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 Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature. - writer
Quotation If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness. - writer
Quotation I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars. - writer
Quotation Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor. - writer
Quotation We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often. - writer
Quotation Now man cannot live without some vision of himself. - writer