Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
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"
"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes"
"Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses"
"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"
"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend"
"Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability"
"If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice"
"As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved"
"Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error"
"Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error"
"An unjust peace is better than a just war"
"All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief"
"We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue"
"True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long"
"Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered"
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