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Quotes: 21 - 40 of 1980 Pages: First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next ... Last
I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.
Oscar Wilde
The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action.
D.H. Lawrence
To see I was born, To look is my call, To the tower sworn, I delight in all. I glance out far, And see what is near... You blessed eyes, What you saw everywhere,
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously.
Albert Camus
All you need to do is hold on tight...and believe.
Stephen King
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau
A generous prayer is never presented in vain; the petition may be refused, but the petitioner is always, I believe, rewarded by some gracious visitation.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.
William Shakespeare
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the one only essential thing
Mark Twain
WAR, n. A by-product of the arts of peace. The most menacing political condition is a period of international amity. The student of history who has not been taught to expect the unexpected may justly boast himself inaccessible to the light. "In time of peace prepare for war" has a deeper meaning than is commonly discerned; it means, not merely that all things earthly have an end --that change is the one immutable and eternal law --but that the soil of peace is thickly sown with the seeds of war and singularly suited to their germination and growth. It was when Kubla Khan had decreed his "stately pleasure dome" --when, that is to say, there were peace and fat feasting in Xanadu --that he
heard from afar Ancestral voices prophesying war.
One of the greatest of poets, Coleridge was one of the wisest of men, and it was not for nothing that he read us this parable. Let us have a little less of "hands across the sea," and a little more of that elemental distrust that is the security of nations. War loves to come like a thief in the night; professions of eternal amity provide the night.
Ambrose Bierce
As we become curators of our own contentment on the Simple Abundance path... we learn to savor the small with a grateful heart.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
As a fountain casteth out her waters, so she casteth out her wickedness: violence and spoil is heard in her; before me continually is grief and wounds.
Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man.
Francis Bacon
The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous
Henry Louis Mencken
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause
Wendell Phillips
A man's library is a sort of harem.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
Samuel Butler
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