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
Famous quotes by Authors
"We will have to give up the hope that, if we try hard, we somehow will always do right by our children. The connection is imperfect. We will sometimes do wrong"
"Lust is what keeps you wanting to do it even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you want to be with each other even when you have no desire to do it"
"Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there"
"Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise"
"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete"
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country"
"When he is late for dinner and I know he must be either having an affair or lying dead in the street, I always hope he's dead"
"One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again"
"Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia"
"Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature"
"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy"
"Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized"
"It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them"
"The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position"
"Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself"
"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world"
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step"
"October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again"
"Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence"
"If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees"
"Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January"
"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart"
"The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason"
"Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason"
"At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training"
"The religion of the Indian is the last thing about him that the man of another race will ever understand"
"Learning is always rebellion... Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was believed before"
"If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon"
"Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to"
"Every time you get angry, you poison your own system"