Thoughtful Quotes page 96

The teacher is like the candle which lights others in consuming itself.
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned to walk forward.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
If you will not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth the reading, or do things worth the writing.
Benjamin Franklin
Love is like War: easy to start and hard to end.
If everything in life were as effecient as the nose is at making snot, can you imagine the great things we could all get done?
A conscience is a burden that only good men have to bear. And sometimes I wish I never had one.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being grown up isn't half as fun as growing up, these are the best days of our lives. The only thing that matters is just following your heart, and eventually you'll finally get it right.
The Ataris
Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Today I weep for my country. I have watched the events of recent months with a heavy, heavy heart. No more is the image of America one of strong, yet benevolent peacekeeper. The image of America has changed. Around the globe, our friends mistrust us, our word is disputed, our intentions are questioned.
Robert C. Byrd, US Senator
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
Bertrand Russell
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Chinese Proverb
The worst misfortune that can happen to any ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
Austin O'Malley
Though the elevator only goes to the top floor, there is always a staircase to the roof.
Vincent Steininger
Life is only as good as the memories that we make
The Ataris
I always knew that looking back on tears would make me laugh, but I never knew that looking back on laughs would make me cry.
You can look the other way once and it's no big deal, except it's makes it easier for you to compromise the next time and pretty soon that's all you're doing; is compromising because that how you think things are done!
Kiefer Sutherland, 24
People that worry about the past are still living there.

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