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Inspirational & famous Quotations

1] Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.
Nathaniel Hawthrone (1804 – 1864)
2] A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.
Jean Paul Richer (1763-11845)
3] The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Wal Pole (1707 – 1797)
4] I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau. (1817 – 1862)
5] You must pay the fool a little time if you would not be thought wholly a foot… Every day I hear stupid people say things that are not stupid.
Michel De Montaighe. (1533 – 1592)
6] This land of ours cannot be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in .
Richard. M. Nixon; Theodore Roosevelt.
7] You can flatter any man by telling him he’s the kind of man who can’t be flattered.
8] Be not afraid of greatness: Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon’em.
William Shakespeare.
9] You can observe a lot just by watching
Yogi Berra
10] The brighter you are the more you have not learn.
Don Herold.
11] The only problems money can solve are money problems.
12] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw.
13] Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have
Harry Omerson Fosdick.
14] Never find your delight in another’s misfortune
Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)
15] Put God to work for you and maximize your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
16] There are two kinds of people in one’s life – People whom one keeps waiting – and the people for whom one waits.
S.N. Behrman.
17] Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information up on it.
Samuel Johnson (1709 -1784)
18] I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Albert camus
19] Socialism is workable only in heaven where it isn’t needed, and in hell where they’ve got it.
Cecil Palmer
20] Up, sluggard and waste not like; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
21] It is not truth that makes man great, but man who makes truth great.
Confucius (C.551 – 479 BC)
22] A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin.
23] Man is a rope connecting animal and super man – a rope over a precipe. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900).
24] I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.
Robert frost.
25] A speech is a solemn responsibility. The man who makes a bad thirty-minute speech to two hundred people wastes only a half hour of his own time. But he wastes one hundred hours of the audience’s tome- more than four days – which should be a hanging off
Jenkin Lloynd Jones.
26] The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
G.K. Chesterton.
27] Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butler.
28] 388. Leisure is the most Challenging responsibility a man be offered.
Dr.William Russel.
29] Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle ( 384- 322BC)
30] The only power a god can teach is the power of doing without happiness.
George Bernard Shaw.
31] He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Senator Thomas . P. Gore.
32] Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alchohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James .F. Byrnes
33] If humanity profits from its mistakes, we have a glorious future coming up.
34] Statistics are like bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.
Aaron Leven Stein
35] There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I am lead them.
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1870-1874)
36] In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
George Bernard Shaw.
37] [speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.]
38] Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Robert Frost.
39] The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his order from one who does. [ If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there is no sense making them.]
Herbert. V. Prochnow
40] Success goes to your head, failure to your heart.
41] An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwinght. D. Eisenhower.
42] Money doesn’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are not happier than people with nine million dollars.
Hobart Brown.
43] Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
Walter Lippmann
44] If you can’t convince them, confuse them.
Harry S.Trumann
45] In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress
Booker. T. Washington.
46] Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Helen Rowland.
47] Is not this the true romantic feeling – not the desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you ?
Thomas Clayton wol
48] I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Willian. E .Henley
49] If we were all given by magic the power to read each other’s thoughts, I suppose the first effect would be to dissolve all friendships.
Betrand Russel.
50] True patriotism doesn’t exclude an understanding of the patriotism of others.
Queen Elizabeth II.
51] Christ died for our sin. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?.
Jules Feiffer.
52] What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get, and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep.
53] If you have a strong idea, you can’t help repeating it and embroidering it. Sometimes I think that authors should write one book and then be put in gas chamber.
John . P. Marquand.
54] I had set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.
Jammanuel Kart (1724 -1804)
55] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next. – R.H. Tawney.
56] A woman is a woman until the day she dies, but a man’s a man only as long as he can.
Moms Mabley.
57] A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli
58] There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
59] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de (1533 – 1592)
60] He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbson Huneker.
61] We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
Harold Nicholson.
62] There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid (43? BC – AD 18)
63] 334. Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible, reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless. Even the possible can be senseless.
Max Born.
64] The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.
Thomas Babington Macaulas (1800-1859)
65] Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.
George Horace Lorimer.
66] The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do
Walter Bagehot (1876 – 1877).
67] No one is more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much.
Jean Paul Richter ( 1763 – 1829)
68] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha
69] Failure is very difficult for a writer to bear, but very few can manage the shock of early success.
Maurice Valency.
70] If I keep my good character, I shall be rich enough.
Platonicus ( Ist century BC)
71] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ….it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A. Overstreet.
72] Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard.
73] The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
Roy . L. Smith.
74] People ask for criticism but they only want praise.
Somerser Maugham.
75] I respect faith but faith in what gets you an education.
Wilson Minzner.
76] Where opinion does not exist, the status quo becomes stereo, typed, and all originality, even the most necessary, is discouraged.
Bertrand Russel.
77] Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum
78] Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo
79] It is to the interest of mankind that there should be some one who is un conquered, some one against when fortune has no power.
Seneca
80] A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that each one thinks he is getting the biggest piece.
81] Every thought is new when an actual expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself.
Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715 – 1747).
82] I am not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.
Elizabeth Arden.
83] Man is a political animal.
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
84] When the candles are out all women are fair
Plutarch ( 46 – 120 ?)
85] The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.
Albert Einstein
86] Life is easier to take than you’d think all that is necessary is to accept the impossible do without the indispensable and bear the intolerable.
Kathleen Norris.
87] A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Joey Adams
88] What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ?.
The Bible
89] Admitting Error clears the score And proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman.
90] It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
Albert Einstein.
91] The only time a woman wishes she were a year older is when she is expecting a baby.
Mary Marsh.
92] Weed- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Walso Emerson
93] Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horace (65 – 8 BC)
94] One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.
William Shakespeare.
95] Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them well.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
96] Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson
97] Perhaps we are wiser, les selfish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfectly all these good things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly
Joseph Wood Krutch
98] When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire.
99] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
100] All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye
Alexander Pope.
101] He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.[ If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don’t need advice.]
Karl Ven Knebel [ 1784 – 1834]
102] Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard .W. Newton
103] Every man has three characters- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890).
104] He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.
Jesus
105] Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
Richard Aldington.
106] The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Daute Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
107] Try to know everything of something, and something of everything.
Henry Peter, Lord Brougham
108] Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65).
109] When I look back on all these worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his death bed that he had a lot of troubles in his life, most of which never happened.
Winston Churchill
110] There are two kinds of fools. One says, “This is old, therefore it is good.” The other says, “ This is new, therefore it is better.”
111] One of the weakness of our age is our apparent inability to distinguish our needs from our greeds. [ As the farmer said, “ I’m not greedy, all I want is the land next to mine.]
Don Robinson.
112] The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph
113] If a man runs after money, he’s money mad; if he keeps it, he’s a capitalist; if he spends it, he’s a play- boy; if he doesn’t get it, he’s a ne’er-do-well; if he doesn’t try to get it, he lacks ambition. If he gets it without working for it, he’s a paras
Vic Oliver.
114] Bravery is being the only one who knows you’ve afraid.
Franklin. P. Jones
115] To like an individual because he’s black is just an insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e. e. Cummings.
116] Old age is when you first realize other people’s faults are no worse than you own.
Edger A shoaff.
117] A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
118] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer.
119] To be clever enough to get a great deal of money one must be stupid enough to want it.
G.K. Chesterton.
120] Million say the apple fell but Newton was the one to ask why.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
121] There’s no possibilility of being witty without a little ill- nature.
Richard Brinsley Sherivan(1751-1816)
122] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we can not be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
123] May you all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift ( 1667 – 1745)
124] If you would not be forgotten as son as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin
125] A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
Jean Paul Richter (1763 – 1825)
126] It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
127] In case you’re worried about what’s going to become of the younger generation, it’s going to grow up and start worrying about the younger generation.
Roger Allen.
128] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen.
129] Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning … and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans
130] Covenants without swords are but words.
Thomas Hobbes
131] Revolution is not a dinner party, nor an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery; it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainely and modestly.
Mao Tse – tung
132] I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any god thing I can do to any fellow being let me do it mow, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
William Penn
133] Many people’s tombstones should read, "Died at 30. Buried at 60".
Nicholas Murray Butler
134] There is nothing new under the sun. –
BIBLE
135] Nothing multiplies more easily than force. In its grossest and most be that form, force is represented by groupings of people in to nations. This makes possible a concentration of collective effort with a minimum of restraint and a maximum of fury.
Norman Cousins.
136] Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Miguel Le Unamuno.
137] A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn’t there. A theologian is the man who finds it.
138] Wiser man learns by other man’s mistakes, fools by their own.
H. G. Bohn.
139] Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.
Laurence . C. Coughlin
140] Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.
Robert Zend
141] Living is entirely too time- consuming
Irne Peter
142] People who bite the hand that feeds them usually licks the boot that kicks them.
Eric Hoffer
143] He is so benevolent, so merciful a man that he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 – 1857)
144] Immortality is hereditary – you can get it from four children.
Sam Levenson
145] Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Kurt Vonnegnt.
146] My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?
Charles .M . Schulz.
147] I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.
John Ruskin
148] Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.
W. I. E. Gates
149] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb.
150] Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire [ Francois Marie Arouet 1694 – 1778]
151] My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
H.L. Mencken.
152] There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
153] I believe the state exists for the development of individual lives, not individuals for the development of state.
Julian Huxley.
154] The most powerful factor in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson .
155] Criticism is a study by which men grew important and formidable at very small expense.
Samuel Johnsom (1709 – 1784)
156] Anyone who stops is old, whether at twenty or eight. Anyone who keep learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford.
157] I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
158] A good scare is worth move to a man than good advice.
Ed Have.
159] He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pars himself for every man has need to be forgiven.
Thomas fuller ( 1608 – 1661)
160] [Patience may be virtue, but it will never help a rooster lay an egg.]
161] For of course the true meaning of a term is to be found by observing what a man does with it, not by what he says about it.
P.W. Bridgman
162] Great Minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
163] The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
John Milton ( 1608 – 1674)
164] What can a man do who doesn’t know what to do.
Milton Mayor.
165] The natural forces crush and destroy man when he transgresses them, as they destroy or neutralize one another.
John Burroughs.
166] Evidently God can cure cancer and tuberculosis, but cannot grow a new leg… This is blasphemy, but not mine – the priests and faith healers are guilty of limiting God’s powers.
Abraham Myerson
167] When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
168] No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense am idiot.
George Bernard shaw.
169] -And it’s the only game that is never called off on account of darkness.
170] It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people of you have none of your own.
Sir Herbert Samuel
171] Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fizgerald.
172] Any use whatsoever of matrimony exercised in such a way that the act is deliberately frustrated in its natural power to generate life is an offence against the law of God and of nature, and those who indulge in such are branded with the guilt of a grave
Pope Pius – X1
173] Commonsense is an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (1772- 1834)
174] The trouble with her is that she tacks the power of conversation but not he power of speech.
George Bernard Shaw.
175] A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
G.C. Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)
176] Democracy is measured not by its leaders doing extra- ordinary things, but by its citizens doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
John Gardner.
177] The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I’m against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
Robert Frost
178] The secret of education is respecting pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
179] The export of revolution is nonsense. Every country makes its own revolution if it wants to, and if it does not want to, there will be no revolution.
Joseph Statin
180] It is not that I think or believe, but that I know.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
181] And in today already walks tomorrow.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
182] The happiest man is one who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
Rlph Waldo Emerson.
183] The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
Oscar Wilde.
184] The image – managers encourage the individual to fashion himself in to a smooth coin, negotiable in any market.
John Gardner.
185] I gave my life to learning how to live. Now I have organized it all…. It is just about over.
Sandra Hochman
186] Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt.
187] Don’t talk unless you can improve silence.
Vermont proverb
188] Since 1968 we have spent 364 billion dollars on war; 27 billion dollars on space; and less than 2 billion dollars on community development and housing
189] The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator while the wolf denounces his for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
190] Life does not cease to be funny when people die, any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
191] Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class, brutalizes our lower class.
Mathew Arnold ( 1822 – 1888)
192] A man’s dying is more the survivor’s affair than his own.
Thomas Mann.
193] Passions are vices and virtues in their highest powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832).
194] No matter how old you get, if you can keep the desire to be creative, you’re keeping the man-child alive.
John Cassavetes.
195] Don’t worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
The old Framer’s Almanac
196] If you don’t team to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old
Ed How.
197] Happiness is liking what you do as well as doing what you like.
198] If you’re not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there.
Martin Luther king.
199] Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion.
Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784).
200] The measure of man is what he does with power.
Pittacus (650 ? – 569?BC)
201] It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement – they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is true value in life.
Sigmund frued.
202] Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.
Gertrude Stein.
203] We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our months. This is our democratic privilege.
Mark Twain.
204] One murder makes a villain, millions a hero.
Bishop Beilby Porteus
205] If you keep you mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish in to it.
William. A. Orton.
206] Love does not consist in gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery.
207] If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Thomas fuller (1608 – 1661)
208] Success is counted sweetest, by those who ne’er succeed.
Emily Dickinson
209] The deepest principle of ‘Human Nature’ is the craving to be appreciated.
William James.
210] Power does not corrupt men; but fools, if they get in to a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw.
211] Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Thomas Carlyle
212] It fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Antole France
213] To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797)
214] Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathen
215] We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
216] The hen is an egg’s way of producing another egg.
Samuel Butler
217] Mankind has become so much one family that we cannot insure our own prosperity except by insuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy…. Contempt for happiness is usually happiness,
Bertrand Russell.
218] The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln.
219] The mutual and universal dependence of individuals who remain indifferent to one another constitutes the social network that binds them together.
Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)
220] There is nothing permanent except change.
Heraclitus (540-475 BC)
221] The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors.
Henry Becque (1837 – 1899)
222] Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry ward Beecher [ 1813 – 1887]
223] Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison.
224] People will sometimes forgive you the good you have done them, but seldom the harm they have done you.
Somerset Maugham.
225] To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubtsard
226] Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde.
227] A man’s defects are the faults of his time while his virtues are his own.
Johann . W. Von Goethe (174 9 -1832)
228] When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 – 43 BC)
229] Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
Willian Jennings Bryan.
230] To be persuasive, we must be believable, to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
231] Those who can, do; those who can’t teach.
George Bernard Shaw.
232] Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
Gandhiji
233] Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar wilde.
234] The faith in which I was brought up assured me that I was better than other people; I was saved, they were damned… our hymns were loaded with arrogance – Self- congratulation on how cozy we were with the Almighty and what a high opinion he had of us, wha
Robert Heincein
235] Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
Joey Adams.
236] In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real in progress toward victory
Alfred North White head.
237] A cinic is a man who knows the price of every thing and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde ( 1854 – 1900)
238] Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana
239] I Quote only the better to express myself
Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592)
240] The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H.L. Mencken.
241] Ignorance of one’s ignorance is the greatest ignorance.
242] Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friendrich Nietzsche
243] Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities.
Wendell Phillips.
244] Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughar.
245] Mothers and Dads that take their children to church never get into trouble. [But going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to the garage makes you a car.]
J. Edgar Hoover
246] A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
Elbert Hubbard
247] When the speaker and he to whom he speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.
Voltaire.
248] The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts it from so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates (460? – 370BC)
249] 548. Prayer of the modern American: “Dear God, I pray for patience. And I want it right now !”
Oren Arnold.
250] Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis.
251] If you steal from one another it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
Wilson Mizner.
252] Any time you don’t want anything, you get it.
Calvin Coolidge
253] Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles.F. Kettering.
254] If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106- 43 BC
255] Retired is being tired twice I have thought First tired of working. Then tired of not.
Richard.
256] Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Conte Vittevio Alfieri ( 1749 – 1803
257] Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wild (1854 – 1900)
258] A Christian is a man who feels repentance on a Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.
Thomas. R. Ybarra
259] What ever you may be sure of, be sure of this that you are dread fully like other people.
James Russel Lowell (1819 – 1801)
260] The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.
Witter Bynner
261] Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance
George Bernard Shaw.
262] The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
James Russel Lowell. (1819 - 1891)
263] If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
BIBLE
264] Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
Robert .G. Ingersoll (1833 – 1899)
265] A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw.
266] Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
267] Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.
Sir Herbert Samuel
268] Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
Voltaire
269] We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
Peter Drucker.
270] When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing is life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Oscar Wilde.
271] A democratic society might be defined as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann.
272] The most essential gift of a good writer is a built-in, shock, proof shit detector.
Ernest Heming way.
273] It took fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.
Robert
274] Old age is when you know all the answers but nobody asks you the questions.
275] Man – a being in search of meaning.
Plato (427 ? 347?BC)
276] To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves
Virginia Woolf
277] The secret source of humor itself is not joy sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
278] The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche. (1844 – 1900).
279] Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
280] If happiness truly consisted in physical case and freedom from care then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, and American cow.
William Lyon Phelps.
281] Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain.
282] That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.
Doun Piatt.
283] Nothing bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
284] Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie.
285] Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.
William .W. Watt
286] I would not be a slave, To I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
287] The fear of capitalism has compelled socialism to widen freedom, and the far of socialism has compelled capitalism to in crease equality.
Will and Ariel Durant.
288] The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
John Flavel
289] Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
George Santayana
290] All cruelty springs from weakness.
Seneca ( 4BC- Ad 65)
291] The finest steel has to go through the hottest five.
Richard M. Nixon
292] An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it.
293] The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Aristotle (384 – 322BC)
294] Today if you’re not confused you’re just not thinking clearly.
Irene Peter
295] Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert Edward Wiggam.
296] Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Alfred North White head.
297] In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they `come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
298] Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)
299] If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677).
300] The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.
Somerset Maugham.
301] The average man, who does not know what to do with his life wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France.
302] The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Horold Nicholson.
303] We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it – and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on as hot stove – lid again – and that’s well; but also she will never sit
Mark Twain.
304] It better befits a man to laugh at life than to lament over it .
Seneca
305] If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Socrates ( 470 – 399 BC)
306] It matters of principles, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
Thomas Jefferson.
307] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb
308] All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C.H. Parkhurst.
309] However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great motive.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)
310] To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
Albert Camus.
311] Liberty is being free from the things are don’t like in order to be Slaves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
312] The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself
Earnest Jones.
313] There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence. J. Peter
314] If you would be leader of men, you must lead your own generation not the next.
Woodrow Wilson
315] Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
Mark Twain.
316] The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Niels Boh
317] The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.
Charles Towne.
318] I keep six honest serving men/. They taught me all I kew/. Their names are What and Why and When/ And How and Where and Who.
Rudyard Kipling
319] Every great man now a days has his deciples, and it is always Judas who writes the biography. [Some men have been immortalized in biography, while others have been immoralized]
Oscar Wilde (1854 -1900)
320] A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen
321] If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with plato, and more time in the buses with people
Simeon Strunsky
322] The first and great commandment is, Don’t let them scare you.
Elmer Davis
323] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
Alexander. A. Bogomoletz.
324] The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the un important.
A. Edward Newton
325] Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale.
326] Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example. [We have to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.]
Duc de La Rochefoucauld
327] No greater than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand.
Friendrich Schiller ( 1729 – 1805)
328] A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twin.
329] What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of doubt, and has clear conscience? [May the happiest days of the past be his saddest days of the future]
Adam Smith (1823 – 1790)
330] Your levelers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear leveling up to themselves.
Samuel Johnson (1709- 1784)
331] Under capitalism man exploits man, under socialism the reverse is true.
Polish Proverb.
332] Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons
333] The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 – 1881)
334] Every beginning is a consequence every beginning ends something.
Paul valery.
335] Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
G.K. Chesterton
336] A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Lord Mancroft.
337] The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
338] The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
339] The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
Edward Simmons.
340] All paid employments absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle
341] Hell is not to love any more.
Georges Bernanos.
342] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill… it is infact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A . Overstreet.
343] Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel.
344] We can only pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan.
345] A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.
Jerome Lawrence
346] No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Ed Howe.
347] Pessimist : One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Oscar Wilde.
348] Christ believed in Hell. I do not myself feel that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
Bertrand Russel.
349] Some people feel with their heads and think with their hearts.
G.C.Lichtenberg( 1742 -1799)
350] There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O.S. Marden.
351] Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
352] The stones that critics hurt with Harsh Intent / A man may use to build a monument.
Arther Guiter man
353] Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert camus.
354] Commonsense is not so common.
355] To be like Christ is to be a Christian
William Penn (1644-1718)
356] One of the difficulties in the language is that all our words from loose using have lose their edge.
Ernest Hemingway
357] The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
Alfred North White head.
358] To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself one in a while.
Josh Billings
359] Liberty is the one thing you can’t have unless you give it to others.
William Allen White.
360] A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car
Kenneth Tynan.
361] Put God to work for you and maximize4 your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
362] The best thing and best people rise out of their separateness; I’ am against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
Robert Frost.
363] Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.
Bernard .M. Baruch
364] Life is a Progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson ( 1709 – 1784)
365] A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)
366] The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swipped them from them from chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don’t like their rules, whose would you use?
Dale Carnegic.
367] Committee – a group of unfit, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary. [ * To get something done, a committee should consists of no more than three men, two of them absent. * Committees have become so important now a days that sub committees have
Stewart Harrol
368] Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.
William Saroyan.
369] Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker.
370] The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitzer.
371] Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry
Mark Twain.
372] The Bible is the most thought suggesting book in the world. No other deals with such grand themes.
Herrick Johnson.
373] It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
Peter
374] Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680)
375] I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei ( 1564 -1642)
376] Committee - a group of men individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
377] The elimination of war should be the major task of social education.
Konrad Lorenz
378] The goal of life is death.
Sigmund Freud.
379] If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability
Henry Ford
380] I hear and I forget I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
381] We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the same sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
H. L. Mencken
382] Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Socrates.
383] Leaders have significant role in creating the state of mind that is society.
John Gardner
384] True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winstan Churchill.
385] When a man blames others for his failures, it’s a good idea to credit others with his successes.
Howard. W. Newton.
386] What man is the basis of what he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives.
John Mason Brown.
387] We are all of us, more or less, the laves of
William Haz litt (1778 -1830).
388] The devil is a gentleman who never goes where he is not welcome.
John. A. Lincoln
389] We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Johathan Swift
390] It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makers people think they can be happy without money.
Albert camus.
391] To know all things is not permitted
Horace ( 65 – 8 BC)
392] As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
393] That’s the problem with old age – there’s not much future in it.
394] I like the dreams of the future than the history of the past.
Thomas Jetlersen (1743 – 1826)
395] Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
Michel de Montaigne
396] The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butter.
397] Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins.
398] There are two ways to slide easily through life, to believe every – thing or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Kovzy bski
399] It is not best that we should all thinks alike; it is difference of opinion which makes horse races.
Mark Twain.
400] Success is a journey, not a destination.
Ben Sweetland
401] Can’t a critic give his opinion of an omlette without being asked to lay an egg ?
Clayton Rawson
402] The theory of communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
The communist manifesto.
403] There is something that is much more scare, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability
Robert Half
404] Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
405] To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Voltaire
406] Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de La Bruyere (1645 – 1696).
407] Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ciecero (106 – 43 B.C)
408] Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson.
409] The walls of books around him, dense with the part, formed a kind of insulation against then present world and its disasters.[A good book on your shelf is a friend that turns it6s back on you and remains a friend].
Ross Macdonald
410] The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Team, Nathan
411] The most popular lab our saving device today is still a husband with money.
Joey Adams.
412] The first requisite for immortality is death.
Stanislaw.J. Lec
413] The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Socrates (470? – 399 BC)
414] Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808-11890)
415] What makes resisting temptation difficult, for many people, is that they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Framklin .P. Jones
416] A tendency to self- destruction seems to be inherent in the overdeveloped human brain.
A.T. W. Simeons.
417] Sanity is madness put to good use.
George Santayana.
418] Every age is modem to those who are living in it
Justice Benjamin .N. Cardozo
419] Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Paul Eldridge.
420] Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin- skinned people. [There are more pretty photographs of women than there are photographs of pretty women.]
Richard Armour
421] The value of an idea has nothing what so ever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
Oscar Wilde.
422] If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius (C 551 – 479 BC).
423] The whole life is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace.
424] Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw.
425] The best intelligence test is whet we do with our leisure.
426] Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
James Stephens.
427] The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
428] Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Baron de Montesquie. (1689 – 1799)
429] If at first you don’t succeed, try-try, again. Then quit there’s no use being a damn fool about it.
W. C. Fields.
430] To most men, experience is like the stern lights of a ship which illuminate only the track it has passed.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834)
431] God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln.
432] Atom bomb stockpiles are no guarantee of security. Until lust and greed and murder are removed from the hearts of men, there is, there can be, no peace or security.
A.P. Gouthey
433] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love and to long life.
Alexander. A. Boygomoletz.
434] From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
Publilius Syrus ( c.1st Century BC)
435] The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are night sometimes
Winston Churchill.
436] To be fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization..
Arnold Toynbee
437] Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
Evan Esar.
438] Society attacks early when The individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
439] Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks.
440] I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Tomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)
441] The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
442] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felic Cohen
443] Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
444] 387. Only a person who can live with himself can enjoy the gift of leisure.
Henrry Greber
445] Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
Lin Yutang.
446] Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope…. And crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a curr
Robert. F. Kennedy.
447] A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles. F. Kettering.
448] Were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley.
449] An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert camus.
450] The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Robert Frost.
451] All epoch- making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but the spoken word.
Adolf Hitler.
452] People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
John Milter.
453] There is far great peril in buying knowledge than in buying meat and drink.
454] There are three kinds of friends: best friends, guest friends, and pest friends.
455] Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe
456] Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde.
457] The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that the human beings, by changing inner attitudes of their minds can change aspects of their lives.
William James.
458] A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
William James
459] Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon
460] Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
Brigitte Bardot
461] There’s one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him. If he says. “Yes”, you know he is a crook.
Groucho Marx.
462] Middle age is when you stop criticizing the older generation and start criticizing the younger one.
463] What is honoured in a country will be cultivated there.
Plato
464] Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
C.W. Ceram.
465] A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Brooks Adams
466] Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to the society.
Charles Gow.
467] The trouble with being tolerant is that people think you don’t understand the problem
Merle. L. Meacham
468] Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard. M. Nixon.
469] Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce.
470] The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment
Dorothy Nevill.
471] Coward – one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Ambrose kitman.
472] 549. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg not by smashing it.
Arnold Glasow.
473] Man is forbidden to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. He acts against God’s command. From the stand point of the church, which represents authority, this is essentially sin from the standpoint of man, however, this is the beginning of hum
Erich Fromm.
474] Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
John Lindsay.
475] The only way women could have equal rights nowadays would be to surrender some.
Burton Hillis
476] Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
Thomas Mann.
477] Each morning puts a man on trial and each evening passes judgement.
Roy. L. Smith.
478] Any body can be pope; the proof of this that I have become one.
Pope John XXIII.
479] Research is to see what every body else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent – Gyorgyi.
480] Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions, never your reasons are sure to be wrong.
Earl of Mans field.
481] Marriage is a lottery in which if you lose you can’t tear up the ticket.
482] Committee – a group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.
Miltan Berle
483] People fall in love, but they have to climb out.
484] I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Ambrose pratt.
485] There is no meaning in life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.
Erich Fromm.
486] The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.
Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)
487] The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H.L. Mencken.
488] If you are not an idealist by the time you are twenty you don’t have a heart, but if you are still an idealist by thirty you don’t have a head.
Randolph Bourne.
489] Happiness lies in the taste, and not in the things; and it is from having what we desire that we are happy- not from having what others think desirable.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld.
490] Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use a short and positive speech.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
491] To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you are overdoing it.
J. Jenkins.
492] Success is not a harbor but a voyage with its own perils to the spirit. The game of life is to come up a winner, to be a success, or to achieve what we set out to do. Yet there is always the danger of failing as a human being. The less on that most of
Richard. M. Nixon
493] The Quizzical expression of the monkey at the zoo comes from his wondering whether he is his brother’s keeper or his keeper’s brother.
Evan Esar
494] The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde.
495] The devil can cite scriptures for his purpose.
Willian Shakespeare
496] Not he who has little, but he who move, is poor.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65)
497] Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad… but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
Thomas Hobbes.
498] Think twice before you speak – and you’ll find every one talking about something else.
Francis Rodman.
499] The wise make proverbs and fools repeat them.
Issac D’ Israeli (1766 -1848)
500] A visionary is an impractical person whose thoughts are based on ideals in a world whose actions are based on deals.
501] Self trust is the essence of heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
502] Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Neils Bohr
503] Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann. W. Von Goethe.
504] Fools rush in where angles fears to tread.
Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744)
505] The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
H.G.Wells.
506] The lust for comfort, the stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest and then becomes a host and then a master.
Joseph Conrad
507] Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity. [And do it now ! There may be a law against it tomorrow]
Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)
508] Leadership is action, not position
Donald. H .Mc.Gannon.
509] A cinic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.
Edgar .A. Shoaff
510] Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
511] An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
H.L. Mencken.
512] Man is a social animal.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)
513] When we lose our individual independence in the corporate ness of a mass movement, we find a new freedom – to hate, bully, lie, torture, murder and betray without shame and remorse. Herein undoubtedly lies part of the attractiveness of a mass movement.
Eric Hoffer.
514] Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emersom Fosdick.
515] We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
George Bernard Shaw.
516] A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
Channing Pollock
517] Once upon a time money swore solemnly that nobody who did not love money should have it.
518] Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally distructive.
Theodore Roosevelt.
519] If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thorean
520] Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.
Francis Bacen (1561 – 1626)
521] What we call “Progress” is the exchange of on nuisance for another nuisance.
Havelock Ellis
522] Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832)
523] Wise men learns more from fools than fools from wise man.
Marcus Porcius (234 -149 BC)
524] The nature of artistic attainment is psychologically in accessible to us.
Sigmund frud.
525] Revolutionary movements attract the best and worst elements
George Bernard Shaw
526] Wonder father than the doubt is the root of knowledge.
Abraham Joshus Heschel.
527] There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca (4BC – Ad 65).
528] To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e.e. Cummings.
529] The family is the nuclear of civilization.
Will and Ariel Durant.
530] Some are born good, some make good, and some are caught with the goods.
531] The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its meaninglessness.
- Martin Esslin.
532] The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.
O.S.Marden.
533] I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.
Harry .S. Truman.
534] Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show.
Fanny Brice
535] Facts are stupid until brought in to connection with some general law.
Louis Agassiz (1807 – 1873)
536] Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough
Benjansin Franklin
537] The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
John Barrymore.
538] A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spend in doing nothing.
George Barnard Shaw.
539] It is the great triumph of genius to make the common appear novel.
Johann. W. Von Goethe (1749 – 1832)
540] Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost degree
Ezva Pound.
541] There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart end that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt.
542] Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far, within his limits. He possesses power of various sort
William James.
543] Man can live without air for seconds, without water for days, without food for weeks, and without ideas for years.
544] Faith in a holy cause is to be a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffer.
545] An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist experts his might mares to.
546] There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873)
547] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next.
R.H. Tawney
548] Faults are thick where love is thin
James Howell.
549] Men fight for freedom; then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves.
550] Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower class. [Socialism is bureaucracy of the people, by the people, and for the people.]
Oswald spengler
551] Scientists are trying to produce life in the laboratory, but it shouldn’t be difficult if the laboratory assistant is pretty and willing. …
552] A committee is a thing which taken a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Elbert Hubbard
553] The past is gone; the present is full of confusion; the future scares hell out of me !
David Lewis Stein.
554] A conclusion is a place where you got tired thinking.
Martin .H. Fisher
555] No matter what side of an argument you’re on, you always find some people on your side that you wish were on the other side. [ There are two sides to even argument, until you take one]
Jdscha Heifetz
556] The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow.
557] You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw.
558] National Pride is a modern form of tribalism.
Robert Shnayerson.
559] There is a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.
John Erskine.
560] A sound marriage is not based on complete frankness; it is based on a sensible reticence.
Morris. L. Ernst.
561] I am afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White
562] Liberty is being free from the things we don’t like in order to be staves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
563] The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus (55? – 130?
564] When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.
John Gardner.
565] The vigorous are no better than the lazy during one half of life, for all men are alike when asleep.
Aristotle(384 – 322BC)
566] A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole france.
567] The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn
David Russel.
568] It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Anatole France.
569] Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, Courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Menninger
570] Man is what he believes.
Anton Chekhov
571] Happiness is like coke – something you get as a by product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley.
572] Life is mostly forth and bubble, Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in our own.
Adam. L. Gordon
573] We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Will Rogres.
574] Reason and Judgement are the qualities of a leader.
Tacitus (55AD 130)
575] The only things we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Rosevelt.
576] Judge a tree from its fruit; not from the leaves.
Euripides (484 – 406 BC)
577] Our responsibility: every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty.
John. D. Rockefeller
578] Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness is thinking creates love.
Lao – tzu (604 – 531 BC)
579] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha ( 563? – 483? BC)
580] When ever two people meet there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.
William James.
581] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felix Cohem.
582] There are well dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Nicholas chamfort.
583] Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch.
584] If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John . F. Kennedy.
585] The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Winston Churchil.
586] When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Buck minister Fuller
587] To find a friend one must close one eye – to keep him, two.
Norman Douglas.
588] Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred- this is the law External.
Budha ( 563?- 483? BC)
589] To believe only possibilities is not faith but mere philosophy
Sir Thomas Browne. (1605 – 1682)
590] The ideas gained by men before they are twenty five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
William James.
591] I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell- you see, I have friends in both places.
Mark Twain.
592] The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Samuel Johnson
593] Beware of the man who goes to cocktail parties not to drink but to listen.
Pierre Daninos.
594] Economic growth is not only unnecessary, but ruinous.
Alexander I Solzhewitsyn
595] Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing.
Herodotus (484 – 432 BC)
596] Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz.
597] There are a handful of people whom money ourselves among them. -
Mignon Mc. Laughin.
598] It is the little writer rather than the great writer who seems never to quote, and the reason is that he is never really doing anything else.
Havelock Ellis.
599] The basic problem is the out civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
600] The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.