Quotes on life


'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part.

~ Ernest Hemingway

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

~ Mark Twain

A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness.

~ Euripides

One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.

~ Bertrand Russell

Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell.

~ G. K. Chesterton

I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.

~ Samuel Butler

What power has love but forgiveness In other words by its intervention what has been done can be undone. What good is it otherwise

~ William Carlos Williams

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

~ Fran Lebowitz

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.

~ Howard Aiken

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.

~ Antisthenes

1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 30 - 31 - 32 - 33 - 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 - 39 - 40 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 -

anger - art - aging - adversity - beauty - balance - change - confusion - courage - character - death - dreams - determination - education - excellence - family - friendship - funny - giving - goals - happiness - hope - honesty - integrity - imagination - joy - justice - kindness - kissing - knowledge - life - love - leadership - money - music - marriage - motivation - mistakes - nature - overcoming - optimism - opportunity - perspective - patience - peace - quality - quitting - questions - quiet - respect - relationships - reading - success - strength - stress - smiling - teaching - time - trust - unity - understanding - vision - values - victory - war - writing - winning - wisdom - waiting - youth -


Home