James Hilton Quotations

-Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren’t things to think about any more. All that matters is value – the ultimate value of what one does.
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Rachel Carson Quotations

-If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
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Brian Perkins

This sounds an extraordinary statement to make, but in fact all truth is very ordinary. It is peoples’ fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary. That that we were born and that we face eternal extinction after death … Read the rest

Robert Redford

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
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Lillian Hellman Quotations

-Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge’s chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.

-Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

-The past with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, it punishments, is there for … Read the rest

Li Po

The birds have vanished in the sky, and now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and I until only the mountain remains.
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Earl Warren Quotations

I’m very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. ‘Don’t complain about growing old – many, many people do … Read the rest

John Locke Quotations

-I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

-[Children] are travelers newly arrived in a strange country of which they know nothing.

-Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking … Read the rest

Mel Brooks Quotations

-I really don’t want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you’re alive, you’ve got to flap your arms and legs, you’ve got to jump around a lot, you’ve got to make a lot of noise, because life … Read the rest

L. Frank Baum Quotations

-Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone, the talking-machine, and the automobile, … Read the rest

Thomas Paine Quotations

-I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will … Read the rest

Tupac Shakur Quotations

Here’s a message to the new borns, waiting to breathe: if you believe then you can achieve. Just look at me, against all odds ‘though life is hard, we carry on, livin’ in the projects, broke with no lights on. … Read the rest

John Barton

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
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