Quotes on smiling


Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

~ Saint Augustine

What we say is important for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

~ Jim Beggs

Good night, good night parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.

~ William Shakespeare

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be incompleteness in absence.

~ Erich Fromm

People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.

~ Max Beerbohm

...it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg.

~ Thomas Jefferson

At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.

~ Leon Botstein

I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

~ Mary Wortley Montagu

The substance of the eminent Socialist gentleman's speech is that making a profit is a sin, but it is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss.

~ Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.

~ John Morley

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