Quotes

You are here

Quotes

Samuel Johnson Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Benjamin Franklin All cats are gray in the dark.
Hannah Moore Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it, and that a very severe one.
Sir Francis Bacon Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Kurt Vonnegut Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either a liberal or a conservative.
Henry David Thoreau [Water is] the only drink for a wise man.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.
Mario Cuomo Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
Auguste Rodin The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
Benjamin Disraeli We make our fortunes and call them fate.
Cato the Elder Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Aphra Behn Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!
Unknown Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday.
Eden Phillips The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Alexander Pope And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too.
Eleanor Roosevelt It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
William Ralph Inge A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
Saadi He that has acquired learning and nor practised what he has learnt, is like a man who ploughs but sows no seed.
Pamela Ribon When you live in Texas, every single time you see snow it?s magical.
Mahatma Gandhi Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.
John Lancaster Spalding Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
Heraclitus It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
Karl Kraus What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket.
Harry Chapin Reality is only just a word.

Pages