Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Philosophers
"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"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home"
"The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large"
"The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue"
"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire"