Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Greek authors
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit"
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
"By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
"Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress"
"The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life"
"Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities"
"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom"
"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes"
"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance"
"Silence is better than unmeaning words"
"It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others"
"If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it"
"I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia"
"Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity"
"By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich"
"After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts"
"Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains"
"The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged"
"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry"
"Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds"
"Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly"
"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion"
"Men should strive to think much and know little"
"It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all"
"It is godlike ever to think on something beautiful and on something new"
"Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence"
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