Random Quotes

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Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

- Will Rogers

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

- Helen Keller

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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.

- Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi

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Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.

- Ralph J. Smith

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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

- Author Unknown

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I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.

- Leo Rosten

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This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.

- Aristotle

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War can only be abolished by war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.

- Mao Tse-tung

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There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse than worthless; no book that is not worth preserving, if its existence may be tolerated; as there may be some men whom it may be proper to hang, but none should be suffered to starve.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.

- George Bernard Shaw

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There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.

- John Erskine

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The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead.

- James Thurber

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An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.

- Alfred A. Knopf

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Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.

- Persian

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Politics have no relation to morals.

- Niccolo Machiavelli

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Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

- Author Unknown

Categorized under Age

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Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

- George F. Will

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Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman.

- Mencius

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We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.

- Charles Caleb Colton

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We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.

- Frank Tibolt

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Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.

- Saint Thomas Aquinas

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Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them.

- Robert Henri

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It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.

- H. L. Mencken

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Faith, Hope, and Love remanined. And the greatest of these is Love.

- Corinthians 13:13

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Small to greater matters must give way.

- William Shakespeare

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The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal, but ideas are immortal.

- William Lippmann

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

- Woody Allen

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Family lore can be a bore, but only when you are hearing it, never when you are relating it to the ones who will be carrying it on for you. A family without a storyteller or two has no way to make sense out of their past and no way to get a sense of themselves.

- Frank Pittman

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Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

- Sir Walter Scott

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