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 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"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"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"
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop"
"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"
"Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed"
"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"
"When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going"
"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit"
"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"
"There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times"
"The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason"
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