Quotes on reading


It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

~ Mark Twain

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

~ Mark Twain

Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.

~ Mark Twain

He who hesitates is a damned fool.

~ Mae West

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.

~ Kahlil Gibran

God has placed in each soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that is within them.

~ Kahlil Gibran

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

~ Henry Kissinger

Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.

~ Buddha

The men who are great live with that which is substantial, they do not stay with that which is superficial they abide with realities, they remain not with what is showy. The one they discard, the other they hold.

~ Lao Tzu

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances - to choose one's own way.

~ Victor Frankl

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