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Updated on July 13, 2010


   That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed.
  ~Author : Robert Heinlein Time Enough For Love Famous Quotes

   You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
  ~Author : Voltaire Inspirational Sayings

   You have to be careful who you let define your good.
  ~Author : Lois McMaster Bujold Nice Quotes

   Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.
  ~Author : Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Great Sayings

   First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
  ~Author : Johann von Goethe Meaningful Sayings

   How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
  ~Author : Henry David Thoreau Popular Sayings

   One ought every day at least to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
  ~Author : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Unknown Wise Quotes

   To have little is to possess. To have plenty is to be perplexed.
  ~Author : Lao Tzu Witty Sayings

   He listens well who takes notes.
  ~Author : Dante Alighieri Motivational Sayings

   The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
  ~Author : Karl Shapiro Famous Quotes

   His only fault is that he has no fault.
  ~Author : Pliny the Younger Inspirational Sayings

   Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
  ~Author : Adrian Mitchell Nice Quotes

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      Thoughts 

      6 years ago

      What if this weren't a hypothetical question Unknown Inspirational Sayings

      In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs. Sir Francis Darwin Nice Quotes

      If ever a man could have felt the church to be unnecessary, he was Jesus. Yet he did not stay away form the church of his day. It was his custom to go to the synagogue on the Sabbath, and he made many trips to the temple. R Brokhoff Motivational Sayings

      Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. Babe Ruth Meaningful Sayings

      A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he is finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor Famous Sayings

      If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, how ever measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau Wise Quotes

      The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subltly and feel nobly. Aldous Huxley Witty Sayings

      You can kidnap me and force me to be your watchdog if you want to. But I'm telling you, I will bark at any sound I hear and it will drive you crazy. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Great Sayings

      He who desires is always poor. Claudianus Popular Quotes

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      Constable  

      7 years ago

      Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.

      ~Author : John Ruskin Great Sayings

      Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.

      ~Author : Norman Vincent Peale Meaningful Sayings

      A man's character is his fate.

      ~Author : Heraclitus Wise Quotes

      It's the good girls who keep diaries the bad girls never have the time.

      ~Author : Tallulah Bankhead Motivational Sayings

      I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.

      ~Author : John Constable Famous Quotes

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      Ni'matullah  

      7 years ago

      Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.

      ~Author : Publilius Syrus Inspirational Sayings

      Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer.

      ~Author : Ernest Holmes Nice Quotes

      You are today where your thoughts have brought you you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

      ~Author : James Allen Great Sayings

      Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.

      ~Author : Italian Proverb Meaningful Sayings

      The tendency of man's nature to good is like the tendency of water to flow downwards. There are none but have this tendency to good, just as all water flows downwards. Now by striking water and causing it to leap up, you may make it go.

      ~Author : Ni'matullah Wali Wise Quotes

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      pork22 

      8 years ago

      Inspiring. Thank you for this.

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