Guatemalan Proverb Everyone is the age of their heart.
Anna Sewell We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.
George Santayana America is a young country with an old mentality.
Socrates To find yourself, think for yourself.
William Bridges Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
Napoleon Bonaparte Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Hesketh Pearson Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
Alice Jones One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
Norman Augustine If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
Herman Melville Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort.
Albert Einstein Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
John W. Gardner I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
Herbert Hoover What the world needs today is a definite, spiritual mobilization of the nations who believe in God against this tide of Red agnosticism. ...And in rejecting an atheistic other world, I am confident that the Almighty God will be with us.
Vida D. Scudder Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession; it is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
Philip Dormer Chesterfield Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
Voltaire Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Pauline Kael The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself.
Steven Wright Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
Mohammed Ali The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.
Confucius The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Homer So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
Nathan Hale I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Mark Twain The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.
Jewish Proverb If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living.