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24 Quotes by Andre Gide

  24 Quotes by Andre Gide   No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond. – Andre Gide The color of truth is gray. – Andre Gide Believe those who Read more…

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A. N. Wilson – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by A. N. Wilson   Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed. – A. Read more…

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Abdul Kalam – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Abdul Kalam   My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias. – Abdul Kalam Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only Read more…

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Abraham Lincoln – 66 Quotes

  Here is a collection of all the Quotes I could find by Abraham Lincoln.   All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.  – Abraham Lincoln   All that I am, or hope to Read more…

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Abraham Maslow – 11 Quotes

  11 Quotes by Abraham Maslow   What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. – Abraham Maslow But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your Read more…

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Adam Carolla – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Adam Carolla   I didn’t have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age. – Adam Carolla In my early 20s I was so miserable doing construction, I wanted something that paid money. I liked nice stuff. I liked cars Read more…

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Adam Levine – 10 Quotes

  10 Quotes by Adam Levine   I don’t think any relationship responds well to pressure. – Adam Levine Nobody has it all, but for me to even come close is amazing. – Adam Levine I’m fiercely independent, but I’m also terrified of being alone. – Adam Levine I love Read more…

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Adam Sandler – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Adam Sandler   Feels good to try, but playing a father, I’m getting a little older. I see now that I’m taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle. – Adam Sandler I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he Read more…

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Adam Smith – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Adam Smith   All money is a matter of belief. – Adam Smith Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse. – Adam Smith No complaint… is more common than that of a scarcity of money. – Adam Smith Science is the great antidote to the Read more…

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Adlai E. Stevenson – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Adlai E. Stevenson   Nature is neutral. – Adlai E. Stevenson Freedom rings where opinions clash. – Adlai E. Stevenson Making peace is harder than making war. – Adlai E. Stevenson Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age. – Adlai E. Stevenson Read more…

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Aeschylus – 44 Quotes

  44 Quotes by Aeschylus   Memory is the mother of all wisdom. – Aeschylus It is good even for old men to learn wisdom. – Aeschylus Of prosperity mortals can never have enough. – Aeschylus The words of truth are simple. – Aeschylus For somehow this disease inheres in Read more…

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Agatha Christie – 6 Quotes

  6 Quotes by Agatha Christie   The best time to plan a book is while you’re doing the dishes. – Agatha Christie Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody. – Agatha Christie There’s too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that Read more…

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Al Gore – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Al Gore   A zebra does not change its spots. – Al Gore If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure. – Al Gore Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo. – Al Gore A president who breaks Read more…

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Alan Watts – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Alan Watts   Faith is a state of openness or trust. – Alan Watts But to me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful. – Alan Watts You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes. – Alan Read more…

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Alanis Morissette – 56 Quotes

  56 Quotes by Alanis Morissette   I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet. – Alanis Morissette Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my Read more…

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Albert Camus – 70 Quotes

  70 Quotes by Albert Camus   To know oneself, one should assert oneself. – Albert Camus Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. – Albert Camus I know of only one duty, and that is to love. – Albert Camus Culture: the cry of men in face Read more…

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Albert Einstein – 119 Quotes

  119 Quotes by Albert Einstein   Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. – Albert Einstein Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age. – Albert Einstein Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our Read more…

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Albert Schweitzer – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Albert Schweitzer   Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. – Albert Schweitzer Read more…

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Aldous Huxley – 67 Quotes

  67 Quotes by Aldous Huxley   Dream in a pragmatic way. – Aldous Huxley Experience teaches only the teachable. – Aldous Huxley We are all geniuses up to the age of ten. – Aldous Huxley Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs. – Aldous Huxley It’s with Read more…

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Alexander Pope – 48 Quotes

  48 Quotes by Alexander Pope   A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature. – Alexander Pope A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of Read more…

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Alexis de Tocqueville – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Alexis de Tocqueville   Life is to be entered upon with courage. – Alexis de Tocqueville He was as great as a man can be without morality. – Alexis de Tocqueville In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships. – Alexis de Tocqueville Read more…

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Alfred Lord Tennyson – 19 Quotes

  19 well known Quotes by Alfred Lord Tennyson   Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control these three alone lead one to sovereign power. – Alfred Lord Tennyson Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell. – Alfred Lord Tennyson Let the great world spin for Read more…

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Alice Walker – 42 Quotes

  42 Quotes by Alice Walker   In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. – Alice Walker Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be. – Alice Walker My work is about my life, and what I want to do with it. – Alice Read more…

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Alison Sweeney – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Alison Sweeney   Sally Field looks amazing in general, never mind her age! She’s a phenomenally talented actress and has had a career spanning so many decades. – Alison Sweeney We talk a lot on ‘Biggest Loser’ about how fitness is a natural antidepressant, how it Read more…

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Allen Klein – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Allen Klein   You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it. – Allen Klein Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will Read more…

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Alton Brown – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Alton Brown   The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of Read more…

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Ambrose Bierce – 81 Quotes

  81 Quotes by Ambrose Bierce   Convent – a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. – Ambrose Bierce Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is – it is her shadow. – Ambrose Bierce Friendless. Read more…

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Amy Winehouse – 12 Quotes

  12 Quotes by Amy Winehouse   I always wrote poetry and stuff like that, so putting songs together wasn’t that spectacular. – Amy Winehouse I listen to music that is of our time and I just get angry. – Amy Winehouse I don’t listen to a lot of new Read more…

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Anais Nin – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Anais Nin   Dreams are necessary to life. – Anais Nin Good things happen to those who hustle. – Anais Nin People living deeply have no fear of death. – Anais Nin The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. – Anais Nin Life shrinks or Read more…

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Anatole France – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Anatole France   In art as in love, instinct is enough. – Anatole France Nine tenths of education is encouragement. – Anatole France To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all. – Anatole France History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. – Read more…

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Andrew Cuomo – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Andrew Cuomo   I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation. – Andrew Cuomo I know how bad Albany is. I know it better Read more…

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Andrew Weil – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by Andrew Weil   I fully support a national health care program for the U.S. – Andrew Weil Meditation while walking has a long, noble history in ancient spiritual disciplines. – Andrew Weil Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy. Read more…

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Andy Warhol – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Andy Warhol   An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have. – Andy Warhol Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art. – Read more…

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Ang Lee – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Ang Lee   I’m just a pretty regular dad. – Ang Lee I think I can work with any type of actor. – Ang Lee The fear factor actually brings the genuineness. – Ang Lee You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing. Read more…

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Angelina Jolie – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Angelina Jolie   I always play women I would date. – Angelina Jolie And my dad, you’re a great actor but you’re a better father. – Angelina Jolie I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet. – Angelina Jolie I am odd-looking. Read more…

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Anne Lamott – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Anne Lamott   Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you. – Anne Lamott Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere… You Read more…

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Annie Lennox – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Annie Lennox   I love to make music and stay grounded. – Annie Lennox Women’s issues have always been a part of my life. – Annie Lennox Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death. – Annie Lennox I only want to make music Read more…

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Aristotle – 97 Quotes

  97 Quotes by Aristotle   Hope is a waking dream. – Aristotle Wit is educated insolence. – Aristotle Nature does nothing in vain. – Aristotle Change in all things is sweet. – Aristotle Bad men are full of repentance. – Aristotle The secret to humor is surprise. – Aristotle Read more…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger – 46 Quotes

  46 Quotes by Arnold Schwarzenegger   If you work hard and play by the rules, this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything. – Arnold Schwarzenegger Women are the engine driving the growth in California’s economy. Women make California’s economy unique. – Arnold Schwarzenegger Start wide, Read more…

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Arthur Erickson – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Arthur Erickson   Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place? – Arthur Erickson Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture. – Arthur Erickson Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. – Arthur Erickson The new architecture Read more…

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Arthur Henderson – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Arthur Henderson   As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties. – Arthur Henderson It is because I believe that it is in the power Read more…

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Arthur Schopenhauer – 42 Quotes

  42 Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer   Music is the melody whose text is the world. – Arthur Schopenhauer Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. – Arthur Schopenhauer To live alone is the fate of all great souls. – Arthur Schopenhauer A man can be himself only so long as Read more…

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Ashley Tisdale – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Ashley Tisdale   Communication is so key. – Ashley Tisdale I love being home at Christmastime. – Ashley Tisdale I hope to inspire people, influence people. – Ashley Tisdale Producing is just a big learning experience. – Ashley Tisdale I definitely think cheerleaders have no fear. Read more…

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Audrey Hepburn – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Audrey Hepburn   For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. – Audrey Hepburn I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left Read more…

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Aung San Suu Kyi – 42 Quotes

  42 Quotes by Aung San Suu Kyi   History is always changing. – Aung San Suu Kyi At this age, I should be leading a quiet life. – Aung San Suu Kyi For me, ‘revolution’ simply means radical change. – Aung San Suu Kyi Humor is one of the Read more…

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Ayn Rand – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Ayn Rand   Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue. – Ayn Rand Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. – Ayn Rand To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’ – Ayn Rand A building has Read more…

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Inspirational Quotes by Albert Einstein

“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious”

– Albert Einstein

"I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious" - Albert Einstein