The best Quotations


If i were to say, 9;9;god, why me?9;9; about the bad things, then i should have said, 9;9;god, why me?9;9; about the good things that happened in my life.
- Arthur Ashe

There is a syndrome in sports called 9;9;paralysis by analysis.9;9;
- Arthur Ashe

You9;ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
- Arthur Ashe

You look rather rash my dear your colors don9;t quite match your face.
- Daisy Ashford

I don9;t believe in an afterlife, so i don9;t have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. for whatever the tortures of hell, i think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
- Isaac Asimov

If the doctor told me i had six minutes to live, i9;d type a little faster.
- Isaac Asimov

Life is pleasant. death is peaceful. it9;s the transition that9;s troublesome.
- Isaac Asimov

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what9;s right.
- Isaac Asimov

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what9;s right.
- Isaac Asimov

If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man9;s conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed.
- St. Francis of Assisi

It is not fitting, when one is in god9;s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Start by doing what9;s necessary, then what9;s possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Old age is like everything else. to make a success of it, you9;ve got to start young.
- Fred Astaire

The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. right at the top, if you make enough of them, it9;s considered to be your style.
- Fred Astaire

One reason i don9;t drink is that i want to know when i am having a good time.
- Nancy Astor

Don9;t be condescending to unskilled labor. try it for a half a day first.
- Brooks Atkinson

I have no objections to churches so long as they do not interfere with god9;s work.
- Brooks Atkinson

I9;ve never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. it9;s probably because they have forgotten their own.
- Margaret Atwood

9;9;god is love,9;9; we are taught as children to believe. but when we first begin to get some inkling of how he loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
- W. H. Auden

9;9;healing,9;9; papa would tell me, 9;9;is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.9;9;
- W. H. Auden

A professor is one who talks in someone else9;s sleep.
- W. H. Auden

A tremendous number of people in america work very hard at something that bores them. even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. not because he likes it but because he can9;t think of anything else to do.
- W. H. Auden

All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work 9;9;comes9;9; to him.
- W. H. Auden

Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. then he9;ll escape.
- W. H. Auden

As a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one9;s language against corruption. when it is corrupted, people lose faith in what they hear and this leads to violence.
- W. H. Auden


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Quotation When thought is too weak to be simply expressed, it's clear proof that it should be rejected. - writer
Quotation Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while. - writer
Quotation My favorite thing is to go where I have never gone. - writer
Quotation You can come to understand your purpose in life by slowing down and feeling your heart's desires. - writer
Quotation Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job. - writer
Quotation The human spirit is so great a thing that no man can express it; could we rightly comprehend the mind of man nothing would be impossible to us upon the earth. - writer