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 Roman authors
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind"
"We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory"
"I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me"
"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end"
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
"Even though work stops, expenses run on"
"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one"
"Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body"
"Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system"
"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end"
"Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses"
"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes"
"A contented mind is the best source for trouble"
"There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother"
"Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability"
"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend"
"If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice"
"Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty"
"Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes"
"You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself"
"Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts"
"In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body"
"When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff"
"The more laws, the less justice"
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