The best Quotations


Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
- William R. Alger

Public opinion is a second conscience.
- William R. Alger

The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
- William R. Alger

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
- William R. Alger

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
- William R. Alger

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? to will what god wills, and strike a league with destiny.
- William R. Alger

The impossible generalized man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy -yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. this is what makes him impossible.
- Nelson Algren

I went out there for a thousand a week, and i worked monday, and i got fired wednesday. the guy that hired me was out of town tuesday.
- Nelson Algren

Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.
- Nelson Algren

Never play cards with a man called doc. never eat at a place called mom s. never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
- Nelson Algren

The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a ph.d.
- Nelson Algren

The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.
- Nelson Algren

Age is whatever you think it is. you are as old as you think you are.
- Muhammad Ali

Champions aren't made in the gyms. champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
- Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. it's not something you learn in school. but if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
- Muhammad Ali

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

I am the greatest, i said that even before i knew i was.
- Muhammad Ali

I am the greatest. not only do i knock em out, i pick the round!
- Muhammad Ali

I figured that if i said it enough, i would convince the world that i really was the greatest.
- Muhammad Ali

I hated every minute of training, but i said, ''don't quit. suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.''
- Muhammad Ali

I run on the road, long before i dance under the lights.
- Muhammad Ali

It's just a job. grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. i beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and i believe in myself.
- Muhammad Ali

No one knows what to say in the loser's locker room.
- Muhammad Ali


Do you know the writers of the following quotations?

Quotation God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. - writer
Quotation Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom. - writer
Quotation I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it. - writer
Quotation Laws teach us to know when we commit injury and when we suffer it. - writer
Quotation There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends. - writer
Quotation Like what you do, if you don't like it, do something else. - writer