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
Famous quotes by Critics
"The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart"
"Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week"
"Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food"
"When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest"
"To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us"
"To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous"
"Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress"
"Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves"
"The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices"
"The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors"
"The humblest painter is a true scholar; and the best of scholars the scholar of nature"
"Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted"
"If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation"
"Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity"
"Grace in women has more effect than beauty"
"Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features"
"A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it"
"A hair in the head is worth two in the brush"
"A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage"
"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles"
"Those who can command themselves command others"
"The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet"
"The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor"
"The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature"
"The most learned are often the most narrow minded"
"Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming"
"An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may"
"You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world"
"To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living"
"The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases"
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