The best Quotations


Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
- Julie Andrews

Her name was called lady helena herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.
- Daisy Ashford

I refuse to admit that i am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate.
- Nancy Astor

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. the world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
- Andrew Carnegie

I began revolution with 82 men. if i had [to] do it again, i do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. it does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
- Fidel Castro

Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
- Winston Churchill

Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. they may be summed up by the phrases: (1) it's completely impossible. (2) it's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) i said it was a good idea all along.
- Arthur C. Clarke

The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are - 1. security to possessors; 2. facility to acquirers; and, 3. hope to all.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever i knew were to be divided: 1. that dear old soul; 2. that old woman; 3. that old witch.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Remember when $25, 000 was a success? now it is a garbage collector.
- Frank Dane

We are living in the excesses of freedom. just take a look at 42nd street an broadway.
- William J. Durant

I think there are only three things america will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization: the constitution, jazz music and baseball.
- Gerald Early

Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. just find a product that sells for $2000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1000, and sell a thousand of them.
- Jerry Gillies

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

There are those who say to you - we are rushing this issue of civil rights. i say we are 172 years late.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. what can i know? 2. what ought i to do? 3. what may i hope?
- Immanuel Kant

One day donald trump will discover that he is owned by lutheran brotherhood and must re negotiate his debt load with a committee of silent norwegians who don't understand why anyone would pay more than $120.00 for a suit.
- Garrison Keillor

If an angel were ever to tell us anything of his philosophy i believe many propositions would sound like 2 times 2 equals 13.
- G. C. Lichtenberg

If you have lower than a ten percent turnover, there is a problem. and if you have higher than, say 20%, there is a problem.
- William Mcgovern

I dunno what my 23 infantile years in america signify. i left as soon as motion was autarchic - i mean my motion.
- Ezra Pound

The art of letters will come to an end before a.d. 2000. i shall survive as a curiosity.
- Ezra Pound

People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards.
- Pat Riley

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
- Jim Rohn

When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 am, be there at 10:45. when you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. news will soon get around that you are a person of your word.
- Charles Prestwich Scott

By the year 2000 we will, i hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not god.
- Gloria Steinem


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Quotation Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors. - writer
Quotation The heart is the best reflective thinker. - writer
Quotation Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair. - writer
Quotation Freedom is the most contagious virus known to man. - writer
Quotation There is a supply for every demand. - writer
Quotation Many men go fishing their entire lives without knowing it is not fish they are after. - writer