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 Greek authors
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit"
"By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself"
"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"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"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"
"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"
"Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss"
"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul"
"Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong"
"Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity"
"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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