Random Quotes

Rumi, fully Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rumi

Flow down and down in always widening rings of being.

Garrett Hardin, fully Garrett James Hardin

What features of your daily life do you expect to be improved by a further increase in population?

Hosea Ballou

Hatred is self-punishment.

Leo Tolstoy, aka Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy or Tolstoi

War is not a courtesy but the most horrible thing in life; and we ought to understand that, and not play at war. We ought to accept this terrible necessity sternly and seriously. It all lies in that: get rid of falsehood and let war be war and not a game. As it is now, war is the favorite pastime of the idle and frivolous.

Robert Henri

Students work in schools making life studies for years, win prizes for life studies and find in the end that they know practically nothing of the human figure. They have acquired the ability to copy.

John Maynard Keynes

The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty.

Winston Churchill, fully Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.

Nicolas Rowe

The narrow soul knows not the godlike glory of forgiving.

Michael Dell, fully Michael Saul Dell

Our business continued to grow profitably in all customer segments and regions around the world,

Hungarian Proverbs

He takes the wind out of someone's sails.

Italian Proverbs

No one ever saw a goat dead of hunger.

George Barrell Cheever

As character to be used for eternity must be formed in time and in good time, so good habits to be used for happiness in this life must be formed early; and then they will be a treasure to be desired in the house of the wise, and an oil of life in their dwellings.

Peter Diamandis, fully Peter H. Diamandis

In one sense, the X PRIZE has already succeeded. We've sparked a diverse set of vehicles that are being tested and built. Secondly, we've got people excited about this market place.

William Faulkner, fully William Cuthbert Faulkner

And when I think about that, I think that if nothing but being married will help a man, he's durn nigh hopeless.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Let every book-worm, when in any fragrant, scarce old tome, he discovers a sentence, a story, an illustration, that does his heart good, hasten to give it the widest circulation that newspapers and magazines, penny and halfpenny, can afford.

Saint Catherine of Siena

Selfish love makes us unappreciative and ungrateful because we attribute all we have to our own shrewdness. And what is the evidence? Our ingratitude, shown in the sins we commit every day. Gratitude, on the other hand, is proof that we are attributing to God alone all that we have.

Rob Reid

And like most of her peers, Barbara Ann has a French postal worker's sense of divine entitlement when it comes to her hours.

Stokely Carmichael

Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system.

Sinclair Lewis, fully Harry Sinclair Lewis

She was not a Respectable Married Woman but fully a human being.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

What I know of the divine science and Holy Scriptures, I learnt in woods and fields.

Atharva Veda, or Atharvaveda

The Supreme Lord God is Merciful to the meek; meditating in remembrance on Him, peace is obtained.


We must caution and prudence of wacky enemy villain, but if the enemy an honorable man of cream Vakhadda house him, as Khaddoek may soften his heart.

Susan Cain

Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.

Ted Kennedy, fully Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy

Here's what President Bush said in his State of the Union address two months ago: 'This economy is strong and growing stronger. Productivity is high and jobs are on the rise.' Last month he said it again,

Yann Martel

It was a placid explosion of orange and red, a great chromatic symphony?