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.

The longest journey is the journey inward.

- Dag Hammarskjold

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A time of disarray is also a moment of opportunity.

- Frederick Ferre

Categorized under Adversity

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What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value.

- Thomas Paine

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You have to reach a level of comfort with that risk.

- Sally Ride

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Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it.

- Rabelais

Categorized under War

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There is a wide world out there, my friend, full of pain, but filled with joy as well. The former keeps you on the path of growth, and the latter makes the journey tolerable.

- Sojourn R. A. Salvatore

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What people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can.

- Henry David Thoreau

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Some people are so sensitive they feel snubbed if an epidemic overlooks them.

- Kin Hubbard

Categorized under People

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The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself.

- Sir John Holt

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The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.

- Cousin Woodman

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Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.

- William Wordsworth

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One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

- A. A. Milne

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Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.

- William Shakespeare

Categorized under Fear

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If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.

- Winnie the Pooh

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Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee.

- Hannah Whitall Smith

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Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.

- Jerome P. Fleishman

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My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success.

- Helen Hayes

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

- William Blake

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Ever notice that anyone going slower than you is an idiot, but anyone going faster is a maniac?

- George Carlin

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There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.

- Francis Jeffrey

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Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.

- Bertrand Russell

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My teen angst has a body count.

- Veronica

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One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.

- Jane Austen

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Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.

- Sir Walter Raleigh

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The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

- Quentin Crisp

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What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.

- Margot Asquith

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I grow more intense as I age.

- Florida Scott-Maxwell

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Whom men fear they hate, and whom they hate, they wish dead.

- Quintus Ennius

Categorized under Hate

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The idea of an incarnation of God is absurd: why should the human race think itself so superior to bees, ants, and elephants as to be put in this unique relation to its maker? . . Christians are like a council of frogs in a marsh or a synod of worms on a dung-hill croaking and squeaking "for our sakes was the world created."

- Julian the Apostate

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The essence of all jokes, of all comedy, seems to be an honest or well intended halfness; a non performance of that which is pretended to be performed, at the same time that one is giving loud pledges of performance. The balking of the intellect, is comedy and it announces itself in the pleasant spasms we call laughter.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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