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funny inspirational phrases

Updated on July 13, 2011

Funny phrases, amusing quotes, inspirational quotations


   More men have become great through practice than by nature.
  ~Author : Democritus Famous Quotes

   Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
  ~Author : H L Mencken Inspirational Sayings

   ...a revolution of government is the strongest proof that can be given by a people of their virtue and good sense.
  ~Author : John Adams Diary 1786 Nice Quotes

   For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.
  ~Author : J W Schopf Great Sayings

   The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
  ~Author : Norman Thomas Meaningful Sayings

   Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools.
  ~Author : Sir Richard Steele Wise Quotes

   Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
  ~Author : Nancy Astor Motivational Sayings

   By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
  ~Author : Fyodor Dostoevsky Famous Quotes

   Love all love of other sights controls, And makes one little room an everywhere.
  ~Author : John Donne Inspirational Sayings

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      Storm  6 years ago

      Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.

      ~Author : Jacques Prvert Meaningful Sayings

      Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

      ~Author : Bertrand Russell Unpopular Essays 1950 Outline of Intellectual Rubbish Wise Quotes

      The crux... is that the vast majority of the mass of the universe seems to be missing.

      ~Author : William J Broad Motivational Sayings

      Next in importance to Freedom and Justice is popular education, without which neither Freedom nor Justice can be permanently maintained.

      ~Author : James Abram Garfield Famous Quotes

      Battles are won by iron hearts in wooden ships.

      ~Author : Ernst J nger In Stahlgewittern The Storm of Steel Inspirational Sayings

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      funny inspirational phrases 7 years ago

      Character is what God and the angels know of us; reputation is what men and women think of us.

      ~Author : Horace Mann Famous Quotes

      An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.

      ~Author : Harold Loukes Inspirational Sayings

      Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.

      ~Author : Rita Mae Brown Starting From Scratch 1988 Nice Quotes

      You create your opportunities by asking for them.

      ~Author : Patty Hansen Prevention Magazine 1105 Great Sayings