Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Romanian authors
"Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there"
"A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself"
"Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor - tolerance cannot seduce the young"
"Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth"
"Nothing proves that we are more than nothing"
"Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty"
"Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?"
"Imaginary pains are by far the most real we suffer, since we feel a constant need for them and invent them because there is no way of doing without them"
"If we could see ourselves as others see us, we would vanish on the spot"
"Everything is pathology, except for indifference"
"Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea"
"We derive our vitality from our store of madness"
"We define only out of despair, we must have a formula... to give a facade tot he void"
"The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea, he can just as well get himself killed for one; in either case, tyrant or martyr, he is a monster"
"Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us"
"Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness"
"It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late"
"Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious"
"Anyone who speaks in the name of others is always an imposter"
"Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave, but almost always the oppressor turned slave"
"We inhabit a language rather than a country"
"There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be"
"The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself"
"We are afraid of the enormity of the possible"
"The limit of every pain is an even greater pain"
"Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors"
"Life creates itself in delirium and is undone in ennui"
"In every man sleeps a prophet, and when he wakes there is a little more evil in the world"
"Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself"