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.
Only the devil wishes everyone to be his friend.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one rascal less in the world.
The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.
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Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - beautiful?
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.
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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Who to himself is law, no law doth need.
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not.
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
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Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.