Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Chinese authors
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
"So when I do Chinese cooking, I mix everything together, then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out"
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest"
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step"
"Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage"
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it"
"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire"
"Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven"
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life"
"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without"
"And remember, no matter where you go, there you are"
"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger"
"Ability will never catch up with the demand for it"
"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions"
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps"
"When anger rises, think of the consequences"
"What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others"
"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression"
"Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire"
"Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors"
"To see the right and not to do it is cowardice"
"To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness"
"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness"
"To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short"
"The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home"
"The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large"
"The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue"
"The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes"
"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving"
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