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
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit"
"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 motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization"
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles"
"Some books leave us free and some books make us free"
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment"
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