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There is no conversation more boring than the one where everyone agrees. 
~Michel de Montaigne

  Failures are divided into two classes--those who thought and never did and those who did and never thought.
~John Charles Salak

  For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest of those is, "It might have been."
~John Greenleaf Whittier

  Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
~T.S. Eliot, American critic and writer

  Courage is not the absense of fear, but rather the judgement  that there is something more important than fear.
~Ambrose Redmoon

  It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
~Emiliano Zapata

  Nothing in life is to be feared.  It is only to be understood.
~Marie Curie, Polish Nobe Prize winning chemist (1867-1934)

  There's only one thing worse than being talked about, and that's not being talked about.
~Oscar Wilde

  He who only seeks applause from without has all his happiness in another's keeping.
~Oliver Goldsmith

  Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
~Vernon Law Ward
  A life making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing
~George Bernard Shaw

  Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

  Cuando amor no es locura, no es amor.  (When love is not madness, it is not love)
~Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Spanish dramatist (1600-1681)

  A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off you.
~Francois Sagan

  If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
~Cato, Roman statesman and historian (234-149 BC)

  I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

  God grants liberty only to those who live it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.
~Daniel Webster

  The early worm gets eaten by the bird.
~Ron E. Lunde

  Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
~William Couper

  Genius does what it must, and Talent does what it can.
~Bulwer Lytton
  Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine perspiration.
~Thomas Edison

  Far better is it to dare mighty things, even though checked by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much, nor suffer much.
~Theodore Roosevelt

  Enjoy life.  There's plenty of time to be dead.

  It is not length of life but depth of life.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

  Do not be too squeamish about your actions.  All life is an experiment.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

  Life isn't about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.
~George Bernard Shaw

  Life is like a landscape.  You live in the midst of it, but can only describe it from the vantage point of distance.
~Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974)

  Everything has been figured out except how to live.
~Jean Paul-Satre

  Think wrongly if you please, but in all cases, think for yourself.
~Gothold Lessing, German dramatist, critic (1729-81)

  The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.  The hand is the cutting edge fo the mind.
~Jacob Bronowski, Polish born mathematician and humorist (1908-1974)

  We are torn between the craving to know and the despair of having known.
~Francois Sagan

  Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
~Ambrose Bierce

  Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like.  Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
~George Bernard Shaw

  Adam was human; he didn't want the apple for the apples sake; he wanted it because it was forbidden.
~Mark Twain

  Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
~Chapman Cohen

  Destiny is not a matter of chance.  It is a matter of choice.  It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
~William Jennings Bryan (1860~1925)

  You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
~Mahanta Ghandi

  It is amazing how complete the delusion is that beauty is goodness.
~Leo Tolstoy

  If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
~Chinese Proverb

  Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
~George Bernard Shaw

  At a touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

  We call that person who has lost his father an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.  But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him?  Here every language is silent and holds his impotence.
~Joseph Roux

  Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
~ Henry Ford

  What does not kill me makes me stronger.
~Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

  The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
~Alan Kay

  The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
~Henry David Theoreau (1817~1862)

  Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
~Aldous Huxely (1894~1963)

  Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies
~Voltaire (on his deathbed in responce to a priest asking that he renounce Satan.)

  To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.
~Jorge Louis Borges, Argentine author (1899~1986)

  Precious things are without value to those who cannot prize them.

  We can often do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs. 
~Francois Fenelon

  The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superiour teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.
~William Arthur Ward

  Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
~Sir Winston Churchill

  If man hasn't discovered a thing he would die for, he isn't fit to live.
~Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929~1968), Speech in Detroit, June 23, 1963

  Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

  To live is the rarest thing in the world.  Most people exist, that is all.
~Oscar Wilde

  Not all who wander are lost.
~J. R. R. Tolkien

To repeat what others have said requires education; to challenge it requires brains.
~Mary Pettibone Poole [A Glass Eye at Keyhole, 1938]

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
~William Mizner (1876~1933)

God Himself, sir, does not propose to judge a man until his life is over.  Why should you and I?
~Samuel Johnson (1709~1784)
English author

Those who desire to give up Freedom in order to gain Security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
~Thomas Jefferson (1743~1826)
3rd President of the United States

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
~Derek Bok (1930-  )
American educator, University president

We must believe in luck.  For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
~Jean Cocteau (1889~1963)
French writer, visual artist, film maker
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