Arnold H. Glasgow
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Writers
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop"
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"
"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"
"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"
"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"
"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind"
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it"
"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"
"The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations"
"To admit there is no god is to provide free license to pillage and rape with clear conscience"
"Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit"
"Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed"
"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"
"To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered"
"Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law"
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