Top Famous Quotes of All Time [Page 2]
Visiting the sick' is an orgasm of superiority in the contemplation of our neighbor's helplessness.
I've done a lot of work to get where I'm at, but I have to keep working.
Talent is something you are born with, and a skill is something you develop. 99% of what you need to succeed in golf are skills.
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
I walk ahead of myself in perpetual expectancy of miracles.
If you are first you are first. If you are second you are nothing.
There's no success without failure and no winning without losing.
The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and in the end finds God.
Sometimes you wake up the next morning after making a lot of bad decisions and have this nonchalant reaction like, 'These Things Happen' - what can I say?
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
If people in America would get their finances together and start taking care of each other, we could put the government out of business.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Let eloquence be flung to the dogs rather than souls be lost. What we want is to win souls. They are not won by flowery speeches.
Oh! it is absurd to have a hard-and-fast rule about what one should read and what one shouldn't. More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn't read.
Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
I have found that to love and be loved is the most empowering and exhilarating of all human emotions.
Hope is not about proving anything. It's about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.
Of course I could drive. Idiots and lunatics drove cars. Why not the brilliant Marguerite Johnson?
There has ling been a happy symbiotic relationship between kitchen and bar. Simply put, the kitchen wants booze, and the bartender wants food.
Kitty felt that Anna was perfectly unaffected and was not trying to conceal anything, but that she lived in another, higher world full of complex poetic interests beyond Kitty’s reach.
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
In Africa, there is a birthrate trap: a higher standard of living will lead to smaller families but smaller families will not lead to a higher standard of living.
To be peacemaker, you must know the peace giver.
If you want money more than anything, you'll be bought and sold your whole life.
It is by disease that health is pleasant; by evil that good is pleasant; by hunger, satiety; by weariness, rest.
Something very beautiful happens to people when their world's fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honour of the Greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
Walpole has no intellect. A mere surgeon. A wonderful operator but, after all, what is operating? . . . . Manual labour.
George Bernard Shaw
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
Love will fly if held too lightly Love will die if held too tightly . . .
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where’s the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
Any person capable of angering you becomes your master.
Beware the horns of a bull, the heels of the horse, and the smile of an Englishman.
I just want to find somebody special, somebody that I click with.
I have this vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycle jacket. When I put it on, it has this supercool feeling to it.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Concentrate your energy and hoard your strength.