Quotes

“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.”

Jan 2 2014

Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He also led America through the devastating Civil war.

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“That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

Dec 26 2013

George Carlin, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor, and writer/author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums.

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“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.”

Dec 16 2013

Alfred Tennyson, was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

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“If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.”

Dec 10 2013

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, an American poet, painter, liberal activist. Best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over one million copies.

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“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

Dec 5 2013

Mary Anne, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”

Nov 14 2013

Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Together with Plato, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.

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“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”

Oct 31 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

Oct 21 2013

Abraham Lincoln, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He also led America through the devastating Civil war.

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“All thinking men are atheists.”

Oct 18 2013

Ernest Hemmingway, was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.

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“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”

Oct 5 2013

Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

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