Quotes

“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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“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

Feb 12 2013

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

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

Feb 8 2013

C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast, Ireland.

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“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

Feb 5 2013

Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, philosophy, and science.

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Feb 3 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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“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

Feb 2 2013

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

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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

Jan 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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“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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