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E. B. White – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by E. B. White   Old age is a special problem for me because I’ve never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself – a lad of about 19. – E. B. White The terror of the atom age is not the violence Read more…

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e. e. cummings – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by e. e. cummings   I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. – e. e. cummings To be nobody Read more…

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E. M. Forster – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by E. M. Forster   History develops, art stands still. – E. M. Forster Nonsense and beauty have close connections. – E. M. Forster Love is always being given where it is not required. – E. M. Forster Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be Read more…

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E. O. Wilson – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by E. O. Wilson   People respect nonfiction but they read novels. – E. O. Wilson Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science. – E. O. Wilson In my heart, I’m an Alabaman who went up north to work. – E. O. Wilson True character arises Read more…

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E. W. Howe – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by E. W. Howe   For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone. – E. W. Howe Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom wait until they have been married longer. – E. W. Howe Half Read more…

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Eddie Van Halen – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Eddie Van Halen   I never took guitar lessons. I took classical piano lessons from the age of six when we lived in Holland. – Eddie Van Halen I never took guitar lessons. I took classical piano lessons from the age of six when we lived Read more…

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Eddie Vedder – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Eddie Vedder   I was living on the wrong side of the tracks in Evanston, Illinois, in a home for boys. We had these Jackson 5 records. I really related to their voices – they were about my age, but they were doing it. – Eddie Read more…

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Edgar Allan Poe – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe     Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. – Edgar Allan Poe With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion. – Edgar Allan Poe I wish I could write as mysterious Read more…

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Edmund Burke – 46 Quotes

  46 Quotes by Edmund Burke   The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth. – Edmund Burke But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. – Edmund Burke Poetry is the Read more…

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Edward de Bono – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Edward de Bono   Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see. – Edward de Read more…

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Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton   A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it. Read more…

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Edward Gibbon – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Edward Gibbon   I was never less alone than when by myself. – Edward Gibbon Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused. – Edward Gibbon Our work is the presentation of our capabilities. – Edward Read more…

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Edward Norton – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Edward Norton   I grew up on the golden age of children’s TV. – Edward Norton The best films of any kind, narrative or documentary, provoke questions. – Edward Norton Just because you’ve made a couple movies, you’ve done some good movies, you’ve been nominated for Read more…

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Edward Young – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Edward Young   By all means use some time to be alone. – Edward Young Virtue alone has majesty in death. – Edward Young Less base the fear of death than fear of life. – Edward Young Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins Read more…

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Edwin Louis Cole – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Edwin Louis Cole   Truth cannot be defeated. – Edwin Louis Cole Truth is life’s most precious commodity. – Edwin Louis Cole Trust funds can never be a substitute for a fund of trust. – Edwin Louis Cole The Ten Commandments have never been replaced as Read more…

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Elbert Hubbard – 62 Quotes

  62 Quotes by Elbert Hubbard   Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer. – Elbert Hubbard Art is not a thing it is a way. – Elbert Hubbard Art is the beautiful Read more…

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Eleanor Roosevelt – 44 Quotes

  44 Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt   Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do. – Eleanor Roosevelt A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot Read more…

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Elie Wiesel – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Elie Wiesel   Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems. – Elie Wiesel Look, if I were alone in the world, I would have the right to choose despair, solitude and self-fulfillment. But I am not alone. – Elie Wiesel Read more…

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Eliot Spitzer – 35 Quotes

  35 Quotes by Eliot Spitzer   In politics you learn to always smile. – Eliot Spitzer A year is an eternity in politics – though less than a moment in history. – Eliot Spitzer Sometimes in politics, you think you’ve seen it all. Turns out I was wrong. – Read more…

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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross   People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Should you shield the canyons Read more…

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Elizabeth Edwards – 27 Quotes

  27 Quotes by Elizabeth Edwards   You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don’t just try to come in and take somebody else’s life. – Elizabeth Edwards A positive attitude is not Read more…

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Elizabeth Gilbert – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert   Marriage is not simply a romantic union between two people it’s also a political and economic contract of the highest order. – Elizabeth Gilbert I don’t think you can come into your wisdom until you have made mistakes on your own skin and Read more…

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Ellen DeGeneres – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Ellen DeGeneres   Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log. – Ellen DeGeneres My dad is still Christian Scientist. My mom’s not, and I’m not. But I believe in God, and that there’s a higher power and an intelligence that’s bigger than us and that we Read more…

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Ellie Goulding – 35 Quotes

  35 Quotes by Ellie Goulding   I was the first person to go to university from my family. – Ellie Goulding Christmas in L.A. is weird. There’s no snow. It’s not even cold. – Ellie Goulding Mumford &amp Sons’ music appeals to a lot of America. I’m really proud Read more…

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Elton John – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Elton John   And I’m afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust. – Elton John We live in an age, in an era where there is so much negativity, there is so much violence Read more…

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Elvis Presley – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Elvis Presley   It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can. – Elvis Presley A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It’s my favorite part Read more…

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Emeril Lagasse – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Emeril Lagasse   My inspiration was my mom. She’s a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young Read more…

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Emile M. Cioran – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Emile M. Cioran   Life inspires more dread than death – it is life which is the great unknown. – Emile M. Cioran The desire to die was my one and only concern to it I have sacrificed everything, even death. – Emile M. Cioran Crime Read more…

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Emily Blunt – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Emily Blunt   People quit on jobs. They quit on marriages. They quit on school. There’s an immediacy of this day and age that doesn’t lend itself to being committed to anything. – Emily Blunt I used to look like a deer in headlights on the Read more…

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Emily Dickinson – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Emily Dickinson   Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought. – Emily Dickinson To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. – Emily Read more…

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Eminem – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Eminem   A lot of truth is said in jest. – Eminem I don’t think I’ve ever read poetry, ever. – Eminem I need drama in my life to keep making music. – Eminem It feels good to have your work respected again. – Eminem I Read more…

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Emma Goldman – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Emma Goldman   Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world. – Emma Goldman Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian. – Emma Goldman No real Read more…

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Emma Roberts – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Emma Roberts   I’m a huge Wes Anderson fan I would faint if I met him, let alone got to work with him. – Emma Roberts I love vintage shopping, I think it’s really fun. And I love the feeling of finding the most amazing piece Read more…

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Emma Thompson – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Emma Thompson   If you’ve got to my age, you’ve probably had your heart broken many times. So it’s not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it. – Emma Thompson And it’s absolutely true Read more…

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Emma Watson – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Emma Watson   It’s amazing people get so detached from what they eat and what they wear. No one has any contact with how things are made that are put in their body and put in their mouths and I just find it alarming that no Read more…

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Epictetus – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Epictetus   Only the educated are free. – Epictetus God has entrusted me with myself. – Epictetus No great thing is created suddenly. – Epictetus Freedom is the right to live as we wish. – Epictetus First learn the meaning of what you say, and then Read more…

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Eric Alterman – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Eric Alterman   To own the dominant, or only, newspaper in a mid-sized American city was, for many decades, a kind of license to print money. In the Internet age, however, no one has figured out how to rescue the newspaper in the United States or Read more…

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Eric Bana – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Eric Bana   I think the beauty of working with young people is they remind you of the spirit of acting and it’s just a big play. – Eric Bana I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I Read more…

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Eric Hoffer – 37 Quotes

  37 Quotes by Eric Hoffer   Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength. – Eric Hoffer The greatest weariness comes from work not done. – Eric Hoffer Take away hatred from some people, and you have men without faith. – Eric Hoffer The search for happiness is one of Read more…

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Eric Ries – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Eric Ries   Science and vision are not opposites or even at odds. They need each other. I sometimes hear other startup folks say something along the lines of: ‘If entrepreneurship was a science, then anyone could do it.’ I’d like to point out that even Read more…

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Erica Jong – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Erica Jong   I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back. – Erica Jong Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow Read more…

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Erich Fromm – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Erich Fromm   Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? – Erich Fromm The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science. Read more…

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Erma Bombeck – 44 Quotes

  44 Quotes by Erma Bombeck   Children make your life important. – Erma Bombeck Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving. – Erma Bombeck God created man, but I could do better. – Erma Bombeck When humor goes, there goes civilization. – Erma Bombeck Never order food in excess Read more…

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Ernest Hemingway – 50 Quotes

  50 Quotes by Ernest Hemingway   Courage is grace under pressure. – Ernest Hemingway Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. – Ernest Hemingway Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. – Ernest Hemingway In modern war… you will die like a dog Read more…

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Ernest Istook – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Ernest Istook   It’s good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don’t fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace. – Ernest Istook Research and Read more…

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Erykah Badu – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Erykah Badu   No one chooses to raise children alone. – Erykah Badu I’m free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don’t try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don’t compromise Read more…

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Ethan Hawke – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Ethan Hawke   If my kids are doing well, then my life is going pretty well. And if my kids aren’t doing well, it doesn’t matter how the other elements of my life are. It’s kind of amazing to have a context like that. This is Read more…

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Euripides – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Euripides   Cleverness is not wisdom. – Euripides Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. – Euripides The greatest pleasure of life is love. – Euripides The best of seers is he who guesses well. – Euripides Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. – Euripides Read more…

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Love Quotes

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same”

by Emily Bronte

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same" by Emily Bronte