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Awesome Famous Quotes

Updated on July 9, 2011

Famous Awesome Quotes

There are people who make things happen,
those who watch what happens,
and those who wonder what happened Famous Awesome Quotes

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
~Author : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Inspirational Sayings

Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
~Author : Wally Lamb Nice Quotes

If you are losing your leisure, look out You are losing your soul.
~Author : Logan Pearsall Smith Great Sayings

Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious database outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This database is the source of your hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are. The wise people regularly consult that smarter part.
~Author : Michael J Gelb Meaningful Awesome Sayings

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.
~Author : Robertson Davies Popular Sayings

A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
~Author : Lao Tzu Wise Quotes

He who walks in another?s tracks leaves no footprints.
~Author : Joan Brannon Witty Sayings

Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.
~Author : Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville Motivational Sayings

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. (On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president)
~Author : Gerald R Ford Famous Awesome Quotes

It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is a man with two watches is never quite sure.
~Author : Lee Segall Inspirational Awesome Sayings

I am delighted to have you play football. I believe in rough, manly sports. But I do not believe in them if they degenerate into the sole end of any one's existence. I don't want you to sacrifice standing well in your studies to any over-athleticism and I need not tell you that character counts for a great deal more than either intellect or body in winning success in life. Athletic proficiency is a mighty good servant, and like so many other good servants, a mighty bad master.
~Author : Theodore Roosevelt Nice Quotes

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      6 years ago

      Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. Bertrand Russell Popular Quotes

      It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. George Gissing Inspirational Sayings

      Work is victory. Ralph Waldo Emerson Nice Quotes

      A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Gagehot Motivational Sayings

      I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. Albert Einstein Meaningful Sayings

      The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intentions. Marcus Tullius Cicero Famous Sayings

      Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac. Henry Kissinger Wise Quotes

      Golf and sex are about the only things you can enjoy without being good at. Jimmy Demaret Witty Sayings

      Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men. John Calvin Great Sayings

      Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs nor allowing you to manage your own, without thinking that you should follow theirs. Thus, in fact, they all think themselves wiser than you, whatever they may say. Lord Melbourne Popular Quotes

      If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style. Quentin Crisp Inspirational Sayings

      Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. Hal Lancaster Nice Quotes

      What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. Friedrich Nietzsche Beyond Good and Evil Aphorism 153 Motivational Sayings

      So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. John Haldane Meaningful Sayings

      We are the hero of our own story. Mary McCarthy Famous Sayings

      Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue. Confucius The Confucian Analects Wise Quotes

      America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. George W Bush Inaugural address 2001 Witty Sayings

      So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause. George Lucas Senator Amidala in Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith 2005 Great Sayings

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      Abby 

      7 years ago

      The power of wisdom cannot be matched by mediocre minds, for the volume of knowledge can never surpass the quality of wisdom.

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      William  

      7 years ago

      Do not trust the horse, Trojans Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even though they bring gifts.

      ~Author : Virgil Nice Quotes

      The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.

      The name that can be named is not the eternal Name.

      ~Author : LaoTzu Tao Te Ching Great Sayings

      The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.

      ~Author : William James Meaningful Sayings

      A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.

      ~Author : Erica Jong Wise Quotes

      It's no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do ... Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.

      ~Author : Golda Meir Motivational Sayings

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      Nupponen  

      7 years ago

      We are twice armed if we fight with faith.

      ~Author : Plato Nice Quotes

      Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

      ~Author : Dr Laura Schlessinger Great Sayings

      It's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. And I guess that's what I like about it. It's easy. Just sitting there, rocking back and forth, wanting that money.

      ~Author : Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Meaningful Sayings

      Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.

      ~Author : Marquis de Sade Popular Sayings

      To solve the problems of today, we must focus on tomorrow.

      ~Author : Erik Nupponen Wise Quotes

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      Johanna 

      7 years ago

      La. ladi-da.

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      Chayanika 

      7 years ago

      Good Collection.

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      KristenGrace 

      7 years ago from Philadelphia, PA

      Interesting selection.

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