Best Famous Quotes by: Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut, C. P. Snow, Carrie P. Snow, Roscoe Snowden, Don Snyder, Joseph Sobran, Ralph W. Sockman, Socrates, Edith Sodergran, Antigonus of Sokho, Valerie Sokolosky, Dorothee Solle, King Soloman, Solon, Robert Merton Solow, Alvaro de Solva, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Susan Sontag, Sophocles, Julia Sorel, Charles Sorenson, Robert South, Robert Southey, Gary Sow, Thomas Sowell, Office Space, Nancy Spain, John Lancaster Spalding, and Art Spander

Best Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut Quotes: The most famous quotes by Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is. — Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut

Best C. P. Snow Quotes: The most famous quotes by C. P. Snow

When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion. — C. P. Snow

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it. — C. P. Snow

Best Carrie P. Snow Quotes: The most famous quotes by Carrie P. Snow

Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope. — Carrie P. Snow

Best Roscoe Snowden Quotes: The most famous quotes by Roscoe Snowden

There are at least two kinds of cowards. One kind always lives with himself, afraid to face the world. The other kind lives with the world, afraid to face himself. — Roscoe Snowden

Best Don Snyder Quotes: The most famous quotes by Don Snyder

Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story. — Don Snyder

Best Joseph Sobran Quotes: The most famous quotes by Joseph Sobran

The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself. — Joseph Sobran

Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized. — Joseph Sobran

Best Ralph W. Sockman Quotes: The most famous quotes by Ralph W. Sockman

Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength. — Ralph W. Sockman

Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted. — Ralph W. Sockman

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. — Ralph W. Sockman

Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats. — Ralph W. Sockman

Best Socrates Quotes: The most famous quotes by Socrates

My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher. — Socrates

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. — Socrates

Wisdom begins in wonder. — Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. — Socrates

The unexamined life is not worth living. — Socrates

My belief is that to have no wants is divine. — Socrates

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing. (Plato’s Apology) — Socrates

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. — Socrates

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. — Socrates

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all. — Socrates

I thought to myself, ‘I am wiser than this man neither of us knows anything that is really worthwhile, but he thinks he has knowledge when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think that I have. I seem, at any rate, to be a little wiser than he is on this point I do not think that I know what I do not know. — Socrates

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. — Socrates

Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue. — Socrates

Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change. — Socrates

Science says ‘We must live,’ and seeks the means of prolonging, increasing, facilitating and amplifying life, of making it tolerable and acceptable, wisdom says ‘We must die,’ and seeks how to make us die well. — Socrates

By all means marry if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. — Socrates

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. — Socrates

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for. — Socrates

Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. — Socrates

The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like him. — Socrates

Let him that would move the world, first move himself. — Socrates

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. — Socrates

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. — Socrates

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. — Socrates

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults. — Socrates

The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. — Socrates

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of – for credit is like fire when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. — Socrates

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. — Socrates

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love. — Socrates

Envy is the ulcer of the soul. — Socrates

Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of. — Socrates

Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others. — Socrates

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. — Socrates

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. — Socrates

I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person. — Socrates

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. — Socrates

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean. — Socrates

Thou shouldst eat to live not live to eat. — Socrates

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. — Socrates

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. — Socrates

Best Edith Sodergran Quotes: The most famous quotes by Edith Sodergran

The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses. — Edith Sodergran

Best Antigonus of Sokho Quotes: The most famous quotes by Antigonus of Sokho

Do not be like servants who serve their masters expecting to receive a reward be rather like servants who serve their master unconditionally, with no thought of reward. — Antigonus of Sokho

Best Valerie Sokolosky Quotes: The most famous quotes by Valerie Sokolosky

There is one universal gesture that has one universal message–a smile — Valerie Sokolosky

Best Dorothee Solle Quotes: The most famous quotes by Dorothee Solle

If my hands are fully occupied in holding on to something, I can neither give nor receive. — Dorothee Solle

Best King Soloman Quotes: The most famous quotes by King Soloman

Comfort me with apples, for I am sick of love. — King Soloman

Best Solon Quotes: The most famous quotes by Solon

Reprove thy friend privately commend him publicly. — Solon

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend. — Solon

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. — Solon

Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them. — Solon

Best Robert Merton Solow Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert Merton Solow

It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is no that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself. — Robert Merton Solow

Best Alvaro de Solva Quotes: The most famous quotes by Alvaro de Solva

It used to take courage–indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence–to leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home. — Alvaro de Solva

Best Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn Quotes: The most famous quotes by Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market-place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

If decade after decade the truth cannot be told, each person’s mind begins to roam irretrievably. One’s fellow countrymen become harder to understand than Martians. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything he’s no longer in your power — he’s free again. — Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

Best Alexander Solzhenitsyn Quotes: The most famous quotes by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Own only what you can carry with you know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. — Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Do not pursue what is illusory – property and position all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life – don’t be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness it is after all, all the same the bitter doesn’t last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing. — Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Our envy of others devours us most of all. — Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Best Susan Sontag Quotes: The most famous quotes by Susan Sontag

AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences suicide. Or murder. — Susan Sontag

The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects — making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing. — Susan Sontag

AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them. — Susan Sontag

What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine. — Susan Sontag

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people’s reality, and eventually in one’s own. — Susan Sontag

Best Sophocles Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sophocles

Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. — Sophocles

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. — Sophocles

To err from the right path is common to mankind. — Sophocles

He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life. — Sophocles

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. — Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love. — Sophocles

Someone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex Are you able to have a woman He replied, Hush man most gladly indeed am I rid off it all, as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master. — Sophocles

Of no mortal say, ‘That man is happy,’ till vexed by no grievous ill he pass Life’s goal. — Sophocles

Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them. — Sophocles

None love the messenger who brings bad news. — Sophocles

Though a man be wise it is no shame for him to live and learn. — Sophocles

To know that all is well, even if late will come to know it, is at least some gain. — Sophocles

Success is dependent on effort. — Sophocles

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. — Sophocles

Surely, to think your own the only wisdom, and yours the only word, the only will, betrays a shallow spirit, an empty heart. — Sophocles

Look and you will find it – what is unsought will go undetected. — Sophocles

Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it. — Sophocles

There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. — Sophocles

To him who is in fear everything rustles. — Sophocles

It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him. — Sophocles

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities. — Sophocles

No man loves life like him that’s growing old. — Sophocles

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another. — Sophocles

Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away. — Sophocles

What you cannot enforce, do not command. — Sophocles

Reason is God’s crowning gift to man. — Sophocles

Show me the man who keeps his house in hand, He’s fit for public authority. — Sophocles

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong — Sophocles

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver. — Sophocles

Money There’s nothing in the world so demoralizing as money. — Sophocles

Of all human ills, greatest is fortune’s wayward tyranny. — Sophocles

Numberless are the world’s wonders, but none More wonderful than man. — Sophocles

Nobody likes the man who brings bad news. — Sophocles

I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare – I have no use for him either. — Sophocles

For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues. — Sophocles

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. — Sophocles

Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable. — Sophocles

Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it. — Sophocles

Stranger in a strange country. — Sophocles

It made our hair stand up in panic fear. — Sophocles

The end excuses any evil. — Sophocles

The ideal condition Would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct But since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach. — Sophocles

Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish. — Sophocles

There is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise. — Sophocles

Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it for tomorrow is not, until today is past. — Sophocles

Time eases all things. — Sophocles

The good befriend themselves. — Sophocles

Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial. — Sophocles

A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse. — Sophocles

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. — Sophocles

How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there’s no help in truth — Sophocles

Best Julia Sorel Quotes: The most famous quotes by Julia Sorel

If you’re never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances. — Julia Sorel

Best Charles Sorenson Quotes: The most famous quotes by Charles Sorenson

It isn’t the incompetent who destroy an organization It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up. — Charles Sorenson

Best Robert South Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert South

If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives. — Robert South

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus. — Robert South

Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind but to wise men, whereby to conceal it. — Robert South

Best Robert Southey Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert Southey

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are throughout persuaded of each other’s worth. — Robert Southey

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. — Robert Southey

If you would be pungent, be brief for it is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn. — Robert Southey

Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live Not where I love, but where I am, I die. — Robert Southey

Best Gary Sow Quotes: The most famous quotes by Gary Sow

If you don’t go fishing because you thought it might rain you will never go fishing. This applies to more than fishing. — Gary Sow

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

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth–anonymously and posthumously. — Thomas Sowell

Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. — Thomas Sowell

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area – crime, education, housing, race relations – the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them. — Thomas Sowell

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. — Thomas Sowell

Best Office Space Quotes: The most famous quotes by Office Space

Peter Good luck with your layoffs, alright, I hope your firings go really, really well. — Office Space

Peter When I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That’s my only real motivation is not to be hassled, that and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired. — Office Space

Milton And I said, I don’t care if they lay me off either, because I told, I told Bill that if they move my desk one more time, then, then I’m, I’m quitting, I’m going to quit. And, and I told Don too, because they’ve moved my desk four times already this year, and I used to be over by the window, and I could see the squirrels, and they were married, but then, they switched from the Swingline to the Boston stapler, but I kept my Swingline stapler because it didn’t bind up as much, and I kept the staples for the Swingline stapler and it’s not okay because if they take my stapler then I’ll set the building on fire. — Office Space

Michael Bolton Yeah, well at least your name isn’t Michael Bolton. Samir You know there’s nothing wrong with that name. Michael Bolton There was nothing wrong with it… until I was about 12 years old and that no-talent ass clown became famous and started winning Grammys. — Office Space

Peter So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that’s on the worst day of my life. — Office Space

Peter Well, I generally come in at least fifteen minutes late, ah, I use the side door–that way Lumbergh can’t see me, heh–after that I sorta space out for an hour. I just stare at my desk, but it looks like I’m working. I do that for probably another hour after lunch too, I’d say in a given week I probably only do about fifteen minutes of real, actual, work. — Office Space

Samir No, not again. I… why does it say paper jam when there is no paper jam I swear to God, one of these days, I just kick this piece of shit out the window. — Office Space

Bob We find it’s always better to fire people on a Friday. Studies have statistically shown that there’s less chance of an incident if you do it at the end of the week. — Office Space

Best Nancy Spain Quotes: The most famous quotes by Nancy Spain

There are people whom one loves immediately and forever. Even to know they are alive in the world with one is quite enough. — Nancy Spain

Best John Lancaster Spalding Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Lancaster Spalding

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape. — John Lancaster Spalding

The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds. — John Lancaster Spalding

The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is. — John Lancaster Spalding

Leave each one his touch of folly it helps to lighten life’s burden which, if he could see himself as he is, might be too heavy to carry. — John Lancaster Spalding

Do definite good first of all to yourself, then to definite persons. — John Lancaster Spalding

Best Art Spander Quotes: The most famous quotes by Art Spander

The great thing about democracy is that it gives every voter a chance to do something stupid. — Art Spander

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