Inspirational & famous Quotations

1] Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt.
2] There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873)
3] A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
Elbert Hubbard
4] The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Wal Pole (1707 – 1797)
5] The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
H.L. Mencken.
6] Liberty is the one thing you can’t have unless you give it to others.
William Allen White.
7] To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Voltaire
8] A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)
9] Living is entirely too time- consuming
Irne Peter
10] There is something that is much more scare, something rather than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability
Robert Half
11] 505. Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt.
12] If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106- 43 BC
13] 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
14] Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Charles Haddam Spurgeon.
15] What man is the basis of what he dreams and thinks, accepts and rejects, feels and perceives.
John Mason Brown.
16] Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.
Bernard .M. Baruch
17] Any body can be pope; the proof of this that I have become one.
Pope John XXIII.
18] Society attacks early when The individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
19] The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.
George Team, Nathan
20] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love and to long life.
Alexander. A. Boygomoletz.
21] Fools rush in where angles fears to tread.
Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744)
22] Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65).
23] To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Confucius (BC551 – 479 BC)
24] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw.
25] Put God to work for you and maximize your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
26] Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.
Mohandan Gandhi.
27] The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small.
Witter Bynner
28] A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Saint Augustin (354 – 430)
29] Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally distructive.
Theodore Roosevelt.
30] The victor will never be asked if he fold the truth.
Adolf Hitler
31] I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.
Albert camus
32] The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche. (1844 – 1900).
33] True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney.
34] Each morning puts a man on trial and each evening passes judgement.
Roy. L. Smith.
35] A good scare is worth move to a man than good advice.
Ed Have.
36] Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry
Mark Twain.
37] Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Samuel Butler.
38] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felic Cohen
39] It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people of you have none of your own.
Sir Herbert Samuel
40] To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e.e. Cummings.
41] 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.
42] 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.
43] 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
44] 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
45] You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw.
46] Revolutionary movements attract the best and worst elements
George Bernard Shaw
47] The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
Robert Frost.
48] Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz.
49] Criticism is a study by which men grew important and formidable at very small expense.
Samuel Johnsom (1709 – 1784)
50] If you would not be forgotten as son as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin
51] Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert camus.
52] The average man, who does not know what to do with his life wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France.
53] I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
Tomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)
54] Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others.
Ambrose Bierce.
55] Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence.
Albert Edward Wiggam.
56] Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
57] Let us train our minds to desire what the situations demands.
Sences (4 B.C – A.D 65)
58] When the candles are out all women are fair
Plutarch ( 46 – 120 ?)
59] Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
60] 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
61] 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.
62] There are well dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Nicholas chamfort.
63] The happiest man is one who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
Rlph Waldo Emerson.
64] Today if you’re not confused you’re just not thinking clearly.
Irene Peter
65] The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
James Russel Lowell. (1819 - 1891)
66] God is the tangential point between zero and infinity
Alfred Jarry
67] Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Conte Vittevio Alfieri ( 1749 – 1803
68] If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius (C 551 – 479 BC).
69] My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
H.L. Mencken.
70] It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makers people think they can be happy without money.
Albert camus.
71] Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy the kind of misery you prefer.
72] Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
Miguel Le Unamuno.
73] A great many people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
William James
74] Sanity is madness put to good use.
George Santayana.
75] Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
F. Scott Fizgerald.
76] Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
George Santayana
77] Not he who has little, but he who move, is poor.
Seneca (4BC – AD 65)
78] The only problems money can solve are money problems.
79] Marriage is a lottery in which if you lose you can’t tear up the ticket.
80] I respect faith but faith in what gets you an education.
Wilson Minzner.
81] There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw.
82] Research is to see what every body else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
Albert Szent – Gyorgyi.
83] True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winstan Churchill.
84] 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.
85] Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
H.L Mencken.
86] You can observe a lot just by watching
Yogi Berra
87] Invention breeds invention.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
88] To believe only possibilities is not faith but mere philosophy
Sir Thomas Browne. (1605 – 1682)
89] Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel.
90] My grandfather always said that living is like licking of thorn.
Louis A
91] A visionary is an impractical person whose thoughts are based on ideals in a world whose actions are based on deals.
92] 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
93] People fall in love, but they have to climb out.
94] Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon
95] Happiness is like coke – something you get as a by product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley.
96] It matters of principles, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
Thomas Jefferson.
97] Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale.
98] A sociologist is a scientist who blames crime on everything and everyone, except the person who commits it.
99] 549. The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg not by smashing it.
Arnold Glasow.
100] 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)
101] I hear and I forget I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb
102] Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Thomas Carlyle
103] Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
Evan Esar.
104] The hen is an egg’s way of producing another egg.
Samuel Butler
105] The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.
Lord David cecil
106] 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.
107] 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
108] Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt.
109] To find a friend one must close one eye – to keep him, two.
Norman Douglas.
110] The theory of communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
The communist manifesto.
111] Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison.
112] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb.
113] It is not best that we should all thinks alike; it is difference of opinion which makes horse races.
Mark Twain.
114] 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
115] To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself one in a while.
Josh Billings
116] Think twice before you speak – and you’ll find every one talking about something else.
Francis Rodman.
117] There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
118] Man – a being in search of meaning.
Plato (427 ? 347?BC)
119] Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Harry Emersom Fosdick.
120] Covenants without swords are but words.
Thomas Hobbes
121] Commonsense is not so common.
122] 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
123] Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832)
124] Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have
Harry Omerson Fosdick.
125] Every age is modem to those who are living in it
Justice Benjamin .N. Cardozo
126] 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
127] A committee is a thing which taken a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Elbert Hubbard
128] Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 -1821)
129] Liberty is being free from the things are don’t like in order to be Slaves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
130] Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
131] 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
132] The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale.
133] Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad… but because man is by nature more individualistic than social.
Thomas Hobbes.
134] The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
Arthur Koestler.
135] An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwinght. D. Eisenhower.
136] All paid employments absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle
137] You can flatter any man by telling him he’s the kind of man who can’t be flattered.
138] 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
139] Man can live without air for seconds, without water for days, without food for weeks, and without ideas for years.
140] A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another’s.
Jean Paul Richer (1763-11845)
141] The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Winston Churchill
142] 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).
143] To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayans.
144] A tendency to self- destruction seems to be inherent in the overdeveloped human brain.
A.T. W. Simeons.
145] 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)
146] By belief is that to have no wants is divine.
Socrates.
147] Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.
William .W. Watt
148] A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Mark Twin.
149] To be like Christ is to be a Christian
William Penn (1644-1718)
150] Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information up on it.
Samuel Johnson (1709 -1784)
151] When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.
John Gardner.
152] Put God to work for you and maximize4 your potential in our divinely ordered capitalist system.
Norman Vincent Peale.
153] Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred- this is the law External.
Budha ( 563?- 483? BC)
154] People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
John Milter.
155] 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.
156] The deepest principle of ‘Human Nature’ is the craving to be appreciated.
William James.
157] A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that each one thinks he is getting the biggest piece.
158] The only things we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Rosevelt.
159] 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
160] The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
161] I believe the state exists for the development of individual lives, not individuals for the development of state.
Julian Huxley.
162] Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis.
163] We can only pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan.
164] A cinic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.
Edgar .A. Shoaff
165] Happiness is liking what you do as well as doing what you like.
166] Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Samuel Johnson.
167] The measure of man is what he does with power.
Pittacus (650 ? – 569?BC)
168] We are tomorrow’s past.
Marry Webb
169] Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum
170] To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you are overdoing it.
J. Jenkins.
171] Up, sluggard and waste not like; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
172] Wonder father than the doubt is the root of knowledge.
Abraham Joshus Heschel.
173] Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.
Peter Drucker.
174] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ….it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A. Overstreet.
175] 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.
176] Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Michelangelo.
177] Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough
Benjansin Franklin
178] Socialism is workable only in heaven where it isn’t needed, and in hell where they’ve got it.
Cecil Palmer
179] The most popular lab our saving device today is still a husband with money.
Joey Adams.
180] Every man has three characters – that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808-11890)
181] The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitzer.
182] The only power a god can teach is the power of doing without happiness.
George Bernard Shaw.
183] 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
184] Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.
Henry ward Beecher [ 1813 – 1887]
185] Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson
186] We adore titles and heredities in our hearts, and ridicule them with our months. This is our democratic privilege.
Mark Twain.
187] Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost degree
Ezva Pound.
188] We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
189] Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
Bernard. M. Baruch.
190] Facts are stupid until brought in to connection with some general law.
Louis Agassiz (1807 – 1873)
191] 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.
192] There is far great peril in buying knowledge than in buying meat and drink.
193] The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 – 1881)
194] Money doesn’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are not happier than people with nine million dollars.
Hobart Brown.
195] Beware of the man who goes to cocktail parties not to drink but to listen.
Pierre Daninos.
196] 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).
197] The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
198] The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.
Charles Towne.
199] Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
William Hazlitt (1778 – 1830)
200] Personality I’m always ready to learn, although do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill.
201] The trouble with being tolerant is that people think you don’t understand the problem
Merle. L. Meacham
202] The natural forces crush and destroy man when he transgresses them, as they destroy or neutralize one another.
John Burroughs.
203] Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
204] No one is more profoundly sad than he who laughs too much.
Jean Paul Richter ( 1763 – 1829)
205] It fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Antole France
206] 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.
207] The surest protection against temptation is cowardice.
Mark Twain
208] No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense am idiot.
George Bernard shaw.
209] That’s the problem with old age – there’s not much future in it.
210] Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
Mark Twain.
211] There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I am lead them.
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1870-1874)
212] The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the un important.
A. Edward Newton
213] A man’s defects are the faults of his time while his virtues are his own.
Johann . W. Von Goethe (174 9 -1832)
214] The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.
John Milton ( 1608 – 1674)
215] A cinic is a man who knows the price of every thing and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde ( 1854 – 1900)
216] The wise make proverbs and fools repeat them.
Issac D’ Israeli (1766 -1848)
217] The first and great commandment is, Don’t let them scare you.
Elmer Davis
218] 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.
219] 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.
220] Were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley.
221] The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.
Socrates (470? – 399 BC)
222] What ever you may be sure of, be sure of this that you are dread fully like other people.
James Russel Lowell (1819 – 1801)
223] 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.
224] Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education.
William Hazlitt
225] Man is a social animal.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677)
226] Be not afraid of greatness: Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon’em.
William Shakespeare.
227] 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
228] Can’t a critic give his opinion of an omlette without being asked to lay an egg ?
Clayton Rawson
229] A man has only one way of being immortal on this earth : he has to forget he is mortal
Jean Giraudoux.
230] We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Johathan Swift
231] The image – managers encourage the individual to fashion himself in to a smooth coin, negotiable in any market.
John Gardner.
232] 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
233] 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
234] 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
235] Is not this the true romantic feeling – not the desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you ?
Thomas Clayton wol
236] All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye
Alexander Pope.
237] If I keep my good character, I shall be rich enough.
Platonicus ( Ist century BC)
238] All epoch- making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written but the spoken word.
Adolf Hitler.
239] 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
240] The finest steel has to go through the hottest five.
Richard M. Nixon
241] The tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins
Soren Kierkegaare.
242] The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
H.L. Mencken.
243] 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.
244] 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)
245] The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its meaninglessness.
- Martin Esslin.
246] The family is the nuclear of civilization.
Will and Ariel Durant.
247] A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spend in doing nothing.
George Barnard Shaw.
248] Don’t worry about avoiding temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
The old Framer’s Almanac
249] 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.
250] 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
251] Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
Felix Cohem.
252] One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
Alexander. A. Bogomoletz.
253] Once upon a time money swore solemnly that nobody who did not love money should have it.
254] When the speaker and he to whom he speaks do not understand, that is metaphysics.
Voltaire.
255] 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]
256] Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle ( 384- 322BC)
257] 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.
258] To know all things is not permitted
Horace ( 65 – 8 BC)
259] If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself. If you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
Thomas fuller (1608 – 1661)
260] Life is a Progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson ( 1709 – 1784)
261] To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill… it is infact, the consuming illness of our time.
H.A . Overstreet.
262] The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
263] Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
George Bernard Shaw.
264] 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.
265] What troubles the poor is the money they can’t get, and what troubles the rich is the money they can’t keep.
266] That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.
Doun Piatt.
267] It is not truth that makes man great, but man who makes truth great.
Confucius (C.551 – 479 BC)
268] Hell is not to love any more.
Georges Bernanos.
269] 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)
270] Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard .W. Newton
271] The best intelligence test is whet we do with our leisure.
272] The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are night sometimes
Winston Churchill.
273] Coward – one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
Ambrose kitman.
274] The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Horold Nicholson.
275] 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.
276] Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo
277] A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole france.
278] Some are born good, some make good, and some are caught with the goods.
279] Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
280] A democratic society might be defined as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Walter Lippmann.
281] Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness is thinking creates love.
Lao – tzu (604 – 531 BC)
282] There are three kinds of friends: best friends, guest friends, and pest friends.
283] The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H.L. Mencken.
284] We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.
Peter Drucker.
285] 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.
286] Weed- a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Walso Emerson
287] Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
Alfred North White head.
288] As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie
289] To be clever enough to get a great deal of money one must be stupid enough to want it.
G.K. Chesterton.
290] Our responsibility: every opportunity, an obligation; every possession a duty.
John. D. Rockefeller
291] 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
292] 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.
293] Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)
294] Liberty is being free from the things we don’t like in order to be staves of the things we do like.
Ernest Benn.
295] Faults are thick where love is thin
James Howell.
296] Your levelers wish to level down as far as themselves, but they cannot bear leveling up to themselves.
Samuel Johnson (1709- 1784)
297] Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde.
298] A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Brooks Adams
299] There is nothing permanent except change.
Heraclitus (540-475 BC)
300] 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
301] 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.
302] Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order.
John Lindsay.
303] To be fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization..
Arnold Toynbee
304] Man is a political animal.
Aristotle (384 – 322 BC)
305] I Quote only the better to express myself
Michel de Montaigne (1533- 1592)
306] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen.
307] Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
308] What makes resisting temptation difficult, for many people, is that they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Framklin .P. Jones
309] There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
O.S. Marden.
310] Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use a short and positive speech.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
311] If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Baruch Spinoza (1632 – 1677).
312] The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Samuel Johnson
313] A conclusion is a place where you got tired thinking.
Martin .H. Fisher
314] However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great motive.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680)
315] No one can enjoy freedom unless he is willing to surrender some part of it.
316] 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.
317] The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
John Berry.
318] Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alchohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James .F. Byrnes
319] 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)
320] A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
Channing Pollock
321] The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Voltaire (1694 -1778)
322] The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke ( 1749 – 1797)
323] The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow.
324] Reading made Don Quixote a gentlemen but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard shaw.
325] The devil is a gentleman who never goes where he is not welcome.
John. A. Lincoln
326] The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
Alfred North White head.
327] 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.
328] 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.
329] If you’re not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don’t want to go there.
Martin Luther king.
330] Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot (1647 – 1680)
331] What can a man do who doesn’t know what to do.
Milton Mayor.
332] Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wild (1854 – 1900)
333] Many people’s tombstones should read, "Died at 30. Buried at 60".
Nicholas Murray Butler
334] The past must no longer be used as an anvil for beating out the present and the future.
Paul Emile Borduas.
335] There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart end that is softness of head.
Theodore Roosevelt.
336] All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C.H. Parkhurst.
337] You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Dr. O.A. Battista.
338] 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
339] A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli
340] Where opinion does not exist, the status quo becomes stereo, typed, and all originality, even the most necessary, is discouraged.
Bertrand Russel.
341] Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Phillips Brooks.
342] It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide.
343] Men fight for freedom; then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves.
344] Wise men learns more from fools than fools from wise man.
Marcus Porcius (234 -149 BC)
345] I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
Galileo Galilei ( 1564 -1642)
346] If you have a strong idea, you can’t help repeating it and embroidering it. Sometimes I think that authors should write one book and then be put in gas chamber.
John . P. Marquand.
347] I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell- you see, I have friends in both places.
Mark Twain.
348] Power does not corrupt men; but fools, if they get in to a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw.
349] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next. – R.H. Tawney.
350] Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire [ Francois Marie Arouet 1694 – 1778]
351] Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friendrich Nietzsche
352] 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)
353] Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins.
354] Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
355] It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Anatole France.
356] Democracy is measured not by its leaders doing extra- ordinary things, but by its citizens doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
John Gardner.
357] It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain.
358] Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiners to doubt.
H.L. Mencken
359] It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
Albert Einstein.
360] Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard.
361] In the battle of existence, talent is the punch; tact is the clever footwork.
Wilson Mizner
362] The basic problem is the out civilization, which is a civilization of machines, can teach man everything except how to be a man.
363] 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
364] He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Senator Thomas . P. Gore.
365] The trouble with her is that she tacks the power of conversation but not he power of speech.
George Bernard Shaw.
366] Leaders have significant role in creating the state of mind that is society.
John Gardner
367] 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.
368] Christ died for our sin. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?.
Jules Feiffer.
369] 548. Prayer of the modern American: “Dear God, I pray for patience. And I want it right now !”
Oren Arnold.
370] When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
Budha ( 563? – 483? BC)
371] Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.
Laurence . C. Coughlin
372] 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
373] Failure is very difficult for a writer to bear, but very few can manage the shock of early success.
Maurice Valency.
374] 388. Leisure is the most Challenging responsibility a man be offered.
Dr.William Russel.
375] 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
376] The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
Edward Simmons.
377] Second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first helf.
Feodor Dostoevski
378] -And it’s the only game that is never called off on account of darkness.
379] Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing.
Herodotus (484 – 432 BC)
380] An alcoholic spends his life committing suicide on the installment plan.
381] If you steal from one another it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
Wilson Mizner.
382] A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw.
383] 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)
384] The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Bishop.W.C. Magee.
385] Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
G.K. Chesterton
386] Advertising is the trial principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry fielding (1707 – 1754)
387] National Pride is a modern form of tribalism.
Robert Shnayerson.
388] Self trust is the essence of heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
389] Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie.
390] The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Winston Churchil.
391] I like the dreams of the future than the history of the past.
Thomas Jetlersen (1743 – 1826)
392] 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)
393] Success goes to your head, failure to your heart.
394] Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
George Jean Nathen
395] Every man has three characters- that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Alphonse Karr (1808 – 1890).
396] I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Willian. E .Henley
397] 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.
398] Creative minds always have been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
399] To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Elbert Hubtsard
400] 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.
401] From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
Publilius Syrus ( c.1st Century BC)
402] 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.
403] The first requisite for immortality is death.
Stanislaw.J. Lec
404] Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
405] 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
406] The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
Samuel Butter.
407] Judge a tree from its fruit; not from the leaves.
Euripides (484 – 406 BC)
408] People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others.
Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662)
409] Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
James Stephens.
410] The only way women could have equal rights nowadays would be to surrender some.
Burton Hillis
411] 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
412] Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Joseph Wood Krutch.
413] Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de La Bruyere (1645 – 1696).
414] Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution.
Robert Zend
415] 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.
416] If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John . F. Kennedy.
417] Christ believed in Hell. I do not myself feel that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
Bertrand Russel.
418] Scientists are trying to produce life in the laboratory, but it shouldn’t be difficult if the laboratory assistant is pretty and willing. …
419] 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)
420] Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him.
Paul Eldridge.
421] People ask for criticism but they only want praise.
Somerser Maugham.
422] 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)
423] No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870
424] When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.
Louis Nizer
425] What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ?.
The Bible
426] He dares to be a fool and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbson Huneker.
427] To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.
Will and Ariel Durant.
428] I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.
Robert frost.
429] I am afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White
430] 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.
431] Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question.
Neils Bohr
432] To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
Albert Camus.
433] 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.
434] 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)
435] 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.
436] 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
437] Immortality is hereditary – you can get it from four children.
Sam Levenson
438] Wonder is the feeling of a philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Socrates.
439] When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 – 43 BC)
440] 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)
441] If you keep you mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish in to it.
William. A. Orton.
442] 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
443] Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Kurt Vonnegnt.
444] [Patience may be virtue, but it will never help a rooster lay an egg.]
445] Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them well.
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
446] I would not be a slave, To I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
447] A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Lord Mancroft.
448] 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.
449] The secret of education is respecting pupil.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
450] 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)
451] A man’s dying is more the survivor’s affair than his own.
Thomas Mann.
452] True patriotism doesn’t exclude an understanding of the patriotism of others.
Queen Elizabeth II.
453] Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
454] An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert camus.
455] Nothing bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
456] A archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Aganta Christie.
457] Retired is being tired twice I have thought First tired of working. Then tired of not.
Richard.
458] Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities.
Wendell Phillips.
459] An optimist expects his dreams to come true; a pessimist experts his might mares to.
460] Pessimist : One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
Oscar Wilde.
461] When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Voltaire.
462] 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.
463] A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
Jean Paul Richter (1763 – 1825)
464] The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
H.G.Wells.
465] The brighter you are the more you have not learn.
Don Herold.
466] In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they `come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
467] God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln.
468] I had set limits to knowledge in order to make place for faith.
Jammanuel Kart (1724 -1804)
469] The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln.
470] The defect of equality is that we only desire it with our superiors.
Henry Becque (1837 – 1899)
471] What we call “Progress” is the exchange of on nuisance for another nuisance.
Havelock Ellis
472] Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them.
Robert .G. Ingersoll (1833 – 1899)
473] There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Ovid (43? BC – AD 18)
474] To like an individual because he’s black is just an insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.
e. e. Cummings.
475] 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.
476] There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence. J. Peter
477] A husband is what left of a man after the nerve is extracted.
Helen Rowland.
478] Success is a journey, not a destination.
Ben Sweetland
479] Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions, never your reasons are sure to be wrong.
Earl of Mans field.
480] Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Helen Rowland.
481] 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
482] The certainties of one age are the problems of the next.
R.H. Tawney
483] Love does not consist in gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery.
484] 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)
485] Leadership is action, not position
Donald. H .Mc.Gannon.
486] A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
G.C. Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)
487] Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.
William Saroyan.
488] If you want to understand democracy, spend less time in the library with plato, and more time in the buses with people
Simeon Strunsky
489] 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
490] Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Horace (65 – 8 BC)
491] Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it.
George Horace Lorimer.
492] It is not that I think or believe, but that I know.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
493] Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ciecero (106 – 43 B.C)
494] 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.
495] 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
496] Life is mostly forth and bubble, Two things stand like stone – Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in our own.
Adam. L. Gordon
497] Great Minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
498] Faith in a holy cause is to be a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffer.
499] The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.
Confucius (551 – 479 BC)
500] When a man blames others for his failures, it’s a good idea to credit others with his successes.
Howard. W. Newton.
501] Success is counted sweetest, by those who ne’er succeed.
Emily Dickinson
502] Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, Courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Menninger
503] 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
504] Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John . F. Kennedy
505] The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control over himself
Earnest Jones.
506] I gave my life to learning how to live. Now I have organized it all…. It is just about over.
Sandra Hochman
507] I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Ambrose pratt.
508] Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
Oscar wilde.
509] Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
Thomas Mann.
510] The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.
Daute Alighieri (1265 – 1321)
511] Old age is when you know all the answers but nobody asks you the questions.
512] There is nothing new under the sun. –
BIBLE
513] 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.
514] Commonsense is an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (1772- 1834)
515] Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
Brigitte Bardot
516] There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
517] Unless a woman has an amorous heart, she is a dull companion.
Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784).
518] Committee - a group of men individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen
519] 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.
520] We are all of us, more or less, the laves of
William Haz litt (1778 -1830).
521] 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
522] A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.
Peter Mc Arther
523] Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Robert Frost.
524] May you all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift ( 1667 – 1745)
525] To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves
Virginia Woolf
526] Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughar.
527] Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.
W. I. E. Gates
528] Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
Richard Aldington.
529] People who bite the hand that feeds them usually licks the boot that kicks them.
Eric Hoffer
530] Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance
George Bernard Shaw.
531] Any time you don’t want anything, you get it.
Calvin Coolidge
532] 387. Only a person who can live with himself can enjoy the gift of leisure.
Henrry Greber
533] 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.
534] Ignorance of one’s ignorance is the greatest ignorance.
535] Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
Joey Adams.
536] When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
537] 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
538] 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.
539] Bravery is being the only one who knows you’ve afraid.
Franklin. P. Jones
540] May be this world is another planet’s Hell
Aldous Huxley.
541] The elimination of war should be the major task of social education.
Konrad Lorenz
542] 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.
543] 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.
544] Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana
545] Never find your delight in another’s misfortune
Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)
546] 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)
547] The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Aristotle (384 – 322BC)
548] 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
549] The most powerful factor in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will.
J. Arthur Thomson .
550] The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is.
Oscar Wilde.
551] One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.
William Shakespeare.
552] Statistics are like bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.
Aaron Leven Stein
553] Yesterday is a cancelled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have so spend it wisely.
Kay Lyons
554] The value of an idea has nothing what so ever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it.
Oscar Wilde.
555] 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.
556] A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin.
557] The goal of life is death.
Sigmund Freud.
558] I am not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.
Elizabeth Arden.
559] Old age is when you first realize other people’s faults are no worse than you own.
Edger A shoaff.
560] Admitting Error clears the score And proves you wiser than before.
Arthur Guiterman.
561] We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de (1533 – 1592)
562] No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
Ed Howe.
563] The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
John Barrymore.
564] 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.
565] Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.
Francis Bacen (1561 – 1626)
566] The whole life is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace.
567] If you can’t convince them, confuse them.
Harry S.Trumann
568] Every thought is new when an actual expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself.
Marquis de Vauvenargues (1715 – 1747).
569] In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
George Bernard Shaw.
570] The nature of artistic attainment is psychologically in accessible to us.
Sigmund frud.
571] The ideas gained by men before they are twenty five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
William James.
572] There’s no possibilility of being witty without a little ill- nature.
Richard Brinsley Sherivan(1751-1816)
573] Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard
574] What is honoured in a country will be cultivated there.
Plato
575] Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show.
Fanny Brice
576] Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class, brutalizes our lower class.
Mathew Arnold ( 1822 – 1888)
577] A proverb is a short sentence based on a long experience.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616)
578] The most essential gift of a good writer is a built-in, shock, proof shit detector.
Ernest Heming way.
579] Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning … and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans
580] People will sometimes forgive you the good you have done them, but seldom the harm they have done you.
Somerset Maugham.
581] Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm that lies between his wishes and his powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe
582] Don’t talk unless you can improve silence.
Vermont proverb
583] [speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.]
584] The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph
585] 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.
586] The secret source of humor itself is not joy sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
587] Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard.
588] Passions are vices and virtues in their highest powers.
Johann. W. Von Goethe ( 1749 – 1832).
589] 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.”
590] In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat: but in the evolution of real in progress toward victory
Alfred North White head.
591] The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus (55? – 130?
592] 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.
593] 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.
594] Society attacks early when the individual is helpless.
B.F. Skinner
595] An optimist is one who makes the best of it when he gets the worst of it.
596] Economic growth is not only unnecessary, but ruinous.
Alexander I Solzhewitsyn
597] A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
Charles. F. Kettering.
598] Reason and Judgement are the qualities of a leader.
Tacitus (55AD 130)
599] Under capitalism man exploits man, under socialism the reverse is true.
Polish Proverb.
600] 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.