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Give me a museum and I’ll fill it. – Pablo Picasso

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. – Albert Einstein

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former – Albert Einstein

Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. – George Burns

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. – Voltaire

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. –Samuel Johnson

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Alva Edison

give me a museum and i'll fill itA friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship. – John D. Rockefeller

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” – Isaac Asimov

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. – Albert Einstein

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt

“My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” – Socrates

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on. – Robert Frost

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. – John F. Kennedy

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Seneca

Behind every great fortune there is a crime. – Honore de Balzac

If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning – Aristotle Onassis

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – M.K. Gandhi

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

“The difference between pornography and erotica is lighting.” – Gloria Leonard

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. – Frank Lloyd Wright

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.- Mark Twain

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say i- Voltaire

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. – Samuel Johnson

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. – Mother Teresa

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that’s the essence of inhumanity. – G.B. Shaw

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. – Will Durant

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.

A subject for a great poet would be God’s boredom after the seventh day of creation.

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.

After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.

friedrich nietzsche quotesAll sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.

All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie?

Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt.

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.

Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot, a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn’t.

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Best Judgement Quotes

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. – Ambrose Redmoon

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. – Paulo Coelho

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

judgement quotesI am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying. – Tom Hopkins

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful when your own self-love might impair your judgement. – Seneca

Experience does not ever err; it is only your judgment that errs in promising itself results which are not caused by your experiments. – Leonardo da Vinci

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms – in themselves such judgments are stupidities. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. – Jean Baudrillard

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. – Jim Rohn

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Love Quotes

August Love Quotes

“Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.” ~ Unknown

“Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.” ~Thomas Fuller

“Love is blind but after experiencing it for a long time you should become familiar with some particular spots.” ~Unknown

“Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.” ~Rusty Silvey

“Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.” ~John Keats

“The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.” ~Victor Hugo

“Love – a bare whisper that makes your body ignite with such uncontrollable curiosity.” ~Unknown

“Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.” ~ Stacie Cunningham

“I love you; not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” ~ Roy Croft

“Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.” ~ Robert Browning

“I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach…” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“The closer I’m bound in love to you, the closer I am to free.” ~Robert G. Ingersoll

“Those who love deeply never grow old.” ~Anonymous

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” ~Janos Arnay

Someone sent me this, “He is the only reason I get up in the mornings” ~Unknown

“There can be no happiness equal to the joy of finding a heart that understands.”~Victor Robinson

“The only true gift is a portion of yourself.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Love is just a word until it is proven to you.” ~Unknown

love quotes“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

“Love and marriage, love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. Dad was told by mother. You can’t have one without the other.” ~Sammy Cahn

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” ~Plato

“Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.” ~Barbara De Angelis

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.” ~Jane Austen

“You can’t put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories.” ~Melanie Clark

“She walks in Beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies,
And all that’s best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes…” ~ Lord Byron

“Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.” ~H. L. Mencken

“True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” ~Erich Segal

“We can only learn to love by loving.” ~Iris Murdoch

“It is impossible to love and be wise.” ~ Francis Bacon

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” ~Ingrid Bergman

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” ~Albert Einstein

“Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.” ~Ambrose Bierce

“Marriage marks the end of many short follies – being one long stupidity.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Immature love says, “I love you because I need you.” Mature love says, “I need you because I love you.” ~Erich Fromm

“That Love is all there is, Is all we know of Love.” ~Emily Dickinson

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.” ~Amelia Burr

“When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.” ~Euripides

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Happiness Quotes

15 Laughter, Joy and Happiness Quotes

1. [Humanity] has unquestionably one really effective weapon—laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution—these can lift at a colossal humbug—push it a little—weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand. — Mark Twain
2. A good laugh heals a lot of hurts. — Madeleine L’Engle
3. A good laugh is a mighty good thing, a rather too scarce a good thing. — Herman Melville
4. A good laugh is sunshine in the house. — William Thackeray
5. With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die. — Abraham Lincoln
6. And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. – Friedrich Nietzsche
7. A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. — Proverbs 17:22
8. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. — Phyllis Diller
9. A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly; But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around. – Carolyn Birmingham
10. A well-balanced person is one who finds both sides of an issue laughable. — Herbert Procknow
11. Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand. — Mark Twain
12. Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. — Lord Byron
13. Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. — W. H. Auden
14. An optimist laughs to forget; a pessimist forgets to laugh. — Tom Nansbury
15. And keep a sense of humor. It doesn’t mean you have to tell jokes. If you can’t think of anything else, when you’re my age, take off your clothes and walk in front of a mirror. I guarantee you’ll get a laugh. — Art Linkletter

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Hope Quotes and Sayings

Hope is that thing that all of us need in tough times. Let me show you some great hope quotes for a better day.

Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route. ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. ~Christopher Reeve

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. ~Robert G. Ingersoll

Things which you do not hope happen more frequently than things which you do hope. ~Titus Maccius Plautus

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. ~Vincent McNabb

In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man’s torments. ~Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, 1878

Hope QuotesWhen the world says, “Give up,”
Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” ~Author Unknown

There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we all do and call it Hope. ~Edgar Howe

If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose? ~Robert Brault

Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain. ~Samuel Johnson

Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops… at all. ~Emily Dickinson

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. ~Anne Lamott

All it takes is one bloom of hope to make a spiritual garden. ~Terri Guillemets

The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope. ~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. ~Marian Zimmer Bradley

You’ve gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less. ~ Author Unknown

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Lord save us all from… a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. ~Mark Twain

Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. ~George Iles

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

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Famous Quotes

Famous People Quotes #3

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” – Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895)

“Dancing is silent poetry.” – Simonides (556-468bc)

“The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.” – Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

“If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

“But at my back I always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near.”
Andrew Marvell (1621-1678)

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” – Plato (427-347 B.C.)

“The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don’t have it.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

“Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947-)

“Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.” – Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805)

“We have art to save ourselves from the truth.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” – Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

“I think ‘Hail to the Chief’ has a nice ring to it.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) when asked what is his favorite song

“I have nothing to declare except my genius.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) upon arriving at U.S. customs 1882

“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

“Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.” – Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

“The difference between ‘involvement’ and ‘commitment’ is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was ‘involved’ – the pig was ‘committed’.” – Unknown

“Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship.” – Sharon Stone
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

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Famous People Quotes #2

“The full use of your powers along lines of excellence.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” – E. E. Cummings (1894-1962)

“Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.” – Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

“Assassins!” – Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) to his orchestra

“I’ll moider da bum.” – Heavyweight boxer Tony Galento, when asked what he thought of William Shakespeare

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” – Yogi Berra

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

“Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.” – Rene Descartes (1596-1650), “Discours de la Methode”

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” – Henry Ford (1863-1947)

“Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” – Yoda (‘The Empire Strikes Back’)

“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns (1896-1996)

“I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

“There are no facts, only interpretations.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense.” – Edsgar Dijkstra (1930-2002)

“C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.” – Bjarne Stroustrup

“A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.” – Paul Erdos (1913-1996)

“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.” – Paul Erdos (1913-1996)

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Life Quotes

Life Quotes

In Europe, now it is morning. It’s 9 AM. I dare you to start this perfect day with some great life quotes.

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” – Richard Bach

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” – E. B. White

“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“I love life because what more is there.” – Anthony Hopkins

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” – John Burroughs

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” – William James

“Only a few things are really important.” – Marie Dressler

“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life-you just hang around until you get used to it.” – Charles M. Schulz

“May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

“The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.” – Marcus Aurelius

“The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.” – H. L. Mencken

“The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.” – William Lyon Phelps

“The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.” – Karen Horney

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Famous People Quotes #4

“He who has a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.” – Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

“I’m all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let’s start with typewriters.” – Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.” – Voltaire (1694-1778)

“He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.” – H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)

“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

“I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.” – Ian L. Fleming (1908-1964)

“If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” – J. Paul Getty (1892-1976)

“Facts are the enemy of truth.” – Don Quixote – “Man of La Mancha”

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” – George Washington Carver (1864-1943)

“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.” – Anais Nin (1903-1977)

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

“I begin by taking. I shall find scholars later to demonstrate my perfect right.” – Frederick (II) the Great

“Maybe this world is another planet’s Hell.” – Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

“Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.” – George Eliot (1819-1880)

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.”
– Sherlock Holmes (by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1859-1930)

“Black holes are where God divided by zero.” – Steven Wright

“I’ve had a wonderful time, but this wasn’t it.” – Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney (1901-1966)

“We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.” – Vince Lombardi

“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.” – James Branch Cabell

“A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” – John D. Rockefeller (1874-1960)

“All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.” – Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

“You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)

“An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)

“I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.” – Umberto Eco

“Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.” – Jimmy Durante

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953

“The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)