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Famous phrases sayings

Updated on July 18, 2011

Phrases & Sayings


   The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day.
  ~Author : Norman Douglas Famous Phrases Quotes

   Not to be cheered by praise,
Not to be grieved by blame,
But to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers
Are the characteristics of an excellent man.
  ~Author : Saskya Pandita Inspirational Phrases Sayings

   We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision.
  ~Author : Gary Collins Nice Quotes

   Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
  ~Author : Aristotle Great Sayings

   Call no man foe, but never love a stranger.
  ~Author : Stella Benson Meaningful Phrases Sayings

   A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
  ~Author : John Updike Popular Sayings

   So long as man remains free he strives for nothing so incessantly and so painfully as to find something to worship...What is essential is that all may be together in it. The craving for community worship is the chief misery of...all humanity. For the sake of common worship they've slain each other with the sword.
  ~Author : Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky Wise Quotes

   Even a stopped clock is right two times a day.
  ~Author : Marie von EbnerEschenbach Witty Sayings

   The law of liberty tends to abolish the reign of race over race, of faith over faith, of class over class. It is not the realization of a political ideal; it is the discharge of a moral obligation.
  ~Author : John Dalberg Motivational Sayings

   Who the hell wants to hear actors talk
  ~Author : Harry Morris Warner Famous Phrases Quotes

   Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
  ~Author : Miles Davis Inspirational Sayings

   Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.
  ~Author : H G Wells Nice Quotes

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      United 

      7 years ago

      I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty. John D Rockefeller Jr Popular Quotes

      Music is the soul of language. Max Heindel Inspirational Sayings

      We can only learn to love by loving. Iris Murdoch O Magazine February 2004 Nice Quotes

      Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. Victor Marie Hugo Motivational Sayings

      Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature. Marilyn Monroe Meaningful Sayings

      Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. Irma Kurtz Cosmopolitan Magazine September 2003 Famous Sayings

      One friend in a lifetime is much two are many three are hardly possible. Henry Adams Wise Quotes

      If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle. Rita Mae Brown Witty Sayings

      Here's a good tip for when you go to the beach A sand dollar may look like a nice cracker that someone left, but trust me, they don't taste like it. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Great Sayings

      To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon. Chinese Proverb Popular Quotes

      Leave no stone unturned. Euripides Heraclidae circa 428 BC Inspirational Sayings

      I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there. Richard Feynman Nice Quotes

      If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide. William Adams Motivational Sayings

      The measuring rod of a civilization is the prosperity of the masses. Albert Emily Vail Transforming Light pg 254 Meaningful Sayings

      If you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. Robert F Goheen Famous Sayings

      Evil deeds do not prosper the slow man catches up with the swift. Homer Wise Quotes

      I've learned that all a person has in life is family and friends. If you lose those, you have nothing, so friends are to be treasured more than anything else in the world. Trey and Matt Stone Parker Witty Sayings

      Carter This is the United States of James Carter here. I'm the president, I'm the emperor, I'm the king. I'm Michael Jackson, you Tito Rush Hour Great Sayings

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      kathryn 

      7 years ago

      it's meant that since there is 24 hours a day, 12 hours are repeated. lets say the clock reads 12 30. it will be 12 30 am and 12 30 pm. So even if you were wrong all day you could be right atleast two times a day, just like a stopped clock. =D

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      stingy 

      7 years ago

      can somebody please explain to me the quote "Even a stopped clock is right two times a day."? thanks

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      marie laren  

      8 years ago

      some say life is gift, however life is a giftcard for you do what you want with it.

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