Quotes on wisdom


A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

~ Aristotle

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

~ Anna Freud

Not to know the events which happened before one was born, that is to remain always a boy.

~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

A faithful friend is a strong defense and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.

~ Ecclesiasticus 614 Bible

Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.

~ Norman Vincent Peale

The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.

~ Oscar Wilde

If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.

~ Jimmy Buffett

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.

~ Ansel Adams

Marty This pretentious ponderous collection of religious rock psalms is enough to prompt the question, What day did the Lord create Spinal Tap, and couldn't he have rested on that day too'

~ This Is Spinal Tap

Jerry We live in a cynical world. A cynical world. And we work in a business of tough competitors. I love you. You... complete me.

~ Jerry Maguire

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