DerrWill5 - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[That which does not kill us makes us stronger.]]> <![CDATA[What doesn't kill us makes us stronger.]]> <![CDATA[The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.]]> <![CDATA[Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.]]> <![CDATA[Civilization is nothing more than the effort to reduce the use of force to the last resort.]]> <![CDATA[Whatever our creed, we feel that no good deed can by any possibility go unrewarded, no evil deed unpunished.]]> <![CDATA[You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.]]> <![CDATA[Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us.]]> <![CDATA[Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality... that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.]]> <![CDATA[The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.]]> <![CDATA[This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?]]> <![CDATA[Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.]]> <![CDATA[No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.]]> <![CDATA[My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.]]> <![CDATA[The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.]]> <![CDATA[I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.]]> <![CDATA[As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy. ]]> <![CDATA[I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go. I will counsel you with my eye upon you. [Psalm 25:12]]]> <![CDATA[Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. We here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.]]> <![CDATA[I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.]]> <![CDATA[Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.]]> <![CDATA[Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?]]> <![CDATA[Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.]]> <![CDATA[The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.]]> <![CDATA[What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?]]> <![CDATA[How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all these.]]> <![CDATA[Where there is no vision, there is no hope.]]> <![CDATA[Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.]]> <![CDATA[You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.]]> <![CDATA[Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.]]> <![CDATA[I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.]]> <![CDATA[The price of greatness is responsibility.]]> <![CDATA[When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.]]> <![CDATA[Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built on the labors of my fellowmen, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.]]> <![CDATA[Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. ]]> <![CDATA[It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.]]> <![CDATA[The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.]]> <![CDATA[If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.]]> <![CDATA[I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.]]> <![CDATA[It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.]]> <![CDATA[And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.]]> <![CDATA[Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.]]> <![CDATA[Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you. [Matthew]]]> <![CDATA[Every solution breeds new problems.]]> <![CDATA[Life is a flower of which love is the honey.]]> <![CDATA[Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.]]> <![CDATA[Respect is love in plain clothes.]]> <![CDATA[If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.]]> <![CDATA[No... the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you -- he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman.]]> <![CDATA[Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled.]]> <![CDATA[A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.]]> <![CDATA[Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.]]> <![CDATA[If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.]]> <![CDATA[A wise man hears one word and understands two.]]> <![CDATA[If I have seen further... it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.]]> <![CDATA[Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.]]> <![CDATA[Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.]]> <![CDATA[Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.]]> <![CDATA[Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.]]> <![CDATA[I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been.]]> <![CDATA[My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.]]> <![CDATA[I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.]]> <![CDATA[A large city cannot be experientially known; its life is too manifold for any individual to be able to participate in it.]]> <![CDATA[The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir.]]> <![CDATA[For he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he, who is in battle slain, can never rise and fight again.]]> <![CDATA[Crime generally punishes itself.]]> <![CDATA[Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.]]> <![CDATA[I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.]]> <![CDATA[There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles.]]> <![CDATA[Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.]]> <![CDATA[The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.]]> <![CDATA[You can be right or you can be happy.]]> <![CDATA[Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.]]> <![CDATA[Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.]]> <![CDATA[I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.]]> <![CDATA[Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.]]> <![CDATA[Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.]]> <![CDATA[The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.]]> <![CDATA[If I die, I forgive you. If I live we shall see.]]> <![CDATA[Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.]]> <![CDATA[There is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness.]]> <![CDATA[Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men.]]> <![CDATA[It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.]]> <![CDATA[I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.]]> <![CDATA[I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.]]> <![CDATA[Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.]]> <![CDATA[In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.]]> <![CDATA[The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.]]> <![CDATA[The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;]]> <![CDATA[If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice.]]> <![CDATA[A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.]]> <![CDATA[He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.]]> <![CDATA[Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.]]> <![CDATA[It is best to learn as we go, not go as we have learned.]]> <![CDATA[There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: when he can't afford it, and when he can.]]> <![CDATA[It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.]]> <![CDATA[I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.]]> <![CDATA[Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.]]> <![CDATA[It is possible to give without loving, but it is impossible to love without giving.]]> <![CDATA[If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.]]> <![CDATA[The willingness to take risks is our grasp of faith.]]> <![CDATA[It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.]]> <![CDATA[Anyone can become angry -- that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way -- this is not easy.]]> <![CDATA[The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.]]> <![CDATA[Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.]]> <![CDATA[Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.]]> <![CDATA[Friendship is essentially a partnership.]]> <![CDATA[We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.]]> <![CDATA[Hope is the dream of a waking man.]]> <![CDATA[We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.]]> <![CDATA[If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.]]> <![CDATA[Talk to me about the truth of religion and I'll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I'll listen submissively. But don't come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall suspect that you don't understand.]]> <![CDATA[I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else.]]> <![CDATA[The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.]]> <![CDATA[Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.]]> <![CDATA[I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.]]> <![CDATA[Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.]]> <![CDATA[God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.]]> <![CDATA[Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.]]> <![CDATA[We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, 'Blessed are they that mourn]]> <![CDATA[There is nothing to which men cling more tenaciously than the privileges of class.]]> <![CDATA[Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.]]> <![CDATA[Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.]]> <![CDATA[Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.]]> <![CDATA[Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.]]> <![CDATA[The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.]]> <![CDATA[The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.]]> <![CDATA[Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.]]> <![CDATA[How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.]]> <![CDATA[The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, Let no one be called happy till his death; to which I would add, Let no one, till his death be called unhappy.]]> <![CDATA[Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.]]> <![CDATA[Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.]]> <![CDATA[Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.]]> <![CDATA[Familiarity breeds contempt.]]> <![CDATA[There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist -- the taxidermist leaves the hide.]]> <![CDATA[Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.]]> <![CDATA[I hate to lose more than I love to win.]]> <![CDATA[The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.]]> <![CDATA[Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph -- green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree.]]> <![CDATA[Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.]]> <![CDATA[The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.]]> <![CDATA[Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.]]> <![CDATA[Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong.]]> <![CDATA[Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.]]> <![CDATA[A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.]]> <![CDATA[People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, why wasn't it done the other way?]]> <![CDATA[A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.]]> <![CDATA[Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.]]> <![CDATA[I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.]]>