Random Quotes

Debasish Mrida

When you give away everything without expecting anything in return, only then will everything belong to you.

Zelda Fitzgerald, born Zelda Sayre

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

Scottish Proverbs

When the heart is full the tongue will speak.

Spanish Proverbs

Treat the small in the way you would want to be treated by the big.

Robin Sharma

The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.

Author

Every man having been born free and master of himself, no one else may under any pretext whatever subject him without his consent. To assert that the son of a slave is born a slave is to assert that he is not born a man.

Italian Proverbs

Many pupils have gained more wealth than their masters.

Chinese Proverbs

Heaven has a road, but no one travels it; Hell has no gate, but people bore into it. [People do evil because they desire evil]

Julian Assange

On why do journalists censor themselves: I think there is a fear about the response from those people who are offended... And the journalists think that, incredibly, that it would not be in their career interests to pursue that material. So even if they're personally interested in the material they think perhaps the editors would not approve.

Robin Williams, fully Robin McLaurin Williams

I feel like Adam when he said to Eve, `Back up, I don't know how big this gets.

Saint Paul, aka The Apostle Paul, Paul the Apostle or Saul of Tarsus

We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.

Primo Levi, fully Primo Michele Levi

No one must leave here and so carry to the world, together with the sign impressed on his skin, the evil tidings of what man's presumption made of man in Auschwitz.

Joseph Addison

I would rather advise my reader, if he has not in this case the secret consolation, that he deserves no such reproaches as are cast upon him, to follow the advice of Epictetus: If any one speaks ill of thee, consider whether he has truth on his side; and if so, reform thyself that his censures may not affect thee.

Charles Pierre Baudelaire

O wise among all Angels ordinate, God foiled of glory, god betrayed by fate, Satan, O pity my long wretchedness! O Prince of Exile doomed to heinous wrong, who, vanquished, riseth ever stark and strong, Satan, O pity my long wretchedness! Thou knowest all, proud king of occult things, Familiar healer of man's sufferings, Satan, O pity my long wretchedness! Thy love wakes thirst for Heaven in one and all: Leper, pimp, outcast, fool and criminal, Satan, O pity my long wretchedness!

Zig Ziglar, born Hilary Hinton Ziglar

Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short lived.

Paulo Coelho

If someone is capable of loving his partner without restrictions, unconditionally, then he is manifesting the love of God. If the love of God becomes manifest, he will love his neighbor. If he loves his neighbor, he will love himself. If he loves himself, then everything returns to its proper place.

Scottish Proverbs

He leuks like a Lochaber aix fresh frae the grundstane.

Thomas Hobbes

Competition of riches, honour, command, or other power, inclineth to contention, enmity, and war: because the way of one competitor, to the attaining of his desire, is to kill, subdue, supplant, or repel the other.

Michael Shermer

The human capacity for self-delusion is boundless, and the effects of belief are overpowering.

Thomas Paine

Public credit is suspicion asleep.

Will Rogers, fully William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers

Be a politician; no training necessary.

Robert A. Heinlein, fully Robert Anson Heinlein, pen name for Anson MacDonald

The 3-legged stool of understanding is held up by history, languages, and mathematics. Equipped with those three you can learn anything you want to learn. But if you lack any one of them you are just another ignorant peasant with dung on your boots.

Gary Kovacs

But I don't want it to sell my data. I want to have the choice.

Diane Ackerman

Like many animals, wild ponies can sense a drop in barometric pressure. When a storm threatens, they know to seek shelter in hilly areas and huddle together with their rumps facing the oncoming wind.

Elizabeth Alexander

I been in sorrow?s kitchen and done licked out all the pots. Nobody knows the trouble I seen. Steal away to Jesus. I ain?t got long to stay here.