Quotes

“You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

Apr 19 2013

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”

Apr 18 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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“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”

Apr 16 2013

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

Apr 15 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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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

Apr 11 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”

Apr 11 2013

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”

Apr 8 2013

Ayn Rand, was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism.

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“You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

Apr 5 2013

Dr Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books.

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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”

Apr 4 2013

Victor Hugo, was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers.

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“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

Apr 3 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

Apr 2 2013

George R. R. Martin, an American screenwriter and author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He is best known for A Song of Ice and Fire, which was adapted by HBO for their dramatic series Game of Thrones.

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“I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.”

Apr 1 2013

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

Mar 31 2013

Arthur Schopenhauer, was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation. He has influenced a long list of thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Einstein and Leo Tolstoy.

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Mar 30 2013

J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

Mar 29 2013

John Lennon, an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music.

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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

Mar 27 2013

Aldous Huxley, was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He is best known for his novel Brave New World.

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“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

Mar 23 2013

Robert A. Heinlein, an American science fiction writer. Often called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time.

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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”

Mar 22 2013

Jim Henson; an American puppeteer, screenwriter, Film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets.

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“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

Mar 22 2013

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Mar 20 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 what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Mar 18 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt; she was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Mar 17 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

Mar 14 2013

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his “cowboy” persona and robust masculinity.

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“If you start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.”

Mar 12 2013

Joe Rogan, an American martial artist, stand-up comedian, actor, writer and color commentator. He is best known for playing Joe Garrelli on the NBC sitcom NewsRadio and running his own podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience.

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“Never memorize something that you can look up.”

Mar 5 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”

Feb 27 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt; she was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”

Feb 24 2013

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

Feb 22 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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“I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”

Feb 21 2013

Bill Cosby, an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. Bill is also a veteran stand-up performer.

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“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

Feb 18 2013

Elie Wiesel, a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.

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