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There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get off the thing he was educated in. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. -- william James
Author: James, WilliamEra: 1842
 
This free will business is a bit terrifying anyway. It's almost pleasanter to obey, and make the most of it. -- Ugo Betti
Author: Betti, UgoEra: 1892
 
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn. -- Hare & Charles
Author: Hare and CharlesEra: 1830
 
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
The more thou dost advance, the more thy feet pitfalls will meet. The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire- the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain. The more he fears, the more that light shall pale - and that alone can guide. -- H. P. Blavatsky
Author: Blavatsky, H. P.Era: 1831
 
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
Author: Napoleon IEra: 1769
 
Luck affects everything. let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish. -- Ovid
Author: OvidEra: -43
 
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent. -- Socrates
Author: SocratesEra: -469
 
Where every something, being blent together turns to a wild of nothing. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth. -- Sara Teasdale
Author: Teasdale, SaraEra: 1884
 
To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. -- william Blake
Author: Blake, WilliamEra: 1757
 
Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it. -- william Temple
Author: Temple, WilliamEra: 1628
 
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and...the state in which you will find solid happiness. -- Benjamin Franklin
Author: Franklin, BenjaminEra: 1706
 
Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles. -- william Feather
Author: Feather, WilliamEra: 1888
 
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails. -- Euripides
Author: EuripidesEra: -480
 
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider...The riders contend for its possession. -- Martin Luther
Author: Luther, MartinEra: 1483
 
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglars in politics as well as mortals. -- william Penn
Author: Penn, WilliamEra: 1644
 
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities. -- Voltaire
Author: VoltaireEra: 1694
 
Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love. -- william Shakespeare, As You Like It
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants. -- Lao-Tzu
Author: Lao-TzuEra: -604
 
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place. -- william Cowper
Author: Cowper, WilliamEra: 1731
 
For there was never yet a philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently. -- william Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure. -- Buddha
Author: BuddhaEra: -568
 
Learning is its own exceeding great reward. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool. -- The Hitopadesa
Author: Hitopadesa, TheEra: 600
 
Thought is free. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Revenge...is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion. -- Jeremy Taylor
Author: Taylor, JeremyEra: 1613
 
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly. -- Oscar Wilde
Author: Wilde, OscarEra: 1854
 
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief,Depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief. -- william S. Gilbert
Author: Gilbert, William S.Era: 1540
 
War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will. -- Carl von Clausewitz
Author: von Clausewitz, CarlEra: 1780
 
The greatest pleasure of life is love. -- william Temple
Author: Temple, WilliamEra: 1628
 
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. -- James L. Allen
Author: Allen, James L.Era: 1849
 
They that touch pitch will be defiled. -- william Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
True nobility is exempt from fear. -- william Shakespeare, Henry VI
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt. -- H. L. Mencken
Author: Mencken, H. L.Era: 1880
 
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some with you. -- Joseph Joubert
Author: Joubert, JosephEra: 1754
 
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Strive with thy thoughts unclean before they overpower thee. Use them as they will thee, for if thou sparest them and they take root and grow, know well, these thoughts will overpower and kill thee. Beware! Suffer not their shadow to approach. For it will grow, increase in size and power, and then this thing of darkness will absorb thy being before thou hast well realized the black foul monster's presence. -- H. P. Blavatsky
Author: Blavatsky, H. P.Era: 1831
 
Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow. -- Plutarch
Author: PlutarchEra: 46
 
Adversity breaks the inferior man's will but only bends the superior man's spirit. Outward influence is denied the great man, who accordingly uses words sparingly but retains his central position. -- I Ching
Author: Ching, IEra: -1150
 
I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic. -- william Drummond
Author: Drummond, WilliamEra: 1585
 
Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. -- Christina Rossetti
Author: Rossetti, ChristinaEra: 1830
 
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool. -- william Shakespeare, As You Like It
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterwards at home. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Of that Equilibrium between Authority and Individual Action which constitutes Free Government, be settling on immutable foundations Liberty with Obedience to Law, Equality with Subjection to Authority, and Fraternity with Subordination to the Wisest and the Best: and of that Equilibrium between the Active Energy of the will of the Present, expressed by the Vote of the People, and the Passive Stability and Permanence of the will of the Past, expressed in constitutions of government, written or unwritten, and in laws and customs, gray with age and sanctified by time, as precedents and authority. -- Albert Pike
Author: Pike, AlbertEra: 1809
 
If a man will begin with certainties, he will end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he will end in certainties. -- Francis Bacon
Author: Bacon, FrancisEra: 1561
 
My patience to his fury, and am arm'd to suffer, with a quietness of spirit, the very tyranny and rage of his. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed. -- Epictetus
Author: EpictetusEra: 50
 
There is not one wise man in twenty that will praise himself. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
The man who has the will to undergo all labor may win to any good. -- Menander
Author: MenanderEra: -342
 
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. -- william E. Borah
Author: Borah, William E.Era: 1865
 
The moral flabbiness born of the exclusive worship of the Bitch-Goddess success. That - with the squalid cash interpretation put on the word success - is our national disease. -- william James
Author: James, WilliamEra: 1842
 
Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray. -- william Cowper
Author: Cowper, WilliamEra: 1731
 
Exuberance is beauty. -- william Blake
Author: Blake, WilliamEra: 1757
 
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. -- william Wordsworth
Author: Wordsworth, WilliamEra: 1770
 
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Weariness can snore upon the flint, when resty sloth finds the down pillow hard. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it. -- Seneca
Author: SenecaEra: -4
 
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed. -- william Temple
Author: Temple, WilliamEra: 1628
 
Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. -- william Shakespeare, The Taming of The Shrew
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool. -- Voltaire
Author: VoltaireEra: 1694
 
Things without remedy, should be without regard; what is done, is done. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
I can remember way back when a liberal was one who was generous with his own money. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
Men are great or small in stature as it pleases God. But their nature is great or small as it pleases themselves. Men are not born, some with great souls and some with little souls. One by taking thought cannot add to his stature, but he can enlarge his soul. By an act of the will he can make himself a moral giant, or dwarf himself to a pygmy. -- Albert Pike
Author: Pike, AlbertEra: 1809
 
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death. God is Jesus. -- william Blake
Author: Blake, WilliamEra: 1757
 
Acquaint thyself with God, if thou would'st taste His works. Admitted once to his embrace, Thou shalt perceive that thou was blind before: Thine eye shall be instructed; and thine heart Made pure shall relish with divine delight Till then unfelt, what hands divine have wrought. -- william Cowper
Author: Cowper, WilliamEra: 1731
 
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid...for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. -- Deuteronomy
Author: DeuteronomyEra: -1200
 
As an enemy is made more fierce by our flight, so Pain grows proud to see us knuckle under it. She will surrender upon much better terms to those who make head against her. -- Michel De Montaigne
Author: Montaigne, Michel DeEra: 1533
 
It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. -- Oliver Cromwell
Author: Cromwell, OliverEra: 1599
 
He lives in fame that died in virtue's cause. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
If thou continuest to take delight in idle argumentation thou mayest be qualified to combat with the sophists, but will never know how to live with men. -- Socrates
Author: SocratesEra: -469
 
Peace will come soon and come to stay, and so come as to be worth keeping in all future time. It will then have to be proved that among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet, and that they who take such appeal are sure to lose their cases and pay the cost. -- Abraham Lincoln
Author: Lincoln, AbrahamEra: 1809
 
To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine. -- Henry Ward Beecher
Author: Beecher, Henry WardEra: 1813
 
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name! -- william Winter
Author: Winter, WilliamEra: 1836
 
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee. -- Johann Kaspar Lavater
Author: Lavater, Johann KasparEra: 1741
 
Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his life when he has one too few; but if he has only one enemy, he is lucky indeed if he has not one too many. -- Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton
Author: Bulwer-Lytton, Edward RobertEra: 1803
 
Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman. -- Mencius
Author: MenciusEra: -371
 
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization. -- Daniel Webster
Author: Webster, DanielEra: 1782
 
We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another which will be eternal. -- Anatole France
Author: France, AnatoleEra: 1844
 
We cannot all be masters, nor all masters can be truly followed. -- william Shakespeare, Othello
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
In a false quarrel there is no true valor. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
There is nothing good or evil save in the will. -- Epictetus
Author: EpictetusEra: 50
 
The evolution of man is the evolution of his consciousness, and "consciousness" cannot evolve unconsciously. The evolution of man is the evolution of his will, and "will" cannot evolve involuntarily. The evolution of man is the evolution of his power of doing, and "doing" cannot be the result of things which "happen." -- Gurdjieff
Author: GurdjieffEra: 1873
 
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. -- Confucius
Author: ConfuciusEra: -551
 
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it...the basest of all things is to be afraid. -- william Faulkner
Author: Faulkner, WilliamEra: 1897
 
True thoughts have duration in themselves. If the thoughts endure, the seed is enduring; if the seed endures, the energy endures; if the energy endures, then will the spirit endure. The spirit is thought; thought is the heart; the heart is the fire; the fire is the Elixir. -- Lu Yen
Author: Yen, LuEra: 800
 
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake. -- Jonathan Swift
Author: Swift, JonathanEra: 1667
 
Man has his will, - but woman has her way. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Author: Holmes Sr., Oliver WendellEra: 1809
 
Cultivate peace first in the garden of your heart by removing the weeds of lust, hatred, greed, selfishness, and jealousy. Then only you can manifest it externally. Then only, those who come in contact with you, will be benefited by your vibrations of peace and harmony. -- Sivananda
Author: SivanandaEra: 1887
 
In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor. -- Horace
Author: HoraceEra: -65
 
What is pride? A whizzing rocket that would emulate a star. -- william Wordsworth
Author: Wordsworth, WilliamEra: 1770
 
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor. -- Grenville Kleiser
Author: Kleiser, GrenvilleEra: 1868
 
When it comes to winning, you need the skill and the will. -- Frank Tyger
Author: Tyger, FrankEra: 1950
 
A country can get more real joy out of just hollering for their freedom than they can if they get it. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
Principle is a passion for truth. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived. -- Niccolo Machiavelli
Author: Machiavelli, NiccoloEra: 1469
 
Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
It is a wise father that knows his own child. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her except continue to love her. -- Oscar Wilde
Author: Wilde, OscarEra: 1854
 
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. -- Buddha
Author: BuddhaEra: -568
 
Serenity, regularity, absence of vanity,Sincerity, simplicity, veracity, equanimity, Fixity, non-irritability, adaptability, Humility, tenacity, integrity, nobility, magnanimity, charity, generosity, purity. Practise daily these eighteen "ities" You will soon attain immortality. -- Sivananda
Author: SivanandaEra: 1887
 
Money can help you to get medicines but not health. Money can help you to get soft pillows, but not sound sleep. Money can help you to get material comforts, but not eternal bliss. Money can help you to get ornaments, but not beauty. Money will help you to get an electric earphone, but not natural hearing. Attain the supreme wealth, wisdom;you will have everything. -- Sivananda
Author: SivanandaEra: 1887
 
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself. -- Confucius
Author: ConfuciusEra: -551
 
O, he sits high in all the people's hearts; And that which would appear offence in us, His countenance, like richest alchemy, will change to virtue and to worthiness. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
If thou art rich, thou art poor; for, like an ass, whose back with ingots bows, thou bearest the heavy riches but a journey, and death unloads thee. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Heaven lent you a soul Earth will lend a grave. -- Chinese Proverb
Author: Proverb, ChineseEra: 0
 
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise. -- Samuel Johnson
Author: Johnson, SamuelEra: 1709
 
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Yonder palace was raised by single stones, yet you see its height and spaciousness. He that shall walk with vigor three hours a day will pass in seven years a space equal to the circumference of the globe. -- Samuel Johnson
Author: Johnson, SamuelEra: 1709
 
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
will is the dynamic soul-force. -- Sivananda
Author: SivanandaEra: 1887
 
Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny. -- Alfred A. Montapert
Author: Montapert, Alfred A.Era: 1910
 
Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will. -- Thomas Carlyle
Author: Carlyle, ThomasEra: 1795
 
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
Author: Gilbert, William S.Era: 1540
 
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is: that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. -- Henry Ward Beecher
Author: Beecher, Henry WardEra: 1813
 
This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity. -- william Jennings Bryan
Author: Bryan, William J.Era: 1860
 
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time. -- Edmund Burke
Author: Burke, EdmundEra: 1729
 
The holy man, though he be distressed, does not eat food mixed with wickedness. The lion, though hungry, will not eat what is unclean. -- Saskya Pandita
Author: Pandita, SaskyaEra: 1182
 
To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like. -- william Feather
Author: Feather, WilliamEra: 1888
 
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light! -- Edna St. Vincent Millay
Author: Millay, Edna Saint VincentEra: 1892
 
If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it. -- Michel De Montaigne
Author: Montaigne, Michel DeEra: 1533
 
Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. -- Benjamin Franklin
Author: Franklin, BenjaminEra: 1706
 
I would not enter in my list of friends, Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path, But he has the humanity, forewarned, will tread aside, and let the reptile live. -- william Cowper
Author: Cowper, WilliamEra: 1731
 
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions. -- Roger Babson
Author: Babson, RogerEra: 1875
 
Restlessness is discontent - and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man - and I will show you a failure. -- Thomas Alva Edison
Author: Edison, Thomas A.Era: 1847
 
The laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me. -- A. E. Housman
Author: Housman, A. E.Era: 1859
 
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time - but most of the time they will make fools of themselves. -- Voltaire
Author: VoltaireEra: 1694
 
Neither will the wave which has passed be called back; nor can the hour which has gone by return. -- Ovid
Author: OvidEra: -43
 
'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark our coming, and look brighter when we come. -- George Gordon, Lord Byron
Author: Byron, LordEra: 1788
 
He who considers too much will perform little. -- Johann Von Schiller
Author: Schiller, Johann VonEra: 1759
 
Sincerity is no test of truth - no evidence of correctness of conduct. You may take poison sincerely believing it the needed medicine, but will it save your life? -- Tryon Edwards
Author: Edwards, TryonEra: 1809
 
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. -- Henry Ward Beecher
Author: Beecher, Henry WardEra: 1813
 
If a man possesses a repentant spirit his sins will disappear, but if he has an unrepentant spirit his sins will continue and condemn him for their sake forever. -- Buddha
Author: BuddhaEra: -568
 
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly overvalued by others. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Author: Holmes Sr., Oliver WendellEra: 1809
 
Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day. -- Jesus Christ
Author: Christ, JesusEra: -6
 
Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily. -- Johann Von Schiller
Author: Schiller, Johann VonEra: 1759
 
What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage. -- Bruce Barton
Author: Barton, BruceEra: 1886
 
Remember if you marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance, will neither last nor please thee one year: and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all. -- Walter Raleigh
Author: Raleigh, WalterEra: 1552
 
If my theory of relativty is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. -- Albert Einstein
Author: Einstein, AlbertEra: 1879
 
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day, like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Author: Holmes Sr., Oliver WendellEra: 1809
 
The venom clamors of a jealous woman poison more deadly than a mad dog's tooth. -- william Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion. -- Nagarjuna
Author: NagarjunaEra: 100
 
Everything comes if a man will only wait. -- Tancred
Author: TancredEra: 1076
 
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. -- Aldous Huxley
Author: Huxley, AldousEra: 1894
 
Justice delayed, is justice denied. -- william E. Gladstone
Author: Gladstone, William E.Era: 1809
 
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. -- Mark Twain
Author: Twain, MarkEra: 1835
 
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things. -- Confucius
Author: ConfuciusEra: -551
 
The love of heaven makes one heavenly. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Not until you become a stranger to yourself will you be able to make acquaintance with the Friend. -- Nur 'Ali Shah
Author: Shah, Nur 'AliEra: 1797
 
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. -- william Faulkner
Author: Faulkner, WilliamEra: 1897
 
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Author: Goethe, Johann VonEra: 1749
 
With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself. -- william Shakespeare, Hamlet
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Lawless are they that make their wills their law. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. -- Alexander Pope
Author: Pope, AlexanderEra: 1688
 
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, will never rise to fight again. -- James Ray
Author: Ray, JamesEra: 1746
 
Wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. -- Buddha
Author: BuddhaEra: -568
 
Not only will atomic power be released, but someday we will harness the rise and fall of the tides and imprison the rays of the sun. -- Thomas Alva Edison
Author: Edison, Thomas A.Era: 1847
 
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business. -- william Makepeace Thakeray
Author: Thackeray, William M.Era: 1811
 
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Author: Goethe, Johann VonEra: 1749
 
The Universe, which is the uttered Word of God, is infinite in extent. There is no empty space beyond creation on any side. The Universe, which is the Thought of God pronounced,never was not, since God never was inert; nor was, without thinking and creating. The forms of creation change, the suns and worlds live and die like the leaves and the insects, but the Universe itself is infinite and eternal, because God Is, Was, and will forever Be, and never did not think and create. -- Albert Pike
Author: Pike, AlbertEra: 1809
 
The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, Which hurts and is desired. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses. -- william Hazlitt
Author: Hazlitt, WilliamEra: 1778
 
Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise; He who defers his work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay; Till the whole stream which stopped him should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. -- Abraham Cowley
Author: Cowley, AbrahamEra: 1618
 
Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything. -- william Shakespeare
Author: Shakespeare, WilliamEra: 1564
 
Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail. -- Navajo Song
Author: Navajo SongEra: 0
 
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Author: Goethe, Johann VonEra: 1749
 
For that is, and ever will be, the best of sayings: that the useful is the noble and the hurtful is the base. -- Plato
Author: PlatoEra: -427
 
Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions. -- will Durant
Author: Durant, WillEra: 1885
 
Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away. -- Abraham Cowley
Author: Cowley, AbrahamEra: 1618
 
Men may scoff, and men may pray, but they pay every pleasure with a pain. -- william Henley
Author: Henley, WilliamEra: 1849
 
The teachings of elegant sayings Should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, Any price will be paid. -- Nagarjuna
Author: NagarjunaEra: 100
 
I hope we never live to see the day when a thing is as bad as some of our newspapers make it. -- will Rogers
Author: Rogers, WillEra: 1879
 
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