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Famous civilization quotations


Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind.
~Author : Napoleon Bonaparte Famous Quotes
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We have enough religion to hate each other, but not enough to love each other.
~Author : Jonathan Swift Inspirational Sayings

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
~Author : Author Unknown Nice Quotes

Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.
~Author : Unknown Great Sayings

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
~Author : F Scott Fitzgerald Meaningful Sayings

Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build, too.
~Author : Henrik Ibsen The Master builder 1892 act 3 Wise Quotes

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
~Author : H G Wells Motivational Sayings

You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated.
~Author : Maya Angelou Famous Quotes

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
~Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson Inspirational Sayings

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Literature is news that stays news.
~Author : Ezra Pound Famous Quotes

It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
~Author : Willie Sutton Inspirational Sayings

Sometimes I think we'd be better off blind.
~Author : Lily Yeamans Nice Quotes

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
~Author : Dale Carnegie Great Sayings

Better hazard once than always be in fear.
~Author : Thomas Fuller Meaningful Sayings

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
~Author : Rita Mae Brown Wise Quotes

I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
~Author : Groucho Marx Motivational Sayings

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
~Author : Fawn M Brodie Famous Quotes

When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory.
~Author : Pierre Corneille Inspirational Sayings

Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobience Famous Quotes


The only obligation which I have a right to assume, is to do at any time what I think right.
~Author : Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobience Famous Quotes

In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time.
~Author : Edward P Tryon Inspirational Sayings

The world is too much with us late and soon,Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon
~Author : William Wordsworth Nice Quotes

With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
~Author : Oprah Winfrey Great Sayings

People are more easily led than driven.
~Author : David Harold Fink Meaningful Sayings

A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
~Author : Phillips Brooks Wise Quotes

Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
~Author : Lord Samuel Romanes Lecture 1947 Motivational Sayings

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
~Author : WC Fields Famous Quotes

When the head aches, all the members partake of the pain.
~Author : Miguel de Cervantes Inspirational Sayings

Famous civilization quotations


I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether.
~Author : Alfred North Whitehead Famous Quotes

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
~Author : Aristotle Inspirational Sayings

Faint heart never won true friend. O my friend, may it come to pass, once, that when you are my friend I may be yours.
~Author : Henry David Thoreau Nice Quotes

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
~Author : H L Mencken Great Sayings

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
~Author : Jean Giraudoux Meaningful Sayings

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature--trees, flowers, grass--grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.
~Author : Mother Theresa Wise Quotes

National Health Insurance:
The compassion of the IRS
The efficiency of the Postal Service
All at Pentagon prices!!!!
~Author : Seen on a bumper sticker Motivational Sayings

I see something that has to be done and I organize it.
~Author : Elinor Guggenheimer Famous Quotes

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
~Author : Mahatma Gandhi Inspirational Sayings

Civilization Quotes and Sayings


Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.
~Author : Francois Rabelais Famous Quotes

Our thoughts are free.
~Author : Cicero Inspirational Sayings

A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.
~Author : Author Unknown Nice Quotes

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
~Author : Thomas Fuller Great Sayings

The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.
~Author : Gordon Parks Meaningful Sayings

The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.
~Author : Japanese Proverb Wise Quotes

Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
~Author : Italian Proverb Motivational Sayings

Fill your mouth with marbles and make a speech. Every day reduce the number of marbles in your mouth and make a speech. You will soon become an accredited public speaker -- as soon as you have lost all your marbles.
~Author : Brooks Hays Famous Quotes

It's a good thing to have all the props pulled out from under us occasionally. It gives us some sense of what is rock under our feet, and what is sand.
~Author : Madeleine L'Engle Inspirational Sayings