Best Famous Quotes by: Richard Adams, Samuel Adams, Scott Adams, William Adams, Jane Addams, Joseph Addison, George Ade, Sybil Adelman, Konrad Adenauer, Alfred Adler, Felix Adler, Morris Adler, Mortimer Adler, Richard P. Adler, Stella Adler, Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno, Aeschylus, Aesop, Afranius, Herbert Agar, Andre Agassi, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, Elaine Agather, Agathon, Child Age 13, Child Age 15, Child Age 6, Child Age 7, Child Age 9, and James Agee

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

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal but ideas are immortal. — Richard Adams

My heart has joined the Thousand, for my friend stopped running today. — Richard Adams

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. — Richard Adams

Best Samuel Adams Quotes: The most famous quotes by Samuel Adams

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. — Samuel Adams

That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms… — Samuel Adams

If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen. — Samuel Adams

Best Scott Adams Quotes: The most famous quotes by Scott Adams

I believe everyody in the world should have guns. Citizens should have bazookas and rocket launchers too. I believe that all citizens should have their weapons of choice. However, I also believe that only I should have the ammunition. Because frankly, I wouldn’t trust the rest of the goobers with anything more dangerous than string. — Scott Adams

There are many methods for predicting the future. For example, you can read horoscopes, tea leaves, tarot cards, or crystal balls. Collectively, these methods are known as ‘nutty methods.’ Or you can put well-researched facts into sophisticated computer models, more commonly referred to as a complete waste of time. — Scott Adams

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems. — Scott Adams

I’m slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can’t motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles. — Scott Adams

Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. — Scott Adams

No matter how smart you are, you spend much of your day being an idiot. — Scott Adams

We’re a planet of nearly six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants. — Scott Adams

We expect others to act rationally even though we are irrational. — Scott Adams

Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive. — Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage–Management. — Scott Adams

The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. — Scott Adams

Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. — Scott Adams

You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. — Scott Adams

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask Do they get smart just in time to ask questions — Scott Adams

Best William Adams Quotes: The most famous quotes by William Adams

If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide. — William Adams

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be. — William Adams

My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it. — William Adams

Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official — not to say arbitrary — in their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity. — William Adams

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me. — William Adams

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day. — William Adams

You can have anything you want–if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. — William Adams

Faith is a continuation of reason. — William Adams

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

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men. — Jane Addams

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

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn. — Joseph Addison

Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate,no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament.It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man A splendid slave, a reasoning savage. — Joseph Addison

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young. — Joseph Addison

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. — Joseph Addison

When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations. — Joseph Addison

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. — Joseph Addison

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. — Joseph Addison

The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them. — Joseph Addison

There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty. — Joseph Addison

One’s religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success. — Joseph Addison

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. — Joseph Addison

Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes. — Joseph Addison

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes. — Joseph Addison

Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life. — Joseph Addison

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. — Joseph Addison

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable. — Joseph Addison

The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves. — Joseph Addison

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week. — Joseph Addison

‘We are always doing’, says he, ‘something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do something for us. — Joseph Addison

What pity is it that we can die but once to serve our country — Joseph Addison

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief. — Joseph Addison

Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. — Joseph Addison

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover. — Joseph Addison

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. — Joseph Addison

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass. — Joseph Addison

If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling. — Joseph Addison

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person. — Joseph Addison

True happiness… arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self. — Joseph Addison

Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another. — Joseph Addison

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. — Joseph Addison

Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station. — Joseph Addison

A misery is not to be measure from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer. — Joseph Addison

What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities. — Joseph Addison

How beautiful is death, when earn’d by virtue Who would not be that youth What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country — Joseph Addison

True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. — Joseph Addison

Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable. — Joseph Addison

Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness. — Joseph Addison

Best George Ade Quotes: The most famous quotes by George Ade

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity. — George Ade

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry. — George Ade

‘Whom are you’ he asked, for he had attended business college. — George Ade

Best Sybil Adelman Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sybil Adelman

Most of you have been where I am tonight. The crash site of unrequited love. You ask yourself, How did I get here What was it about Was it her smile Was it the way she crossed her legs, the turn of her ankle, the poignant vulnerability of her slender wrists What are these elusive and ephemeral things that ignite passion in the human heart That’s an age-old question. It’s perfect food for thought on a bright midsummer’s night. — Sybil Adelman

Think about a woman. Doesn’t know you’re thinking about her. Doesn’t care you’re thinking about her. Makes you think about her even more. — Sybil Adelman

Obsessions and fixations are not really my field. All I know, when the mind really grabs hold of something, look out. — Sybil Adelman

Ok. Sex is fine. Sex is good. Sex is GREAT Okay, okay, we need men for sex… Do we need so many — Sybil Adelman

In Kyudo philosophy, you don’t aim–you become one with the target. Then, in fact, there’s nothing to aim at. I find it works well with women, too. Give it a try. — Sybil Adelman

I thought I loved him, but I really just needed him. There was so much death and when I was in bed with him, I wasn’t thinking about death…Look, what I’m trying to say is that we can’t know what’s in another person’s heart, we can’t even know what’s in our own. Life turns on a dime, and somehow we muddle through. — Sybil Adelman

Best Konrad Adenauer Quotes: The most famous quotes by Konrad Adenauer

Kennedy cooked the soup that Johnson had to eat. — Konrad Adenauer

Best Alfred Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Alfred Adler

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them. — Alfred Adler

If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else. — Alfred Adler

There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow. — Alfred Adler

The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized as the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment … both of individuals and of humanity. — Alfred Adler

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even murder with the truth. — Alfred Adler

Best Felix Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Felix Adler

The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear. — Felix Adler

The conception of worth, that each person is an end per se, is not a mere abstraction. Our interest in it is not merely academic. Every outcry against the oppression of some people by other people, or against what is morally hideous is the affirmation of the principle that a human being as such is not to be violated. A human being is not to be handled as a tool but is to be respected and revered. — Felix Adler

Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. — Felix Adler

Best Morris Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Morris Adler

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. — Morris Adler

Best Mortimer Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mortimer Adler

You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. — Mortimer Adler

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men. — Mortimer Adler

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you. — Mortimer Adler

Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself. — Mortimer Adler

Best Richard P. Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Richard P. Adler

All television is children’s television. — Richard P. Adler

Best Stella Adler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Stella Adler

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. — Stella Adler

Best Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno Quotes: The most famous quotes by Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public. — Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. — Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality. — Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a 1-foot chain. — Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are not gains without pains. — Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

Best Aeschylus Quotes: The most famous quotes by Aeschylus

‘Honour thy father and thy mother’ stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness. — Aeschylus

Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old. — Aeschylus

Sweet is a grief well ended. — Aeschylus

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain. — Aeschylus

I would far rather be ignorant than wise in the foreboding of evil. — Aeschylus

Words are the physicians of the mind diseased. — Aeschylus

Time as he grows old teaches many lessons. — Aeschylus

The wisest of the wise may err. — Aeschylus

Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend’s success without envy. — Aeschylus

Exiles feed on hope. — Aeschylus

It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath. — Aeschylus

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life Overcome fear, behold wonder. — Aeschylus

For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth unenvying. — Aeschylus

A prosperous fool is a grievous burden. — Aeschylus

The future you shall know when it has come before then forget it. — Aeschylus

When a man’s willing and eager, the gods join in. — Aeschylus

Bronze is the mirror of the form wine, of the heart. — Aeschylus

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. — Aeschylus

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief. — Aeschylus

I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope. — Aeschylus

Time as he grows old teaches all things. — Aeschylus

Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny. — Aeschylus

In war, truth is the first casualty. — Aeschylus

For somehow this is tyranny’s disease, to trust no friends. — Aeschylus

Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another’s might. — Aeschylus

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. — Aeschylus

Only when man’s life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy. — Aeschylus

His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best. — Aeschylus

Best Aesop Quotes: The most famous quotes by Aesop

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own. — Aesop

The gods help them that help themselves. — Aesop

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. — Aesop

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. — Aesop

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin. — Aesop

Little friends may prove great friends. — Aesop

There is always someone worse off than yourself. — Aesop

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. — Aesop

United we stand, divided we fall. — Aesop

Appearances often are deceiving. — Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. — Aesop

Only cowards insult dying majesty. — Aesop

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. — Aesop

Familiarity breed contempt. — Aesop

Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. — Aesop

Don’t let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth — don’t let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency. — Aesop

Any excuse will serve a tyrant. — Aesop

Plodding wins the race. — Aesop

It is easy to despise what you cannot get. — Aesop

A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. — Aesop

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. — Aesop

We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. — Aesop

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. — Aesop

Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing. — Aesop

You may share the labours of the great, but you may not share the spoil. — Aesop

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. — Aesop

Please all, and you will please none. — Aesop

Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction. — Aesop

Be content with your lot one cannot be first in everything. — Aesop

Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear. — Aesop

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. — Aesop

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. — Aesop

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. — Aesop

It is easier to get into the enemy’s toils than out again. — Aesop

It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters. — Aesop

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. — Aesop

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. — Aesop

Persuasion is often more effectual than force. — Aesop

Put your shoulder to the wheel. — Aesop

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. — Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. — Aesop

What a splendid head, yet no brain. — Aesop

People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. — Aesop

Union gives strength. — Aesop

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. — Aesop

The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. — Aesop

I am sure the grapes are sour. — Aesop

Slow and steady wins the race. — Aesop

I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath. — Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. — Aesop

While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy’s toils than out again. — Aesop

Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find – nothing. — Aesop

Best Afranius Quotes: The most famous quotes by Afranius

The wise man will love all others will desire. — Afranius

Best Herbert Agar Quotes: The most famous quotes by Herbert Agar

The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear. — Herbert Agar

Best Andre Agassi Quotes: The most famous quotes by Andre Agassi

What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose. — Andre Agassi

Best Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz Quotes: The most famous quotes by Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz

I cannot afford to waste my time making money. — Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz

Best Elaine Agather Quotes: The most famous quotes by Elaine Agather

The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it. — Elaine Agather

Attitude is more important than reality. — Elaine Agather

Best Agathon Quotes: The most famous quotes by Agathon

Even God cannot change the past. — Agathon

This only is denied to God the power to undo the past. — Agathon

Best Child Age 13 Quotes: The most famous quotes by Child Age 13

I bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween. — Child Age 13

I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up. — Child Age 13

What I’ve learned. . . . I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up. — Child Age 13

Best Child Age 15 Quotes: The most famous quotes by Child Age 15

I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don’t have any clean laundry because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life — Child Age 15

I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict. — Child Age 15

Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle A truck — Child Age 15

The people who think Tiny Tim is strange are the same ones who think it odd that I drive without pants. — Child Age 15

Best Child Age 6 Quotes: The most famous quotes by Child Age 6

Home is where the house is. — Child Age 6

Best Child Age 7 Quotes: The most famous quotes by Child Age 7

As you make your way through this hectic world of ours, set aside a few minutes each day. At the end of the year, you’ll have a couple of days saved up. — Child Age 7

I’ve learned that you can’t hide a piece of broccoli in a glass of milk. — Child Age 7

I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing Silent Night. — Child Age 7

Best Child Age 9 Quotes: The most famous quotes by Child Age 9

I’ve learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and wave back. — Child Age 9

Best James Agee Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Agee

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough. — James Agee

Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense. — James Agee

A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children. — James Agee

In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God. — James Agee

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