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The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution. - J. K. Rowling
It`s not that I`m afraid to die, I just don`t want to be there when it happens. - Woody Allen
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else. - John W. Gardner
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been devided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
I don`t have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you`re really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what`s the point - Courteney Cox
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world. - Samuel Johnson
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison
There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago. - Julius Robert Oppenheimer
Intelligence is when you spot a flaw in your boss`s reasoning. Wisdom is when you refrain from pointing it out. - James Dent
Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Intelligence appears to be the thing that enables a man to get along without education. Education enables a man to get along without the use of his intelligence. - Albert Wiggam
We are punished by our sins, not for them. - Elbert Hubbard
Charlie Woman... woe-man... whoooa-man. She was a thief, you got to believe, she stole my heart and my cat. Judy, Betty, Josie and those hot Pussycats... they made me horny, on Saturday morning... girls of cartoo-ins will leave me in ruins... I want to to be Betty`s Barney. Jane... get me off this crazy thing... called love. - So I Married an Axe Murderer
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there`s no risk of accident for someone who`s dead. - Albert Einstein
I don`t think about risks much. I just do what I want to do. If you gotta go, you gotta go. - Lillian Carter
Pain (any pain--emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories We would be more alive if we did more of this, and, Life would be more lovely if we did less of that. Once we get the pain`s message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away. - Peter McWilliams
When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting. - Saint Jerome
The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power. - Charles Caleb Colton
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. - Bertrand Russell
Who will bell the cat - William Langland
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker
Check out the Declaration of Independence You think it promises happiness No no no, it talks about the pursuit of happiness. The PURSUIT We`ve become a nation of wimps We think we`re entitled to everything, we want to legislate ourselves into some cozy little cocoon. Well, forget it, Nature Boy. There are no guarantees. Life is nasty, brutish, and short. - Jeff Melvoin
I learned in business that you had to be very careful when you told somebody that`s working for you to do something, because the chances were very high he`d do it. In government, you don`t have to worry about that. - George Pratt Shultz
The best of men is he who blushes when you praise him and remains silent when you defame him. - Kahlil Gibran
Prayer gives us the opportunity to speak to GOD, Meditation allows GOD to speak back to us. - Unknown
I love her and she loves me, and we hate each other with a wild hatred born of love. - August Strindberg
We find comfort among those who agree with us--growth among those who don`t. - Frank A. Clark
Trust men and they will be true to you treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money. - Joey Bishop
I always thought that record would stand until it was broken. - Lawrence Peter Berra
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. - John Donne
Three things are necessary to make every man great,every nation great1.Conviction of the powers of goodness.2.Absence of jealousy and suspicion.3.Helping all who are trying to be and do good. - Swami Vivekananda
Any one thing in the creation is sufficient to demonstrate a Providence to an humble and grateful mind. - Epictetus
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. - Samuel Butler
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account. - Hannah Whitall Smith
Don`t think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm. - Malayan Proverb
As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against the Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even treaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewish immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and of individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives. - Albert Einstein
We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons... - Alfred E. Newman
When you strike at a king, you must kill him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never take counsel of your fears. - General Thomas Jonathon Stonewall Jackson
Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows. - Michael Landon
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. - Johann von Goethe
The attempt and not the deed Confounds us. - William Shakespeare
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have learned to use the word `impossible` with the greatest caution. - Wernher von Braun
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. - Buddha
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves. - William Ellery Channing
A poet is someone who is astonished by everything. - Anon.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important. - Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Most tax revisions didn`t improve the system, they made it more like Washington itself complicated, unfair, cluttered with gobbledygook and loopholes designed for those with the power and influence to hire high-priced legal and tax advisers. - Ronald Reagan
Nothing surely is so disgraceful to society and to individuals as unmeaning wastefulness. - Count Benjamin Thompson Rumford
Many count their chickens before they are hatched and where they expect bacon, meet with broken bones. - Miguel de Cervantes
I can`t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I`m frightened of the old ones. - John Cage
If you think you`re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room. - Anita Roddick
Roam abroad in the world, and take thy fill of its enjoyments before the day shall come when thou must quit it for good. - Saadi
The Great Spirit, who made all things, made every thing for some use, and whatever use he designed anything for, that use it should always be put to. Now, when he made rum, he said `Let this be for the Indians to get drunk with,` and it must be so. - Native American
A physicist is an atom`s way of knowing about atoms. - George Wald
A thick head can do as much damage as a hard heart. - H. W. Dodds
I have long considered it one of God`s greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable. - Edward Morgan Forster
We have achieved the most amazing things, a few million people opening up half a continent. But we have not yet found a Canadian soul except in time of war. (On lack of national identity) - Lester Bowles Pearson
Sports do not build character. They reveal it. - Heywood
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. - Richard Bach
There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I dont know what can be done to fix it. This is it Only nut cases want to be president. - Kurt Vonnegut
Through His redemptive work we are `justified from all things` (Acts 1338,39) and now rejoice in `the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of His grace` (Eph. 17), a position in Christ at God`s right hand (Eph. 24-6), `all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ` (Eph. 13) and `the hope of the glory of God` (Rom. 52), to be fully realized when we are `caught up together...to meet the Lord in the air` (1 Thess. 417). Then will be fulfilled the desire of God`s loving heart `That in the ages to come He might shew the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus` (Eph. 27). - Cornelius Stam
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you`re older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out. - George Santayana
Life is like an onion. You peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep. - Unknown
We`re like the sea, people our waves Necessarily we are associated with everyone. - Ni'matullah Wali
The body is a sacred garment. - Martha Graham
I have nothing but confidence in you, and very little of that. - Julius Henry Marx
All I want to be is normally insane. - Marlon Brando
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust
There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. - W. Somerset Maugham
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. - Carl Sandburg
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance. - William Shakespeare
I am who I am, You are who you are, So, be who you are, not what you are. - Teo Chee Huen
Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life. - Charles Joseph Joe Clark
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. - Thomas Wolfe
Every moment of one`s existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. - Norman Mailer
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. - George Santayana
It`s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. - Charles Franklin Kettering
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer. - Shunryu Suzuki
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. - Chinese Proverb
Thought is the fountain of speech. - Chrysippus
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that`s where you renew your springs that never dry up. - Pearl Buck
I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages henceTwo roads diverged in a wood, and I --I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost
Therefore search and see if there is not some place where you may invest your humanity. - Albert Schweitzer
Don`t confuse being `soft` with seeing the other guy`s point of view. - George Bush
Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen `Hey, you` - Wilson Mizner
The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career. - Albert Einstein
It`s like being a Knight of the Garter. It`s an honor, but it doesn`t hold up anything. - Fulton John Sheen
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest. - Samuel Johnson
Winning is not a sometime thing it`s an all time thing. You don`t win once in a while, you don`t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. - Vince Lombardi
I can`t stand cheap people. It makes me real mad when someone says something like `Hey, when are you going to pay me that hundred dollars you owe me` or `Do you have that fifty dollars you borrowed` Man, quit being so cheap - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A girl becomes a wife with her eyes wide open. She knows that those sweetest words, `I take thee to be my wedded husband,` really mean, `I promise thee to cook three meals a day for 60 years thee will I clean up after thee will I talk to even when thou art not listening thee will I worry about, cry over and take all manner of hurts from.` - Alan Marshall Beck
Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more - Swedish Proverb
There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband`s murder. - Homer
The accords were fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorship. - George Frost Kennan
There is many a good man to be found under a shabby hat. - Chinese Proverb
At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can`t tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me. - Barnaby C. Keeney
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have gone ourselves. - E. M. Forster