Thoughtful Quotes page 2

A cynic is a person searching for an honest man, with a stolen lantern.
Edgar A. Shoaff
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Winston Churchill
An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing.
Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil.
Ayn Rand
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
Conserve energy -- make love more slowly.
Enjoy every minute. There's plenty of time to be dead.
He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much a master of the world as he who is ready to die.
Giacomo Leopardi
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultier
It is impossible to defend perfectly against the attack of those who want to die.
Life is too important to take seriously.
Corky Siegel
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
Xenocrates of Chalcedon (the original)
They sicken of the calm who know the storm.
Dorothy Parker
He is truly wise who gains wisdom from another's mishap.
No guts, no glory.
No pain, no gain.
Only the good die young. That is why immortality is reserved for the greatest of evils.

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