Top Famous Quotes of All Time
The art of reading and studying consists in remembering the essentials and forgetting what is not essential.
The essence of tyranny is the enforcement of stupid laws.
You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.
New startups embody the creativity, the innovation of young people, and for me, it was and is a very worthwhile experience to interact with them.
Success today requires the agility and drive to constantly rethink, reinvigorate, react, and reinvent.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
Henry David Thoreau
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night.
Hillary Clinton wants to abolish - essentially abolish - the Second Amendment.
True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
To speak little is natural. Therefore a gale does not blow a whole morning nor does a downpour last a whole day.
It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.
Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words. I don't know what she's going on about half the time!
My films are therapy for my debilitating depression. In institutions people weave baskets. I make films.
There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.
A child cannot, thank Heaven, know how vast and how merciless is the nature of power, with what unbelievable cruelty people treat each other.
See the light in others, and treat them as if that is all you see.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
I believe in superstitions. You don't talk about a child who hasn't been born.
If you can meet success and failure and treat them both as impostors, then you are a balanced man, my son.
People eyeing you as a potential leader tend to ask three questions: Are you committed? Do you care about me? Can I trust you?
You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.
Are you going to let the obstacles in your life be stumbling blocks or stepping stones? Choose the positive. You are the master of your attitude.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
It struck Mort with sudden, terrible poignancy that Death must be the loneliest creature in the universe. In the great party of Creation, he was always in the kitchen.
Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice. Years later they will offer it to their own offspring.
we all have one foot in a fairytale, and the other in the abyss.
...the people at large absolutely gave James Brown respect. He was an original like a Rembrandt or a Picasso.
It would make everything I worked for meaningless if baseball is integrated but political parties were segregated.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
It never bothered me when people would say, 'You only win championships because you're playing with Shaq.' It bothered me when he said it.
What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.
History is almost always written by the victors and conquerors and gives their view. Or, at any rate, the victors' version is given prominence and holds the field.
A time will come when instead of shepherds feeding the sheep, the church will have clowns entertaining the goats.
It is axiomatic that if we do not define ourselves for ourselves, we will be defined by others-for their use and to our detriment.
My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.
Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.