The most poignant quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."
- Oscar Wilde
The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
While there's life, there's hope. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
If you're going through hell, keep going. - Sir Winston Churchill
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. - Unknown
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seldom does an individual exceed
his own expectations. - Unknown
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world - Unknown
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - Eleanor Roosevelt
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. - Erin Majors
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. - Og Mandino
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson
From a tiny spark may burst a mighty flame - Dant
The most effective way to achieve right relations with any living thing is to look for the best in it, and then help that best into the fullest expression. - Allen J. Boone
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi
The more vivid your imagination, the more dangerous the world becomes. - Matthew Lotti
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. - Sir Winston Churchill
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. - Galileo
Man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
- Robert Browning
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. - Thomas Alva Edison
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming. - Goethe
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. - Robert Vallett
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. - Henry Miller