The best Quotations


A child is a beam of sunlight from the infinite and eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
- Lyman Abbott

The highest qualities of characte must be earned.
- Lyman Abbott

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
- Lyman Abbott

Patience is passion tamed.
- Lyman Abbott

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
- Diane Ackerman

A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.
- Diane Ackerman

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that i have just lived the length of it. i want to have lived the width of it as well.
- Diane Ackerman

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
- Diane Ackerman

There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses.
- Diane Ackerman

We live on the leash of our senses.
- Diane Ackerman

Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
- Lord Acton

The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. they both deny that right is superior to authority.
- Lord Acton

The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. when it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of god's checks has bounced.
- Gilbert Adair

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life....man was made for action and for bustle too, i believe.
- Abigail Adams

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
- Abigail Adams

To err is human; to forgive, infrequent.
- Franklin P. Adams

When the political columnists say 'every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.
- Franklin P. Adams

The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
- Henry Brooks Adams

It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
- Henry Brooks Adams

No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
- Henry Brooks Adams

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
- Henry Brooks Adams

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Henry Brooks Adams

The proper study of mankind is woman.
- Henry Brooks Adams

The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
- James Truslow Adams


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Quotation To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject. - writer
Quotation Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. - writer
Quotation The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different. - writer
Quotation There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda, or woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it. - writer
Quotation We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead. - writer
Quotation If forty million people say a foolish thing it does not become a wise one, but the wise man is foolish to give them the lie. - writer