Quotes on understanding


I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.

~ John Glenn

All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.

~ Oscar W. Firkins

I'm against a homogenized society, because I want the cream to rise.

~ Robert Frost

The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance ... produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward ... allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process.

~ Herbert Butterfield

If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.

~ Anon.

A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.

~ Lyndon B. Johnson

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.

~ Buddha

I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to.

~ Dave Barry

I like work it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.

~ Jerome K. Jerome

We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over.

~ Richard Milhous Nixon

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