Thoughtful Quotes page 81

I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not neglect that something I can do.
Hellen Keller
Genius is the power to see 10 things where the ordinary man sees one.
Ezra Pound
In time we often hate those which we fear.
William Shakspeare
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins -- not through strength but by perseverance.
H. Jackson Brown
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
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Imitation is suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't need drugs, life is already tragic enough
Eddie Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam
You ain't goin' nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin' a truck.
Jim Denny, Manager of the Grand Ole Opry, to Elvis Presley, 1954
To secure peace is to prepare for war
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
Charles Dickens (1812-70)
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
W. Hazlitt, Lectures on English comic writers
No man or woman born coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
Homer, Iliad, VI
The most successful people are those who stand up to their equals, behave properly to their superiors, and treat their inferiors fairly.
Thucydides, The Melian Dialogue (416 BCE)
There are pleny of persons, as they quickly discover, who think they know something, but really know little or nothing
You my friend--a citizen of the great and mighty and wise city of Athens--are you not ashamed of heaping up the greatest amount of money and honor and reputation, and caring so little about wisdom and truth and the greatest improvements of the soul, which you never regard or heed at all?

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