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 Statesman
"The more a man knows, the more he forgives"
"Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die!"
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action"
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind"
"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end"
"I shall be an autocrat: that's my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that's his"
"I am one of the people who love the why of things"
"A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination"
"For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied - whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of"
"In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions"
"I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly"
"Power without a nation's confidence is nothing"
"Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system"
"Was Islam spread by them through force and coercion? No. They preached Islam by personal example"
"Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence"
"I am not at all a politician. I don't think I'm cut out for politics. I am certainly not going to stand for election"
"Who has suffered? The families of the dead, no doubt. But a greater loss was inflicted on Pakistan because, as I said, we lost the pillars of our society"
"We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life"
"There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates"
"Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one"
"The nation voted us to power to see unity and communal harmony, not for any division or communality"
"Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past"
"The bombers were enemies of Islam and enemies of the country. We will do everything and anything needed to stop them"
"It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy"
"Vote for me and I will ensure that everyone gets enough to eat and a place to stay"
"Does any one know the number of illegal arms in the country?"
"There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians"
"Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers, telephones and television sets. They ask - when will we get a road to our village"
"I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity"
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