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Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Achievement
quotes Division : Critics   
     
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Angels
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman) | 1780-1832 | Love
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Books
quotes Division : Artists   
     
It is easy to fly into a passion... anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way… that is not easy.
~ Aristotle| (Greek philosopher and polymath) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Courage
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Fear
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
What a new face courage puts on everything!
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet) | 1803-1882 | Courage
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs, to get credit for it.
~ Laurence J. Peter | ( Canadian teacher and writer. ) | 1919-1990 | Politics
quotes Division : Educators   
     
They sicken at the calm that know the storm.
~ Dorothy Parker | ( U.S. short-story writer and poet. ) | 1893-1967 | Adversity
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Many of the things you can count, don't count. Many of the things you can't count, really count.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Money
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
~ Alexis de Tocqueville | ( French social philosopher. ) | 1805-1889 | Faith
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Stillness and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Vulgar persons can't sit still, or at least must always work their limbs and features.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Ancestry
quotes Division : American poets   
     
I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them.
~ Mark Twain| (American Humorist and Educator) | 1835 - 1910 | Taxes
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Protestantism has the method of Jesus with His secret too much left out of mind; Catholicism has His secret with His method too much left out of mind; neither has His unerring balance, His intuition, His sweet reasonableness. But both have hold of a great truth, and get from it a great power.
~ Matthew Arnold| (British poet and cultural critic) | 1822 - 1888 | Christianity
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Happiness is not a reward: it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment: it is a result.
~ Robert Green Ingersoll | ( American politician and orator. ) | 1833-1899 | Happiness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
~ Plutarch | ( Greek essayist, and biographer. ) | 46-120 | Achievement
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
~ Frank Zappa | ( American composer and rock musician. ) | 1940-1993 | Music
quotes Division : Musicians and Composers   
     
Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Bible
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Love
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Absurdity
quotes Division : German Philosophers