Top 50 quotes of today
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
When you love you should not say, God is in my heart, but rather, I am in the heart of God. and think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car's headlights and tell you exactly which way it's coming.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
All thinking men are atheists.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
It is good to love many things, for therein lies strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done with love is well done.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.