Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by French authors
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it"
"Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones"
"Victory belongs to the most persevering"
"It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves"
"If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him"
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face"
"They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers"
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live"
"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"
"Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it"
"I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us"
"No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist"
"The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it"
"God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well"
"Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce"
"Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest"
"Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do"
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game"
"I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it"
"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind"
"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets"
"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong"
"It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one"
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