Sunday, 23 June 2013

Famous Quotations-II

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K"Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."Immanuel Kant
 "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."John F. Kennedy
 "When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two
 characters. One represents danger, the other represents opportunity."
John F. Kennedy
 "Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all."John F. Kennedy
 "Liberty without learning is always in peril;  learning without liberty is
 always in vain."
John F. Kennedy
 "Education : the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent
 by the incompetent.
John Maynard Keynes
 "In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the
 silence of our friends."
Martin Luther King
 "Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves."Rudyard Kipling
 "Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade."Rudyard Kipling
 "The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvellously."Henry Kissinger
 "The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they
 think it's their fault."
Henry Kissinger
L"We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive
 without human affection."
Dalai Lama
 "Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans."John Lennon
 "In the end it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your
Abraham Lincoln
 "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's
 character, give him power."
Abraham Lincoln
 "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."Abraham Lincoln
 "You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people
 all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time."
Abraham Lincoln
M"No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the
 enemy until it is ripe for execution."
Niccolo Machiavelli
 "People ask for criticism, but they only want praise."Somerset Maugham
 "It is cruel to discover one's mediocrity only when it is too late."Somerset Maugham
 "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."Moliere
 "To the soul there is hardly anything more healing than friendship."Thomas Moore

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N"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy."Isaac Newton
 "The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the
 same good things for the first time."
Friedrich Nietzsche
 "What doesn't kill you will make you stronger."Friedrich Nietzsche
 "When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets."Friedrich Nietzsche
 "We don't see things as they are; we see things as we are."Anais Nin
 "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."Anais Nin
O"Burdens become light when cheerfully borne."Ovid
P"In the field of observation, chance favours only the prepared mind."Louis Pasteur
 "The chief enemy of creativity is good taste."Pablio Picasso
 "The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled."Plutarch
 "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread."Alexander Pope
 "The voyage to discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having
 new eyes."
Marcel Proust
R"If you wish to avoid seeing a fool, you must break your mirror."Francois Rabelais
 "A statesman is a successful politician who is dead."Thomas Brackett Reed
 "The customer is never wrong."Cesar Ritz
 "Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life."F.W. Robertson
 "Many people despise wealth but few know how to give it away."F. de la Rochefoucauld
 "Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice."F. de la Rochefoucauld
 "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."Eleanor Roosevelt
 "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."Franklin D. Roosevelt
 "Rules are not necessarily sacred; principles are."Franklin D. Roosevelt 

"I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made."Franklin D. Roosevelt 
 "The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does
Theodore Roosevelt
 "If it can't be cured it must be endured."Salman Rushdie
 "When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece."John Ruskin

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S"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but
 when there is nothing left to take away."
Antoine de St Exupery
 "Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other
 but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de St Exupery
 "Hell is other people."Jean-Paul Sartre
 "It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create."John Saxe
 "For success, attitude is equally as important as ability."Sir Walter Scott
 "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."Lucius Annaeus Seneca
 "Life is a play.  It's not its length but its performance that counts."Lucius Annaeus Seneca
 "Action is eloquence."William Shakespeare
 "All that glitters is not gold."William Shakespeare
 "Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners."William Shakespeare
 "Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a
 common language."
George Bernard Shaw
 "The greatest of our evils and the worst of our crimes is poverty."George Bernard Shaw
 Youth is a wonderful thing.  What a crime to waste it on children!"George Bernard Shaw
 "Martyrdom ... is the only way in which a man can become famous
 without ability."
George Bernard Shaw
 "We don't stop playing because we grow; we grow old because we
 stop playing."
George Bernard Shaw
 "Reasonable men adapt to the world. Unreasonable men adapt
 the world to themselves. That's why all progress depends on
 unreasonable men."
George Bernard Shaw
 "Can a man who is warm understand one who is freezing?"Alexander Solzhenitsyn
 "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap ... but by the seeds
 you plant!"
Robert Louis Stevenson
 "Politics is perhap the only profession for which no preparation is
 thought necessary."
Robert Louis Stevenson
 "Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.Jonathan Swift
 "May you live every day of your life."Jonathan Swift
T"I am more afraid of an army of a hundred sheep led by a lion, than by
 an army of a hundred lions led by a sheep."
 "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."Alfred Lord Tennyson
 "A good laugh is sunshine in a house."William Thackery
 "Love is real only when a person can sacrifice himself for another."Leo Tolstoy
 "It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a
 fool than to open it and remove all doubt."
Mark Twain
 "Be careful of reading health books. You may die of a misprint."Mark Twain
 "Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Mark Twain

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U"The only thing in life achieved without effort is failure."Unknown
 "The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack."Unknown
 "Many receive advice; only the wise profit from it."Unknown
 "Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent."Unknown
 "Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple."Unknown
 "The secret of happiness is not doing what one likes, but in liking what
 one does."
 "Only those who keep trying eventually win."Unknown
 "Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done
 right is an achievement."
 "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."Unknown

"The best time to do something worthwhile is between yesterday and
V"Conscience is a man's compass."Vinvent Van Gogh
 "The progress of rivers to the ocean is not as rapid as that of man to
 "Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."Voltaire
 "God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh."Voltaire
 "The greatest consolation in life is to say what one thinks."Voltaire
 "Doubt is not an agreeable condition, but certainty is an absurd one."Voltaire
 "The secret of being a bore is to tell everything."Voltaire
 "Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too."Voltaire 
W"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to get rid of it."Oscar Wilde
 "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."Oscar Wilde
 "My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's."Oscar Wilde
 "Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes."Oscar Wilde
 "Wisdom is knowing how little we know."Oscar Wilde
 "To live is the rarest thing in the world.  Most people exist, that's all."Oscar Wilde
 "The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the
 young know everything."
Oscar Wilde
 "No man is rich enough to buy back his past."Oscar Wilde
 "There are only two tragedies in life : one is not getting what one wants,
 the other is getting it."
Oscar Wilde
 "True friends stab you in the front."Oscar Wilde
 "Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every
 six months."
Oscar Wilde
 "All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness."Tennessee Williams
Y"Education is not the filling of a pail but rather the lighting of a fire."William Butler Yeats
Z"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work."Emile Zola

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