Random Quotes

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A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

- Thomas Szasz

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Having had to encounter single-handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous element common to them all: of the crushing, paralysing sense of human littleness, which is what really defeats a human struggling with natural forces, alone, far from the eyes of his fellows.

- Joseph Conrad

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Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

- Theophrastus

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Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle may not grow.

- Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Everything that can be invented has been invented.

- Charles H. Duell

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What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

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Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

- Storm Jameson

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Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to Love.

- Eclogues Virgil

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There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

- Thomas H. Huxley

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Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.

- The Illiad Homer

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The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.

- Evenius

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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

- Dolly Parton

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Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.

- Samuel Smiles

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The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.

- Thucydides

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He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

- Chinese Proverb

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All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.

- Henry Miller

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Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

- Joseph Heller

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You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

- Albert Einstein

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Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.

- Tyron Edwards

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Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

- Erica Jong

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We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.

- Lynn Hall

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The truth is easiest to disprove - its defenses are down.

- Steve Aylett

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Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.

- Matsuo Basho

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Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.

- Clementine Paddleford

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Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.

- Lord Byron

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Cheerfulness greases the axles of the world.

- Author Unknown

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I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

- Adlai Stevenson

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When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun.

- Helen Keller

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I think there is a choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice.

- Muriel Rukeyser

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In adversity remember to keep an even mind.

- Odes Horace

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