Quotes

Jean Jacques Rousseau He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Paul Klee A single day is enough to make us a little larger.
Cyra McFadden I no longer prepare food or drink with more than one ingredient.
Brendan Francis The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
A. P. Gouthey He helps others most, who shows them how to help themselves.
Benjamin Franklin He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Victor Hugo The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Rita Mae Brown If the world were a logical place, men would ride sidesaddle.
Margo Kaufman The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Honore de Balzac Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Gay Shall ignorance of good and ill<br> Dare to direct the eternal will?<br> Seek virtue, and of that possest,<br> To Providence resign the rest.
Richard Bach Every person, all the events of your life, are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.
Yiddish Proverb Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
Benjamin Disraeli The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.
Robert M. Hamilton A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
Samuel Ullman Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Rabbi Harold Kushner Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.
Whitney Young The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
George Bernard Shaw The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
Rensis Likert The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.
Bertrand Russell This is one of those views which are so absolutely absurd that only very learned men could possibly adopt them.
Bertrand Russell The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Unknown A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
James Bryce The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
Clarence Darrow I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one.

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