Andrew Carnegie The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Spinoza Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
Tyron Edwards Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated
George Bernard Shaw There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
George Best I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
Erich Fromm There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives to his life by the unfolding of his powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Honore de Balzac Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Lee Iacocca People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.
Author Unknown Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.
George Bancroft Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
U Thant Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
Alexis Carrel Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
Sir Francis Bacon Knowledge is power.<br> (Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est)
George Bernard Shaw A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Ilya Ehrenburg There is nothing more wonderful than freedom of speech.
Joseph Stalin Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.
Mother Teresa The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Thomas Merton The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.
Elbert Hubbard Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Robert Byrne There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.
Walt Whitman Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves?
Jane Addams Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
J. Paul Getty There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them.
Hemingway The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.