axjudin - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.]]> <![CDATA[There are nine requisites for contented living: HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure; WEALTH enough to support your needs; STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them; GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them; PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished; CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor; LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others; FAITH enough to make real the things of God; HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.]]> <![CDATA[I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.]]> <![CDATA[Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.]]> <![CDATA[I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.]]> <![CDATA[A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.]]> <![CDATA[Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.]]> <![CDATA[The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything]]> <![CDATA[One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen can change the world.]]> <![CDATA[I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed.]]> <![CDATA[Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.]]> <![CDATA[When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.]]> <![CDATA[The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.]]> <![CDATA[Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, -- but it returneth.]]> <![CDATA[I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.]]> <![CDATA[The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with this order.]]> <![CDATA[Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.]]> <![CDATA[What is conservatism? It is not adherence to the old and tried, but against the new and untried?]]> <![CDATA[That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.]]> <![CDATA[You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.]]> <![CDATA[The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.]]> <![CDATA[Before marriage a man yearns for a woman. Afterward the y is silent.]]> <![CDATA[Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind.]]> <![CDATA[The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.]]> <![CDATA[You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.]]> <![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[When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.]]> <![CDATA[With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nations wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphanto do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.]]> <![CDATA[I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.]]> <![CDATA[It isn't what you do, but how you do it.]]> <![CDATA[Choose a wife by your ear than your eye.]]> <![CDATA[The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say, a wise man knows whether or not to say it.]]> <![CDATA[Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.]]> <![CDATA[Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.]]> <![CDATA[A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.]]> <![CDATA[What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.]]> <![CDATA[Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.]]> <![CDATA[Sincerity may be humble, but she cannot be servile.]]> <![CDATA[Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.]]> <![CDATA[A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?]]> <![CDATA[My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.]]> <![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 everythingI will not refuse to do the something that I can do.]]> <![CDATA[Look up, and not down; Out and not in; Forward and not back; And lend a hand.]]> <![CDATA[I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.]]> <![CDATA[The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.]]> <![CDATA[When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.]]> <![CDATA[Every country has the government it deserves.]]> <![CDATA[What you keep to yourself you lose, what you give away, you keep forever.]]> <![CDATA[Be not the first by which a new thing is tried, or the last to lay the old aside.]]> <![CDATA[No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.]]> <![CDATA[We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.]]> <![CDATA[Everybody forgets the basic thing; people are not going to love you unless you love them.]]> <![CDATA[You can never lose anything that really belongs to you, and you can't keep that which belongs to someone else.]]> <![CDATA[If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.]]> <![CDATA[A generous man places the benefits he confers beneath his feet; those he receives, nearest his heart.]]> <![CDATA[Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.]]> <![CDATA[If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.]]> <![CDATA[Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.]]> <![CDATA[Happiness is not a reward -- it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment -- it is a result.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.]]> <![CDATA[I pay the schoolmaster, but it is the school boys who educate my son.]]> <![CDATA[Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.]]> <![CDATA[It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.]]> <![CDATA[The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.]]> <![CDATA[Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.]]> <![CDATA[The fatal trait of the times is the divorce between religion and morality.]]> <![CDATA[The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.]]> <![CDATA[How many hopes and fears, how many ardent wishes and anxious apprehensions are twisted together in the threads that connect the parent with the child!]]> <![CDATA[Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.]]> <![CDATA[Every calling is great when greatly pursued.]]> <![CDATA[I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.]]> <![CDATA[No one is as angry as the person who is wrong.]]> <![CDATA[Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.]]> <![CDATA[I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.]]> <![CDATA[Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.]]> <![CDATA[The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.]]> <![CDATA[When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.]]> <![CDATA[Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.]]> <![CDATA[I know of no great man except those who have rendered great services to the human race.]]> <![CDATA[The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.]]> <![CDATA[Common sense is not so common.]]> <![CDATA[Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.]]> <![CDATA[Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader's success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively.]]> <![CDATA[It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.]]> <![CDATA[If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, Here comes number seventy-one!]]> <![CDATA[If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.]]> <![CDATA[He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.]]> <![CDATA[The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;]]> <![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[The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.]]> <![CDATA[Everyone pushes a falling fence.]]> <![CDATA[With virtue you can't be entirely poor; without virtue you can't really be rich.]]> <![CDATA[Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.]]> <![CDATA[Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.]]> <![CDATA[Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.]]> <![CDATA[Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.]]> <![CDATA[Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.]]> <![CDATA[You're never s good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.]]> <![CDATA[Never excuse, never explain, never complain.]]> <![CDATA[He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.]]> <![CDATA[Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.]]> <![CDATA[However many holy words you read, however many you speak, What good will they do you if you do not act upon them?]]> <![CDATA[And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?]]> <![CDATA[When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.]]> <![CDATA[From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor.]]> <![CDATA[Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.]]> <![CDATA[Surviving well is your finest revenge.]]> <![CDATA[Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live]]> <![CDATA[What should a wise person do when given a blow? Same as Cato when he was attacked; not fire up or revenge the insult., or even return the blow, but simply ignore it.]]> <![CDATA[You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.]]> <![CDATA[If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.]]> <![CDATA[I have never accepted what many people have kindly said-namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.]]> <![CDATA[It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.]]> <![CDATA[If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.]]> <![CDATA[I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.]]> <![CDATA[Youth is a period of missed opportunities.]]> <![CDATA[The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.]]> <![CDATA[If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.]]> <![CDATA[False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.]]> <![CDATA[There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principles of fear or reason, but from passion.]]> <![CDATA[Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.]]> <![CDATA[Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.]]> <![CDATA[Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.]]> <![CDATA[Love - THE FEELING - is a fruit of love, the verb.]]> <![CDATA[Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.]]> <![CDATA[Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.]]> <![CDATA[The next best thing to knowing something is knowing where to find it.]]> <![CDATA[Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.]]> <![CDATA[People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them.]]> <![CDATA[There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated.]]> <![CDATA[The court is most merciful when the accused is most rich.]]> <![CDATA[Education is not the filling of the pail, but, the lighting of the fire.]]> <![CDATA[If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.]]> <![CDATA[Don't just count your years, make your years count.]]>