Inspirational & famous Quotations

1] Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.
Laurence . C. Coughlin
2] Man is what he believes.
Anton Chekhov
3] The value of an idea has nothing what so ever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
Oscar Wilde.
4] There are well dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Nicholas chamfort.
5] 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.
6] 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
7] 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
8] Old age is when you first realize other people’s faults are no worse than you own.
Edger A shoaff.
9] An old error is always more popular than a new truth.
German Proverb.
10] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha ( 563? – 483? BC)
11] Put God to work for you and maximize4 your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
12] Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.
William Saroyan.
13] 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
14] Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert Edward Wiggam.
15] 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.
16] 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.
17] The brighter you are the more you have not learn.
Don Herold.
18] Any time you don’t want anything, you get it.
Calvin Coolidge
19] A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
Jean Paul Richter (1763 – 1825)
20] 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.
21] 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.
22] To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself one in a while.
Josh Billings
23] 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)
24] There is nothing permanent except change.
Heraclitus (540-475 BC)
25] He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Senator Thomas . P. Gore.
26] Any body can be pope; the proof of this that I have become one.
Pope John XXIII.
27] When the speaker and he to whom he speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.
28] Statistics are like bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.
Aaron Leven Stein
29] Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.
Bernard .M. Baruch
30] If you’re not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there.
Martin Luther king.
31] Once upon a time money swore solemnly that nobody who did not love money should have it.
32] 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
33] If you don’t team to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you grow old
Ed How.
34] The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
35] There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O.S. Marden.
36] Weed- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Walso Emerson
37] I am not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.
Elizabeth Arden.
38] 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
39] 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
40] To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797)
41] Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt.
42] Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emersom Fosdick.
43] 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)
44] I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell- you see, I have friends in both places.
Mark Twain.
45] A good scare is worth move to a man than good advice.
Ed Have.
46] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
47] The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Winston Churchil.
48] Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Thomas Carlyle
49] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer.
50] And in today already walks tomorrow.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
51] There is nothing new under the sun. –
52] The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself
Earnest Jones.
53] I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.
Robert frost.
54] 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.
55] Leaders have significant role in creating the state of mind that is society.
John Gardner
56] Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo
57] I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Willian. E .Henley
58] I believe the state exists for the development of individual lives, not individuals for the development of state.
Julian Huxley.
59] An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist experts his might mares to.
60] A democratic society might be defined as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann.
61] A man’s dying is more the survivor’s affair than his own.
Thomas Mann.
62] The image – managers encourage the individual to fashion himself in to a smooth coin, negotiable in any market.
John Gardner.
63] 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.
64] 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.
65] We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Johathan Swift
66] 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)
67] Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons
68] Experience is the comb that Nature gives us when we are bald.
Belgian Proverb.
69] 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)
70] The secret source of humor itself is not joy sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
71] Passions are vices and virtues in their highest powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832).
72] Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz.
73] Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
C.W. Ceram.
74] An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it.
75] By belief is that to have no wants is divine.
76] Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have
Harry Omerson Fosdick.
77] Where opinion does not exist, the status quo becomes stereo, typed, and all originality, even the most necessary, is discouraged.
Bertrand Russel.
78] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw.
79] The wise make proverbs and fools repeat them.
Issac D’ Israeli (1766 -1848)
80] There is no genius free from some tincture of madness.
Seneca (4BC – Ad 65).
81] Man is a social animal.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)
82] The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
83] Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ciecero (106 – 43 B.C)
84] Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions, never your reasons are sure to be wrong.
Earl of Mans field.
85] Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry
Mark Twain.
86] It is not truth that makes man great, but man who makes truth great.
Confucius (C.551 – 479 BC)
87] Personality I’m always ready to learn, although do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill.
88] The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
89] Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle ( 384- 322BC)
90] Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough
Benjansin Franklin
91] 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
92] There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873)
93] Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Kurt Vonnegnt.
94] 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.
95] I gave my life to learning how to live. Now I have organized it all…. It is just about over.
Sandra Hochman
96] Middle age is when you stop criticizing the older generation and start criticizing the younger one.
97] 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.
98] Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
99] No one is more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much.
Jean Paul Richter ( 1763 – 1829)
100] The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Team, Nathan
101] 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.
102] I hear and I forget I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
103] 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.
104] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de (1533 – 1592)
105] Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
Thomas Mann.
106] 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 .
107] Money doesn’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are not happier than people with nine million dollars.
Hobart Brown.
108] Wise men learns more from fools than fools from wise man.
Marcus Porcius (234 -149 BC)
109] Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard .W. Newton
110] Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class, brutalizes our lower class.
Mathew Arnold ( 1822 – 1888)
111] Facts are stupid until brought in to connection with some general law.
Louis Agassiz (1807 – 1873)
112] Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Neils Bohr
113] If you would be leader of men, you must lead your own generation not the next.
Woodrow Wilson
114] Man – a being in search of meaning.
Plato (427 ? 347?BC)
115] The trouble with being tolerant is that people think you don’t understand the problem
Merle. L. Meacham
116] If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius (C 551 – 479 BC).
117] The whole life is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
118] True patriotism doesn’t exclude an understanding of the patriotism of others.
Queen Elizabeth II.
119] 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.
120] We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
George Bernard Shaw.
121] The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
John Berry.
122] Happiness is like coke – something you get as a by product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley.
123] God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln.
124] The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.
Witter Bynner
125] 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.
126] I Quote only the better to express myself
Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592)
127] Up, sluggard and waste not like; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
128] The deepest principle of ‘Human Nature’ is the craving to be appreciated.
William James.
129] A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
William James
130] Our responsibility: every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty.
John. D. Rockefeller
131] National Pride is a modern form of tribalism.
Robert Shnayerson.
132] If I keep my good character, I shall be rich enough.
Platonicus ( Ist century BC)
133] Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana
134] All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye
Alexander Pope.
135] Liberty is being free from the things are don’t like in order to be Slaves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
136] A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli
137] Life is mostly forth and bubble, Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in our own.
Adam. L. Gordon
138] A critic is a man who knows the way but can’t drive the car
Kenneth Tynan.
139] People will sometimes forgive you the good you have done them, but seldom the harm they have done you.
Somerset Maugham.
140] Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain.
141] Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John . F. Kennedy
142] There is far great peril in buying knowledge than in buying meat and drink.
143] Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
144] 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.
145] An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert camus.
146] We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
Peter Drucker.
147] Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
G.K. Chesterton
148] No matter how old you get, if you can keep the desire to be creative, you’re keeping the man-child alive.
John Cassavetes.
149] 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.
150] 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.
151] Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
Evan Esar.
152] Birth is the beginning of death.
Thomas Fuller (1608 -1661)
153] Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.
George Horace Lorimer.
154] 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.
155] A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
G.C. Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)
156] The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butter.
157] 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.
158] 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
159] 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.
160] A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw.
161] Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them well.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
162] Men fight for freedom; then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves.
163] Bravery is being the only one who knows you’ve afraid.
Franklin. P. Jones
164] Faults are thick where love is thin
James Howell.
165] 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
166] People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662)
167] Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Alfred North White head.
168] Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker.
169] 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.
170] A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that each one thinks he is getting the biggest piece.
171] Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friendrich Nietzsche
172] The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Samuel Johnson
173] 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)
174] 505. Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
175] The only problems money can solve are money problems.
176] Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson
177] 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.
178] Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar wilde.
179] To like an individual because he’s black is just an insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e. e. Cummings.
180] To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
Albert Camus.
181] 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)
182] Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
John Lindsay.
183] Nothing bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
184] In the battle of existence, talent is the punch; tact is the clever footwork.
Wilson Mizner
185] If humanity profits from its mistakes, we have a glorious future coming up.
186] Immortality is hereditary – you can get it from four children.
Sam Levenson
187] If you can’t convince them, confuse them.
Harry S.Trumann
188] 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.
189] A man has only one way of being immortal on this earth : he has to forget he is mortal
Jean Giraudoux.
190] Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to the society.
Charles Gow.
191] 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
192] 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.
193] It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
Albert Einstein.
194] The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Daute Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
195] 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
196] There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
197] Think twice before you speak – and you’ll find every one talking about something else.
Francis Rodman.
198] The nature of artistic attainment is psychologically in accessible to us.
Sigmund frud.
199] Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert camus.
200] We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
Harold Nicholson.
201] 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)
202] In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real in progress toward victory
Alfred North White head.
203] Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde.
204] The only way women could have equal rights nowadays would be to surrender some.
Burton Hillis
205] 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)
206] Success is counted sweetest, by those who ne’er succeed.
Emily Dickinson
207] If you keep you mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish in to it.
William. A. Orton.
208] Never find your delight in another’s misfortune
Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)
209] Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch.
210] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill… it is infact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A . Overstreet.
211] The most essential gift of a good writer is a built-in, shock, proof shit detector.
Ernest Heming way.
212] The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
213] People fall in love, but they have to climb out.
214] 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]
215] A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
216] Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire [ Francois Marie Arouet 1694 – 1778]
217] Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning … and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans
218] Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Baron de Montesquie. (1689 – 1799)
219] Leadership is action, not position
Donald. H .Mc.Gannon.
220] Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
William Hazlitt (1778 – 1830)
221] 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)
222] To believe only possibilities is not faith but mere philosophy
Sir Thomas Browne. (1605 – 1682)
223] 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
224] Many people’s tombstones should read, "Died at 30. Buried at 60".
Nicholas Murray Butler
225] Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard.
226] All cruelty springs from weakness.
Seneca ( 4BC- Ad 65)
227] The devil can cite scriptures for his purpose.
Willian Shakespeare
228] Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need.
Charles.F. Kettering.
229] Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wild (1854 – 1900)
230] A husband is what left of a man after the nerve is extracted.
Helen Rowland.
231] Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard.
232] May be this world is another planet’s Hell
Aldous Huxley.
233] A conclusion is a place where you got tired thinking.
Martin .H. Fisher
234] Faith in a holy cause is to be a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffer.
235] Those who can, do; those who can’t teach.
George Bernard Shaw.
236] Commonsense is an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (1772- 1834)
237] That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.
Doun Piatt.
238] Democracy is measured not by its leaders doing extra- ordinary things, but by its citizens doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
John Gardner.
239] True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney.
240] Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities.
Wendell Phillips.
241] What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ?.
The Bible
242] A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spend in doing nothing.
George Barnard Shaw.
243] It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide.
244] What can a man do who doesn’t know what to do.
Milton Mayor.
245] The only power a god can teach is the power of doing without happiness.
George Bernard Shaw.
246] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb.
247] Christ believed in Hell. I do not myself feel that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
Bertrand Russel.
248] I respect faith but faith in what gets you an education.
Wilson Minzner.
249] The only things we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Rosevelt.
250] Criticism is a study by which men grew important and formidable at very small expense.
Samuel Johnsom (1709 – 1784)
251] Be not afraid of greatness: Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon’em.
William Shakespeare.
252] May you all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift ( 1667 – 1745)
253] I would not be a slave, To I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
254] To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubtsard
255] True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winstan Churchill.
256] Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
257] 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)
258] You can flatter any man by telling him he’s the kind of man who can’t be flattered.
259] Scientists are trying to produce life in the laboratory, but it shouldn’t be difficult if the laboratory assistant is pretty and willing. …
260] Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de La Bruyere (1645 – 1696).
261] Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
George Santayana
262] 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
263] There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart end that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt.
264] The measure of man is what he does with power.
Pittacus (650 ? – 569?BC)
265] 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
266] When a man blames others for his failures, it’s a good idea to credit others with his successes.
Howard. W. Newton.
267] Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad… but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
Thomas Hobbes.
268] To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
269] The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 – 1881)
270] I like the dreams of the future than the history of the past.
Thomas Jetlersen (1743 – 1826)
271] When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 – 43 BC)
272] We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Will Rogres.
273] I had set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.
Jammanuel Kart (1724 -1804)
274] Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.
Robert Zend
275] Man can live without air for seconds, without water for days, without food for weeks, and without ideas for years.
276] There are a handful of people whom money ourselves among them. -
Mignon Mc. Laughin.
277] 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
278] The goal of life is death.
Sigmund Freud.
279] [Patience may be virtue, but it will never help a rooster lay an egg.]
280] The ultimate good is better veached by free trade in ideas. The best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
281] It is the great triumph of genius to make the common appear novel.
Johann. W. Von Goethe (1749 – 1832)
282] 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.
283] All epoch- making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but the spoken word.
Adolf Hitler.
284] The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
John Flavel
285] No one can enjoy freedom unless he is willing to surrender some part of it.
286] The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitzer.
287] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen.
288] Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughar.
289] Every man has three characters- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890).
290] 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.
291] Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.
W. I. E. Gates
292] Hell is not to love any more.
Georges Bernanos.
293] 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.
294] The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H.L. Mencken.
295] Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Paul Eldridge.
296] There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
297] Reason and Judgement are the qualities of a leader.
Tacitus (55AD 130)
298] 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
299] A cinic is a man who knows the price of every thing and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde ( 1854 – 1900)
300] 387. Only a person who can live with himself can enjoy the gift of leisure.
Henrry Greber
301] Invention breeds invention.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
302] It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain.
303] Reading made Don Quixote a gentlemen but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard shaw.
304] The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.
Charles Towne.
305] Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt.
306] What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get, and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep.
307] The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln.
308] The most powerful factor in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson .
309] A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin.
310] 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.
311] No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Ed Howe.
312] Old age is when you know all the answers but nobody asks you the questions.
313] The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus (55? – 130?
314] Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce.
315] 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
316] 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.
317] Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808-11890)
318] Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show.
Fanny Brice
319] 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
320] He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.
321] That’s the problem with old age – there’s not much future in it.
322] Christ died for our sin. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?.
Jules Feiffer.
323] What ever you may be sure of, be sure of this that you are dread fully like other people.
James Russel Lowell (1819 – 1801)
324] Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel.
325] Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.
William .W. Watt
326] The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan
327] The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
Arthur Koestler.
328] In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they `come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
329] 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)
330] Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie.
331] Covenants without swords are but words.
Thomas Hobbes
332] The average man, who does not know what to do with his life wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France.
333] The first and great commandment is, Don’t let them scare you.
Elmer Davis
334] 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
335] 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
336] The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
Roy . L. Smith.
337] Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale.
338] 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.
339] 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)
340] A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Joey Adams
341] Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use a short and positive speech.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
342] The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.
Mark Twain
343] The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.
Somerset Maugham.
344] If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106- 43 BC
345] Commonsense is not so common.
346] There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw.
347] 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).
348] The ability to divorce one’s mind from one’s actions is a symptom of psychological aberration.
Walter Goodman.
349] If you would not be forgotten as son as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin
350] There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I am lead them.
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1870-1874)
351] An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwinght. D. Eisenhower.
352] 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.
353] What is honoured in a country will be cultivated there.
354] My grandfather always said that living is like licking of thorn.
Louis A
355] There is something that is much more scare, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability
Robert Half
356] The Bible is the most thought suggesting book in the world. No other deals with such grand themes.
Herrick Johnson.
357] No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870
358] The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its meaninglessness.
- Martin Esslin.
359] It matters of principles, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
Thomas Jefferson.
360] Don’t talk unless you can improve silence.
Vermont proverb
361] Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
362] 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
363] The tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins
Soren Kierkegaare.
364] Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Helen Rowland.
365] Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw.
366] If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Thomas fuller (1608 – 1661)
367] The natural forces crush and destroy man when he transgresses them, as they destroy or neutralize one another.
John Burroughs.
368] The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Socrates (470? – 399 BC)
369] 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
370] When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.
John Gardner.
371] The family is the nuclear of civilization.
Will and Ariel Durant.
372] Don’t worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
The old Framer’s Almanac
373] A pessimist is a man who looks both ways before crossing a one way street.
Laurence . J. Peter.
374] Today if you’re not confused you’re just not thinking clearly.
Irene Peter
375] Ignorance of one’s ignorance is the greatest ignorance.
376] The most popular lab our saving device today is still a husband with money.
Joey Adams.
377] Living is entirely too time- consuming
Irne Peter
378] A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.
Jean Paul Richer (1763-11845)
379] Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
380] 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).
381] The past must no longer be used as an anvil for beating out the present and the future.
Paul Emile Borduas.
382] Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
383] The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Horold Nicholson.
384] 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.
385] Great Minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
386] Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally distructive.
Theodore Roosevelt.
387] A sound marriage is not based on complete frankness; it is based on a sensible reticence.
Morris. L. Ernst.
388] 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.
389] To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confucius (BC551 – 479 BC)
390] Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
H.L Mencken.
391] 549. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg not by smashing it.
Arnold Glasow.
392] Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiners to doubt.
H.L. Mencken
393] Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks.
394] Research is to see what every body else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent – Gyorgyi.
395] To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves
Virginia Woolf
396] Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
397] A sociologist is a scientist who blames crime on everything and everyone, except the person who commits it.
398] The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
399] My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
H.L. Mencken.
400] Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
Walter Lippmann
401] Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fizgerald.
402] Under capitalism man exploits man, under socialism the reverse is true.
Polish Proverb.
403] Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Charles Haddam Spurgeon.
404] Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832)
405] 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.
406] Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butler.
407] The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H.L. Mencken.
408] 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
409] The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Aristotle (384 – 322BC)
410] 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)
411] Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
412] 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
413] Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost degree
Ezva Pound.
414] Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
415] I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Tomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)
416] 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.
417] 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)
418] Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson.
419] The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors.
Henry Becque (1837 – 1899)
420] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love and to long life.
Alexander. A. Boygomoletz.
421] Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
422] All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C.H. Parkhurst.
423] 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.
424] Sanity is madness put to good use.
George Santayana.
425] The theory of communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
The communist manifesto.
426] There’s no possibilility of being witty without a little ill- nature.
Richard Brinsley Sherivan(1751-1816)
427] 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.”
428] Million say the apple fell but Newton was the one to ask why.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
429] A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles. F. Kettering.
430] You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw.
431] A man’s defects are the faults of his time while his virtues are his own.
Johann . W. Von Goethe (174 9 -1832)
432] Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)
433] Man is a political animal.
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
434] A tendency to self- destruction seems to be inherent in the overdeveloped human brain.
A.T. W. Simeons.
435] We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
436] The happiest man is one who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
Rlph Waldo Emerson.
437] What we call “Progress” is the exchange of on nuisance for another nuisance.
Havelock Ellis
438] Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alchohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James .F. Byrnes
439] Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Robert Frost.
440] Your levelers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear leveling up to themselves.
Samuel Johnson (1709- 1784)
441] 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.
442] People who bite the hand that feeds them usually licks the boot that kicks them.
Eric Hoffer
443] The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
H.L. Mencken.
444] 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)
445] Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horace (65 – 8 BC)
446] 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
447] Marriage is a lottery in which if you lose you can’t tear up the ticket.
448] The basic problem is the out civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
449] It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people of you have none of your own.
Sir Herbert Samuel
450] A visionary is an impractical person whose thoughts are based on ideals in a world whose actions are based on deals.
451] Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
452] 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.
453] We are all of us, more or less, the laves of
William Haz litt (1778 -1830).
454] 548. Prayer of the modern American: “Dear God, I pray for patience. And I want it right now !”
Oren Arnold.
455] 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
456] If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with plato, and more time in the buses with people
Simeon Strunsky
457] -And it’s the only game that is never called off on account of darkness.
458] The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
Oscar Wilde.
459] A archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Aganta Christie.
460] Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 -1821)
461] I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Albert camus
462] Every beginning is a consequence every beginning ends something.
Paul valery.
463] Success goes to your head, failure to your heart.
464] Liberty is the one thing you can’t have unless you give it to others.
William Allen White.
465] You can observe a lot just by watching
Yogi Berra
466] Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe
467] Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing.
Herodotus (484 – 432 BC)
468] It fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Antole France
469] The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Winston Churchill
470] Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
Brigitte Bardot
471] 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.
472] It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makers people think they can be happy without money.
Albert camus.
473] Every thought is new when an actual expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself.
Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715 – 1747).
474] Pessimist : One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Oscar Wilde.
475] Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, Courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Menninger
476] Failure is very difficult for a writer to bear, but very few can manage the shock of early success.
Maurice Valency.
477] 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
478] Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.
Francis Bacen (1561 – 1626)
479] 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.
480] 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.
481] I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.
John Ruskin
482] We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our months. This is our democratic privilege.
Mark Twain.
483] Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison.
484] When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
485] The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke ( 1749 – 1797)
486] It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Anatole France.
487] You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Dr. O.A. Battista.
488] Advertising is the trial principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry fielding (1707 – 1754)
489] Whenever one fins one self inclined to bitterness, it is a sign of emotional failure.
Bertrand Russel.
490] One of the difficulties in the language is that all our words from loose using have lose their edge.
Ernest Hemingway
491] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
492] The devil is a gentleman who never goes where he is not welcome.
John. A. Lincoln
493] Life is a Progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson ( 1709 – 1784)
494] Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
495] The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
496] Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
Joey Adams.
497] Admitting Error clears the score And proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman.
498] To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.
Will and Ariel Durant.
499] A committee is a thing which taken a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Elbert Hubbard
500] Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon
501] A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
Channing Pollock
502] Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins.
503] People ask for criticism but they only want praise.
Somerser Maugham.
504] Judge a tree from its fruit; not from the leaves.
Euripides (484 – 406 BC)
505] He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbson Huneker.
506] The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do
Walter Bagehot (1876 – 1877).
507] The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Bishop.W.C. Magee.
508] An alcoholic spends his life committing suicide on the installment plan.
509] 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
510] 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
511] The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
James Russel Lowell. (1819 - 1891)
512] 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
513] 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.
514] 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.
515] 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.
516] 388. Leisure is the most Challenging responsibility a man be offered.
Dr.William Russel.
517] Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde.
518] If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677).
519] The ideas gained by men before they are twenty five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
William James.
520] A woman is a woman until the day she dies, but a man’s a man only as long as he can.
Moms Mabley.
521] 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)
522] One murder makes a villain, millions a hero.
Bishop Beilby Porteus
523] 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.
524] The victor will never be asked if he fold the truth.
Adolf Hitler
525] The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are night sometimes
Winston Churchill.
526] No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense am idiot.
George Bernard shaw.
527] Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680)
528] The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
John Barrymore.
529] To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e.e. Cummings.
530] Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry ward Beecher [ 1813 – 1887]
531] The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn
David Russel.
532] Socialism is workable only in heaven where it isn’t needed, and in hell where they’ve got it.
Cecil Palmer
533] Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education.
William Hazlitt
534] Try to know everything of something, and something of everything.
Henry Peter, Lord Brougham
535] Second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first helf.
Feodor Dostoevski
536] 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
537] Committee - a group of men individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
538] All paid employments absorb and degrade the mind.
539] To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you are overdoing it.
J. Jenkins.
540] The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Robert Frost.
541] The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Wal Pole (1707 – 1797)
542] The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale.
543] The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde.
544] The secret of education is respecting pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
545] The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
Lord David cecil
546] I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei ( 1564 -1642)
547] We can only pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan.
548] The trouble with her is that she tacks the power of conversation but not he power of speech.
George Bernard Shaw.
549] The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
John Milton ( 1608 – 1674)
550] To know all things is not permitted
Horace ( 65 – 8 BC)
551] A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)
552] Were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley.
553] Self trust is the essence of heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
554] 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.
555] The finest steel has to go through the hottest five.
Richard M. Nixon
556] The only time a woman wishes she were a year older is when she is expecting a baby.
Mary Marsh.
557] Love does not consist in gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery.
558] Put God to work for you and maximize your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
559] Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance
George Bernard Shaw.
560] To be persuasive, we must be believable, to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
Edward R. Murrow
561] Pleasure is frail like a dewdrop, while it laughs it dies.
Rabindranath Tagore.
562] The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
Alfred North White head.
563] The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the un important.
A. Edward Newton
564] The elimination of war should be the major task of social education.
Konrad Lorenz
565] The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
Edward Simmons.
566] One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.
William Shakespeare.
567] The vigorous are no better than the lazy during one half of life, for all men are alike when asleep.
Aristotle(384 – 322BC)
568] What man is the basis of what he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives.
John Mason Brown.
569] 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
570] Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
571] Some are born good, some make good, and some are caught with the goods.
572] [speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.]
573] I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Ambrose pratt.
574] Power does not corrupt men; but fools, if they get in to a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw.
575] A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Lord Mancroft.
576] Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness is thinking creates love.
Lao – tzu (604 – 531 BC)
577] From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
Publilius Syrus ( c.1st Century BC)
578] 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.
579] It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
580] 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
581] 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.
582] Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis.
583] The price of greatness is responsibility.
Winston Churchill
584] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felix Cohem.
585] Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.
Sir Herbert Samuel
586] If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
587] 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.
588] Beware of the man who goes to cocktail parties not to drink but to listen.
Pierre Daninos.
589] Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Miguel Le Unamuno.
590] The past is gone; the present is full of confusion; the future scares hell out of me !
David Lewis Stein.
591] Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum
592] As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
593] It is not best that we should all thinks alike; it is difference of opinion which makes horse races.
Mark Twain.
594] Coward – one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Ambrose kitman.
595] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next.
R.H. Tawney
596] Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
Mark Twain.
597] Success is a journey, not a destination.
Ben Sweetland
598] 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
599] To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayans.
600] The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow.