Thoughtful Quotes page 124
Napoleon, surveying a map in 1803 pointed to China and said "There lies a sleeping giant. Let him sleep. For when he wakes he will move the world."Napoleon
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I have loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me this has always been enough.Nicholas Sparks - The Notebook
There are people who, like sugar cane, are killed for being sweet.Kikuyu Proverb
He who cuts his own wood, warms himself twice.Bill Kassis
When your eyes have adjusted to darkness for a long time, and someone suddenly draws the curtain back, does not the bright light of normal daylight cause you discomfort, even pain? Just so, in some ways your limited self may be living in comfortable darkness.Dr. Tae Yun Kim
Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.Robert Heinlein, "Time Enough For Love"
I have been gravely dissappointed with...the moderate who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presense of justice; who constantly says: 'I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action'; who parternalistically believes he can set the timetable for another man's freedom...
I have earned my pain, but I don't deserve my tears.Tomas Ström
Sometime you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them too. Even when you're in the dark. Even when you're falling.Tuesdays With Morrie
In your life, you meet people. Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And then there are some you wish you never had to think about again. But you do.Anonymous
That is just what I am, a maniac. All the greatest men are maniacs. They are possessed by a mania which drives them forwards towards their goal. The great scientists, the philosophers, the religious leaders-all maniacs"Ian Flemming, Doctor No
20 years of experience is often one year experience and 19 repetition.
Terror is the best political weapon, for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death.Adolf Hitler
...So do we pass the ghosts that haunt us later in our lives; they sit undramatically by the roadside like poor beggars, and we see them only from the corners of our eyes, if we see them at all. The idea that they have been waiting there for us rarely if ever crosses our minds. Yet they do wait, and when we have passed, they gather up their bundles of memory and fall in behind, treading in our footsteps and catching up, little by little.Stephen King, Dark Tower series
When reality fails us, at least we still have our dreams.
A teacher, a good teacher that is, functions as a pointer to truth, but not a giver of truth.Bruce Lee
The real fight is not between right and wrong, the real fight is between your right and my right.Rahul Easwar
Violence is the last vestige of the Incompetent.Salvor Hardin, Isaac Asimov's Foundation
Don't let your sense of morals get in the way of doing the right thing.Salvor Hardin, Issac Asimov's Foundation
I think they should invent a new word... a word that describes how you feel before you kiss someone. I think it's like when a bird decides that it can fly.Tv Show, 'Once and Again'
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