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Interesting Words & Great Quotes

Updated on September 22, 2010

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   A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
  ~Author : George interesting words Santayana

   There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible.
  ~Author : Marcel Proust Inspirational Sayings

   Everything that can be invented has been invented.
  ~Author : Charles H Duell Commissioner US patent office 1899 attributed Nice interesting Quotes

   If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
  ~Author : Richard Milhous Nixon Great Sayings

   Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
  ~Author : Mark Twain Meaningful words Sayings

   Whosover loveth wisdom is righteous, but he that keepeth company with fowl is weird.
  ~Author : Woody Allen Without Feathers Popular Sayings

   I defended this country as a young man, and I will defend it as president.
  ~Author : John Kerry speech in New York August 24 2004 Wise Quotes

   If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
  ~Author : Isaac Bashevis Singer Witty Sayings

   There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
  ~Author : Buddha Motivational Sayings

   Sorrow was like the wind. It came in gusts.
  ~Author : Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Famous Quotes

   Ferris Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.
  ~Author : Ferris Bueller's Day Off interesting words Sayings

   I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
  ~Author : Dwight D Eisenhower Nice Quotes

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      Words 

      6 years ago

      My words fly up, my thoughts remain below:

      Words without thoughts never to heaven go. William Shakespeare Hamlet Act 3 scene 3 Popular Quotes

      The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. Woodrow Wilson Inspirational Sayings

      The mind cannot long act the role of the heart. La Rochefoucauld Nice Quotes

      Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for .success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good. Vaclav Havel Motivational Sayings

      A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table. Jean Kerr Meaningful Sayings

      The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. Pearl Buck The Joy of Children 1964 Famous Sayings

      I think the presidency is an institution over which you have temporary custody. Ronald Reagan Wise Quotes

      One day the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. Sigmond Freud Witty Sayings

      False face must hide what the false heart doth know. William Shakespeare Macbeth Ivii Great Sayings

      What should move us to action is human dignity: the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable. Dominique de Menil Popular Quotes

      Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next. John Kenneth Galbraith Inspirational Sayings

      What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway. Mother Theresa Nice Quotes

      I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Motivational Sayings

      No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. A man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train. Amos Bronson Alcott Meaningful Sayings

      This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. Mark Twain Famous Sayings

      Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings. Oprah Winfrey Wise Quotes

      As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Abraham Lincoln Witty Sayings

      A fool and his money are soon parted. Thomas Tusser Great Sayings

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      Dangerfield  

      7 years ago

      It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

      ~Author : Isaac Asimov Inspirational Sayings

      There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.

      ~Author : Martin Luther King Jr Nice Quotes

      I'm disappointed, but I'm not going to run around like Dennis Rodman and head-butt somebody. (after losing the Masters tournament)

      ~Author : Greg Norman Great Sayings

      The man least dependent upon the morrow goes to meet the morrow most cheerfully.

      ~Author : Epicurus Meaningful Sayings

      I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.

      ~Author : Rodney Dangerfield Wise Quotes

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      Meaningful Sayings 

      7 years ago

      People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge.

      ~Author : Lao Tzu Inspirational Sayings

      If you try, you will find it impossible to do one great thing. You can only do many small things with great love.

      ~Author : Mother Teresa Nice Quotes

      Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

      ~Author : Quentin Crisp Great Sayings

      Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.

      ~Author : Millard Fuller Meaningful Sayings

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