Quotes on quality


Study the past if you would define the future.

~ Confucius

Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men...the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.

~ Francis Bacon

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

~ Honore' de Balzac

America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.

~ Salvador Dali

Cowards do not count in battle they are there, but not in it.

~ Euripides

To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.

~ Peter Nivio Zarlenga

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

~ Samuel Johnson

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

~ Berthold Auerbach

My music is best understood by children and animals.

~ Igor Stravinsky

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