atirismar - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?]]> <![CDATA[In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.]]> <![CDATA[The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.]]> <![CDATA[If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.]]> <![CDATA[If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.]]> <![CDATA[A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.]]> <![CDATA[Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.]]> <![CDATA[In every pang that rends the heart the Man of Sorrows has a part.]]> <![CDATA[In making a living today, many no longer leave room for life.]]> <![CDATA[What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.]]> <![CDATA[Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.]]> <![CDATA[Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.]]> <![CDATA[Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!]]> <![CDATA[The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.]]> <![CDATA[If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!]]> <![CDATA[I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.]]> <![CDATA[I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.]]> <![CDATA[My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.]]> <![CDATA[We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[I know nothing more mocking than a devil that despairs.]]> <![CDATA[An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.]]> <![CDATA[Love can do much, but duty more.]]> <![CDATA[I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.]]> <![CDATA[As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.]]> <![CDATA[Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.]]> <![CDATA[Talking much is a sign of vanity, for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds.]]> <![CDATA[To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.]]> <![CDATA[Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.]]> <![CDATA[Let them hate, so long as they fear.]]> <![CDATA[The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.]]> <![CDATA[If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.]]> <![CDATA[Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.]]> <![CDATA[Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.]]> <![CDATA[Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.]]> <![CDATA[Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.]]> <![CDATA[To live without Hope is to Cease to live.]]> <![CDATA[In all things it is better to hope than to despair.]]> <![CDATA[Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.]]> <![CDATA[The person who lives by hope will die by despair.]]> <![CDATA[I hope I never get so old I get religious.]]> <![CDATA[Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.]]> <![CDATA[My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.]]> <![CDATA[Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy for friendship's sake.]]> <![CDATA[There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy.]]> <![CDATA[Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.]]> <![CDATA[Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.]]> <![CDATA[Responsibility is the price of greatness.]]> <![CDATA[In war you can be killed only once. In politics, many times.]]> <![CDATA[There is in the act of preparing, the moment you start caring.]]> <![CDATA[The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.]]> <![CDATA[I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.]]> <![CDATA[All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.]]> <![CDATA[Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.]]> <![CDATA[There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.]]> <![CDATA[To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.]]>