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 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"
"We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts"
"Our friends are generally ready to do everything for us, except the very thing we wish them to do"
"No truly great person ever thought themselves so"
"Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part"
"Learning is its own exceeding great reward"
"I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why"
"Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts"
"Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity"
"Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating"
"Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality"
"Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own"
"You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world"
"We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it"
"To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to theirs; and it is necessary to follow, in order to lead"
"To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind"
"Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive"
"The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less wise, neither better nor worse than your neighbours"
"The public have neither shame or gratitude"
"That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident"
"Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them"
"Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater"
"If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory"
"Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul"
"Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use"
"Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse"
"A wise traveler never despises his own country"
"Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food"
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