topshelf - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.]]> <![CDATA[Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.]]> <![CDATA[To find yourself, think for yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Truth fears nothing but concealment.]]> <![CDATA[The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.]]> <![CDATA[Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.]]> <![CDATA[You never know how much a man can't remember until he is called as a witness.]]> <![CDATA[I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.]]> <![CDATA[He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.]]> <![CDATA[Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.]]> <![CDATA[Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.]]> <![CDATA[Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.]]> <![CDATA[You are remembered for the rules you break.]]> <![CDATA[Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.]]> <![CDATA[People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.]]> <![CDATA[The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.]]> <![CDATA[Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.]]> <![CDATA[Peace with all nations, and the right which that gives us with respect to all nations, are our object.]]> <![CDATA[You can do what you want to do. You can be what you want to be.]]> <![CDATA[The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.]]> <![CDATA[If the fans don't come out to the ball park, you can't stop them .]]> <![CDATA[You are within God. God is within you.]]> <![CDATA[The constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.]]> <![CDATA[Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.]]> <![CDATA[Earth laughs in flowers.]]> <![CDATA[The family is the nucleus of civilization.]]> <![CDATA[When you're through changing, you're through.]]> <![CDATA[The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.]]> <![CDATA[If you've got the guts to stick it out... you're going to make it.]]> <![CDATA[Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.]]> <![CDATA[If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land.]]> <![CDATA[A man may fall many times but he won't be a failure until he says someone pushed him.]]> <![CDATA[There's more bad music in jazz than any other form. Maybe that's because the audience doesn't really know what's happening.]]> <![CDATA[Cause a man with a briefcase can steal more money than any man with a gun]]> <![CDATA[To live outside the law, you must be honest.]]> <![CDATA[Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [With] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.]]> <![CDATA[A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.]]> <![CDATA[It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.]]> <![CDATA[The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair.]]> <![CDATA[Come to the edge, He said. They said, We are afraid. Come to the edge, He said. They came. He pushed them... and they flew.]]> <![CDATA[That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.]]> <![CDATA[A man has to have goals- for a day, for a lifetime- that was mine, to have people say, There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.]]> <![CDATA[Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.]]> <![CDATA[A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.]]> <![CDATA[Will it, and set to work briskly.]]> <![CDATA[Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.]]> <![CDATA[We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.]]> <![CDATA[He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.]]> <![CDATA[Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.]]> <![CDATA[A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.]]> <![CDATA[A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.]]> <![CDATA[What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.]]> <![CDATA[Flowers are happy things.]]> <![CDATA[Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.]]> <![CDATA[It ain't bragging if you can do it.]]> <![CDATA[Great intellects are skeptical.]]> <![CDATA[Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.]]> <![CDATA[Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.]]> <![CDATA[All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.]]> <![CDATA[What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse.]]> <![CDATA[The basic rule of free enterprise: You must give in order to get.]]> <![CDATA[Expect victory and you make victory.]]> <![CDATA[He is not the same, nor is he another.]]> <![CDATA[God is at home, it's we who have gone out for a walk.]]> <![CDATA[We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.]]> <![CDATA[When people are bored it is primarily with themselves.]]> <![CDATA[If you want a high performance woman, I can go from zero to bitch in less than 2.1 seconds.]]> <![CDATA[Any time you try to win everything, you must be willing to lose everything.]]> <![CDATA[Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.]]> <![CDATA[Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.]]> <![CDATA[Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own.]]> <![CDATA[There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.]]> <![CDATA[We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world.]]> <![CDATA[Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.]]> <![CDATA[When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.]]> <![CDATA[The illiterate of the future are not those that cannot read or write. They are those that can not learn, unlearn, relearn.]]> <![CDATA[A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.]]> <![CDATA[The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.]]> <![CDATA[I would live to study, and not study to live.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing happens unless first a dream.]]> <![CDATA[We have it in our power to begin the world over again.]]> <![CDATA[A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.]]> <![CDATA[Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated.]]> <![CDATA[We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.]]> <![CDATA[A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.]]> <![CDATA[Most smiles are started by another smile.]]> <![CDATA[Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.]]> <![CDATA[Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.]]> <![CDATA[Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.]]> <![CDATA[The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.]]> <![CDATA[The hottest love has the coldest end.]]> <![CDATA[When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.]]> <![CDATA[People who take risks are the people you'll lose against.]]> <![CDATA[Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.]]> <![CDATA[There is no gathering the rose without being pricked by the thorns.]]> <![CDATA[Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.]]> <![CDATA[Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned.]]> <![CDATA[When everyone is against you, it means you are absolutely wrong -- or you are absolutely right.]]> <![CDATA[The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.]]> <![CDATA[If you want to win anything -- a race, your self, your life -- you have to go a little berserk.]]> <![CDATA[The revelation of Thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.]]> <![CDATA[The strength of a man consists in finding out the way God is going, and going that way.]]> <![CDATA[If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.]]> <![CDATA[He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.]]> <![CDATA[I loved learning, it was school I hated. I used to cut school to go learn something.]]> <![CDATA[Smile, it's free therapy.]]> <![CDATA[The aim of education should be to convert the mind into living fountain, and not a reservoir.]]> <![CDATA[The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.]]> <![CDATA[A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.]]> <![CDATA[Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.]]> <![CDATA[It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.]]> <![CDATA[We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.]]> <![CDATA[From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.]]> <![CDATA[Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.]]> <![CDATA[Children are the keys of paradise.]]> <![CDATA[If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.]]> <![CDATA[If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.]]> <![CDATA[Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.]]> <![CDATA[Keep out of the suction caused by those who drift backwards.]]> <![CDATA[Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.]]> <![CDATA[A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.]]> <![CDATA[An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.]]> <![CDATA[When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.]]> <![CDATA[A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.]]> <![CDATA[A house is a machine for living in.]]> <![CDATA[The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else s.]]> <![CDATA[A right is not what someone gives you, it's what no one can take away from you.]]> <![CDATA[Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.]]> <![CDATA[Your talent is God's gift to you; what you do with it is your gift to God.]]> <![CDATA[Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time.]]> <![CDATA[When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.]]> <![CDATA[In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.]]> <![CDATA[Truth is like a torch; the more it is shook it shines.]]> <![CDATA[Life is a state of mind.]]> <![CDATA[A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.]]> <![CDATA[In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.]]> <![CDATA[A child miseducated is a child lost.]]> <![CDATA[I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest of all sins is stupidity.]]> <![CDATA[I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.]]> <![CDATA[Commit a sin twice and it will not seem a crime.]]> <![CDATA[Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.]]> <![CDATA[To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing will work unless you do.]]> <![CDATA[If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.]]> <![CDATA[In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.]]> <![CDATA[You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.]]> <![CDATA[When one pays a visit it is for the purpose of wasting other people's time, not one's own.]]> <![CDATA[The only people who never fail are those who never try.]]> <![CDATA[Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.]]>