Quotes on reading


When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it cannot be cured.

~ Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing

~ Epictetus

The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.

~ La Rochefoucauld

The most solid stone in the structure is the lowest one in the foundation.

~ Kahlil Gibran

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

~ C. G. Jung

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

~ Pablo Picasso

As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

~ Leonardo DaVinci

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

~ Jonathan Swift

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

What is the first business of one who practices philosophy To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows.

~ Epictetus

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