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Wise Famous Sayings

Updated on January 24, 2011

Famous Wise Sayings


   Faint heart never won true friend. O my friend, may it come to pass, once, that when you are my friend I may be yours.
  ~Author : Henry David Thoreau Famous Quotes

   There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.
  ~Author : Joseph Heller Catch 22 Inspirational Famous Sayings

   People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
  ~Author : Frederick Douglas Nice Quotes

   To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning but to a man it is the beginning of the end.
  ~Author : Helen Rowland Great Sayings

   The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
  ~Author : William O Douglas Meaningful Sayings

   He that seeks trouble never misses.
  ~Author : French Proverb Popular Sayings

   When good men die their goodness does not perish, But lives though they are gone. As for the bad, All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
  ~Author : Euripides Wise Quotes

   What's been great about the human race gives you a sense of how great you might get, how far you can reach.
  ~Author : Jerry Garcia Witty Wise Sayings

   We're going to raise a lost generation of children unless they are properly disciplined and properly spanked.
  ~Author : Charles Eddie Wiseman Motivational Sayings

   The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose plant it this afternoon'
  ~Author : John F Kennedy Famous Quotes

   I hardly know so true a mark of a little mind as the servile imitation of others.
  ~Author : Greville Inspirational Sayings

   Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
  ~Author : Franz Xavier Kroetz Nice Quotes

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      American 

      6 years ago

      Do not smoke without asking permission or sit so near (as in a train) that the smoke might annoy. Amy Vanderbilt Popular Quotes

      A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder. Chester William Nimitz Inspirational Sayings

      Behold the man. Vulgate Nice Quotes

      Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. Robert Louis Stephenson Motivational Sayings

      That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another.... Charles M Schulz Meaningful Sayings

      Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man. William Ralph Inge Famous Sayings

      There's nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility is being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway Wise Quotes

      That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms... Samuel Adams Witty Sayings

      I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. Steven Wright Great Sayings

      Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry. John Lennon Popular Quotes

      Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. Bokonon Inspirational Sayings

      The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post. George Bernard Shaw Nice Quotes

      I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning. Izaak Walton Motivational Sayings

      It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. Judith Martin Meaningful Sayings

      Dost thou not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed? Count Oxenstierna Famous Sayings

      The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior. Ordinarily, this means that any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage. Bruce Henderson Wise Quotes

      Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. Lenore Hershey Witty Sayings

      Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven. Washington Irving American writer and poet Great Sayings

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      Casey  

      7 years ago

      Write a wise saying and your name will live forever

      ~Author : Anonymous Inspirational Sayings

      The mortal sickness of a mind too unhappy to be kind.

      ~Author : A E Houseman Nice Quotes

      The best audience is intelligent, well-educated, and a little drunk.

      ~Author : Alben William Barkley Great Sayings

      Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

      ~Author : M Kathleen Casey Meaningful Sayings

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      Pratt  

      7 years ago

      The next best thing to being witty one's self, is to be able to quote another's wit.

      ~Author : Christian Nestell Bovee Nice Quotes

      God reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists.

      ~Author : Albert Einstein Great Sayings

      The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.

      ~Author : Oprah Winfrey Meaningful Sayings

      The only limits are those of vision.

      ~Author : James Broughton Wise Quotes

      Nothing ever gets settled in this town. ... a seething debating society in which the debate never stops, in which people never give up, including me. And so that's the atmosphere in which you administer.

      ~Author : George Pratt Shultz Motivational Sayings

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      Michael  

      7 years ago

      Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.

      ~Author : Ronald Reagan Nice Quotes

      If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.

      ~Author : Irvin S Cobb Great Sayings

      Anything not worth doing is worth not doing well. Think about it.

      ~Author : Elias Schwartz Meaningful Sayings

      Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.

      ~Author : Franoise MalletJoris Wise Quotes

      Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.

      ~Author : Michael J Gelb Motivational Sayings

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