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The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. Of course he wants care and shelter. You don`t buy love for nothing. Like all pure creatures, cats are practical. - William Seward Burroughs
Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
There but for the grace of God go I. - John Bradford
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. - Anwar el Sadat
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. - Albert Einstein
The effects of kindness are not always seen immediately, Sometimes it takes years until your kindness will pay off, And is returned to you. And sometimes you never see the fruits of your labors, But they are there, Deep inside of the soul of the one you touched. - Dan Kelly
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice. - Nadine Gordimer
We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head. - Dennis Miller
Partake of some of life`s sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
What is a country without rabbits and partridges They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products ancient and venerable familes known to antiquity as to modern times of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground. - Henry David Thoreau
A man of good will with a little effort and belief in his own powers can enjoy a deep, tranquil, rich life -- provided he go his own way. He need not and should not think of making a good living, but rather of creating a good life for himself. To live one`s own life is still the best way of life, always was, and always will be. - Henry Miller
The wirless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat. - Albert Einstein
A good laugh is sunshine in a house. - William Makepeace Thackeray
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears. - La Rochefoucauld
I will try to follow the advice that a university president once gave a prospective commencement speaker. `Think of yourself as the body at an Irish wake,` he said. `They need you in order to have the party, but no one expects you to say very much.` - Anthony Lake
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person`s brow. - Charles Hendrickson Brower
All power in human hands is liable to be abused. - Sarah Bernhardt
I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me. - Terence
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo
Juanita Ooh that boy`s a fine piece of work all right. He`s a fine piece of ass though, too. - Billy Madison
Afflicted by love`s madness all are blind. - Sextus Propertius
An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie for his country. - Sir Henry Wotton
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple. - Amos Bronson Alcott
`Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive. - John Sheffield
We`re not talking about historical accuracy, we`re talking about art. I`ve set in motion a geometric inevitability. If I start chiseling there, chipping here, the whole form is compromised. - David Assael
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important. - Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction. - Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
What I am is good enough if I could only be it openly. - Carl R. Rogers
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can`t see where it keeps its brain. - J. K. Rowling
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. - Johann von Goethe
He hath eaten me out of house and home. - William Shakespeare
I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can. - Michel de Montaigne
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. - Barbara Tuchman
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life. - David Grayson
When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple Who is to blame for the riots The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings The killers are to blame. - Dan Quayle
Every time you state what you want or believe, you`re the first to hear it. It`s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don`t put a ceiling on yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent. - Vincent Van Gogh
Wealth is not without its advantages, and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them. - Evan Esar
The die is cast. - Gaius Julius Caesar
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes. - Edgard Varese
Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Six essential qualities that are the key to success Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity. - Dr. William Claire Menninger
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. - Eckhart Tolle
Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together. - Dwight D Eisenhower
Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war but the capacity to prevent it. - Anne Elizabeth O'Hare McCormick
My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible. - Josephine demott Robinson
God`s people have no assurances that the dark experiences of life will be held at bay, much less that God will provide some sort of running commentary on the meaning of each day`s allotment of confusion, boredom, pain, or achievement. - David Wells
Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself. - Paul Hawken
Those who try to give us advice on matters of human rights do nothing but provoke an ironic smile among us. We will not permit anyone to interfere in our affairs. - Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it`s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. - Unknown
The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks. - Rupert Murdoch
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. - Mitch Ratliffe
We don`t love qualities, we love persons sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities. - Jacques Maritain
A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself. - Chinua Achebe
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing. - Aristotle
They talk most who have the least to say. - Matthew Prior
It is one of those beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. - Charles Dudley Warner
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished if you`re alive, it isn`t. - Richard Bach
You may delay, but time will not. - Benjamin Franklin
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. - Daniel J. Boorstin
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. - William Hutton
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. - Heinrich Heine
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It`s good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart. - Confucius
Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. - Gail
The road to a friend`s house is never long. - Danish proverb
The proper function of man is to live - not to exist. - Jack London
To win without risk is to triumph without glory. - Pierre Corneille
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. - Ruth Gordon
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. - Douglas Noel Adams
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. - Rita Rudner
Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination do not become the slave of your model. - Vincent Van Gogh
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The honor of my race, family and self is at stake. Everyone is expecting me to do big things. I will. My whole body and soul are to be thrown recklessly about the field. Every time the ball is snapped, I will be trying to do more than my part...Fight low, with your eyes open and toward the play. Watch out for crossbucks and reverse end runs. Be on your toes every minute if you expect to make good. Jack. - Jack Trice
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance. - William Ellery Channing
Real seriousness in regard to writing is one of two absolute necessities. The other, unfortunately, is talent. - Ernest Hemingway
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. - Bible
Most people die at the last minute others 20 years beforehand, some even earlier. They are the wretched of the earth. - Louis Celine
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, `I`m with you kid. Let`s go.` - Maya Angelou
What is the sound of one hand clapping - Confucius
Spare your breath to cool your porridge. - Miguel de Cervantes
I felt like poisoning a monk. - Umberto Eco
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things. - Mary Manin Boggs
Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast. - Harry S Truman
I remember a time when everybody I loved hated me because I hated them. - Letter to Stuart Sutcliffe circa 1960 - John Lennon
Heredity is a strong factor, even in architecture. Necessity first mothered invention. Now invention has little ones of her own, and they look just like grandma. - E. B. White
People only see what they are prepared to see. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you undertake, act with prudence, and consider the consequences. - Anonymous
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot. - Albert Einstein
Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you. - Nikita Khrushchev
JUDGE, n A law student who marks his own papers. - H.L. Mencken
Never ruin an apology with an excuse. - Kimberly Johnson
Danger and delight grow on one stalk. - English Proverb