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Able was I saw Elba .. Napoleon Bonaparte Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.Lou Holtz Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. Malcolm Forbes A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. Maya Angelou A bird in hand is worth two in the bush A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company. Gian Vincenzo Gravina A bull in a china shop A bachelors life is a splendid breakfast, a tolerable flat dinner and a most miserable supper .. H L Mencken A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run. George Matthew Adams A child miseducated is a child lost. John F. Kennedy A classic is some thing that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read .. Mark Twain A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run .. Elbert Hubbard A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together decide that nothing can be done .. Fred Allen A coward dies everyday A coxcomb( fool) is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit .. Jean De La Bruyere Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions.Holly Lisle, Fire In The Mist, 1992 Action without delay is the power of efficiency A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing .. Oscar Wilde A deadly enemy is better than a false friend A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. Robert Frost Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases .. Johnson A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker. Gautama Buddha Advice after injury is like medicine after death .. Danish Proverb Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and deeper it sinks into the mind Samuel Taylor Coleridge A faithful friend is the medicine of life. The Apocrypha

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. George Bernard Shaw A fault once excused is twice committed .. Gabriel Harvey A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool. Joseph Roux A fool may throw a stone into a well a hundred wise men can not pull out .. George Herbert A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy .. John Churton Collins A friend in need is a friend in deed A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. Ralph Waldo Emerson After a time, you may find that "having" is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as "wanting." It is not logical, but it is often true. Spock A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband .. Montaigne A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one. Lord Jeffery A good relationship is like fireworks: loud, explosive, and liable to maim you if you hold on too long. Jeph Jacques A good reputation is more valuable than money. Publilius Syrus A grey head does not make an elder. .... Not by years, not by grey hairs, not by riches or many relations did the seers make the Law: He is great to us who has learning. Indian Quote A hundred sage counsels are lost upon one who can not take advice; a hundred bits of wisdom are lost upon the unintelligent .. Panchatantra A leader is a dealer in hope. Napoleon Bonaparte A leader must have skin of a rhino, compassion of a mother, courage of a soldier, patience of a saint A leader who confines his role to his people's experience dooms himself to stagnation; a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs the risk of not being understood. Henry A. Kissinger A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last. Edward Bulwer-Lytton A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. Oscar Wilde All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others . Cyril Connolly (1903 - 1974) All fame is dangerous. Good bringeth envy, bad shame .. Thomas Fuller All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. Dr. Alexis Carrel All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. Samuel Butler All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them ..Walt Disney All persons as they grow less prosperous, grow more suspicious .. Terence All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies .. John Arbuthnot All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you.Vivekananda All power of fancy over reason is a degree of insanity .. Samuel Johnson All that gliters is not gold

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. Albert Einstein All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Galileo Galilei All trials are trials of one’s life and all sentences are sentences of death .. Oscar Wilde All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.Arthur Schopenhauer Almost all human life depends on probabilities .. Voltaire Altruism is a component of good marriage. Altruism – unselfish, having regard for others Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. Abraham Lincoln Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. Richard M. Nixon Always remember your first obligation is to your conscience Always tell the truth. That way, you don't have to remember what you said. Mark Twain A man and a woman pledge themselves to one another in an unbreakable alliance of total mutual selfgiving .. Pope John Paul II A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her .. Oscar Wilde A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi A man is great by deeds, not by birth ..Chanakya A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him. Samuel Johnson A man learns to skate by staggering and making a fool of himself. Indeed he progresses in all things by resolutely making a fool of himself .. George Bernard Shaw A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest .. Havelock Ellis A man never shows his own character more than by, the way he portrays another’s .. Richter A man of straw A man remains wise as long as he seeks wisdom; as soon as he thinks he has found it, he becomes a fool Talmud A man's acts are usually right, but his reasons seldom are .. Elbert Hubbard A man’s conduct is an unspoken sermon ..Amiel A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction .. Oscar Wilde A man who asks a question is a fool for a minute only, he who does not a fool forever. Chinese Proverb Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Benjamin Franklin Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. Buddha Ambition is the last refuge of the failure .. Oscar Wilde America and Britain are two countries divided by the same language, English .. G B Shaw A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. Rabindranath Tagore A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.Arthur Golden A missionary is a commercial traveler .. Oscar Wilde

A nail may save the horse shoe, the horse shoe may save the horse, the horse may save the rider and the rider may save the nation .. Turkish Proverb A nation's strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others. Indira Gandhi A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom. Martin Luther King Jr A nation without heroes is a nation without future .. Marya Mannes An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. Charles de Montesquieu And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln And yet (however) And when eyes meet far off, our sense is such, that, spider like we feel the tenderest touch .. John Dryden And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb ..Khalil Gibran A needle sews for all but remains always bare An error can never become true however many times you repeat it. The truth can never be wrong, even if no one hears it. Mahatma Gandhi An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded .. Pope An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing. An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.M.K. Gandhi Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before it takes something from him. Louis L'Amour An honest God is the noblest work of man .. R G Ingersoll An honest man can never surrender an honest doubt .. Walter Malone An idle man's brain is a devil's workshop An MP can be stupider than his constituents, for the more stupid he is, the more stupid they were to elect him .. Bertrand Russell An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it.Jef Mallett, Frazz An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger .. Confucius An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity Winston Churchill A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi Anybody can sympathize with the suffering of a friend but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success .. Oscar Wilde Any excuse will serve a tyrant. Aesop Any fool can ask questions, that the best informed can not answer. Any one can have the facts, but having opinions is an art. Charles McCabe Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein Anything that is free had no value in life

A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world. Edmond de Goncourt A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. Anatole France A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are victimised first ..Chanakya A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Churchill A poem is no place for an idea. Edgar Watson Howe A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke .. Max Eastman Apologies only account for that which they do not alter .. Benjamin Disraeli A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. Herm Albright April 1 is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on other 364 days .. Mark Twain A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice. Mahatma Gandhi A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse. Sophocles A reformer is one who insists upon his conscience being your guide .. Millard Miller A reform is a correction of abuses; A revolution is a transfer of power .. Edward Bulwer Lytton A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories. Napoleon Bonaparte A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution. Vladimir Lenin A rolling stone gathers no mass/ A standing stick holds no ground Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. Andre Gide Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature. Cicero Art is long life is short As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. Benjamin Disraeli A short saying oft contains much wisdom.Sophocles A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.Daniel J. Boorstin A sign near a lift manages to deal with two prominent problems “To conserver our energy and to promote your health, please use stairs for short trips” A single death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic. Stalin Ask thou shall be given As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. Josh Billings As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it ..Chanakya A standing stick holds no ground A state exists for the sake of a good life and not for the sake of life only .. Aristotle A stitch in time saves nine

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. David Brinkley At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year .. Thomas Tusser A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. Jean Paul Richter A thing of beauty is joy forever .. John Keats A thing well began is half done At par / On par At sixes and sevens At the eleventh hour At times it is better to keep your mouth shut and let people wonder if you are a fool, than open and remove all doubt .. James Sinclair A true man hates no one.Napoleon Bonaparte A twinge of conscience is a glimpse of God .. Peter Unwin A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. John Ciardi Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus A variety of nothing is better than a monotony of something .. Jean Paul Richter A wise man never attempts impossibilities .. Massinger A wise man will be a master of his mind, a fool will be it’s slave .. Publilius Syrus A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds .. Bacon A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words .. T H Huxley

Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get 'em laminated. Jeph Jacques Bachelors know more about women than married men. If they didn’t they’d be married too .. H L Mencken Bad conscience is a conscience doing its duty .. George Mac Donald Bad men live that they may eat and drink. Whereas good men eat and drink that they may live .. Socrates Bag and baggage Barter is the oldest system of trading. life is a barter of principles, ideologies Be a Roman in Rome. Beauty is a delightful prejudice .. Theocritus Beauty is a fever bestowed by the Gods .. Ovid Beauty is a form of Genius .. Oscar Wilde Beauty is a glorious gift of nature .. Homer Beauty is a privilege of nature .. Plato Beauty is a short lived tyranny .. Socrates Beauty is a silent deceit .. Theophrastus Beauty is a solitary kingdom .. Carneades

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.Miss Piggy Beauty is better than all the letters of recommendation in the world .. Aristotle Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence .. Washington Before a storm comes a calm Before conquering the world, conquer yourself Before flooding India with socialistic and political ideas, first deluge the land with spiritual ideas. Swami Vivekananda Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, what the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead ..Chanakya Beggars are not choosers Begin with the end in mind. Stephen Covey Behaviour is a mirror in which every one shows his image .. Goethe Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother. Katherine Hepburn Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it. Lyndon B. Johnson Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. Mother Teresa Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. Buddha Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. Andre Gide Believing everybody is dangerous; believing nobody is very dangerous... Abraham Lincoln Believing the gun, not the criminal, leads to crime is no different than believing the pen, not the scholar, leads to substance. Chase Streetman Be more ready to visit friends in adversity than in prosperity .. Chilon Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. Thomas a Kempis Better late than never Better loneliness than the friendship of a fool. Better death than an incurable disease. Better abuse than undeserved praise .. Naladiyar Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.Anonymous Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln Better to work and fail than to sleep one’s life away .. Jerome K Jerome Between scylla and charybdis Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind ..Dr. Seuss Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed .. Pope Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the day time and too sleepy to worry at night Blowing ones own trumpet Boasting of one’s merits is better than boasting of one’s pedigree .. Arabic Proverb Bodies devoid of mind are as statues in the market place .. Euripides Bolt from the bule Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person ..Chanakya Both optimists and pessimists contribute to the society. Optimist invents airplane and pessimist invents parachute Brilliant qualities of mind win admiration, but never affection; and all religions promise as reward...for excellence of the will or heart, but none for the excellence of head or understanding Brute strength bereft of reason falls by its own weight .. Horace Building castles in the air Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight. Henry R. Luce But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy. Ho Chi Minh But what is the difference between literature and journalism? ...Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all. Oscar Wilde By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.G. K. Chesterton By all means marry: if you get a good wife, you will become happy, if you get a bad one, you will become philosopher .. Socrates By boldness great fears concealed .. Lucan By learning you will teach;by teaching you will understand. Latin Proverb

Calamities are of two kinds; misfortune to ourselves and good fortune to others .. Ambrose Bierce Caught off the guard Caught unaware Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent .. Swift Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent. Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapter and verse Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved. Helen Keller Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing .. Abraham Lincoln Charity and pride have different aims yet both feed the poor .. Thomas Fuller Charity is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands .. Addison

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question. Albert Camus Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.Henri-Frédéric Amiel Chase after truth like hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat-tails. Clarence Darrow Chip of the old block Circumstances are beyond the control of man, but his conduct is in his own power .. Benjamin Disraeli Circumstances are the rules of the weak: they are but the instruments of the wise .. Samuel Lover circumvent Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher. William Wordsworth “Comfort” is no test of truth; on the contrary, truth is often far from being “comfortable.” Vivekananda Common people do not pray, they only beg .. Bernard Shaw Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. Albert Einstein Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. E. W. Dijkstra Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty: it is not only needless, but impairs what it would improve. Pope Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong Confidence is the secret of strength .. Monod Confidence placed on another often compels confidence in return .. Livy Confusion is always the most honest response.Marty Indik Conquest pursues where courage leads the way .. Samuel Garth Conscience does make cowards of us all .. William Shakespeare Conscience gets a lot of credit that belongs to cold feet .. George Barker Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics .. Sheridan Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty .. Socrates Contradiction and flattery both make poor conversation .. Goethe Conversation means being able to disagree and still continue the discussion .. Dwight Macdonald Coup d etat Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared. Eddie Rickenbacker Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. Tom Krause Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. Amelia Earhart Creditors have better memories than debtors .. Benjamin Franklin Curiosity is born of jealousy .. Moliere Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last – Samuel Johnson. Cruelty was the vice of the ancient, vanity is that of modern world .. George Moore Crying over spilt milk Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last – Samuel Johnson.

Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish. Sophocles Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. Socrates Decide not to decide Deliberate as often as you please, but when you decide it is once for all .. Publilius Syrus Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor .. James Russell Lowell Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking. Clement Atlee Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated .. G K Chesterton Description is always a bore both to the describer and to the describee .. Benjamin Disraeli Deserve, don't reserve Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved William Jennings Bryan Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.Aeschylus Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself..Henry Miller Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them. Aristotle Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. Margaret Thatcher Distance lends enchantment to the view ..T Campbell Divide and rule/ Eliminate and conquer Do as I tell, don’t do as I do .. Sankaracharya Do Good to find Good ..Chanakya Do good whilst thou livest if you wishest to live after death Doing nothing is very hard to do ... you never know when you're finished Leslie Nielsen Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. Aesop Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others. Socrates Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson Do not hope without despair nor despair without hope .. Seneca Do not offer advice which has not been seasoned by your own performance .. Henry S. Haskins Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.Epicurus Do not suppose a man can cook just because you see him blowing on the fire .. Lebanese Proverb Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day. Albert Camus Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. George Bernard Shaw Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.Howard Thurman

Don’t be afraid of a dog that barks, but be wary of a many who bites Don't be discouraged, its often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock Don’t be idle when alone, don’t be alone when idle. Don't brood over your past, don't worry about your future, but enjoy the present. Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself. Alen Strike Don’t drink to the good health of so many people, that you lose your own .. Seneca Don’t expect anything original from an echo .. Anonymous Don't judge a book by it's cover Don't judge those who try and fail, judge those who fail to try. Don’t keep all your eggs in one basket Don’t put the cart before the horse Don't Quit : When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns, As every one of us sometimes learns, And many a failure turns about When he might have won had he stuck it out; Don't give up though the pace seems slow-- You may succeed with another blow, Success is failure turned inside out-- The silver tint of the clouds of doubt, And you never can tell how close you are, It may be near when it seems so far; So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit-- It's when things seem worst that you must not quit. Edgar A. Guest Don't take life too seriously. You'll never escape it alive anyway. Don't trouble the trouble until the trouble troubles you in double Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.C. S. Lewis Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.Albert Camus Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. Charles M. Schulz Don’t worry when there is a solution to the problem. When there is no solution to the problem worrying will not provide one Do or die/Swim or sink/Fight to the finish/Unto the last/From cradle to grave Do, or do not. There is no 'try'. Yoda Do things and you will have power Do your best and leave the rest to God Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. Voltaire Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. Pete Seeger. Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.James Dean Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you. Marsha Norman Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits." Paul Graham Drunkenness is temporary suicide; The happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness .. B Russell

Each failure to sell will increase your chances for success at your next attempt.Og Mandino Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. Groucho Marx Earth is but the frozen echo of the silent voice of God .. Hageman Easy rule: To keep a fire burning brightly there’s one easy rule. Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart – about a finger’s breadth – for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage – same rule .. Marnie Reed Crowell in Great Pastures Eat one's own words/ Swallow ones own words Eat to live. Live to eat Economy is the art of making the most of life. Love of economy is the root of all virtues. George Bernard Shaw Economy is too late at the bottom of the purse .. Seneca Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth ..Chanakya Education is the best provision for the journey to old age. Aristotle Education is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free men recognize, and the only ruler that free men require. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar Education is the mother of leadership. Wendell L. Willkie Education is the transmission of civilization. Will Durant Empty vessels make much noise Enemies of yesterday could be friends of today if they ceased retaliation in words and deeds. Mahatma Gandhi Enjoy your life without comparing it with that of another .. Marquis de Condorcet Enjoy when you can and endure when you must .. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Enough, and more than enough has your kindness enriched me .. Horace Enthusiasm without imagination tends to make a man crank .. Benjamin C Leeming Envy and fear are the only passions to which no pleasure is attached .. Churton Collins Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it .. Thomas Jefferson Even God does not dare to appear before a starving man except in the form of food .. Mahatma Gandhi Even if a snake is not poisonous,it should pretend to be venomous ..Chanakya Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to? Clarence Darrow Even the bravest are frightened by sudden terrors .. Tacitus Even the hands of compassion is strong when it strokes a scorpion .. Persian Proverb Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked. Peter de Vries Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching .. Oscar Wilde Every child is an artist – the problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up Everyday is not a Sunday

Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb. Sir Winston Churchill Every dog will have its day Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism. Carl Jung Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.Henry David Thoreau Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. Dwight D. Eisenhower Every man is the architect of his own future .. Salter Every man’s conduct is an unspoken sermon .. Henri Amiel

Every object continues to be in its state of rest or of uniform motion, unless an external force is applied on it. Newton’s first law of motion.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself... Leo Tolstoy Every rule has got an exception. But every exception does not imply a rule. Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough .. G B Shaw Everything is okay in the end, if it's not ok, then it's not the end. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung Everything you can imagine is real. Pablo Picasso Evil manners will, like watered grass, grow up very quickly .. Plautus Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer. Charles Caleb Colton (1780 - 1832) Excessive rise, even of the great, has for its culmination down fall .. Kalidasa Experience is the best of school masters only the school fees are heavy .. Thomas Carlyle Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde Experience makes a man perfect Extempore

Face is the index of a person Failures are stepping stones to success. Don’t accumulate too many stepping stones Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving. Dennis Waitley Failure is taking the path that everyone else does, success is making your own path. Fait accompli Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King Jr Familiarity breeds contempt. While rarity wins admiration .. Apuleius Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resists .. Plutarch Fear of the future is worse than one’s present fortune .. Quintilian

Fight, if you have to. But keep the options open to befriend next moment .. Gurdas Mann Fight to the finish Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense. –– Ralph Waldo Emerson First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Epictetus Fishing out of troubled waters/Fishing in troubled waters Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do. Elbert Hubbard Fools see heaven in the distance, the wise create it under their heals For a man to become a poet, he must be in love, or miserable .. Lord Byron For an intelligent man to live with an idiot is a secret illness .. Arabic Proverb Forces rule the world and not opinion, but opinion is that which makes use of force .. Pascal Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived. Abraham Lincoln For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction .. Sir Isac Newton For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.Ralph Waldo Emerson Forgiveness is more manly than punishment .. Mahatma Gandhi For men may come and men may go, but I go on forever .. The brook .. Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed. Clifton Fadiman For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.Aristotle For the world is not painted or adorned but is from the beginning beautiful .. Emerson Fortunes gives too much to many, enough to none .. Martial Fortune has often been blamed for her blindness; but fortune is not so blind as men are .. Samuel Smiles Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong. John G. Riefenbaker Friends have all things in common — Plato Friendship is a word the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm .. Augustine Birrell Friendship means no thanks no sorry Friends or relatives are like fire, keep it at a distance, you will enjoy the warmth, if you go near, it will burn you From cradle to grave/ Unto the last/relentlessly Furious activity is no substitute for understanding. H. H. Williams

Given a choice between two theories, take the one which is funnier. Blore's Razor Give respect and take respect Gods bless those families where women are happy and well treated .. Swamy Vivekananda

God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa God helps the ones who helps themselves Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill toward men .. Bible God often visits us but most of the time we are not at home .. Joseph Roux Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. Anne Morrow Lindbergh Good deeds are trophies erected in the hearts of men .. Xenophon Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.Barry LePatner Good thoughts, even if they are forgotten, do not perish .. Publilius Syrus Good nature will always supply the absence of beauty, but beauty can not long supply the absence of good nature .. Addison Grammar speaks; dialectics teach us truth; rhetoric gives colouring to our speech; music sings; arithmetic numbers; geometry weighs and measures; astronomy teaches us to know the stars. Latin Maxim Gratitude is the memory of the heart Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. Baltasar Gracian Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. Napoleon Bonaparte Great joys are silent Great men are too often unknown, or what is worse, miss known .. Carlyle Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine. Fran Lebowitz Great things can be done by great sacrifices only .. Swami Vivekananda Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. Sophocles

Habit is a shirt made of iron .. Czech Proverb Habits die hard Had Cleopatra’s nose been shorter, the whole history of the world would have been different .. Pascal Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. John Wanamaker Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. Storm Jameson Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them. Leo Tolstoy Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson Happiness is not a destination in which you arrive, it is your journey there. Anonymous Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.Albert Schweitzer Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true. Leon J. Suenes Happy will that house be in which the relations are formed from character .. Emerson Haste makes waste/Slow and steady wins the race

Hate no one; hate their vices, not themselves. J. G. C. Brainard Have a friend in every town .. Arabic Proverb Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you? Walt Whitman Health is wealth Heaven will be inherited by every man who has heaven in his soul. Henry Ward Beecher He does not believe that does not live according to his belief .. Thomas Fuller He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate. -Henry David Thoreau He is always right who suspects that he makes mistakes .. Spanish Proverb He is eloquent enough for whom truth speaks . Publilius Syrus He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies .. William Hazlitt He who accounts all things easy will have many difficulties .. Laotze He who can not forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass. George Herbert He who considers too much will perform little .. Friedrich von Schiller He who controls the money of a nation controls the nation .. James Garfield He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool. Albert Camus He who exhibits no faults is a fool or a hypocrite whom we should distrust ..Joubert He who gives quickly, gives twice .. Latin Proverb He who has an art has every where a part .. Romanian Proverb He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die. Giacomo Leopardi He who is everywhere, is nowhere .. Seneca He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool...shun him. He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is willing...teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep...awaken him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise...follow him ..Chinese Proverb He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. He who lives without folly is not so wise as he thinks .. La Rochefoucauld He who loves not his country can love nothing .. Byron He who plays with cats must bear the scratches .. Algerian Proverb He who rides behind another does not saddle when he will .. Spanish Proverb He who take his rank lightly raises his own dignity .. Hebrew Proverb He who thinks himself the happiest man really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool He who wants to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything .. Samuel Johnson He who wants to please all pleases none High salary jobs go to the persons, who are the masters of their minds

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. Abba Eban Hitch your wagon to a star ..Ralph Waldo Emerson Hitting below the belt Hitting the iron, while it is hot Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.Mahatma Gandhi Honest error is to be pitied not ridiculed .. Lord Chesterfield Honesty is the best policy, but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man .. Whately Hope doesn't come from calculating whether the good news is winning out over the bad. It's simply a choice to take action.Anna Lappe Hope is a waking dream.Aristotle Hope is life: Life is hope How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an antiCommunist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin. Ronald Reagan How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong! Sophocles Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. Douglas Adams Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority. James Thurber Humor is just another defense against the universe. Mel Brooks

I am a friend of the working man, and I would rather be his friend, than be one. Clarence Darrow I am only one, I cannot do everything. But I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. - Edward Everett Hale I came from God, and I am going back to God and I won’t have any gaps of death in the middle of my life .. George Macdonald I cannot speak anything but the truth. I cannot turn back on my duty, just to please some one. Sardar Vallabhai Patel I could have destroyed all this, but I preserved for humanity. Is not that worth a conquerors glory. Von Choltitz in interview with Dominique Lapierre .. Is Paris burning. I cried because I had no shoes until I saw a man who had no feet ..Anonymous I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.W. Somerset Maugham 'Of Human Bondage' Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.David T. Wolf I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I disapprove of what you say. But I will defend to the death your right to say it .. Voltaire I do it because I can, I can because I want to, I want to because you said I couldn't. I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. Thomas Jefferson I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will. Clint Eastwood

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. General George S. Patton I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying. Woody Allen If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music. Gustav Mahler If an idea's worth having once, it's worth having twice. Tom Stoppard If a thing isn't worth saying, you sing it. Pierre Beaumarchais If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. Anatole France If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. Jay Leno If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. Hunter S. Thompson If I had spoken the truth, I should have lost the elections .. Baldwin If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. Mickey Mantle If I take care of my character my reputation will take care of itself .. D L Moody If little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much to be out of danger .. T H Huxley If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. Russell P. Askue If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody. Agatha Christie If parents want honest children, they should be honest themselves .. R G Ingersoll If prompted by egoism you think ‘I will not fight; this determination of yours is vain. Nature will compel you to fight .. Gita If so, why so. If not, why not If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they had never tried a new thing in their life... Einstein If standard of living is your major objective, quality of life almost never improves, but if quality of life is your number one objective, your standard of living almost always improves. Zig Ziglar If the door is half closed, the door is half open. If the door is fully closed, the door is fully open If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise .. William Blake If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives. Marlon Brando If things do not turn out as we wish, we should wish for them as they turn out. Aristotle If thou art a master, be sometimes blind. If a servant, sometimes deaf .. Fuller If we cannot love the person whom we see, how can we love god, whom we cannot see? Mother Teresa If we had no faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in noticing the faults of others. La Rochefoucauld If you are idle, be not solitary. If you are solitary, be not idle .. Johnson

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself. Barbara De Angelis If you're choking in a restaurant you can just say the magic words, 'Heimlich maneuver,' and all will be well. Trouble is, it's difficult to say 'Heimlich maneuver' when you're choking to death.Eddie Izzard If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they only print your thumbs.Arthur Bear If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place. Nora Roberts If you don't run your own life, somebody else will. John Atkinson If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them ..Henry David Thoreau If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius ..Michelangelo If you love someone, let them know If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too .. Thomas Fuller If your efforts are greeted with indifference, do not lose heart, the sun puts on a wonderful show at day break; yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping .. E.F.T If you go in for argument, take care of your temper. Your logic, if you have any, will take care of itself. Joseph Farrell If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. Hermann Hesse If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.Mary Pickford If you haven't got all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don't have that you don't want. Anonymous If you sow kindness, you will reap a crop of friends If you start judging people you will be having no time to love them...Mother Teresa If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed .. Adolf Hitler If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything .. Mark Twain If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right, you'll probably never do much of anything. Win Borden If you win you need not explain ... But if you lose you should not be there to explain. Adolph Hitler If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your mirror .. François Rabelais If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do wright. Men will believe what they see. Let them see Thoreau If you would keep a secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend. If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance. Orville Wright If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves ..Thomas Edison Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. Sophocles I hate life, I hate death and everything in between just doesn't interest me. Chris Rapier I hate women because they always know where things are.James Thurber I have always heard Sancho that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea .. Cervantes

I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise .. Montesquieu I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present. Rabindranath Tagore I have made this [letter] longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal I have no doubt in my mind that our chief national problems relating to the eradication of poverty, illiteracy and disease and the scientific production and distribution can be tackled only along socialistic lines. Subhash Chandra Bose I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life. George Burns I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much . Mother Teresa I know it seems hard sometimes, but remember one thing, through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it gets, keep your chest out, keep your head up and handle it. Tupac Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Oscar Wilde Imagination is a poor substitute for experience .. Havelock Ellis Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in. Bill Gates Imminent/impending Impatience never commanded success. Edwin H. Chapin Important/impregnable/immature/immense/irreparable/irresponsible/irrevelant/irreversible/impertinent In a day, when you don't come cross any problems - you can be sure that you are traveling in a wrong path ..Swami Vivekananda I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson In all superstitions wise men follow fools .. Francis Bacon In all things success depends upon previous preparations, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure .. Confucius In a marriage, the groom looses his bachelors and the bride gets her masters .. Oscar Wilde In a marriage, the groom puts the ring through the bride's finger, the bride puts the ring through the grooms nose .. Oscar Wilde Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost. Russell Baker In calm waters every ship has a good captain .. Swedish Proverb In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. Aesop India was the mother of our race and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages. She was the mother of our philosophy, mother through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics, mother through Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity, mother through village communities of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all. Will Durant I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do the day after .. Oscar Wilde I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. .John Constable

Inevitable/unescapable/unavoidable In heaven all the interesting people are missing. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900) Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr In law In mathematics, to solve a variable, you need atleast two equations. Life is many variables, with one equation or none. Sundaram, Jammalamadaka In old days men had the rack. Now they have the press .. Oscar Wilde In order to avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing and be nothing .. Samuel Johnson In politics, absurdity is not a handicap ..Napolean Bonaparte In politics the choice is constantly between two evils .. John Morley In religion, India is the only millionaire — the One land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for all the shows of all the rest of the globe combined. Mark Twain Inter alia In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes .. Benjamin Franklin I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education. Wilson Mizner Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. Russell Baker It can be no dishonour to learn from others when they speak good sense .. Sophocles I tended to place my wife under a pedestal. Woody Allen It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return, but what is the most painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let the person know how you feel. It is a bad plan that admits of no modification .. Publilius Syrus It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Oscar Wilde It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste. Evelyn Waugh It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare .. Edmund Burke It is a good idea to keep your words soft and sweet; you never know when you may have to eat them. E W Howe It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability. Francois de La Rochefoucauld It is a great advantage to have many hands at the harvest. It is a great calamity to have many hands at the table .. Lebanese Proverb It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.Aeschylus It is a woman’s business to get married as soon as possible, and man’s to keep unmarried as long as he can G B Shaw It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. Sister Elizabeth Kenny It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late. Marilyn Moats Kennedy It is better to be faithful than famous .. Theodore Roosevelt It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. Andre Gide

It is better to be three hours earlier than one minute late .. Charles Dickens It is better to follow one’s own nature, though defective, than to imitate another’s virtue, which is perfect. Bhagavadgita It is better to have one friend of great value than many friends who are good for nothing .. Anarcharsis It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. Oscar Wilde It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers. James Thurber It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. Chinese Proverb It is better to live recklessly and dangerously and even disastrously than not to live at all .. Powys It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot .. Anatole France It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. George Bernard Shaw It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it. Upton Sinclair It is discipline and restraint that separates us from brute .. Gandhi It is double the pleasure to cheat a cheater. Jean de la Fontaine It is easier to rule a nation than a son .. Chinese Proverb It is easy to drive people, what is hard is to lead them .. Rabindranath Tagore It is err alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself .. Thomas Jefferson It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. Judith Martin It is good that a man’s face gives his tongue leave to speak .. Francis Bacon It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations. Walter Bagehot It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. H. L. Mencken It is meditation that brings us nearer to truth than anything else .. Swamy Vivekananda It is natural to give a clear view of the world after accepting the idea that it must be clear. Albert Camus It is not how low you fall that counts but how high you bounce back is the most important. It is not necessary to blow out other persons' lights to let your own shine .. Laotze It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us. Epicurus It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. - Charles Darwin It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. Winston Churchill It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances .. Oscar Wilde It is only the ignorant who despise education .. Publilius Syrus It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it’s successful outcome. –William James It is perfectly monstrous the way people go about saying things that are absolutely and entirely true. Oscar Wilde It is the cause, not the death, that makes a martyr .. Napoleon Bonaparte It is the privilege of genius that to it life never grows commonplace as to the rest of us .. J R Lowell

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. Dalai Lama It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters. Aesop It is worse than madness for one who has no allies to make numerous enemies .. Tiruvallavar It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies. The only variable is about what. The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for. What they're willing to lie for.David Shore It's a good idea to keep your words soft and sweet. You never know when you may have to eat them. E. W Howe It's no longer a question of staying healthy. It's a question of finding a sickness you like.Jackie Mason It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. Warren Buffet It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong. Henry Wordsworth Longfellow I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this. Emo Phillips I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness. James Thurber I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out. Steven Wright I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out. Rodney Dangerfield I will not say I failed 1000 times , I will say that I discovered there are 1000 ways that can cause failure -Thomas Edison I would be in hell with my woman, than in heaven where there is none I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one .. Marcus Cato

Jettisoning Journalism justifies it’s own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarest Oscar Wilde Just as luminosity is the nature of the Sun, coolness of water and heat of fire, so too the nature of Atman is eternity, purity, reality, consciousness and bliss .. Will Durant Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it is obtained or until liberty be lost in the pursuit .. James Madison Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.Clarence Darrow

Karma comes in search of you, as a calf finds its mother in a herd of cattle .. Githa Keep the fires burning Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards .. Benjamin Franklin Keep your words sweet, you don't know when you may have to eat/swallow your own words Kindness in words creates confidence Kindness in thinking creates profoundness Kindness in giving creates love. Lao-Tzu Knowledge is power

Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial. Sophocles

Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience .. George Washington Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it. Cullen Hightower Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed, too severe seldom executed .. Benjamin Franklin Learned men are the cisterns of knowledge not the fountainheads .. James Northcote Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life. Robert Byrne Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness ..The Budha Leaving no stone unturned Less Talk Less Mistakes , More Talk more mistakes ..Chanakya Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us. Jawaharlal Nehru Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. Abraham Lincoln Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. Judith Martin Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate .. John F Kennedy Let us not forget that the cultivation on the earth is the most important labour of man .. Daniel Webster Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry .. Mark Twain Liberty lives only through truth and justice, light and law Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.John F. Kennedy Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge. Paul Gauguin Life is a lucky boat ..Chakravarthy Rajagopalachary Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. Truman Capote Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.Ashley Smith Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler Life is many variables, with one equation or none ..Sundaram, Jammalamadaka Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome. Isaac Asimov Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key. Alan Bennett Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses Like anyone else, there are days I feel beautiful and days I don't, and when I don't, I do something about it. Cheryl Tiegs , O Magazine, May 2004 Like the light in the dark of dismal night,Let your self stand out as glowing, warm, and welcome. Validivar Lips, however rosy, must be fed .. A B Charles Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune but great minds raise above it Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. Will Rogers (1879 - 1935) Living hell is the best revenge. Adrienne E. Gusoff Locking horns/ Taming the bull by it's horns Long long ago/ From time immemorial Look before you leap Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. Shakespeare Love can be sordid only if you work at it. Brooke McEldowney Love expects nothing in return / Love may be one way (Admiration) Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight .. Lichtenberg Love is sacrifice Love is the admiration of the heart, admiration is the love of the mind Love of God and love of neighbour are the two sides inward and outward, of a truly religious souls. Dr Radhakrishnan Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish. Timothy Zahn Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. E. Letterman

Magnum opus Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. Peter Drucker Manage your time as you manage your money Man is ready to die for an idea, provided that idea is not quite clear to him. Paul Eldridge Man is the measure of all things .. Pythagoras Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be. William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830) Man is the only living creature on earth who eats when not hungry, drinks when not thirsty and makes love round the year Man’s value is in the few things he creates and not in the many possessions he amasses .. Khalil Gibran Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. Charles Caleb Colton Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up ..Thomas Edison Many talk like philosophers and live like fools Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings .. Vicki Baum Marriage always require compatibility and temperamental identity Marriage is a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman .. Herbert Spencer Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.Dr. Joyce Brothers

Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. George Bernard Shaw Matters change and morals change, men remain .. Galsworthy Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.Kurt Vonnegut Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience .. G B Shaw Men build too many walls and not enough bridges. Sir Isaac Newton Men have less lively perception of good than of evil .. Livy Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good. That lies within their hands, till they have lost it. Sophocles Men of much depth of mind can bear a great deal of counsel, it does not easily deface their own character. Sir Arthur Helps Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious; both are disappointed .. Wilde Mere enthusiasm is the all in all .. William Blake Mind is the cause for the direction of all senses leading to good and evil acts .. Ramayana Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it. Russell Baker Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002 Mistakes best show the strength of character of people and nations Money is not power, but goodness and holiness are .. Swami Vivekananda Money is power Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand .. Aphra Behn Morality is a private and costly luxury .. Henry Adams Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we dislike .. Oscar Wilde Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses. Margaret Millar Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie Most of our misfortunes are more supportable than the comments of our friends upon them .. Colton Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. Elizabeth Aston Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another. Sophocles Music is essentially useless, as life is. George Santayana Mutatis mutandis My belief is that to have no wants is divine. To have as few as possible comes next to divine .. Socrates My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope .. Ovid My way of joking is telling the truth. That is the funniest joke in the world .. G B Shaw

Nature delights in punishing stupid people .. Emerson Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines.Eric Hoffer Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.Whately Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. Harvey Fierstein Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty - Jefferson Davis Never break four things in your life - Trust, Promise, Relation & Heart because when they break they don't make noise but pains a lot? Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. Plato Never face facts; if you do, you'll never get up in the morning. Marlo Thomas Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry. Henry Ward Beecher Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about. Never has a man who has bent himself been able to make others straight. Mencius Never keep pending any thing for tomorrow which can be done today Never spend your money before you have it .. Thomas Jefferson Never Trust a person who ditched you ..Chanakya Never waste a minute of your precious life by squandering it thinking about people you don't like Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits. Stephen Leacock Nine-tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble. Carl Jung Nobody believes the official spokesman... but everybody trusts an unidentified source.Ron Nesen Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson Nobody can hurt me without my permission.Mahatma Gandhi Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. Albert Camus No democracy can exist for long in the midst of want, poverty and inequality .. Jawaharlal Nehru No good man ever become suddenly right .. Publilus Syrus No man can dance to the tunes of two masters. No man can serve two masters .. New Testament No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately. Michel de Montaigne No man is rich enough to buy back his past .. Oscar Wilde No man is rich whose expenditure exceeds his means; and no one is poor whose incomings exceeds his outgoings .. Halliburton No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session. Judge Gideon J. Tucker No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.Dr. Joyce Brothers -Bible

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other. Jascha Heifetz None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. Ralph Waldo Emerson No news is good news No one can make you feel inferior without your permission .. Eleanor Roosevelt No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.Henry Adams No one wants advice -- only corroboration .. John Steinbeck No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar. Donald Foster No power is strong enough to last if it labours under the weight of fear .. Cicero No saint was honoured in his day. Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.Brendan Gill Not every story has explosions and car chases. That's why they have nudity and espionage. Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum Nothing can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.Sidney J. Harris Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. Thomas Jefferson Nothing clears up my spirits like a fine day .. John Keats Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.A. H. Weiler Nothing is so easy but it becomes difficult when done with reluctance .. Terence Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion .. Oscar Wilde Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. Douglas Adams Not only is there no God, but try getting a plumber on weekends. Woody Allen Notoriety precedes fame .. Oscar Wilde Nowadays all the married men live like bachelors and all the bachelors like married men .. Oscar Wilde Nowadays women don’t hire domestic help, they marry it .. Earl Wilson Nulli Secundus

Observation more than books, experience rather than persons are the prime educators .. A B Alcott Occasions are rare; and those who know how to seize upon them are rarer .. Josh Billings Of all things you wear, your expression is more important Old age comes while we are talking about it ..Tacelli Renato Old habits die hard Old is gold Once you start working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest ..Chanakya

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation. Oscar Wilde One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man. Marlo Thomas One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. Maya Angelou One is not rich by what one owns, but more by what one is able to do with dignity .. Immanuel Kant One may employ everything against one's enemies .. Richelieu One may smile and smile and still be a villain .. William Shakespeare One of the marks of a gentleman is his refusal to make an issue out of every difference of opinion. Glasgow One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry .. Oscar Wilde One who fears limits his activities. Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again. Henry Ford One who gives quickly gives twice .. Cervantes One who makes no mistakes never makes anything Only a life lived for others is a life worth while. Albert Einstein Only he who lives a life of his own can help the lives of other men .. Phillips Brooks Only that day dawns to which we are awake ..Henry David Thoreau Only the good die young. That is why immortality is reserved for the greatest of evils. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Elliot Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.Aeschylus Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat. Sir Julian Huxley Optimist and pessimist have one fault in common. They are afraid of the truth .. T Bernard Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us. John N. Mitchell Ours is to work the results will take care of themselves .. Swami Vivekananda Our life is what we make it by our thoughts and deals Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. Nikola Tesla Out law Out numbered Out of order Out of stock Out of words

Palindrome – eye/Malayalam/able was I saw elba. Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. Chinese Proverb Paying one in his own coin

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. George Bernard Shaw Penny wise pound foolish People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust. E. B. White People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. Elizabeth Kubler Ross People like to return to the place where they are well served People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar People resent a joke if there is some truth in it .. Rabindranath Tagore People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure. Russell Baker Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again. Alex Tan Personal beauty is greater recommendation than any letter of introduction .. Aristotle Personality is to man, what perfume is to a flower .. Charles M Schwab Philosophy is too late at the bottom of failure/loss/pain. Sundaram Jammalamadaka Philosophy: unintelligible answers to insoluble problems .. Henry Adams Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance.Clarence Darrow Play second fiddle Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Aristotle Politics is made up largely of irrelevancies. Dalton Camp Politeness is to the mind what charm is to face .. Voltaire Politics without principles, education without character, science without humanity, commerce without morality are not only useless but also dangerous .. Galileo Galilei Power is a little like alcohol: the faster it is consumed, the more quickly it affects the brain.Lisa Hobbs Practice makes a man perfect. Profound sincerity is the only basis of talent as of character .. Emerson Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long. Ogden Nash Prosperity makes some friends and many enemies .. Vauvenargues Pursue studying, study pursuing ..Sundaram, Jammalamadaka Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust .. O W Holmes

Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention. Abraham Lincoln Quite often when a man thinks his mind is getting broader it is only his conscience stretching.Wartha Wade Quit now, you'll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there. David Zucker Quiver/queer/quench/quest/question/questionable

Rank and file Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it; for tomorrow is not, until today is past. Sophocles Rationalism can be defined as a mental attitude which unreservedly accepts the supremacyof reason and there by aims at establishing a system of philosophy and ethicsverifiable by experience and independent of all arbitrary assumptions or authority. Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. Read between the lines Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.Sir Richard Steele Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-byhour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going. Laurence J. Peter Red tape Repair to repair Respect can not be commanded but it must be earned Respect is, what you want others do to you, you should do to others Revolutions are all right but they should not be such as will take the country backward instead of farward. One’s step should be firm and in right direction .. Jawaharlal Nehru Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read. Frank Zappa Rome was not built in one day Rule of thumb

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' Kahlil Gibran Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power .. Benjamin Franklin Silence is the virtue of fools. So if you are wise,you are a fool, if you are a fool, you are wise.Francis Bacon Sincerity is the way of Heaven. Mencius Society prepares the crime; the criminal commits it .. Buckle Slow and steady wins the race Some how or the other I will be famous and if not famous I will be notorious .. Oscar Wilde Some kind of wrongs there are which flesh and blood cannot endure .. Beaumont and Fletcher Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. Henry Vandyke Something is better than nothing. A variety of nothing is better than a monotony of something Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965) Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. Steve Jobs Sorrow and silence are strong and patient endurance is God lik .. H W Longfellow

Spare no expense to save money on this one. Samuel Goldwyn Speaks volumes of Speed is not the end of life.Man sees more and lives more truly by walking to his destiny. Mahatma Gandhi Starvation and not sin is the parent of modern crime .. Oscar Wilde Statistics is like a bikini, what it reveals is suggestive, but what it conceals is vital .. Keith Schwols Success doesn't come to you…you go to it.Marva Collins Success is a public affair; failure is a private funeral .. Russell Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts ..Winston Churchill Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. Sir Winston Churchill Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration. Evan Esar Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities. Walter Scott

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea. This is the way to success. Swami Vivekananda Talent alone doesn't get you anywhere, you have to work at achieving your goals using your talent that's the key of success. Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand. Putt's Law Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. George S. Patton Take care of spare moments. They are the golden dust of time Take care to get what you like, or you will be forced to like what you get .. G B Shaw Talkers are not doers .. Shakespeare Taming a bull by its horns Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you .. Richard Bach Temper, if ungoverned, governs the whole man .. Anthony Shaftesbury That man succeeds who based firmly in the present, faces the future on the strength of the past .. Vidura That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Abraham Lincoln The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray .. Oscar Wilde The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to the other .. Voltaire The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible. Jean Kerr The average man believes a thing first and then searches for proof to bolster his opinion .. Elbert Hubbard The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.Aristotle The best action would be to improve our destiny rather than to accept it. The worst fiction is our own innate ability to ignore It. Monk Frost

The best advisers, helpers, friends, always are those not who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our form of right action is .. Danish Proverb The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.Helen Keller The best way of avoiding responsibility is to say that “ I have got responsibilities” .. Richard Bach The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.Benjamin Disraeli The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.Gandhi The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you ..Chanakya The breed of a man or woman is well expressed by the way, how they behave in a quarrel – G. B. Shaw The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race. Don Marquis The child is the father of the man .. William Wordsworth The concessions of the week are the concessions of fear .. Edmund Burke The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. Carl Jung The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills. Sometimes the task in hand covers both bases, but not often. This tense duality will always play center stage. It will never be transcended. Hugh Macleod The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. Scott Adams The degree of a nations civilization is marked by its disregard for the necessities of existence. W S Maugham The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition .. George Herbert The depositary of power is always unpopular .. Benjamin Disraeli The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will. Vince Lombardi The difficulty is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer .. Fridtjof Nansen The difference between a politician and a statesman is a politician thinks of the next election and a statesman thinks of the next generation .. James Freeman Clarke The easy money comes, the easy money goes The energy of the mind is the essence of life.Aristotle The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom .. Psalue The Finnish word for soap seller "saippuakauppias" reads the same backwards as forwards The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you. Elmer Davis The first casualty when war comes is truth The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without capacity .. Mark Twain The first man you meet is a fool, if you do not think so ask, and he will prove it .. Ambrose Bierce The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.John Cage The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise knows himself to be a fool .. Shakespeare

The foolish ask questions the wise can not answer .. Oscar Wilde The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet .. James Oppenheim The fragrance of the flower is never borne against the breeze; but the fragrance of human virtues diffuses itself everywhere. .. Ramayana The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction ..Chanakya The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next. Matthew Arnold The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams ..Eleanor Roosevelt The future is only the past again, entered through another gate .. Pinero The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully. Walter Lippman The gentleness of perfect freedom can only be won by the discipline of self restraint .. Barrett The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.Russell Baker The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy - I mean that if you are happy you will be good. Bertrand Russell The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office. H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Joseph Addison The greatest boon a man can give his children, is loving their mother .. Napoleon Bonaparte The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell The greatest firmness is the greatest misery .. Longfellow The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes The greatest man is he who forms the taste of a nation. The next greatest is he who corrupts it. Joshua Reynolds The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a year. Samuel Johnson The happiness of a man depends on the people he has not married .. Oscar Wilde The happiness of men consists in life. And life is in labour .. Tolstoy The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts .. Marcus Aurelius The heart of a man is the place the devil’s in .. Sir Thomas Brown The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.Noel Coward The higher we are placed. The more humbly should we walk .. Cicero The ideal is nothing else that the material reflected by the human mind and translated into forms of thought. Marx The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty and Truth. Albert Einstein The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.Henry Kissinger

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind. Freud The journey is the reward. The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities. Sophocles The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it. Carl Jung The less their ability, the more their conceit. Ahad HaAm The longest name of a town in the world with 58 letters in North Wales is ‘LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH” The lover of the pure life renews his mind daily The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time. George Bernard Shaw The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves .. Herbert N Casson The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.Martina Navratilova The more a man dreams the less he believes .. H L Mencken The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. Sir Richard Francis Burton The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. Richard Bach The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war .. George S. Patton The most difficult English language tongue twister is supposed to be "the sixth sick shaik's sixth sheep's sick" The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness .. Montaigne The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. H. P. Lovecraft The mystic bond of brotherhood makes all men one. Thomas Carlyle The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault. Henry Kissinger The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. Oscar Wilde The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. Socrates The optimist see the rose and not its thorns. The pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose. Khalil Gibran The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it is not here .. Peter Dunne The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn't matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark. Barbara Hall The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality, the permanent deceit of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality .. James Michener

The person who says it can not be done, should not interrupt the person doing it .. Chineese Proverb The pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides and shrugs; an optimist does not see the clouds at all he is walking on them .. D O Glynn The planting of one tree is worth the prayers of whole year .. Turkish Proverb The policy of retaliation has never succeeded .. Mahatma Gandhi The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument. - Bhagavad Gita The principal part of faith is patience .. George MacDonald The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. Abraham Lincoln The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it. Glaser and Way The proletarians are nothing to lose but chains. They have a world to win .. Marx & Engels The proper memory for a politician is one that knows what to remember and what to forget .. John Morley The real difference between men is energy. A strong will, a settled purpose, an invincible determination can accomplish almost anything; and in this lies the distinction between great men and little men . Thomas Fuller The relation between superiors and inferiors is like that between the wind and grass. The grass must bend when the wind blows over it There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth. Agnes Repplier There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. Franklin D. Roosevelt There are no whole truths; all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil. Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947) There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle ..Albert Einstein There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter. Charles Caleb Colton There are two ways to pass a hurdle: leaping over or plowing through... There needs to be a monster truck option. Jeph Jacques There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking. Alfred Korzybski There is a life of victory over sin and triumph over evil

There’s as much risk in doing nothing as in doing something. Trammel Crow
There is a story in every breeze, and picture in every wave .. J Moore There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I don't know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president. Kurt Vonnegut There is hardly anything that education can perform: there is hardly anything that it can not perform. James Mill There is many a slip between the cup and the lip. There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. George Santayana There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.. Dharmapada

There is no fool like a bold fool .. Proverb There is no freedom on earth or in any star for those who deny freedom to others .. Elbert Hubbard There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry .. Donald Grant Mitchell There is no lie that many men will not believe. There is no man who does not believe many lies, and there is no man who believes only lies There is no light in the house where there are no children .. Syrian Proverb There is no need to blow out the lights of others to let your own shine .. Samuel L Johnson There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity. Robertson Davies There is no possession more precious than self control. Watch therefore as you would watch treasure. Tiruvalluvar There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody anywhere anytime .. Calvin Coleridge There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence. Henry Adams There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to hear unhappiness with courage. Seneca There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. - Mahatma Gandhi There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. Aldous Huxley There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience, or none at all .. Ogden Nash There is some self-interest behind every friendship.There is no Friendship without self-interests.This is a bitter truth ..Chanakya The remedy for weakness is not brooding over weakness, but thinking of strength There's no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war. Except its ending. Abraham Lincoln The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous. Shana Alexander The second vice is lying, the first is running into debts .. Benjamin Franklin The secret of eternal youth is arrested development. Alice Roosevelt Longworth The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made. Jean Giraudoux The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. Albert Einstein The secret to success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes .. Disraeli The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. Cleveland The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. Socrates The shortest name of a town in the world ‘Y’ in France and ‘A’ in Netherlands The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time. Richard Cech

The sinner who spends and gives away is better than a devotee who begs and lays by .. Saadi The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think. Edwin Schlossberg The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. Aesop The smallest actual good is better than the most magnificent promises of impossibilities .. Macaulay The soldiers fight and the kings are heroes .. Jewish Proverb The souls of those who have quit the body violently are most pure Such end true lovers hath. Nephilim The stream of life: An individual human existence should be like a river – small at first, narrowly contained with in its banks, and rushing passionately past boulders and over waterfalls. Gradually the river grows wider, the banks recede, the waters flow more quietly and in the end, without any visible break, they become merged in the sea, and painlessly lose their individual being. The man who, in old age, can see life this way will not suffer from the fear of death, since the things he cares for will continue .. Bertrand Russell in Portraits from Memory The test of a man or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel .. G B Shaw The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. Frank Loyd Wright The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion. G. K. Chesterton The train derailed while negotiating a curve The train derailed while tackling a curve The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all of your time. Willem de Kooning The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score .. Bill Copeland The truth is more important than the facts. Frank Lloyd Wright The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy .. Montesquieu The university of these days is a collection of books .. Carlyle The unknown is God. the unexpected I leave it to God and sleep in peace. How life takes, its twists and turns and always presents you with the unimaginable climax. that is the miracle of the creator The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. stone crumbles. wood rots. people, well, they die. but things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. Chuck Palahniuk The wearer only knows where the shoe pinches The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti The wicked are not always clever nor are the doctors always right .. Churchill The wish to appear clever often prevents one from being so .. La Rochefoucauld The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself. James Thurber The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.Hazrat Inayat Khan The work of an unknown good man is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground secretly making the ground greener .. Thomas Carlyle The world belongs to the energetic .. Ralf Waldo Emerson

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. Albert Einstein The world is a stage where every man should play a role of his own .. Shakespeare The world is bad but not hopeless, it only becomes hopeless when measured by absolute standards. Freidrich Durrenmatt The world is full of beauty, as the worlds above, and if we did our duty, it might be full of love. Gerald Massey The world is our consciousness, and it surrounds us. There are more things in mind, in the imagination, than 'you' can keep track of -- thoughts, memories, images, angers, delights, rise unbidden. The depths of mind, the unconscious, are our inner wilderness areas." When we turn to a spiritual teacher we look for a guide, not one who is familiar with well-worn paths, but one who knows, as Snyder puts it, the "ettiquette of freedom." John Kain The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father . Austin O’Malley The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.George Bernard Shaw They can because they think they can. Virgil They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin They will be surely destroyed who fail to take timely action to curb the strength of their enemies. Tiruvalluvar Things do not change. We change .. Thoreau Think like a man of action and act like a man of thought .. Henry Bergson Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. William Butler Yeats Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults. Socrates Think twice before you speak, and then you may be able to say something more insulting than if you spoke right out at once. Evan Esar Those friends who are above interest are seldom above jealousy .. Lord Halifax Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad. Norm Papernick Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address. Lane Olinghouse Those who learn too much on others tend to become weak and helpless themselves Though spirit without experience is dangerous, experience without spirit is languid and defective. Lord Chesterfield Thought is deeper than all speech. Feeling is deeper than all thought .. Plutarch Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything. Henri Poincare (1854 - 1912) Thoughts lead to purpose, purposes to action, actions form habits, habits decide our character and character fixes our destiny. Ancient Indian Saying Three sentences for getting SUCCESS: a) know more than other b) work more than other c) expect less than other. William Shakesphere Time indeed is a sacred gift and every day is a little life .. Sir John Lubbock Time and tide wait for none

Time as he grows old teaches all things.Aeschylus Time is money Time make more converts than reason .. Thomas Paine Tit for tat To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing .. Elbert Hubbard To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life. Oscar Wilde To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity isto continue in a state of childhood all our days .. Plutarch To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting. Stanislaw Leszczynski To be or not to be To be positive: To be mistaken at the top of one's voice. Ambrose Bierce To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. Robert Louis Stevenson To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. Shakespeare To do what others cannot do is talent. To do what talent cannot do is genius .. Will Henry To exaggerate is to weaken .. Jean Francois De La Harpe To gain something, lose something – Bhagavadgeetha. To get the feel of fire you need to be near to the fire To handle yourself use your head: to handle others use your heart To have more desire less .. Talmud To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often ..Winston Churchill To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. Ralph Waldo Emerson Tolerance is anger suppressed by reason .. Peter Ustinov To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them. Hugh Prather To love is to admire with the heart, to admire is to love with the mind .. Theophile Gautier To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. "RISK QUOTE" Too haste makes waste Too great haste leads us to error .. Moleire Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity. Albert Camus Too much is too bad Too soft you will be squeezed, too hard and you will be broken To pay in one’s own coin To plow is to pray – to plant is to prophesy and the harvest answers and fulfills .. R G Ingersoll

To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell; Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven. Milton To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen To work you have right, but not to the fruits thereof. Do your duty and leave the results to me .. Geetha Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. Quentin Crisp Trouble is part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough. Dinah Shore True love never leaves the heart. True success lies in overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.Abraham Lincoln Truth is more of a stranger than fiction. Mark Twain Truth is the only safe ground to stand on. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Truly, to tell lies is not honorable;but when the truth entails tremendous ruin,To speak dishonorably is pardonable. Sophocles Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. Albert Einstein Try to get what you like, otherwise try to like what you get – G. B. Shaw. Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than by the things you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain Two cats can not be put in one bag Two great talkers will not travel far together .. Spanish Proverb

Unavoidable/ultimate/utter/upper/udder Under the shade of melancholy boughs lose and neglect the creeping hours of time .. Shakespeare Unhonoured, unsung and unwept .. Patriot .. Sir Walter Scott United we stand, divided we fall. Aesop Unless you change how you are,you will always have what you've got. Jim Rohn Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was. Margaret Mitchell Untouchability poisons Hinduism as a drop of arsenic poisons milk .. Mahatma Gandhi Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. Russell Baker

Very rarely people of the same family grow up under the same roof .. Richard Bach Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance of base one .. Aristotle

Want of sympathy and lack of energy are the root causes of all misery War and conflicts begin in the minds of men and peace: therefore has to be established there. Jawaharlal Nehru

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. Frank Outlaw Wealth is like sea water, the more we drink the thirstier we become and the same is true of fame . Arthur Schopenhauer We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. Judith Martin We're actors - we're the opposite of people. Tom Stoppard We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again. Paul Kagame We desire so much as what we ought not to have .. Publilius Syrus We do not deal much in facts when we are contemplating ourselves ..Mark Twain We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions. Gerald J. Simmons We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us ..Marcel proust We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them. Charles Caleb Colton We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another. Jonathan Swift Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone? James Thurber We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. Buck Henry We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones .. La Rochefoucauld We own up to minor failings, but only so as to convince others that we have no major ones. Rochefoucauld We read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone the same steps as the author. John Keats We should not investigate facts by the light of arguments but arguments by the light of facts .. Myson We think in generalities, but we live in detail. Alfred North Whitehead What can not be repaired is not to be regretted .. Samuel Johnson Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD - 180 AD), Meditations Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve. Dr. Napoleon Hill Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it ..Goethe What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death. Dave Barry What is the best way to remember your wife’s birthday? Forget it once What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Oliver Wendell Holmes What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar What you have inherited from your fathers, earn over again for yourself, or it will not be yours .. Goethe When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. Edgar Watson Howe

When a man grows angry, his reason rides out .. Thomas Fuller When a man stands up to speak, people listen, then look. When a woman gets up, people look; then if they like what they see, they listen .. Pauline Frederick When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport. When the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity .. George Bernard Shaw When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) What you cannot enforce, do not command. Sophocles When a merchant criticizes the merchandise it is because he wants to buy it .. Arabic Proverb When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy; it ceases to be a subject of interest .. William Hazlitt Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform. Mark Twain Whenever my advice is followed I confess that I always feel oppressed with a great burden of responsibility, and I can never be confident, and always await the outcome with anxiety .. Bernard of Clairvaux When flatters meet, the devil goes to dinner .. John Ray 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. Maria Irene Fornes When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page. Bill Clinton (1946 - ) When love and skill work together expect a master piece .. John Ruskin When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us. Helen Keller When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller, American author & educator ( blind & deaf) It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions .. Shakespeare When the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe .. Thomas Jefferson When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary. William Wrigley Jr When we have not what we like, we must like what we have .. Bussy Rabutin When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. Peter Marshall When we try to live our lives without God’s help we are courting disaster .. Bible When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly. Patrick Overton When you are good to others you are best to yourself .. Franklin Lin When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place When you point a finger, three fingers point back at you

When you hate, the only one that suffers is you because most of the people you have don’t know it and the rest don’t care ..Medgar Evers When your efforts are not recognized, don't get disheartened,everyday the sun puts a beautiful show, most of the audience will be asleep When you tell a person that you love them, it is coming from your heart, spirit and soul; the place that made you loved them from the beginning. Where belief is painful, we are slow to believe .. Ovid Where there is love, there is pain. Who dares nothing; need hope for nothing .. John Von Schiller Who gives quickly gives twice Whosoever saves the life of a simple person, it is as if he has saved the whole world .. Talmud Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. Ralph Waldo Emerson Why do we have to wait for special moments to say nice things or tell people we care about them? Randy K. Milholland Wife is a knife to cut our life/No wife no life Winning doesn't always mean being first, winning means you're doing better than you've done before. Bonnie Blair Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it. Dianne Feinstein Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. Abigail Van Buren Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future .. O W Holmes Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions. Cullen Hightower Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something .. Plato With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. Steven Weinberg (1933 - ) Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) Woman will always be dependant until she holds a purse of her own. Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more .. James Stephens Women’s beauty , like men’s wit is generally fatal to the owners .. Lord Chesterfield Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own. Carol Burnett Work is worship Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength" (and joy) Rain Starr Worry is today’s mouse eating tomorrow’s cheese Write a wise saying and your name will live forever. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble. Sidney J. Harris Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard. Daphne du Maurier Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it.Jesse Stuart

Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it's just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it. David Sedaris

yet we hope and hope and fancy that he who has lived today may live tomorrow .. Samuel Johnson You are a stupid, until you ask a question, ask questions to clear of your stupidity than being a stupid forever. You ask credit, you no pay, I get mad.I give credit, you no pay, I get mad.Better you get mad .. Confucius You can either hold yourself up to the unrealistic standards of others, or ignore them and concentrate on being happy with yourself as you are. Jeph Jacques You can find everything in the world, except time ..Sundaram Jammalamadaka You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it. Albert Camus You can not dream yourself into a character, you must hammer and forge one for yourself .. James Froude You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln You can not make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men. Max Beerbohm You can rule a nation, not a son .. Chinese proverb You can take the horse to the pond. But you can not make it drink You can wake up a person who is sleeping, but you can not wake up a person who is pretending sleep. Tamil proverb You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there. George Burns You love an angel and you marry a devil .. Shakespeare You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills You must be the change you wish to see in the world ..Mahathma Gandhi Young people imagine nowadays that money is everything, and when they grow older they know it. Oscar Wilde You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it .. Charles Buxton

Alyssum Amaryllis Anemone Apricot April

Asphodel Cellar door Forlorn Jonquil Mignonette Oriole Tendril

Azure Cerulean Golden Lullaby Moon Peril Thrush

Bobolink Chalice Gossamer Luminous Murmuring Rosemary Tranquil

Camellia Damask Halcyon Marigold Myrrh Shadow

Carnation Fawn Heart Melody Oleander Silence

Bureau Haemorrhage Rendezvious DIFFICULT PHRASES The dying rage of paroxysm. Locomotor ataxia Connoisseur Know Restaurant Diaphragm Doubt Manoeuvrability Phlegm

Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv arrow ass attire butter vacuum revved mirror error apple all ammunition annual trekker mill hammer inn door clipper ellipse radii, genii aardvark abbot accept add appointee affect aggression riddle steel bluff effect egg eddy aasvogel bubble ebb

Ww Xx Yy Zz puzzle

The coldest The most beautiful The most bitter The most cruel The most peaceful The most revered The most tragic The saddest The warmest no love alone revenge tranquility mother death forgotten friendship

Amenities Crunch Ghastly Ideology Personnel Sap Tyke Basic Debunk Guts Jazz Phlegmatic Slop basin Wireless Bucolic Escalate Hectic Lousy Plump Spinster Cacophony Flatulent Hike Octopus Plutocrat Statistician Coagulate Gripe Hypochondriac Offal Putrid Treachery

Life is a challenge Life is an adventure Life is a beauty Life is a duty Life is a game Life is a gift Life is a goal Life is a journey Life is a love Life is a mystery Life is a promise Life is a puzzle .. meet it .. dare it .. praise it .. perform it .. play it .. accept it .. achieve it .. complete it .. enjoy it .. unfold it .. fulfill it .. solve it

Life is a song Life is a sorrow Life is a spirit Life is a struggle Life is a tragedy Life is an opportunity

.. sing it .. overcome it .. realize it .. fight it .. face it .. take it

How beautiful is the rain After the dust and heat In the broad and fiery street In the narrow lane How beautiful is the rain How it clatters along the roofs, Like the tramp of hoofs How it gushes and struggles out From the throat of the overflowing spout Across the windowpane It pours and pours And swift and wide With a muddy tide Like a river down the gutter roars The rain the welcome rain .. H W Longfellow

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