Quotes

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”

Jan 28 2013

Terry Pratchett, an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for the Discworld series of about 40 volumes.

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Jan 24 2013

Benjamin Franklin, a noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, diplomat.

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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”

Jan 20 2013

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

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“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

Jan 14 2013

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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“You will get what you want, when you stop making excuses on why you don’t have it.”

Jan 10 2013

– Unknown.

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“Courage is like a muscle; it is strengthened by use.”

Jan 8 2013

Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer. She was best known for her film role as Minnie Castevet in the movie “Rosemary's Baby”,

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“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Jan 4 2013

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

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“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”

Jan 1 2013

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

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“Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.”

Dec 31 2012

Brad Paisley, an American singer-songwriter and musician. His style crosses between traditional country music and Southern rock, and his songs are frequently laced with humor and pop culture references.

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“After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.'”

Dec 30 2012

William S. Burroughs, was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.

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“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

Dec 27 2012

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

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“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.”

Dec 21 2012

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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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

Dec 19 2012

Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

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“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

Dec 18 2012

John Wooden, an American basketball player and coach.

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“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

Dec 14 2012

William Shakespeare; an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

Dec 13 2012

– Marthe Troly-Curtin.

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“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”

Dec 12 2012

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

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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Dec 11 2012

J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

Dec 10 2012

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

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“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”

Dec 9 2012

Henry Ford, an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford to buy.

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Dec 6 2012

Leonardo Da Vinci,  was an Italian Renaissance polymath. He excelled in mathematics, engineering and creating inventions during his lifetime (among many other things).

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“If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

Dec 5 2012

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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“The richest man is not he who has the most, but he who needs the least.”

Dec 3 2012

– Unknown.

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“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Nov 30 2012

Walt Disney, an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist, well known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century.

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“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

Nov 29 2012

Robert H. Schuller, is an American televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and author.

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“Clever tyrants are never punished.”

Nov 28 2012

Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of expression, free trade and separation of church and state.

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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

Nov 27 2012

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

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“Sleep is the best meditation.”

Nov 22 2012

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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“I'm not smart. I try to observe. Millions saw the apple fall but Newton was the one who asked why.”

Nov 21 2012

Bernard Baruch, an American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters.

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“Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step.”

Nov 20 2012

– Unknown.

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