doesn’t try to get it, he lacks ambition. If he gets it without working for it, he’s a paras
Vic Oliver.
525] One of the difficulties in the language is that all our words from loose using have lose their edge.
Ernest Hemingway
526] There is nothing new under the sun. –
BIBLE
527] Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred- this is the law External.
Budha ( 563?- 483? BC)
528] God is the tangential point between zero and infinity
Alfred Jarry
529] If you don’t team to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old
Ed How.
530] Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard.
531] No other factor in history, not even religion, has produced so many wars as has the clash of national egotisms sanctified by the name of Patriotism.
Preserved Smith.
532] Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John . F. Kennedy
533] When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire.
534] The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.
Albert Einstein
535] When a man blames others for his failures, it’s a good idea to credit others with his successes.
Howard. W. Newton.
536] I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei ( 1564 -1642)
537] Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use a short and positive speech.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
538] Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horace (65 – 8 BC)
539] Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar wilde.
540] Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt.
541] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de (1533 – 1592)
542] [speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.]
543] A tendency to self- destruction seems to be inherent in the overdeveloped human brain.
A.T. W. Simeons.
544] We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
Harold Nicholson.
545] Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughar.
546] May be this world is another planet’s Hell
Aldous Huxley.
547] The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Daute Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
548] All epoch- making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but the spoken word.
Adolf Hitler.
549] The finest steel has to go through the hottest five.
Richard M. Nixon
550] I respect faith but faith in what gets you an education.
Wilson Minzner.
551] The past is gone; the present is full of confusion; the future scares hell out of me !
David Lewis Stein.
552] All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C.H. Parkhurst.
553] Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.
Robert Zend
554] You must pay the fool a little time if you would not be thought wholly a foot… Every day I hear stupid people say things that are not stupid.
Michel De Montaighe. (1533 – 1592)
555] I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Albert camus
556] In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress
Booker. T. Washington.
557] Revolution is not a dinner party, nor an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery; it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainely and modestly.
Mao Tse – tung
558] The stones that critics hurt with Harsh Intent / A man may use to build a monument.
Arther Guiter man
559] The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H.L. Mencken.
560] Liberty is being free from the things are don’t like in order to be Slaves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
561] Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
562] Be not afraid of greatness: Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon’em.
William Shakespeare.
563] A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin.
564] The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
H.L. Mencken.
565] Christ died for our sin. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?.
Jules Feiffer.
566] There are two ways to slide easily through life, to believe every – thing or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Kovzy bski
567] Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.
Bernard .M. Baruch
568] The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
John Berry.
569] Up, sluggard and waste not like; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
570] It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makers people think they can be happy without money.
Albert camus.
571] To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward without work, is an impossible as it is to live without being born.
A.P. Gouthey.
572] He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pars himself for every man has need to be forgiven.
Thomas fuller ( 1608 – 1661)
573] Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Miguel Le Unamuno.
574] We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the same sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
H. L. Mencken
575] Success goes to your head, failure to your heart.
576] There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence. J. Peter
577] Any use whatsoever of matrimony exercised in such a way that the act is deliberately frustrated in its natural power to generate life is an offence against the law of God and of nature, and those who indulge in such are branded with the guilt of a grave
Pope Pius – X1
578] Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiners to doubt.
H.L. Mencken
579] What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of doubt, and has clear conscience? [May the happiest days of the past be his saddest days of the future]
Adam Smith (1823 – 1790)
580] The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow.
581] There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873)
582] A man’s defects are the faults of his time while his virtues are his own.
Johann . W. Von Goethe (174 9 -1832)
583] We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on as hot stove – lid again – and that’s well; but also she will never sit
Mark Twain.
584] If at first you don’t succeed, try-try, again. Then quit there’s no use being a damn fool about it.
W. C. Fields.
585] Every man has three characters- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890).
586] The best thing and best people rise out of their separateness; I’ am against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
Robert Frost.
587] There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw.
588] We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our months. This is our democratic privilege.
Mark Twain.
589] Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
Brigitte Bardot
590] Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Paul Eldridge.
591] The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.
Somerset Maugham.
592] Judge a tree from its fruit; not from the leaves.
Euripides (484 – 406 BC)
593] The secret source of humor itself is not joy sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
594] It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
595] A pessimist is a man who looks both ways before crossing a one way street.
Laurence . J. Peter.
596] True patriotism doesn’t exclude an understanding of the patriotism of others.
Queen Elizabeth II.
597] The only abnormality is the incapability to love
Anais Nin.
598] Pleasure is frail like a dewdrop, while it laughs it dies.
Rabindranath Tagore.
599] Passions are vices and virtues in their highest powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832).
600] If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106- 43 BC