Top 50 quotes of today
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A witty saying proves nothing.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Listen if you want to be heard
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
If any of you cry at my funeral, I'll never speak to you again.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it's only a question of degree.
When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
The future is the shape of things to come.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.