Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Famous quotes by Writers
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child"
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"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"
"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible"
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day"
"Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life"
"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"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"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"
"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"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"
"The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire"
"The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason"
"The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence"
"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 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"
"This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it"
"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"
"The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all"
"One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste"
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