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 Leaders
"The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs,
which are brief and pithy"
"There is more to life than increasing its speed"
"Victory belongs to the most persevering"
"Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast"
"Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism"
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ"
"There are always two forces warring against each other within us"
"Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along"
"Nay, men are so far from musing of their sins, that they disdain this practise, and scoff at it: what say they, if all were of your mind; what should become of us? Shall we be always poring on our corruptions?"
"Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow"
"Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do"
"Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom"
"Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense"
"It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any"
"In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self"
"If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it"
"Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire"
"Force may make hypocrites, but it can never make converts"
"Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit"
"A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it"
"The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes"
"Right now, they feel they have lost their voice, and their miseries have increased since my departure"
"Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan"
"It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails"
"The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges"
"The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges"
"I am planning to return and contest the October elections in Pakistan"
"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice"
"I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal"
"General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me"
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