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 only way to have a friend is to be one"
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience"
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults"
"Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret"
"Cause and effect are two sides of one fact"
"Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well"
"Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains"
"The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged"
"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry"
"Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds"
"Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly"
"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion"
"Men should strive to think much and know little"
"It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all"
"It is godlike ever to think on something beautiful and on something new"
"Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence"
"Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul"
"Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong"
"Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage"
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it"