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Famous Wise Sayings


The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
~Author : Frank Herbert Famous Quotes

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
~Author : Honore' de Balzac Inspirational SayingsMore Categories
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Whatever you fear most has no power - it is your fear that has the power.
~Author : Oprah Winfrey O Magazine Nice Quotes

If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
~Author : Romanian Proverb Great Sayings

A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
~Author : Miles Davis Meaningful Sayings

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes, because there is too much fraternizing with the enemy.
~Author : Henry Kissinger Wise Quotes

The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted.
~Author : Blaise Pascal Motivational Sayings

Passive acceptance of the teacher's wisdom is easy to most boys and girls. It involves no effort of independent thought, and seems rational because the teacher knows more than his pupils it is moreover the way to win the favour of the teacher unless he is a very exceptional man. Yet the habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position.
~Author : Bertrand Russell Famous Quotes

If we have need of a strong will in order to do good, it is still more necessary for us in order not to do evil.
~Author : Mole Inspirational Sayings

George W Cecil Famous Quotes


On the Plains of Hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions, who, at the Dawn of Victory, sat down to wait, and waiting--died
~Author : George W Cecil Famous Quotes

Math was always my bad subject. I couldn't convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically.
~Author : Calvin Trillin Inspirational Sayings

There is nothing more likely to drive a person mad obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.
~Author : William Hazlitt Nice Quotes

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
~Author : Sir John Lubbock Great Sayings

When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others.
~Author : Bertrand Russell Am I An Atheist Or An Agnostic 1947 Meaningful Sayings

In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people. Personal relations are the important thing for ever and ever and not this outer life of telegrams and anger.
~Author : Edward Morgan Forster Wise Quotes

A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
~Author : Kenneth A Wells Motivational Sayings

A stumble may prevent a fall.
~Author : English Proverb Famous Quotes

If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse, you may be dead.
~Author : Frank Gelett Burgess Inspirational Sayings

Friedrich Nietzsche Der Fall Wagner Section 5 Famous Quotes


Only sick music makes money today.
~Author : Friedrich Nietzsche Der Fall Wagner Section 5 Famous Quotes

Billy No I will not make out with you. Did ya hear that this girl wants to make out with me in the middle of class. You got Chlorophyll Man up there talking about God knows what and all she can talk about is making out with me. I'm here to learn, everybody, not to make out with you. Go on with the chlorophyll.
~Author : Billy Madison Inspirational Sayings

Someone bent on suicide won?t have much sense of humour left.
~Author : Chuck Palahniuk Nice Quotes

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
~Author : Henry Miller Great Sayings

The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.
~Author : Judge John Kane US District Court Meaningful Sayings

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
~Author : Mae West Wise Quotes

Censorship, like charity, should begin at home but, unlike charity, it should end there.
~Author : Clare Booth Luce Motivational Sayings

The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
~Author : H L Mencken Famous Quotes

It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God-but to create him.
~Author : Arthur C Clarke Inspirational Sayings

Famous Wise Sayings


Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality they discourse like angels, but they live like men.
~Author : Samuel Johnson Famous Quotes

Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.
~Author : R A Dickson Inspirational Sayings

What makes the engine go? Desire, desire, desire.
~Author : Stanley Kunitz O Magazine September 2003 Nice Quotes

There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
~Author : James Thurber Great Sayings

Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is.
~Author : Catfish Hunter Meaningful Sayings

Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.
~Author : Eugene Delacroix Wise Quotes

Go and wake up your luck.
~Author : Persian Proverb Motivational Sayings

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
~Author : Victor Hugo Famous Quotes

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty
~Author : Cicero Inspirational Sayings

Albert Einstein Famous Quotes


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
~Author : Albert Einstein Famous Quotes

Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions remain constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rearview mirror.
~Author : Herb Brody Inspirational Sayings

The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. whenever evil wins, it is only by default by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.
~Author : Ayn Rand Nice Quotes

You are only as wise as others perceive you to be.
~Author : M Shawn Cole Great Sayings

O, what a heaven is love, O, what a hell
~Author : Thomas Dekker Meaningful Sayings

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
~Author : John F Kennedy Wise Quotes

Live your own life, for you will die your own death.
~Author : Latin Proverb Motivational Sayings

It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.
~Author : Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck Famous Quotes

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
~Author : John Kenneth Galbraith Inspirational Sayings