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Cool Sayings

Updated on December 19, 2010

Cool Sayings and Quotes

Finally, I am presenting a collection of some of my favorite quotes and cool sayings. I know the collection is a bit long, but you can always bookmark this page and then come back to read it later when you have time.

The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.
George Patton

A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.
John Capuzzi

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
Sidney Greenberg

Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel.
Judge Sturgess

Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind.
Frank Harris

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Phil Donahue

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Francis Bacon

The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top.
Pete Dye

My ultimate fantasy is to entice a man to my bedroom, put a gun to his head and say, ‘Make babies or die’.
Ruby Wax

The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you.
Gloria Vanderbilt

All my successes have been built on my failures.
Benjamin Disraeli

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Robert G. Ingersoll

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Dolly Parton

The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
Napoleon Bonaparte

It is a beggar’s pride that he is not a thief.
Japanese Proverb

The next best thing to winning is losing! At least you’ve been in the race.
Nellie Hershey Tullis

The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.

A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months.
Oscar Wilde

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.
Milton Friedman

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
John Wooden

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
Mark Twain

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
James Fallows

I’d walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball.
Pete Rose

Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.
Wayne Dyer

When you take charge of your life, there is no longer a need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
Geoffrey F. Abert

Anyone who hasn’t experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.
Jean Genet

After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless.
Chinese Proverb

Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
Jeanette Winterson

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
Barbara Ferraro

Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.
Chinese Proverb

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
Elbert Hubbard

A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
Chinese Proverb

More Cool Sayings

Here are a few more cool sayings. I hope you will enjoy reading these!

Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Will Rogers

The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.
Bum Phillips

Dear Sir, Your profession has, as usual, destroyed your brain.
George Bernard Shaw

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
Winston Churchill

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Harriet Braiker

A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
Ian Fleming

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Chinese Proverb

We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse.
Unknown Author

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
Norman Vincent Peale

One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him
Chinese Proverb

Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.
Movie: The Color of Money

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water; but to walk on the earth.
Chinese Proverb

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
Ross Perot

A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
James Dickey

Beauty is skin deep. A tattoo goes all the way to the bone.
Vince Hemingson

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost

The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.
Chinese Proverb

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.
Harold Coffin

I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn’t need a gun, you’d better take one along that worked.
Raymond Chandler

The trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong

Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.
Unknown Author

Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway.
Unknown Author

Success is the best revenge.
Unknown Author

To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall
A Proverb

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy

You have reached the end of cool sayings and quotes collection, but this is not all, there are many more cool sayings that I will love sharing with you, maybe some other time. Say something about this collection or share a cool saying with us by commenting below.


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      7 years ago

      We have to go through some thing to get some thing.

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      7 years ago

      Its been wonderful to have thoughts extract of high minds,

      brilliant effort.

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      7 years ago

      Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel. ~Judge Sturgess

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      7 years ago

      Thanks MP!!

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      7 years ago

      Good ones enjoyed the list of quotes


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