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You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends. - Joseph Conrad
A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever. - Henry Waldorf Francis
Most men are within a finger`s breadth of being mad. - Diogenes the Cynic
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere. - Isaac Asimov
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death -- ourselves. - Eda LeShan
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. - Roosevelt, Eleanor
The road to success is always under construction. - Jim Miller
I have every sympathy with the American who was so horrified by what he had read about the effects of smoking that he gave up reading. - Henry G. Strauss
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence. - Bruce Lee
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. - Kahlil Gibran
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking. - Terence
Don`t worry about the world coming to an end today. It`s already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles M. Schulz
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. - Judy Garland
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. - Andre Gide
A theory has only the alternative of being wrong. A model has a third possibility - it might be right but irrelevant. - Manfred Eigen
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It`s the other way around. They never vote for us. - J Danforth Quayle
There is no such thing as a solitary Christian. - John Wesley
We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. - Samuel Smiles
What am I afraid of I`ll tell you a feather. that`s right, a feather. How could anyone be afraid of a feather, you say. That`s an honest question, and I`ll try to give it an honest answer. First of all, did I say it was a poison feather - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
We were not sent into this world to do anything into which we can not put our heart. - John Ruskin
A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. - Cardinal Mermillod
When written in Chinese, the word `crisis` is composed of two characters - one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - Saul David Alinsky
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers - Anon.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it. - La Rochefoucauld
People laugh when I say that I think a jellyfish is one of the most beautiful things in the world. What they don`t understand is, I mean a jellyfish with long, blond hair. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
We seek a constitutional amendment to permit voluntary school prayer. God should never have been expelled from America`s classrooms in the first place. - Ronald Reagan
If you`ve broken the eggs, you should make the omelette. - Sir Robert Anthony Eden
There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don`t know what it`s a plan for. - Fred Hoyle
Many businessmen fail to understand Python principles--the ultimate absurdity was an offer from America to buy the `format` of the Python shows, that is, Monty Python without the Pythons--corporate methods do not have the conceptual framework to deal with an anarchist collective, run by intelligent and arrogant comedians who have proved that their method works. - Robert Hewison
Life is too serious to be taken seriously. - Mike Leonard
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress. - Elizabeth Montagu
Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug. - Jon Lithgow
Hope is the denial of reality. - Margaret Weis
I hereby resign this office of president of the United States. - Richard Milhous Nixon
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech. - Justice Anthony Kennedy
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
I answered that one learns to live, not by hearing of other lives, but by living for words are infinitely less important than acts. - A. S. Neill
Love and desire are the spirit`s wings to great deeds. - Johann von Goethe
Health is not simply the absence of sickness. - Hannah Green
A man`s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour. - P. G. Wodehouse
I don`t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they`re dead. - Samuel Goldwyn
The good befriend themselves. - Sophocles
Respect yourself most of all. - Pythagorus
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. - Johann von Goethe
The question of whether it`s God`s green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying. - Edward Hoagland
It often takes more courage to change one`s opinion than to stick to it. - Geoffrey F. Albert
Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to. - H. Mumford Jones
Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still -- that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky. - Charles Kingsley
If living conditions don`t stop improving in this country, we`re going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. - Russell P. Askue
I seldom think of politics more than 18 hours a day. - Lyndon B. Johnson
One reason I don`t drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time. - Nancy Astor
A man`s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up. - Alfred North Whitehead
A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself... and if receivin` it embarrasses you, it`s because your `thanks box` is warped. - Alice Childress
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less. - Paul Brown
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. - Marilyn vos Savant
Ideas control the world. - James Abram Garfield
We should get into the habit of reading inspirational books, looking at inspirational pictures, hearing inspirational music, associating with inspirational friends. - Alfred A. Montapert
There`s two heads to every coin. - Jerry Coleman
You have gone far and we are proud of you always. I know that you will keep your relationship with your Maker as it should be, for after all, that, as you must know, is the most important thing in this life. - Hannah Nixon
His mother called such people ignorant and superstitious, but his father only shook his head slowly and puffed his pipe and said that sometimes old stories had a grain or two of truth in them and it was best not to take chances. It was why, he said, he crossed himself whenever a black cat crossed his path. - Stephen King
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that`s all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings. - Felix Frankfurter
Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man. - Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. - Sophocles
The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette. - Henry S. Hoskins
Courage is more than standing for a firm conviction. It includes the risk of questioning that conviction. - Julian Weber Gordon
You just don`t luck into things as much as you`d like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it`s friendships or opportunities. - Barbara Bush
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk - Alice Walker
You see but your shadow when you turn your back to the sun. - Kahlil Gibran
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. - Mae West
Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all. - Beranrd Levin
Offensiveness is a necessary consequence of opinions strongly held and openly expressed, and free societies should treasure and protect it. An idea that offends no one is not worth entertaining. - Unknown
A day without newspapers is like walking around without your pants on. - Jerry Coleman
First the grub, then the morals. - Bertolt Brecht
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea. - Lou Dorfsman
A sobering thought what if, at this very moment, I am - Jane Wagner
Accept good advice gracefully--as long as it doesn`t interfere with what you intended to do in the first place. - Gene Brown
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below Words without thoughts never to heaven go. - William Shakespeare
You do not destroy an idea by killing people you replace it with a better one. - Edward Keating
I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched. - Virgil
Failure I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks. - Dottie Walters
It well becomes a young man to be modest. - Titus Maccius Plautus
You can always tell a real friend when you`ve made a fool of yourself he doesn`t feel you`ve done a permanent job. - Laurence J. Peter
The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world`s dreadful injustice. - Jules Renard
Of what significance is one`s one existence, one is basically unaware. What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life The bitter and the sweet come from outside. The hard from within, from one`s own efforts. For the most part I do what my own nature drives me to do. It is embarrassing to earn such respect and love for it. - Albert Einstein
Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire. - La Rochefoucauld
It meant that New York philanthropists, New York society, would now rediscover the library. ... that learning, books, education have glamour, that self-improvement has glamour, that hope has glamour. - Vartan Gregorian
...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.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow
The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly. - Henry David Thoreau
There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs. - Barbara Howar
Knowledge is like money the more he gets, the more he craves. - Josh Billings
Everything comes if a man will only wait. - Tancred
The trick is to make sure you don`t die waiting for prosperity to come. - Lee Iacocca
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream. - John Boyle O'Reilly
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other. - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton
What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree. - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle