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Famous short sayings

Updated on July 12, 2011

Famous Quotes & Short Sayings

Vegetarianism is harmless enough, although it is apt to fill a man with wind and self-righteousness.
~Author : Sir Robert Hutchison Famous short sayings

As I bit into the nectarine, it had a crisp juiciness about it that was very pleasurable---until I realized it wasn't a nectarine at all, but A HUMAN HEAD
~Author : Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Famous Sayings x

Books give not wisdome where none was before, But where some is, there reading makes it more.
~Author : Sir John Harington Nice short Quotes

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
~Author : Claude LeviStrauss Great Sayings

If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.
~Author : William A Orton Meaningful Sayings

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches.
~Author : Rainer Maria Rilke Popular Sayings

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough You must take action.
~Author : Anthony Robbins Wise Quotes

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
~Author : Joseph Addison Witty Sayings

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together....
~Author : Carl Zwanzig Motivational Sayings

He used to say that it was better to have one friend of great value than many friends who were good for nothing.
~Author : Laertius Diogenes Famous Quotes

There is a terrible war coming, and these young men who have never seen war cannot wait for it to happen, but I tell you, I wish that I owned every slave in the South, for I would free them all to avoid this war.
~Author : Robert E Lee Inspirational short Sayings

There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed.
~Author : Anonymous Nice Quotes


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      6 years ago

      What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do?? Friedrich Nietzsche Great Sayings

      Nothing is too wonderful to be true. Michael Faraday Popular Quotes

      No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or "get rich" in business by being a conformist. J Paul Getty Inspirational Sayings

      Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for. Epicurus Nice Quotes

      What we learn with pleasure we never forget. Alfred Mercier Motivational Sayings

      When the rich wage war it's the poor who die. JeanPaul Sartre Meaningful Sayings

      All you get from a circular argument is dizzy. Darrin Bell Famous Sayings

      Become the change you want to see - those are words I live by. Oprah Winfrey O Magazine Wise Quotes

      There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom Sir Francis Bacon Witty Sayings

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      7 years ago

      If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him. Chinese Proverb Popular Quotes

      The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust Inspirational Sayings

      If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. Isaac Asimov Nice Quotes

      Critics are our friends, they tell us our faults. Benjamin Franklin Motivational Sayings

      A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror. Ken Keys Meaningful Sayings

      America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not attempted to do. - from Democracy in America Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville Famous Sayings

      Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure. Benjamin Franklin Wise Quotes

      And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. Bible Witty Sayings

      The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you. Anita Roddick Great Sayings

      We dare not tempt them with weakness. For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Popular Quotes

      There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it. George Bernard Shaw Inspirational Sayings

      Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth. Mark Twain Nice Quotes

      The world is full of suffering but it is also full of people overcoming it. Helen Keller Motivational Sayings

      Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. Dinah Shore Meaningful Sayings

      The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended. Robert Frost Famous Sayings

      The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell. Willmott Wise Quotes

      Frank It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad Witty Sayings

      The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle Great Sayings

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      7 years ago

      I sure thnk u guys r da best

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      7 years ago

      I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead.

      Homer Famous Quotes

      I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue, than why I have one.

      Cato the Elder from Plutarch Lives Short Inspirational Sayings

      There is one universal gesture that has one universal message--a smile

      Valerie Sokolosky Nice Quotes

      Shall not one line lament our forest race, Struck out for you from wild creation's face Freedom-the selfsame freedom you adore-Bade us defend our violated shore.

      Simon Pokagon Great Sayings

      When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

      Francois de La Rochefoucauld quoted in O Magazine October 2002 Meaningful Sayings

      I have no country to fight for my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.

      Eugene V Debs Popular Sayings

      It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.

      Will Rogers Wise Quotes

      Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.

      Sir Francis Bacon Witty Sayings

      Wit is the lowest form of humor.

      Alexander Pope Motivational Sayings

      People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour.

      Henry James The Ambassadors Book Fifth Chapter 2 Famous Quotes

      Lord, what fools these mortals be

      William Shakespeare Inspirational Sayings

      The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.

      Henry David Thoreau Nice Quotes

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      ilabeu mick_05 !! 

      7 years ago

      nice :))

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      7 years ago

      Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.

      ~Author : Hermann Hesse Nice Quotes

      Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.

      ~Author : Ambrose Bierce Great Sayings

      God is not dead but alive and well and working on a much less ambitious project.

      ~Author : Anonymous Graffito Meaningful Sayings

      Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.

      ~Author : John F Kennedy Wise Quotes

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      7 years ago

      Love goes out the door when money comes innuendo.

      ~Author : Groucho Marx Duck Soup 1934 Meaningful Sayings

      War is a continuation of politics by other means.

      ~Author : Carl Von Clausewitz quoted by Gene Hackman in Crimson Tide Wise Quotes

      Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.

      ~Author : Richard Feynman Motivational Sayings

      Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.

      ~Author : Mrs Stowe Famous Quotes

      Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.

      ~Author : Wendell Phillips Inspirational Sayings

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      8 years ago

      not short really I meant it

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      8 years ago

      I gree vid DODGE and NIKOO.....really..not short at all

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      8 years ago

      i agree not short at all

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      8 years ago

      these are not short at all

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      tony boy 

      8 years ago

      it was so very very booooooooooooooooooooooooood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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      harshil rocks 

      9 years ago

      u r good i have share ur sayings in facebook id is


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