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Updated on November 8, 2009

witty wise quotes


   You can cover a great deal of country in books.
  ~Author : Andrew Lang Famous witty Quotes 


   Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
  ~Author : Robert J Sawyer Calculating God 2000 Inspirational Sayings

   One person can have a profound effect on another. And two people...well, two people can work miracles. They can change a whole town. They can change the world.
  ~Author : Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider Northern Exposure Cicely 1992 Nice Quotes

   Every man has one thing he can do better than anyone else--and usually it's reading his own handwriting.
  ~Author : G Norman Collie Great witty Sayings 


   You have delighted us long enough.
  ~Author : Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Meaningful Sayings

   My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
  ~Author : Johnny Carson Popular Sayings

   It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
  ~Author : Jeremy Taylor Wise Quotes

   Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
  ~Author : Kirk Brothers The Revolutionary Right Witty Sayings

   Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own.
  ~Author : HL Mencken Motivational Sayings

   We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
  ~Author : Richard Feynman Famous Quotes

   You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
  ~Author : Zig Ziglar Inspirational Sayings

   Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.
  ~Author : Eugene Ionesco Nice Quotes

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      Whately 6 years ago

      To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. e e cummings Popular Quotes

      Ours is a precarious language, as every writer knows, in which the merest shadow line often separates affirmation from negation, sense from nonsense, and one sex from the other. James Grover Thurber Inspirational Sayings

      Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness. Rabbi Harold Kushner Nice Quotes

      The Pythagorean ... having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things are numbers ... and that the whole cosmos is a scale and a number. Aristotle quoted in httpwwwgapdcsstandacuk~historyMathematiciansPythagorashtml Motivational Sayings

      A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them. H L Mencken Meaningful Sayings

      A cat does not want all the world to love her -- only those she has chosen to love. Helen Thomson Famous Sayings

      When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own intersts. Mara Mitchell Wise Quotes

      The richer your friends, the more they will cost you. Elisabeth Marbury Witty Sayings

      Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard. Gene Wolfe Great Sayings

      Do you know, my son, with what little understanding the world is ruled? Pope Julius III Popular Quotes

      I never have found the perfect quote. At best I have been able to find a string of quotations which merely circle the ineffable idea I seek to express. Caldwell O'Keefe Inspirational Sayings

      When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. Thomas Alva Edison Nice Quotes

      A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return. Jewish Proverb Motivational Sayings

      Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,

      A medley of extemporanea;

      And love is a thing that can never go wrong;

      And I am Marie of Romania. Dorothy Parker Not So Deep as a Well 1937 Comment Meaningful Sayings

      Food is an important part of a balanced diet. Fran Lebowitz Famous Sayings

      The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. Sir William Osler In H Cushing Life of Sir William Osler 1925 Wise Quotes

      Every one wishes to have truth on his side, but it is not everyone sincerely wishes to be on the side of truth. Richard Whately Witty Sayings

      Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. Robert Orben Great Sayings

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      witty guyz 7 years ago

      There is no more vulnerable human combination than an undergraduate.

      ~Author : John Sloan Dickey Wise Quotes

      If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.

      ~Author : Ernest Hemingway Motivational Sayings

      Believe nothing against another but on good authority and never report what may hurt another, unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal it.

      ~Author : William Penn Famous Quotes

      I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.

      ~Author : Goldie Hawn Inspirational Sayings

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      kendall love 7 years ago

      Get what you want and want what you get!!!!

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      Linda Rogers 7 years ago from Minnesota

      I love these uplifting quotes. I thought Johnny Carson's was so right on the money. Up and awesome.

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      wise witty quotes 7 years ago

      May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows your dead

      ~Author : unknown Great Sayings

      ...the safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.

      ~Author : Voltaire Meaningful Sayings

      A person's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.

      ~Author : Oliver Wendell Holmes Popular Sayings

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