Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes by English authors
"On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows, In every rill a sweet instruction flows"
"Silence does not always mark wisdom"
"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible"
"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities"
"Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind"
"The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom"
"I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them"
"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens"
"The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart"
"How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!"
"The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs,
which are brief and pithy"
"Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours"
"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool"
"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science"
"A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding"
"My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy"
"O' What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!"
"Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!"
"Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment"
"A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age"
"As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport"
"To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction"
"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy"
"It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded"
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants"
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