Famous Quotes

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Isaac Goldberg:
Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.
E. M. Forster, Howards End:
The crime of suicide lies in its disregard for the feelings of those whom we leave behind.
Karl Kraus:
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
J.W. Schopf:
For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.
Woody Allen:
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Will Cuppy:
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
Phillips Brooks:
The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is
Benjamin Disraeli:
Grief is the agony of an instant, the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
Sir William Osler:
To study the phenomenon of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.
Samuel Johnson:
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
Douglas Adams, The Guardian:
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time:
Death is as light as a feather; duty as heavy as a mountain.
Benjamin Disraeli, Speech, Edinburgh (1867):
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant.