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Famous Short Quotes

Updated on January 16, 2011

Great Short Quotes

For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum. Adrienne Rich Famous Short  Quotes

What is to give light must endure burning.
~Author : Dr Viktor E Frankl Nice Short Quotes

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
~Author : JeanJacques Rousseau Great Sayings

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
~Author : Soren Kierkegaard Wise Quotes

What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions.
~Author : Walter Pater 1873 Witty Sayings

His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.
~Author : Aeschylus The Seven Against Thebes Motivational Sayings

Lying is done with words and also with silence.
~Author : Adrienne Rich Famous Quotes

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
~Author : Agnes Repplier Inspirational Sayings

How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
~Author : Thomas Jefferson Nice Quotes

I am a part of all I have seen.
~Author : Alfred Lord Tennyson Great Short Sayings

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
~Author : George Orwell attributed Meaningful Sayings

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.
~Author : Ruth Ann Schabaker Popular Sayings

All great achievements require time.
~Author : David Joseph Schwartz Wise Short Quotes

Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate.
~Author : Tom Robbins Witty Sayings

If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.
~Author : Florynce Kennedy Great Sayings

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
~Author : Aleister Crowley Meaningful Sayings

A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
~Author : Saint Augustine Popular Sayings

Joel Ed, are you hallucinating Ed Oh, yeah, but not right now.
~Author : Christian Williams Wise Quotes


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      Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president' s spouse. I wish him well Barbara Bush Popular Quotes

      Each time we re-read a book we get more out of it because we put more into it a different person is reading it, and therefore it is a different book. Muriel Clark Inspirational Sayings

      Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus Nice Quotes

      Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. Mother Teresa Motivational Sayings

      Give me a museum, and I'll fill it. Pablo Picasso Meaningful Sayings

      Money is a good servant, but a poor master. Dominique Bouhours Famous Sayings

      What happens when the future has come and gone? Robert Half Wise Quotes

      Wind buffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools. Socrates Witty Sayings

      Trust yourself, then you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Great Sayings

      It's time for the human race to enter the solar system. Dan Quayle Popular Quotes

      It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney Inspirational Sayings

      He knows nothing and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. Sir Walter Besant Nice Quotes

      Tell no one the secret that you want to keep, although he may be worthy of confidence; for no one will be so careful of your secret as yourself. Saadi On the Duties of Society Motivational Sayings

      The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet. Edward Thomas Meaningful Sayings

      Competition is a painful thing, but it produces great results. Jerry Flint Famous Sayings

      I'm not a speed reader. I'm a speed understander. Isaac Asimov Wise Quotes

      Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. Ann Landers Witty Sayings

      Art washes away the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso Great Sayings

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      Eisenhower  

      7 years ago

      Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.

      ~Author : Carl Gustav Jung Great Sayings

      To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune to lose both looks like carelessness.

      ~Author : Oscar Wilde Meaningful Sayings

      There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.

      ~Author : Helena Rubenstein Wise Quotes

      The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.

      ~Author : Albert Einstein Motivational Sayings

      I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.

      ~Author : Dwight D Eisenhower Famous Quotes

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      Tomlin  

      7 years ago

      Now is the time for all good men to come to.

      ~Author : Walt Kelly Pogo comic strip Motivational Sayings

      I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash.

      ~Author : Sigmund Freud Famous Quotes

      A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

      ~Author : Alexander Hamilton Inspirational Sayings

      Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

      ~Author : Malayan Proverb Nice Quotes

      Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

      ~Author : Lily Tomlin Great Sayings

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      Wise Quotes 

      7 years ago

      Only grown-ups have difficulty with childproof bottles.

      ~Author : Joe Moore Great Sayings

      Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.

      ~Author : Homer Meaningful Sayings

      Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.

      ~Author : John Maynard Keynes Wise Quotes

      The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.

      ~Author : Norman Thomas Motivational Sayings

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