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Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln
In a world full of uncertainties, a dog's unwavering companionship brings us comfort and stability.
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. William James
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. Thomas Carlyle
Writing, when properly managed (as you may be sure I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation. Laurence Sterne
Anybody can be good in the country. There are no temptations there. Oscar Wilde
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick. William James
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. John Locke
I more fear what is within me than what comes from without. Martin Luther
Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained. Ludwig Quidde
Philanthropic colonization is a failure. National colonization will succeed. Theodor Herzl
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person. Joseph Addison
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. Stendhal
The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct. Calvin Coolidge
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. John Maynard Keynes
Games lubricate the body and the mind. Benjamin Franklin
Moonlight is sculpture. Nathaniel Hawthorne
Necessity makes even the timid brave. Sallust
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent. Michel de Montaigne
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in. David Lloyd George
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things. George Eliot
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed. Samuel Johnson
Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true. Marcel Proust
There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will. Albert Einstein
Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Franklin
The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation. Woodrow Wilson
Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive. Franz Kafka
A horse a horse my kingdom for a horse. William Shakespeare
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. Oscar Wilde
A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded. Abraham Lincoln
Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, Adorns and cheers our way And still, as darker grows the night, Emits a brighter ray. Oliver Goldsmith
Nature has made a pebble and a female. The lapidary makes the diamond, and the lover makes the woman. Victor Hugo
Dare to be honest and fear no labor. Robert Burns
I really don’t advise a woman who wants to have things her own way to get married. Virginia Woolf
It’s the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards. Arthur Schopenhauer
Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat. Mark Twain
Having a pet is like having a best friend who always has your back.
The following year, after I had prepared my draft, the Conference of the Inter parliamentary Union at The Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously. Ludwig Quidde
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language. John Donne
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