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
Famous quotes by Clergymans
"Men's best successes come after their disappointments"
"Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours"
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long"
"Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown"
"All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind"
"A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves"
"If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him"
"Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it"
"Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well"
"Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart"
"No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions"
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance"
"The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom"
"The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes"
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures"
"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven"
"War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men"
"If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully"
"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies"
"A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself"
"The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy"
"When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung"
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves"
"Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient"
"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one"
"It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk"
"God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas"
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into"
"Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of state"
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