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 Philosophers
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
"We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory"
"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
"Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress"
"People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest"
"Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones"
"We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities"
"Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities"
"The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook"
"Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness"
"What doesn't kill us makes us stronger"
"I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them"
"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance"
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face"
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live"
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail"
"It is better to destroy one's own errors than those of others"
"If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it"
"I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia"
"Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity"
"By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich"
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest"
"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact"
"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it"
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience"
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