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Inspirational & famous Quotations

1] A new question has risen in modern man’s mind, the question, namely, whether life is worth living… No sensible answer can be given to the question… because the question does not make any sense.
Enrich Fromm.
2] The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
Thomas Jefferson
3] Surely God would not have created such a being a man to exist only for a day ! No, no, man was made for immortality.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1505)
4] 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
5] Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.
William Saroyan.
6] The wise make proverbs and fools repeat them.
Issac D’ Israeli (1766 -1848)
7] We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our months. This is our democratic privilege.
Mark Twain.
8] 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.
9] There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence. J. Peter
10] 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)
11] 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.
12] Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt.
13] In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real in progress toward victory
Alfred North White head.
14] Coward – one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Ambrose kitman.
15] One of the difficulties in the language is that all our words from loose using have lose their edge.
Ernest Hemingway
16] Research is to see what every body else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent – Gyorgyi.
17] The devil can cite scriptures for his purpose.
Willian Shakespeare
18] Any body can be pope; the proof of this that I have become one.
Pope John XXIII.
19] If you steal from one another it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
Wilson Mizner.
20] 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.
21] 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)
22] Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Miguel Le Unamuno.
23] If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677).
24] 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
25] 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)
26] Think twice before you speak – and you’ll find every one talking about something else.
Francis Rodman.
27] A cinic is a man who knows the price of every thing and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde ( 1854 – 1900)
28] 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.
29] The best intelligence test is whet we do with our leisure.
30] Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry ward Beecher [ 1813 – 1887]
31] Is not this the true romantic feeling – not the desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you ?
Thomas Clayton wol
32] Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
33] 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
34] 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.
35] An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert camus.
36] 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)
37] 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
38] Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Thomas Carlyle
39] The devil is a gentleman who never goes where he is not welcome.
John. A. Lincoln
40] Sanity is madness put to good use.
George Santayana.
41] Your levelers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear leveling up to themselves.
Samuel Johnson (1709- 1784)
42] A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles. F. Kettering.
43] Weed- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Walso Emerson
44] The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
John Barrymore.
45] Can’t a critic give his opinion of an omlette without being asked to lay an egg ?
Clayton Rawson
46] Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum
47] Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz.
48] The only abnormality is the incapability to love
Anais Nin.
49] 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
50] I deals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with you hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz .
51] 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
52] Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw.
53] There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid (43? BC – AD 18)
54] 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
55] Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emersom Fosdick.
56] Wise men learns more from fools than fools from wise man.
Marcus Porcius (234 -149 BC)
57] All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye
Alexander Pope.
58] 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
59] The vigorous are no better than the lazy during one half of life, for all men are alike when asleep.
Aristotle(384 – 322BC)
60] There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O.S. Marden.
61] Covenants without swords are but words.
Thomas Hobbes
62] Put God to work for you and maximize4 your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
63] The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
64] The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche. (1844 – 1900).
65] A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car
Kenneth Tynan.
66] When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.
John Gardner.
67] The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
Roy . L. Smith.
68] Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt.
69] Old age is when you know all the answers but nobody asks you the questions.
70] Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.
Bernard .M. Baruch
71] Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo
72] Leaders have significant role in creating the state of mind that is society.
John Gardner
73] The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
Arthur Koestler.
74] Committee – a group of men who keep minutes and waste hours.
Miltan Berle
75] Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Seneca
76] The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are night sometimes
Winston Churchill.
77] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next. – R.H. Tawney.
78] 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.
79] Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad… but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
Thomas Hobbes.
80] The finest steel has to go through the hottest five.
Richard M. Nixon
81] Committee - a group of men individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
82] The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
83] The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Winston Churchill
84] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ….it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A. Overstreet.
85] The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
John Milton ( 1608 – 1674)
86] Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.
Sir Herbert Samuel
87] The past is gone; the present is full of confusion; the future scares hell out of me !
David Lewis Stein.
88] The average man, who does not know what to do with his life wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France.
89] The elimination of war should be the major task of social education.
Konrad Lorenz
90] Life is mostly forth and bubble, Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in our own.
Adam. L. Gordon
91] Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale.
92] Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
93] The only time a woman wishes she were a year older is when she is expecting a baby.
Mary Marsh.
94] Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
95] A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twin.
96] The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Team, Nathan
97] 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.”
98] Socialism is workable only in heaven where it isn’t needed, and in hell where they’ve got it.
Cecil Palmer
99] Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.
Robert Zend
100] Living is entirely too time- consuming
Irne Peter
101] No one can enjoy freedom unless he is willing to surrender some part of it.
102] As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
103] Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe
104] 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.
105] 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
106] I Quote only the better to express myself
Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592)
107] The family is the nuclear of civilization.
Will and Ariel Durant.
108] The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the un important.
A. Edward Newton
109] Try to know everything of something, and something of everything.
Henry Peter, Lord Brougham
110] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
111] Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.
Laurence . C. Coughlin
112] The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale.
113] In the battle of existence, talent is the punch; tact is the clever footwork.
Wilson Mizner
114] Criticism is a study by which men grew important and formidable at very small expense.
Samuel Johnsom (1709 – 1784)
115] Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
Evan Esar.
116] Personality I’m always ready to learn, although do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill.
117] A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that each one thinks he is getting the biggest piece.
118] 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
119] Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard.
120] To be like Christ is to be a Christian
William Penn (1644-1718)
121] The best thing about getting old is that all those things you couldn’t have when you were young you no longer want.
L.S.Mc Candless
122] Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard.
123] However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great motive.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)
124] There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
125] Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
John Lindsay.
126] Ignorance of one’s ignorance is the greatest ignorance.
127] 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.
128] Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
129] The whole life is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace.
130] 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
131] Never find your delight in another’s misfortune
Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)
132] The first requisite for immortality is death.
Stanislaw.J. Lec
133] Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle ( 384- 322BC)
134] The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Voltaire (1694 -1778)
135] It is not that I think or believe, but that I know.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
136] 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.
137] The only way women could have equal rights nowadays would be to surrender some.
Burton Hillis
138] To like an individual because he’s black is just an insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e. e. Cummings.
139] The goal of life is death.
Sigmund Freud.
140] The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Wal Pole (1707 – 1797)
141] 549. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg not by smashing it.
Arnold Glasow.
142] Man is a political animal.
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
143] Some people feel with their heads and think with their hearts.
G.C.Lichtenberg( 1742 -1799)
144] National Pride is a modern form of tribalism.
Robert Shnayerson.
145] It is not truth that makes man great, but man who makes truth great.
Confucius (C.551 – 479 BC)
146] The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butter.
147] The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
Edward Simmons.
148] True patriotism doesn’t exclude an understanding of the patriotism of others.
Queen Elizabeth II.
149] Retired is being tired twice I have thought First tired of working. Then tired of not.
Richard.
150] When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 – 43 BC)
151] The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
Alfred North White head.
152] Commonsense is not so common.
153] 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.
154] Liberty is being free from the things are don’t like in order to be Slaves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
155] 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
156] 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.
157] Leadership is action, not position
Donald. H .Mc.Gannon.
158] Love does not consist in gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery.
159] Any time you don’t want anything, you get it.
Calvin Coolidge
160] Faults are thick where love is thin
James Howell.
161] 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
162] Man is a social animal.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)
163] I am afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White
164] People will sometimes forgive you the good you have done them, but seldom the harm they have done you.
Somerset Maugham.
165] Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins.
166] Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
167] It matters of principles, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
Thomas Jefferson.
168] If you can’t convince them, confuse them.
Harry S.Trumann
169] 548. Prayer of the modern American: “Dear God, I pray for patience. And I want it right now !”
Oren Arnold.
170] 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
171] 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
172] Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning … and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans
173] The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Robert Frost.
174] All epoch- making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but the spoken word.
Adolf Hitler.
175] There is something that is much more scare, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability
Robert Half
176] We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
George Bernard Shaw.
177] A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
William James
178] Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ciecero (106 – 43 B.C)
179] I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.
John Ruskin
180] What man is the basis of what he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives.
John Mason Brown.
181] Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
William Hazlitt (1778 – 1830)
182] Failure is very difficult for a writer to bear, but very few can manage the shock of early success.
Maurice Valency.
183] Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Socrates.
184] 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
185] People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
John Milter.
186] Despite my thirty years of research in to the feminine soul, I have not yet been able to answer….. The great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want ?
Sigmund Freud.
187] My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
H.L. Mencken.
188] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill… it is infact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A . Overstreet.
189] Great Minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
190] The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Horold Nicholson.
191] Liberty is being free from the things we don’t like in order to be staves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
192] Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson
193] 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
194] Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing.
Herodotus (484 – 432 BC)
195] Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire [ Francois Marie Arouet 1694 – 1778]
196] The most powerful factor in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson .
197] Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
Thomas Mann.
198] All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C.H. Parkhurst.
199] Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.
Mohandan Gandhi.
200] A good scare is worth move to a man than good advice.
Ed Have.
201] 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.
202] Man is what he believes.
Anton Chekhov
203] A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin.
204] Christ died for our sin. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?.
Jules Feiffer.
205] A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)
206] Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have
Harry Omerson Fosdick.
207] 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.
208] Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana
209] I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Tomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)
210] Invention breeds invention.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
211] The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.
Charles Towne.
212] To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confucius (BC551 – 479 BC)
213] 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
214] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha
215] True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney.
216] Our responsibility: every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty.
John. D. Rockefeller
217] Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions, never your reasons are sure to be wrong.
Earl of Mans field.
218] We are all of us, more or less, the laves of
William Haz litt (1778 -1830).
219] 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.
220] My grandfather always said that living is like licking of thorn.
Louis A
221] Christ believed in Hell. I do not myself feel that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
Bertrand Russel.
222] 387. Only a person who can live with himself can enjoy the gift of leisure.
Henrry Greber
223] Facts are stupid until brought in to connection with some general law.
Louis Agassiz (1807 – 1873)
224] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha ( 563? – 483? BC)
225] That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.
Doun Piatt.
226] 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)
227] I respect faith but faith in what gets you an education.
Wilson Minzner.
228] Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
229] A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
Channing Pollock
230] 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
231] When I see the ‘ Ten Most Wanted Lists…’ I always have this thought: I we’d made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn’t be wanted now.
Eddie Cantor
232] Success is counted sweetest, by those who ne’er succeed.
Emily Dickinson
233] Wiser man learns by other man’s mistakes, fools by their own.
H. G. Bohn.
234] Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon
235] Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
Brigitte Bardot
236] Every thought is new when an actual expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself.
Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715 – 1747).
237] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer.
238] People fall in love, but they have to climb out.
239] When the speaker and he to whom he speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.
Voltaire.
240] Let us train our minds to desire what the situations demands.
Sences (4 B.C – A.D 65)
241] Birth is the beginning of death.
Thomas Fuller (1608 -1661)
242] Old age is when you first realize other people’s faults are no worse than you own.
Edger A shoaff.
243] A conclusion is a place where you got tired thinking.
Martin .H. Fisher
244] The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors.
Henry Becque (1837 – 1899)
245] Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard .W. Newton
246] We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Will Rogres.
247] It is the great triumph of genius to make the common appear novel.
Johann. W. Von Goethe (1749 – 1832)
248] 505. Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
249] The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.
Witter Bynner
250] Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert camus.
251] The most essential gift of a good writer is a built-in, shock, proof shit detector.
Ernest Heming way.
252] 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)
253] Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
Gandhiji
254] There are a handful of people whom money ourselves among them. -
Mignon Mc. Laughin.
255] Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808-11890)
256] 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.
257] There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw.
258] Million say the apple fell but Newton was the one to ask why.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
259] The ability to divorce one’s mind from one’s actions is a symptom of psychological aberration.
Walter Goodman.
260] What ever you may be sure of, be sure of this that you are dread fully like other people.
James Russel Lowell (1819 – 1801)
261] 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
262] Were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley.
263] 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
264] Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
Walter Lippmann
265] Every beginning is a consequence every beginning ends something.
Paul valery.
266] The only power a god can teach is the power of doing without happiness.
George Bernard Shaw.
267] 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.
268] A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spend in doing nothing.
George Barnard Shaw.
269] To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
Albert Camus.
270] The most popular lab our saving device today is still a husband with money.
Joey Adams.
271] The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan
272] Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce.
273] 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)
274] 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)
275] The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus (55? – 130?
276] What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get, and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep.
277] Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Neils Bohr
278] No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense am idiot.
George Bernard shaw.
279] Don’t worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
The old Framer’s Almanac
280] I believe the state exists for the development of individual lives, not individuals for the development of state.
Julian Huxley.
281] Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horace (65 – 8 BC)
282] 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.
283] 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
284] Faith in a holy cause is to be a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffer.
285] Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughar.
286] Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.
Francis Bacen (1561 – 1626)
287] A man’s dying is more the survivor’s affair than his own.
Thomas Mann.
288] The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde.
289] I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell- you see, I have friends in both places.
Mark Twain.
290] Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles.F. Kettering.
291] Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680)
292] Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65).
293] Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fizgerald.
294] 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.
295] If you feed the people just with revolutionary slogans they will listen today, they will listen tomorrow, but on the fourth day they will say, “To hell with you”!.
Nikita Khrushchev
296] Where opinion does not exist, the status quo becomes stereo, typed, and all originality, even the most necessary, is discouraged.
Bertrand Russel.
297] If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John . F. Kennedy.
298] The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Winston Churchil.
299] It is physically impossible for a well educated, intellectual, or brave man to make money the chief object of his thoughts.
John Ruskin (1819 – 1900).
300] Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks.
301] 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.
302] A husband is what left of a man after the nerve is extracted.
Helen Rowland.
303] We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
Harold Nicholson.
304] The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
305] 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]
306] Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch.
307] 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
308] 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.
309] A committee is a thing which taken a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Elbert Hubbard
310] Society attacks early when The individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
311] An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwinght. D. Eisenhower.
312] Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard the ideals that were its founder’s than any other agency in the world.
Richard Le Gallienne.
313] Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 -1821)
314] He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Senator Thomas . P. Gore.
315] If you keep you mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish in to it.
William. A. Orton.
316] Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832)
317] 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
318] Happiness is like coke – something you get as a by product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley.
319] Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
Robert .G. Ingersoll (1833 – 1899)
320] Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar wilde.
321] 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
322] 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
323] 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.
324] The trouble with being tolerant is that people think you don’t understand the problem
Merle. L. Meacham
325] The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
Oscar Wilde.
326] You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Dr. O.A. Battista.
327] A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
Jean Paul Richter (1763 – 1825)
328] 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.
329] Life is a Progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson ( 1709 – 1784)
330] Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alchohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James .F. Byrnes
331] Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough
Benjansin Franklin
332] If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Thomas fuller (1608 – 1661)
333] A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli
334] Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion.
Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784).
335] Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
C.W. Ceram.
336] No greater than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand.
Friendrich Schiller ( 1729 – 1805)
337] There is nothing new under the sun. –
BIBLE
338] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
Alexander. A. Bogomoletz.
339] Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel.
340] 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.
341] Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.
George Horace Lorimer.
342] When a man blames others for his failures, it’s a good idea to credit others with his successes.
Howard. W. Newton.
343] Nothing bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
344] Whenever one fins one self inclined to bitterness, it is a sign of emotional failure.
Bertrand Russel.
345] The stones that critics hurt with Harsh Intent / A man may use to build a monument.
Arther Guiter man
346] Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
George Santayana
347] The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
James Russel Lowell. (1819 - 1891)
348] Power does not corrupt men; but fools, if they get in to a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw.
349] Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities.
Wendell Phillips.
350] The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitzer.
351] 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
352] Beware of the man who goes to cocktail parties not to drink but to listen.
Pierre Daninos.
353] You can observe a lot just by watching
Yogi Berra
354] 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.
355] Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)
356] 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.
357] If humanity profits from its mistakes, we have a glorious future coming up.
358] Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons
359] God is the tangential point between zero and infinity
Alfred Jarry
360] The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
H.G.Wells.
361] A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Joey Adams
362] The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.
Somerset Maugham.
363] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb
364] The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn
David Russel.
365] I hear and I forget I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
366] It is by the goodness of god that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain.
367] Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
H.L Mencken.
368] Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie.
369] Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis.
370] It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people of you have none of your own.
Sir Herbert Samuel
371] Once upon a time money swore solemnly that nobody who did not love money should have it.
372] A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
Elbert Hubbard
373] 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
374] 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)
375] Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friendrich Nietzsche
376] Second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first helf.
Feodor Dostoevski
377] I like the dreams of the future than the history of the past.
Thomas Jetlersen (1743 – 1826)
378] A tendency to self- destruction seems to be inherent in the overdeveloped human brain.
A.T. W. Simeons.
379] The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its meaninglessness.
- Martin Esslin.
380] Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Charles Haddam Spurgeon.
381] The deepest principle of ‘Human Nature’ is the craving to be appreciated.
William James.
382] Middle age is when you stop criticizing the older generation and start criticizing the younger one.
383] The natural forces crush and destroy man when he transgresses them, as they destroy or neutralize one another.
John Burroughs.
384] The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H.L. Mencken.
385] Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally distructive.
Theodore Roosevelt.
386] [Patience may be virtue, but it will never help a rooster lay an egg.]
387] 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
388] 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
389] The image – managers encourage the individual to fashion himself in to a smooth coin, negotiable in any market.
John Gardner.
390] Man can live without air for seconds, without water for days, without food for weeks, and without ideas for years.
391] It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makers people think they can be happy without money.
Albert camus.
392] 388. Leisure is the most Challenging responsibility a man be offered.
Dr.William Russel.
393] The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Aristotle (384 – 322BC)
394] It better befits a man to laugh at life than to lament over it .
Seneca
395] 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)
396] Immortality is hereditary – you can get it from four children.
Sam Levenson
397] I am not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.
Elizabeth Arden.
398] I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Albert camus
399] To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubtsard
400] Not he who has little, but he who move, is poor.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65)
401] When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer
402] There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873)
403] Put God to work for you and maximize your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
404] Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
405] People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662)
406] Life does not cease to be funny when people die, any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
407] I would not be a slave, To I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
408] Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost degree
Ezva Pound.
409] Experience is the comb that Nature gives us when we are bald.
Belgian Proverb.
410] The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 – 1881)
411] The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Socrates (470? – 399 BC)
412] 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.
413] It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
Albert Einstein.
414] The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.
Mark Twain
415] Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
416] He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbson Huneker.
417] To be clever enough to get a great deal of money one must be stupid enough to want it.
G.K. Chesterton.
418] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb.
419] We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Johathan Swift
420] A visionary is an impractical person whose thoughts are based on ideals in a world whose actions are based on deals.
421] A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
422] Marriage is a lottery in which if you lose you can’t tear up the ticket.
423] To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves
Virginia Woolf
424] Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them well.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
425] A banker is a person who is willing to make a loan if your present sufficient evidence to show your don’t need it.
Herbert V. Prochnow.
426] Reason and Judgement are the qualities of a leader.
Tacitus (55AD 130)
427] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen.
428] A archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Aganta Christie.
429] He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.
Jesus
430] To believe only possibilities is not faith but mere philosophy
Sir Thomas Browne. (1605 – 1682)
431] True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winstan Churchill.
432] Wonder father than the doubt is the root of knowledge.
Abraham Joshus Heschel.
433] If you’re not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there.
Martin Luther king.
434] Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
435] In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they `come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
436] It fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Antole France
437] To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Voltaire
438] There are three kinds of friends: best friends, guest friends, and pest friends.
439] The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow.
440] I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is Try to please every body.
Herbert Bayard Swope.
441] Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain.
442] 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.
443] Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to the society.
Charles Gow.
444] We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
Peter Drucker.
445] Liberty is the one thing you can’t have unless you give it to others.
William Allen White.
446] Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo.
447] Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison.
448] Hell is not to love any more.
Georges Bernanos.
449] Those who can, do; those who can’t teach.
George Bernard Shaw.
450] To find a friend one must close one eye – to keep him, two.
Norman Douglas.
451] Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
452] Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Baron de Montesquie. (1689 – 1799)
453] Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use a short and positive speech.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
454] Bravery is being the only one who knows you’ve afraid.
Franklin. P. Jones
455] There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
456] I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Ambrose pratt.
457] And in today already walks tomorrow.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
458] Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness is thinking creates love.
Lao – tzu (604 – 531 BC)
459] A cinic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.
Edgar .A. Shoaff
460] An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist experts his might mares to.
461] The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do
Walter Bagehot (1876 – 1877).
462] To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.
Will and Ariel Durant.
463] If you would be leader of men, you must lead your own generation not the next.
Woodrow Wilson
464] Passions are vices and virtues in their highest powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832).
465] All cruelty springs from weakness.
Seneca ( 4BC- Ad 65)
466] Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde.
467] Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class, brutalizes our lower class.
Mathew Arnold ( 1822 – 1888)
468] What is honoured in a country will be cultivated there.
Plato
469] A pessimist is a man who looks both ways before crossing a one way street.
Laurence . J. Peter.
470] When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire.
471] Many people’s tombstones should read, "Died at 30. Buried at 60".
Nicholas Murray Butler
472] The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
John Flavel
473] [speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.]
474] 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.
475] Scientists are trying to produce life in the laboratory, but it shouldn’t be difficult if the laboratory assistant is pretty and willing. …
476] A man’s defects are the faults of his time while his virtues are his own.
Johann . W. Von Goethe (174 9 -1832)
477] From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
Publilius Syrus ( c.1st Century BC)
478] Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de La Bruyere (1645 – 1696).
479] Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Paul Eldridge.
480] Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde.
481] A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole france.
482] The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Samuel Johnson
483] The secret source of humor itself is not joy sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
484] By belief is that to have no wants is divine.
Socrates.
485] Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, Courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Menninger
486] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw.
487] 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)
488] The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
489] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felic Cohen
490] If the work of God could be comprehended by reason, it would if no longer wonderful, and faith would have no merit if reason provided proof.
Pope Gregory I
491] Don’t talk unless you can improve silence.
Vermont proverb
492] Reading made Don Quixote a gentlemen but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard shaw.
493] Under capitalism man exploits man, under socialism the reverse is true.
Polish Proverb.
494] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de (1533 – 1592)
495] The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
John Berry.
496] Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiners to doubt.
H.L. Mencken
497] 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.
498] Success is a journey, not a destination.
Ben Sweetland
499] An old error is always more popular than a new truth.
German Proverb.
500] Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
Richard Aldington.
501] If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with plato, and more time in the buses with people
Simeon Strunsky
502] 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
503] To be fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization..
Arnold Toynbee
504] No other factor in history, not even religion, has produced so many wars as has the clash of national egotisms sanctified by the name of Patriotism.
Preserved Smith.
505] Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry
Mark Twain.
506] People ask for criticism but they only want praise.
Somerser Maugham.
507] The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H.L. Mencken.
508] 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.
509] Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
G.K. Chesterton
510] Success goes to your head, failure to your heart.
511] Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathen
512] The first and great commandment is, Don’t let them scare you.
Elmer Davis
513] A woman is a woman until the day she dies, but a man’s a man only as long as he can.
Moms Mabley.
514] Self trust is the essence of heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
515] 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.
516] God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln.
517] Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker.
518] There is far great peril in buying knowledge than in buying meat and drink.
519] 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)
520] To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward without work, is an impossible as it is to live without being born.
A.P. Gouthey.
521] A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
Peter Mc Arther
522] 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
523] The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Daute Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
524] Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Conte Vittevio Alfieri ( 1749 – 1803
525] 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.
526] The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Bishop.W.C. Magee.
527] What makes resisting temptation difficult, for many people, is that they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Framklin .P. Jones
528] The victor will never be asked if he fold the truth.
Adolf Hitler
529] 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
530] Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Alfred North White head.
531] 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.
532] Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John . F. Kennedy
533] If I keep my good character, I shall be rich enough.
Platonicus ( Ist century BC)
534] An alcoholic spends his life committing suicide on the installment plan.
535] 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)
536] The theory of communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
The communist manifesto.
537] When the candles are out all women are fair
Plutarch ( 46 – 120 ?)
538] I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.
Robert frost.
539] The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself
Earnest Jones.
540] One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.
William Shakespeare.
541] Love is the word used to express the sexual excitement of the young, the `habituation of the middle aged and the mutual dependency of the old.
John Ciaraci.
542] If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius (C 551 – 479 BC).
543] Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert Edward Wiggam.
544] 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.
545] Advertising is the trial principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry fielding (1707 – 1754)
546] A sociologist is a scientist who blames crime on everything and everyone, except the person who commits it.
547] 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
548] 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
549] 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.
550] 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
551] What we call “Progress” is the exchange of on nuisance for another nuisance.
Havelock Ellis
552] 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.
553] Every age is modem to those who are living in it
Justice Benjamin .N. Cardozo
554] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felix Cohem.
555] Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert .S. Lynd.
556] 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.
557] Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
Mark Twain.
558] Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Kurt Vonnegnt.
559] The basic problem is the out civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
560] 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)
561] A democratic society might be defined as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann.
562] There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart end that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt.
563] No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Ed Howe.
564] Fools rush in where angles fears to tread.
Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744)
565] I had set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.
Jammanuel Kart (1724 -1804)
566] The tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins
Soren Kierkegaare.
567] 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.
568] There is no meaning in life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.
Erich Fromm.
569] Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson.
570] If you don’t team to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old
Ed How.
571] If you would not be forgotten as son as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin
572] People who bite the hand that feeds them usually licks the boot that kicks them.
Eric Hoffer
573] 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.
574] 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.
575] It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide.
576] The value of an idea has nothing what so ever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
Oscar Wilde.
577] Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance
George Bernard Shaw.
578] Admitting Error clears the score And proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman.
579] The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke ( 1749 – 1797)
580] It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain.
581] 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
582] 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.
583] Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
584] It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
Peter
585] If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106- 43 BC
586] The secret of education is respecting pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
587] 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
588] We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
589] The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln.
590] To be persuasive, we must be believable, to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
591] Some are born good, some make good, and some are caught with the goods.
592] The nature of artistic attainment is psychologically in accessible to us.
Sigmund frud.
593] Every man has three characters- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890).
594] A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Lord Mancroft.
595] I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei ( 1564 -1642)
596] That’s the problem with old age – there’s not much future in it.
597] There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca (4BC – Ad 65).
598] 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.
599] Pessimist : One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Oscar Wilde.
600] The hen is an egg’s way of producing another egg.
Samuel Butler