Quotes

Barbara De Angelis The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are for loving in the present.
Henry Miller There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
Francis Quarles Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Evelyn Waugh We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
Alan Watts Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Friedrich Nietzsche Without music, life would be a mistake.
Logan Pearsall Smith The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star.
Polish Proverb Fortune is a giver and a taker.
Alan Perlis It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical?
Oprah Winfrey It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Noam Chomsky Advertising is tax deductible, so we all pay for the privilege of being manipulated and controlled.
Arthur Koestler God seems to have left the receiver off the hook and time is running out.
Alexander Dumas The sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Chantal Saperstein All marriages are mixed marriages.
Heinrich Heine I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Maria Mitchell We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
James M. Barrie God gave us memory that we might have roses in December.
John Wesley Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
Havelock Ellis What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
Arnold Palmer Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Susan Sontag What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Winston Churchill Never give in -- never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
American Proverb Arrogance is a kingdom without a crown.
Marlo Thomas Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door.
Mark Twain Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. (Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.)

Pages