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It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
~Author : Clarence Jordan Famous phrases Quotes

Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
~Author : Jane Austen Mansfield Park Inspirational Sayings

The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
~Author : Thomas Peters Nice Quotes

The Net interprets censorship as damage, and routes around it.
~Author : John Gilmore Great Sayings

The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been.
~Author : John Greenleaf Whittier Meaningful phrases Sayings

A friend is, as it were, a second self.
~Author : Cicero Popular Sayings

America is just the country that shows how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.
~Author : Peter Kropotkin Wise Quotes

What I must do is all that concerns me. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.
~Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson Witty Sayings

If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves. You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.
~Author : Emily Elizabeth Dickinson Motivational Sayings

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
~Author : Matt Groening Famous Quotes

On thinking about Hell, I gather
My brother Shelley found it was a place
Much like the city of London. I
Who live in Los Angeles and not in London
Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be
Still more like Los Angeles.
~Author : Bertolt Brecht Inspirational Sayings

'And yet,' demanded Councilor Barlow, 'what's he done Has he ever done a day's work in his life What great cause is he identified with' 'He's identified,' said the first speaker, 'with the great cause of cheering us all up.'
~Author : Arnold Bennett Nice phrases Quotes

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more famous phrases 6 years ago

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

~Author : Aristophanes Famous Quotes

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.

~Author : Evelyn Underhill Inspirational Sayings

Small to greater matters must give way.

~Author : William Shakespeare Nice Quotes

We learn from history that we do not learn from history.

~Author : Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel Great Sayings

The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them and they make us despair in losing them.

~Author : Madame de Lambert Meaningful Sayings

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.

~Author : William Rose Benet Wise Quotes

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids

~Author : Aristotle Motivational Sayings

Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum

~Author : Ambrose Bierce Famous Quotes


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No physical quantity can continue to change exponentially forever. Your job is delaying forever. Gordon Moore in a keynote address at the International SolidState Circuits Conference in San Francisco in 2003 Popular Quotes

To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote. Benjamin Franklin Inspirational Sayings

Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator. Cicero Nice Quotes

I have made it quite clear that a unified Ireland was one solution that is out. A second solution was a confederation of two states. That is out. A third solution was joint authority. That is out-that is a derogation of sovereignty. Margaret Hilda Thatcher Motivational Sayings

Total self-esteem requires total and unconditional acceptance of yourself. You are a unique and worthy individual, regardless of your mistakes, defeats and failures, despite what others may think, say or feel about you or your behavior. If you truly accept and love yourself, you won't have a driving need for attention and approval. Self-esteem is a genuine love of self. Stop all adverse value judging of yourself. Stop accepting the adverse value judgments of others. Purge yourself of all condemnation, shame, blame, guilt & remorse. Unknown Meaningful Sayings

These young Americans sent a message to terrorists everywhere ... You can run but you can't hide. (On US pilots who captured four terrorists) Ronald Reagan Famous Sayings

Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me Billy Madison Wise Quotes

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. Plato Witty Sayings

Begin today No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may. The world may need just that quality of light which you have. Henry C Blinn Great Sayings

When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we can do for creative men and women is to stand out of their light. John W Gardner Popular Quotes

The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Inspirational Sayings

We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. Oscar Wilde A Picture of Dorian Grey Preface Nice Quotes

What is love? As far as I can tell, is is passion, admiration, and respect. If you have two, you have enough. If you have all three, you dont have to die to go to heaven. William Wharton Motivational Sayings

Our lives are like the course of the sun. At the darkest moment there is promise of daylight. The London Times Meaningful Sayings

A recent government publication on the marketing of cabbage contains, according to one report, 26,941 words. It is noteworthy in this regard that the Gettysburg Address contains a mere 279 words while the Lord's Prayer comprises but 67. Norman R Augustine Famous Sayings

If not for fear, sin would be sweet. Jewish Proverb Wise Quotes

We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm. Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill Witty Sayings

I wish I lived back in the Old West days, because I'd save up my money for about twenty years so I could buy a solid-gold pick. Then I'd go out west and start digging for gold. When someone came up and asked what I was doing, I'd say, 'Looking for gold, ya durn fool.' He'd say, 'Your pick is gold.' And I'd say, 'well, that was easy.' Good joke, huh Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Great Sayings

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