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 Roman authors
"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"
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
"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"
"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"
"Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system"
"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"
"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend"
"There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother"
"A contented mind is the best source for trouble"
"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes"
"After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one"
"Even though work stops, expenses run on"
"Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty"
"When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff"
"The more laws, the less justice"
"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom"
"If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains"
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need"
"Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion"
"Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education"
"When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank"
"Whatever you do, do with all your might"
"What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes"
"What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk"
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