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 Writers
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day"
"Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child"
"A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience"
"Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own"
"It's easier to be wise for others than for ourselves"
"Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life"
"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible"
"here is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson"
"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"
"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"
"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit"
"We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types"
"Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing"
"When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home"
"The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire"
"Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world"
"The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence"
"The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself"
"The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon, or a didactic work"
"It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue"
"It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it"
"We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest"
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