Homer Quotations

-I detest the man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart and speaks forth another.

-A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning … Read the rest

Harper Lee Quotations

-You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.

-When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot … Read the rest

Dave Meurer

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
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Lisa Williams Quotations

The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good … Read the rest

Bliss Carman

-I often wish… that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

-Indifference may not wreck a man’s life … Read the rest

Patanjali

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, … Read the rest

Maria Irene Fornes Quotations

-When I’m not doing something that comes deeply from me, I get bored. When I get bored I get distracted and when I get distracted, I become depressed. It’s a natural resistance, and it insures your integrity.
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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

Giordano Bruno

It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a … Read the rest

Vaclav Havel

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
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