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Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men. - Thomas Carlyle
It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective. - Liz Smith
Deeds, not words shall speak to me. - John William Fletcher
Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones. - Stephen Covey
There is no religion higher than the truth. - H Hahn Blavatsky
The teacher is like the candle which lights others in consuming itself. - Giovanni Ruffini
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson
Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets and then teams up with three complete strangers to kill again. - Unknown
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. - Dr. Martin Henry Fischer
I had it all, and I blew it. (shortly before dying from cancer and other complications of alcoholism) - Mickey Mantle
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person`s life. - William Wordsworth
I`ve learned that you can`t hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk. - Child Age 7
Courageous risks are life-giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are. - Joan L. Curcio
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it. - Mahatma Gandhi
Ferris I asked for a car, I got a computer. How`s that for being born under a bad sign - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Let not the sun go down upon your wrath. - Ephesians 426 Bible New Testament
Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish`d and deck`d in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem. - William Shakespeare
The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God. - Charles Hodge
In baseball, you don`t know nothing. - Lawrence Peter Berra
I am always grieved when a man of real talent dies, for the world needs such men more than heaven does. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
He is happiest of whom the world says least, good or bad. - Thomas Jefferson
If we get our information from the biblical material there is no doubt that the Christian life is a dancing, leaping, daring life. - Eugene Peterson
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. - Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
N.B. This quote refers to the British disarmament of the Indian Army. Gandhi never advocated the individual right to bear arms. - Mahatma Gandhi
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. - Swedish Proverb
Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse. - Unknown
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you after marriage, he won`t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. - Helen Rowland
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover. - Joseph Addison
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children. - Lyndon B. Johnson
All things are in common among friends. - Laertius Diogenes
What is success I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. - Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another. You choose to let go of a past wrong and no longer be hurt by it. Forgiveness is a strong move to make, like turning your shoulders sideways to walk quickly on a crowded sidewalk. It`s your move. - Real Live Preacher
Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower. - Jean Paul Richter
His ignorance covered the whole earth like a blanket, and there was hardly a hole in it anywhere. - Mark Twain
Nineties style isn`t. - David Borenstein
Children have more need of models than of critics. - Carolyn Coats
But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend. - David Bissonette
Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish. - Ovid
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company 600,000. No, I replied, I just spent 600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience - Thomas John Watson, Sr.
You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. - Harry Firestone
I need not fear my enemies because the most they can do is attack me. I need not fear my friends because the most they can do is betray me. But I have much to fear from people who are indifferent. - Assyrian Proverb
When the fox preaches, look to the geese. - German proverb
...And I`ve looked over, and I`ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. So I`m happy tonight. I`m not worried about anything. I`m not fearing any man. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
He who loses money losses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses faith loses all. - Henry H. Haskins
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his. - Franklin P. Jones
Be content with your lot one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, this is no other life but this. - Henry David Thoreau
When life is kicking others in the teeth, Become a dentist. - Kevin Meyers
A man gains no possession better than a good woman, nothing more horrible than a bad one. - Simonides
It`s funny that pirates were always going around searching for treasure, and they never realized that the real treasure was the fond memories they were creating. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. - Henry Ford
It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days. - Isabel Waxman
Man has six organs to serve him and he is master only of three. He cannot control his eye, ear or nose, but he can his mouth, hand and foot. - Leone Levi
If you haven`t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth
That`s the nature of women not to love when we love them, and to love when we love them not. - Miguel de Cervantes
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are. - Clive James
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively. - Golda Meir
Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. - Quentin Crisp
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it. - Harry Emerson Fosdick
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man. - Nikita Khrushchev
The go-between wears out a thousand sandals. - Japanese Proverb
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. - Vincent Van Gogh
`Let thine occupations be few,` saith the sage, `if thou wouldst lead a tranquil life.` - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. - Leonard Bernstein
Those who cannot tell what they desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Motivation is an external, temporary high that PUSHES you forward. Inspiration is a sustainable internal glow which PULLS you forward. - Thomas Leonard
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. - William John Bennett
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing. - John le Carre
Whom did it benefit. - Longinus Cassius
Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision. - Blake Clark
It`s not the situation... It`s your reaction to the situation. - Robert Conklin
Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. - Karl Marx
If you have a vision, do something with it. - Anthony D'Angelo
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity - Edgar Allan Poe
Crime is naught but misdirected energy. - Emma Goldman
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain
What do you gain, Soviet Union, from this miserable policy Where is your decency Would it be a disgrace for you to give up this battle (On suppression of freedom for Jews in the USSR) - Golda Meir
If you wish in this world to advance Your merits you`re bound to enhance You must stir it and stump it, And blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven`t a chance. - William S. Gilbert
In Kyudo philosophy, you don`t aim--you become one with the target. Then, in fact, there`s nothing to aim at. I find it works well with women, too. Give it a try. - Sybil Adelman
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. - Henry Drummond
Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers. - Rodan of Alexandria
What you have in your mind, your talents, your native abilities, no one can take from you. When you die you take them with you. Use them diligently while you are here. - Alfred A. Montapert
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. - Dr.
We`ll all be riding that streetcar of desire. - Robert Joseph Bob Dole
The root of fear is the death of yourself or someone you care about, but this will inevitably happen since we are only mortal, so why fear - Unknown
England and America are two countries separated by the same language. - Sir Walter Besant
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. - Henry David Thoreau
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. - John Andrew Holmes
Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk. - Henry David Thoreau
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. - Marian Evans
Measure not God`s love and favour by your own feeling. The sun shines as clearly in the darkest day as it does in the brightest. The difference is not in the sun, but in some clouds which hinder the manifestation of the light thereof. - Richard Sibbes
Success is never final, but failure can be. - Bill Parcells
Easy is right. Begin right and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy Is to forget the right way And forget that the going is easy. - Chuang-tzu
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys. - Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law. - Hubert Humphrey