Random Quotes

Welcome to Quote Meanings. This page lists the 30 random quotes we have in our database and soon will provide users a means to discuss the meanings of quotes listed here. It is updated with new quotes every minute.

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.

- Richard Bach

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There is nothing good or evil save in the will.

- Epictetus

Categorized under Will

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Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge of thine own cause.

- William Shakespeare

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Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

- Groucho Marx

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Danger past, God forgotten.

- Scottish Proverb

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While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.

- Samuel Johnson

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I would rather be ashes than dust. I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by a dryrot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in a magnificient glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

- Jack London

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Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.

- W. N. Taylor

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It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

- Mahatma Gandhi

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He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass.

- Thomas Adams

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You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.

- Robert Frost

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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Categorized under Envy

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Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

- Peter Drucker

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You guys over there, pair up into groups of three.

- Yogi Berra

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A friend is a gift you give yourself.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

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Drink to me.

- Pablo Picasso

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If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.

- Vannevar Bush

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SCCS is the source-code motel -- your code checks in but it never checks out.

- Ken Thompson

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There is a certain age at which a child looks at you in all earnestness and delivers a long, pleased speech in all the true inflections of spoken English, but with not one recognizable syllable. There is no way you can tell the child that if language had been a melody, he had mastered it and done well, but that since it was in fact a sense, he had botched it utterly.

- Annie Dillard

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Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?

- Ernest Thompson Seton

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Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.

- Slovenian Proverb

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Science is the search for truth - it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others. We need to have the spirit of science in international affairs, to make the conduct of international affairs the effort to find t he right solution, the just solution of international problems, not the effort by each nation to get the better of other nations, to do harm to them when it is possible.

- Linus Pauling

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No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

- Oscar Wilde

Categorized under Beauty

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Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.

- John C. Powys

Categorized under Integrity

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The poet only asks to get his head into the heavens. It is the logician who seeks to get the heavens into his head. And it it his head that splits.

- Orthodoxy G.K. Chesterton

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A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

- Ogden Nash

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The absence of the beloved, short though it may last, always lasts too long.

- Moli

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Man forgives woman anything save the wit to outwit him.

- Minna Antrim

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The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors.

- Alexander Hamilton

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Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.

- Woody Allen

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