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

I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. my biggest resource is my mind.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Your mind is what makes everything else work.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. when you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
- Geoffrey F. Abert

Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
- Geoffrey F. Abert

The most important thing about goals is having one.
- Geoffrey F. Abert

A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.
- Dean Acheson

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
- Dean Acheson

Great britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
- Dean Acheson

Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
- Dean Acheson

The future comes one day at a time.
- Dean Acheson

We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the united nations an effective instrument of international cooperation.
- Dean Acheson

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

A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. both do the same thing; only at different times.
- Lord Acton

Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
- Lord Acton


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Quotation It does seem so pleasant to talk with an old acquaintance who knows what you know. I see so many new folks nowadays who seem to have neither past nor future. Conversation has got to have some root in the past, or else you have got to explain every remark you make, and it wears a person out. - writer
Quotation Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. - writer
Quotation More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies. - writer
Quotation What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically. - writer
Quotation Commuter - one who spends his life in riding to and from his wife; And man who shaves and takes a train, and then rides back to shave again. - writer
Quotation When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more. - writer