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It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world.
~ Orison Swett Marden | ( American author and founder of Success magazine. ) | 1850-1924 | Opportunity
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
~ Emily Dickinson| (American poet.) | 1830-1886 | Books
quotes Division : American poets   
Men are never really willing to die except for the sake of freedom: therefore they do not believe in dying completely.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist) | 1913-1960 | Death
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Advice
quotes Division : Irish writers   
He would make a lovely corpse.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Death
quotes Division : Novelists   
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
~ Peter Ustinov| (British actor, writer and director.) | 1921-2004 | Purpose
quotes Division : Actors   
The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet) | 1803-1882 | Applause
quotes Division : American poets   
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Books
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Children
quotes Division : Artists   
The world must be peopled. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Marriage
quotes Division : Playwrights   
Confidence is the bond of friendship.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Confidence
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
Never lose a holy curiosity.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Curiosity
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
Good strong thick stupefying incense-smoke!
~ Robert Browning| (British poet.) | 1812 -1889 | Catholicism
quotes Division : British Poets   
Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
~ Alexis Carrel | ( French surgeon and biologist. ) | 1873-1944 | Action
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
~ Francis Bacon| (English philosopher and statesman) | 1561-1626 | Money
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet) | 1749-1832 | Agreement
quotes Division : German Poets   
It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.
~ Heraclitus| (Greek philosopher.) | c. 535 BCE-c. 475 BCE | Adversity
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
-: [ Notebook L 44 (1793-1796) ]
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist) | 1742-1799 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.
~ André Maurois| (French writer.) | 1885-1967 | Age
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet) | 1803-1882 | Character
quotes Division : American poets