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"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."
- Abraham Lincoln
"For some moments in life there are no words."
- Anonymous
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."
- Joseph Campbell
"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."
- Albert Einstein
"Kindness is not only its own reward - it usually pays dividends."
- Anonymous
"When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole."
- Thornton Wilder
"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."
- George Santayana
"The doer alone learneth."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women."
- Alanis Morissette
"People everywhere love Windows."
- Bill Gates
"If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on."
- Steve Jobs
"Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality."
- Les Brown
"Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship."
- Lord Byron
"Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion."
- James Joyce
"It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows."
- Erma Bombeck
"Never write an advertisement which you wouldn’t want your family to read. You wouldn’t tell lies to your own wife. Don’t tell them to mine."
- David Ogilvy
"Whoever gives advice to the sick gains a sense of superiority over them, no matter whether his advice is accepted or rejected. That is why sick people who are sensitive and proud hate their advisors even more than their illnesses."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him."
- Henry L Stimson
"I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."
- Ernest Hemingway
"It is not opposition but indifference that separates men."
- Mary Parker Follett
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."
- Mark Twain
"We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion."
- Fred Allen
"It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate."
- Gloria Steinem
"The older we get, the quicker Christmas comes, and the younger we are, the quicker it goes."
- Anonymous
"The chief glory of every people arises from its authors."
- Samuel Johnson
"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
- Victor Hugo
"A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever."
- Helen Rowland
"Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death."
- Thomas Carlyle
"What's a butterfly garden without butterflies?"
- Roy Rogers
"The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom."
- Khalil Gibran
"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
- Thornton Wilder
"Love is trembling happiness."
- Khalil Gibran
"Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent it is a salutation, not an embrace."
- George Santayana
"When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"The Chinese government wants me to say that for many centuries Tibet has been part of China. Even if I make that statement, many people would just laugh. And my statement will not change past history. History is history."
- Dalai Lama
"Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed."
- Khalil Gibran
"Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh."
- Victor Hugo
"The happiness of society is the end of government."
- John Quincy Adams
"What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest."
- Andy Warhol
"Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing."
- Elbert Hubbard
"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."
- Maya Angelou
"We have to judge politicians by their cumulative score. In one innings they make a great catch, in another they drop the ball. In one they score a home run, in another they strike out. But it is their cumulative batting average that we are interested in."
- Jesse Jackson
"Some have learnt many Tricks of sly Evasion, Instead of Truth they use Equivocation, And eke it out with mental Reservation, Which is to good Men an Abomination."
- Benjamin Franklin
"In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes."
- John Ruskin
"When there is love in the home, there is joy in the heart."
- Anonymous
"Gravity is not responsible for people falling in love."
- Albert Einstein
"All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money."
- Robert Collier
"It is neither wealth nor splendor but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Syllables govern the world."
- John Selden
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