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
"The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself"
"The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye"
"The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization"
"Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well"
"The only way to have a friend is to be one"
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience"
"Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none"
"People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else"
"Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret"
"Cause and effect are two sides of one fact"
"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without"
"And remember, no matter where you go, there you are"
"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger"
"Ability will never catch up with the demand for it"
"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions"
"Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage"
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it"
"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire"
"Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven"
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life"
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps"
"What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others"
"We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression"
"Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire"
"Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors"
"To see the right and not to do it is cowardice"
"To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness"
"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness"