The best Quotations


Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
- James Allen

Mind is the master - power that molds and makes, and man is mind, and ever more he takes the tool of thought, and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills - he thinks in secret and it comes to pass; environment is but his looking-glass.
- James Allen

Our life is what our thoughts make it. a man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
- James Allen

The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.
- James Allen

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
- James Allen

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
- James Allen

To put away aimlessness and weakness, and to begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment; who make all conditions serve them, and who think strongly, attempt fearlessly, and accomplish masterfully.
- James Allen

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
- James Allen

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
- James Allen

You will never do anything in this world without courage. it is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Sex alleviates tension. love causes it.
- Woody Allen

A ''bay area bisexual'' told me i didn't quite coincide with either of her desires.
- Woody Allen

More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. one path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
- Woody Allen

A relationship, i think, is like a shark, you know? it has to constantly move forward or it dies. and i think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
- Woody Allen

As the poet said, 'only god can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

Basically my wife was immature. i'd be at home in the bath and she would come in and sink my boats.
- Woody Allen

Capital punishment would be more effective as a preventive measure if it were administered prior to the crime.
- Woody Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
- Woody Allen

Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. the difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
- Woody Allen

Don't knock masturbation - it's sex with someone i love.
- Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
- Woody Allen

Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it.
- Woody Allen

His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy.
- Woody Allen

How can i believe in god when just last week i got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
- Woody Allen

How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?
- Woody Allen


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Quotation He is not elevated by good fortune or depressed by bad. His mind is established in God, and he is free from delusion. - writer
Quotation He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty. - writer
Quotation In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes. - writer
Quotation When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels. - writer
Quotation The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. - writer
Quotation The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. - writer