The best Quotations


It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. we are collaborators in creation.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Women must try to do things as men have tried. when they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

We are not here to triumph by fighting, by strata gem, or by resistance, not to fight with beasts as men. we have fought the beast and have conquered. we have only to conquer now, by suffering. this is the easier victory.
- T. S. Eliot

As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I love the old way best, the simple way of poison, where we too are strong as men.
- Euripides

It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
- Betty Friedan

So long as men worship the caesars and napoleons, the caesars and napoleons will arise to make them miserable.
- Aldous Huxley

Generalization is necessary to the advancement of knowledge; but particularly is indispensable to the creations of the imagination. in proportion as men know more and think more they look less at individuals and more at classes. they therefore make better theories and worse poems.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
- Kwame Nkrumah

As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
- Julius Robert Oppenheimer

Let me tell you i am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
- Alexander Pope

Prudishness is pretense of innocence without innocence. women have to remain prudish as long as men are sentimental, dense, and evil enough to demand of them eternal innocence and lack of education. for innocence is the only thing which can ennoble lack of education.
- Friedrich Schlegel

If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race.
- George Bernard Shaw

If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race.
- George Bernard Shaw

Someone once asked me why women don't gamble as much as men do, and i gave the common-sensical reply that we don't have as much money. that was a true but incomplete answer. in fact, women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage.
- Gloria Steinem

Facts are generally overesteemed. for most practical purposes, a thing is what men think it is. when they judged the earth flat, it was flat. as long as men thought slavery tolerable, tolerable it was. we live down here among shadows, shadows among shadows.
- John Updike


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Quotation A library is thought in cold storage. - writer
Quotation I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit. - writer
Quotation The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does. - writer
Quotation A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love. - writer
Quotation I desire to so 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 of me. - writer
Quotation I want to be all that I am capable of becoming. - writer