Quotes

Quotes of the day 06-13-12


“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
– Albert Einstein

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
– Mark Twain

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
– J.K. Rowling

“If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.”
– Malcolm X

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
– Mark Twain

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
– Mark Twain

“It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.”
– André Gide

“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.”
– C.S. Lewis

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
– Albert Einstein

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
– Mother Teresa

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
– Albert Einstein

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
– Terry Pratchett

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”
– Helen Keller

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
– E.E. Cummings

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
– Mark Twain

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
– Mark Twain

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