Jeanette Winterson Quotations

We are friends and I do like to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter. I wouldn’t mind washing up beside you, dusting beside you, reading the back half of the paper while you read the front. … 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

Chriswell Freeman Quotations

-Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths that give life perspective and meaning. When it comes to life’s most important lessons, we can all use gentle reminders.
Chriswell Freeman… Read the rest

Paul Dirac

-In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.
Paul Dirac… Read the rest

Siegfried Sassoon

-In me the tiger sniffs the rose.

-Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives.

-You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray … Read the rest

Margaret Laurence Quotations

Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally danced all these and more, and danced them figuratively … Read the rest

Pema Chodron Quotations

-It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.… Read the rest

Lu Xun Quotations

-Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a … Read the rest

James Carroll Quotations

-We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or … Read the rest

John Belushi Quotations

-In your 20s, you feel like you’re indestructible, that nothing can kill you and you laugh at death. You go on and stay up for days and do as many things as you can and then, in your 30s, you … Read the rest

Matthew

Ask, and it shall be given you;
seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
For every one that asketh, receiveth;
and he that seeketh, findeth;
and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.… Read the rest

Lewis Thomas Quotations

-Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labour, exchange information ceaselessly. … Read the rest

Satchel Paige

-Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.

-Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.

-Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely … 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

Abd-ar-Rahman III Quotations

-I have now reigned about 50 years in victory and peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing … Read the rest