Best Famous Quotes by: Marcus Aelius Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius, Ausonius, Jane Austen, Paul Auster, Kenny Ausubel, Harriet Du Autermont, James A. Autry, Sri da Avabhas, Berton Averre, Tex Avery, Saint Teresa of Avila, Bernard Avishai, A. J. Ayer, Alfred Jules Ayer, Marcel Ayme, Ben Azai, Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Thomas Babington, Eve Babitz, Roger Babson, Lauren Bacall, Richard Bach, Burt Bacharach, Gaston Bachelard, June Masters Bacher, James Gilmore Backus, Francis Bacon, and Michael R. Baer


Best Marcus Aelius Aurelius Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Remember this, very little is needed to make a happy life. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

To them that ask, where have you seen the gods, or how do you know for certain there are gods, that you are so devout in their worship I answer Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

A man is a little soul carrying around a courpse. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Whatever may befall thee, it was preordained for thee from everlasting. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind for the soul is dyed by the thoughts. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Death hangs over thee, While thou still live, while thou may, do good. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Think on this doctrine,–that reasoning beings were created for one another’s sake that to be patient is a branch of justice, and that men sin without intending it. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Men seek out retreats for themselves in the country, by the seaside, on the moutains. . .But all this is unphilosophical to the last degree. . .when thou canst at a moment’s notice retire into thyself. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Life itself is neither good nor evil, but only a place for good and evil. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Every man’s life lies within the present for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The universe is change our life is what our thoughts make it. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

A good man does not spy around for the black spots in others, but presses unswervingly on towards his mark. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Everything that exists is in a manner the seed of that which will be. — Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Best Marcus Aurelius Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marcus Aurelius

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. — Marcus Aurelius

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. — Marcus Aurelius

Best Ausonius Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ausonius

Forgive many things in others nothing in yourself. — Ausonius

Propaganda is the art of persuading others of what you don’t believe yourself. — Ausonius

If you are a terror to many, then beware of many. — Ausonius

He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak. — Ausonius

Truth is the mother of hatred. — Ausonius

Things that we hear pass quicker from our minds than what we read. — Ausonius

Best Jane Austen Quotes: The most famous quotes by Jane Austen

One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering. — Jane Austen

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. — Jane Austen

There is not one in a hundred of either sex who is not taken in when they marry . It is, of all transactions, the one in which people expect most from others, and are least honest themselves. — Jane Austen

Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong — Jane Austen

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other. — Jane Austen

Those who do not complain are never pitied. — Jane Austen

I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them. — Jane Austen

Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves. — Jane Austen

Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way. — Jane Austen

I pay very little regard…to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person. — Jane Austen

Everybody likes to go their own way–to choose their own time and manner of devotion. — Jane Austen

Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch. — Jane Austen

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. — Jane Austen

I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman’s feelings and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of. — Jane Austen

If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient at others, so bewildered and so weak and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control We are, to be sure, a miracle every way but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out. — Jane Austen

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes. — Jane Austen

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. — Jane Austen

One cannot fix one’s eyes on the commonest natural production without finding food for a rambling fancy. — Jane Austen

The enthusiasm of a woman’s love is even beyond the biographer’s. — Jane Austen

We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be. — Jane Austen

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere. — Jane Austen

Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or…of something else. — Jane Austen

It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation. — Jane Austen

But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way. — Jane Austen

Best Paul Auster Quotes: The most famous quotes by Paul Auster

Our lives don’t really belong to us, you see — they belong to the world, and in spite of our efforts to make sense of it, the world is a place beyond our understanding. — Paul Auster

Best Kenny Ausubel Quotes: The most famous quotes by Kenny Ausubel

Each of us has a spark of life inside us, and our highest endeavor ought to be to set off that spark in one another. — Kenny Ausubel

Best Harriet Du Autermont Quotes: The most famous quotes by Harriet Du Autermont

No vision and you perish No Ideal, and you’re lost Your heart must ever cherish Some faith at any cost. Some hope, some dream to cling to, Some rainbow in the sky, Some melody to sing to, Some service that is high. — Harriet Du Autermont

Best James A. Autry Quotes: The most famous quotes by James A. Autry

I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance. — James A. Autry

Best Sri da Avabhas Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sri da Avabhas

Evelyn slapped Raymond on the back with a laugh. You must be starved old friend. Come into my apartments, and we’ll suffer through a deep breakfast of pure sunlight. — Sri da Avabhas

The secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered I was not God. — Sri da Avabhas

Reason means truth and those who are not governed by it take the chance that someday the sunken fact will rip the bottom out of their boat. — Sri da Avabhas

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum. — Sri da Avabhas

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort. — Sri da Avabhas

Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. — Sri da Avabhas

All doubt, despair, and fear become insignificant once the intention of life becomes love, rather than dependence on love. — Sri da Avabhas

Best Berton Averre Quotes: The most famous quotes by Berton Averre

To err is dysfunctional, to forgive co-dependent. — Berton Averre

Best Tex Avery Quotes: The most famous quotes by Tex Avery

What’s up, Doc — Tex Avery

Best Saint Teresa of Avila Quotes: The most famous quotes by Saint Teresa of Avila

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. — Saint Teresa of Avila

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. — Saint Teresa of Avila

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. — Saint Teresa of Avila

Best Bernard Avishai Quotes: The most famous quotes by Bernard Avishai

The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway. — Bernard Avishai

Best A. J. Ayer Quotes: The most famous quotes by A. J. Ayer

No moral system can rest solely on authority. — A. J. Ayer

Best Alfred Jules Ayer Quotes: The most famous quotes by Alfred Jules Ayer

The fact that people have religious experiences is interesting from the psychological point of view, but it does not in any way imply that there is such a thing as religious knowledge…Unless he can formulate this ‘knowledge’ in propositions that are empirically verifiable, we may be sure that he is deceiving himself. — Alfred Jules Ayer

Best Marcel Ayme Quotes: The most famous quotes by Marcel Ayme

Oh, how I love the Earth and everything in it, life and death. And men. One can think of nothing finer, or nicer, than men their wars, their concentration camps, their justice. — Marcel Ayme

Best Ben Azai Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ben Azai

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place. — Ben Azai

Best Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe Quotes: The most famous quotes by Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world-the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism. — Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

The trebling of the population in this small and impoverished country, flowing with milk and honey but not with sufficient water, rich in rocks and sand dunes but poor in natural resources and vital raw materials, has been no easy task Indeed, practical men, with their eyes fixed upon things as they are, regarded it as an empty and insubstantial utopian dream. — Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it. — Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces. — Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen. … Their faith is their passport. — Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Best Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba Quotes: The most famous quotes by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Man’s many desires are like the small metal coins he carries about in his pocket. The more he has the more they weigh him down. — Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Life Is A Challenge – Meet It Life Is A Song – Sing It Life Is A Dream – Realize It Life Is A Game – Play It Life Is Love – Enjoy It — Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Best Thomas Babington Quotes: The most famous quotes by Thomas Babington

Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely. — Thomas Babington

The conformation of his mind was such that whatever was little seemed to him great, and whatever was great seemed to him little. — Thomas Babington

Best Eve Babitz Quotes: The most famous quotes by Eve Babitz

By the time I’d grown up, I naturally supposed that I’d be grown up. — Eve Babitz

Best Roger Babson Quotes: The most famous quotes by Roger Babson

Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present. — Roger Babson

It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true. — Roger Babson

Best Lauren Bacall Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lauren Bacall

You don’t always win your battles, but it’s good to know you fought. — Lauren Bacall

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. — Lauren Bacall

Best Richard Bach Quotes: The most famous quotes by Richard Bach

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished if you’re alive, it isn’t. — Richard Bach

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. — Richard Bach

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. — Richard Bach

In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice. — Richard Bach

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. — Richard Bach

As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men’s minds more seriously than what they see. — Richard Bach

Learning is finding out what you already know, Doing is demonstrating that you know it, Teaching is reminding others that they know it as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and teachers. — Richard Bach

Sometimes when learning comes before experience It doesn’t make sense right away. — Richard Bach

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. — Richard Bach

You teach best what you most need to learn. — Richard Bach

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. — Richard Bach

Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again after a moment or lifetime is certain for those who are friends. — Richard Bach

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. — Richard Bach

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. — Richard Bach

Best Burt Bacharach Quotes: The most famous quotes by Burt Bacharach

A small town is a place where there is no place to go where you shouldn’t. — Burt Bacharach

A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the word you first thought of. — Burt Bacharach

Best Gaston Bachelard Quotes: The most famous quotes by Gaston Bachelard

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls. — Gaston Bachelard

Best June Masters Bacher Quotes: The most famous quotes by June Masters Bacher

Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever. — June Masters Bacher

Best James Gilmore Backus Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Gilmore Backus

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success. — James Gilmore Backus

Best Francis Bacon Quotes: The most famous quotes by Francis Bacon

Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. — Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power. — Francis Bacon

If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us. — Francis Bacon

If a man’s wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. — Francis Bacon

Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty. — Francis Bacon

It is as natural to die as to be born and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. — Francis Bacon

The world’s a bubble and the life of man Less than a span. — Francis Bacon

Believe not much them that seem to despise riches, for they despise them that despair of them. — Francis Bacon

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. — Francis Bacon

There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals. — Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. — Francis Bacon

I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious. — Francis Bacon

Nothing is more damaging to a state than that cunning men pass for wise. — Francis Bacon

Silence is the virtue of fools. — Francis Bacon

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. — Francis Bacon

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. — Francis Bacon

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies. — Francis Bacon

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh. — Francis Bacon

Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. — Francis Bacon

Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical. — Francis Bacon

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding. — Francis Bacon

Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation. — Francis Bacon

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. — Francis Bacon

We cannot command nature except by obeying her. — Francis Bacon

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. — Francis Bacon

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man’s self. — Francis Bacon

Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. — Francis Bacon

It is a secret both in nature and state, that it is safer to change many things than one. — Francis Bacon

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. — Francis Bacon

Man, being the servant and interpreter of nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything. — Francis Bacon

A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth man’s minds about to religion. — Francis Bacon

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator. — Francis Bacon

Histories make men wise poets, witty the mathematics, subtle natural philosophy, deep moral, grave logic and rhetoric, able to contend. — Francis Bacon

For those who intend to discover and to understand, not to indulge in conjectures and soothsaying, and rather than contrive imitation and fabulous worlds plan to look deep into the nature of the real world and to dissect it — for them everything must be sought in things themselves. — Francis Bacon

If any human being earnestly desire to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant to attain , in fact, clear and demonstrative knowlegde instead of attractive and probable theory we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks. — Francis Bacon

If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him. — Francis Bacon

If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts but if we begin with doubts, and we are patient in them, we shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not a sense of humor to console him for what he is. — Francis Bacon

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. — Francis Bacon

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. — Francis Bacon

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon

It is impossible to love and to be wise. — Francis Bacon

Nothing is to be feared but fear. — Francis Bacon

The general root of superstition is that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss and commit to memory the one, and pass over the other. — Francis Bacon

Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. — Francis Bacon

Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men…the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order. — Francis Bacon

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. — Francis Bacon

Never exaggerate your faults. Your friends will attend to that. — Francis Bacon

Natural abilities are like natural plants they need pruning by study. — Francis Bacon

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth. — Francis Bacon

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books. — Francis Bacon

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. — Francis Bacon

Death is a friend of ours and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home. — Francis Bacon

By far the best proof is experience. — Francis Bacon

He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many. — Francis Bacon

Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. — Francis Bacon

I have taken all knowledge to by my province. — Francis Bacon

Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. — Francis Bacon

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy but in passing it over, he is superior. — Francis Bacon

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. — Francis Bacon

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man’s nature runs to the more ought law to weed it out. — Francis Bacon

Houses are built to live in, not to look on therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. — Francis Bacon

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. — Francis Bacon

Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection. — Francis Bacon

In charity there is no excess. — Francis Bacon

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. — Francis Bacon

Best Michael R. Baer Quotes: The most famous quotes by Michael R. Baer

Perhaps each life has one sensational thought, if acted upon will bring great meaning. — Michael R. Baer

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