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H. G. Wells – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by H. G. Wells   If we don’t end war, war will end us. – H. G. Wells Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind. – Read more…

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H. Jackson Brown, Jr. – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.   If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Luck marches with Read more…

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H. L. Mencken – 75 Quotes

  75 Quotes by H. L. Mencken   Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body. – H. L. Mencken When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands. – H. L. Mencken Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual Read more…

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Haile Gebrselassie – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Haile Gebrselassie   Age for me is just a number. – Haile Gebrselassie I find the business world hard. – Haile Gebrselassie I’m lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I Read more…

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Hannah Arendt – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Hannah Arendt   War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford. – Hannah Arendt The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. – Hannah Read more…

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Harlan Coben – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Harlan Coben   When I was seventeen, I worked as a counsellor at a co-ed sleep-away camp for eight weeks. I loved it but it could be harrowing – it was far too much responsibility for someone my age. – Harlan Coben I wrote seven Myron Read more…

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Harold S. Geneen – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Harold S. Geneen   Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. – Harold S. Geneen The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you Read more…

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Harry Browne – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Harry Browne   You owe it to yourself to be the best person possible. Because if you are, others will want to be with you, want to provide you with the things you want in exchange for what you’re giving to them. – Harry Browne Libertarians Read more…

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Harry Connick, Jr. – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Harry Connick, Jr.   My Dad is my hero. – Harry Connick, Jr. I have those dreams that you can’t put into words. – Harry Connick, Jr. I practice and work hard at my music, but I’m not saving lives here. – Harry Connick, Jr. Well, Read more…

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Harry S. Truman – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by Harry S. Truman   It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S. Truman Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. – Harry S. Truman The best way to give advice Read more…

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Haruki Murakami – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Haruki Murakami   I’m a writer. I don’t support any war. That’s my principle. – Haruki Murakami My father belongs to the generation that fought the war in the 1940s. When I was a kid my father told me stories – not so many, but it Read more…

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Harvey Fierstein – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Harvey Fierstein   Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate. – Harvey Fierstein Also, if you want to reach people, theatre is not always the best way to do it. – Harvey Fierstein My play Safe Sex was picked apart Read more…

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Havelock Ellis – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Havelock Ellis   Man lives by imagination. – Havelock Ellis Every artist writes his own autobiography. – Havelock Ellis The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. – Havelock Ellis Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life? Read more…

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Hedy Lamarr – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Hedy Lamarr   Confidence is something you’re born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15. – Hedy Lamarr A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. – Hedy Lamarr Read more…

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Heidi Klum – 27 Quotes

  27 Quotes by Heidi Klum   I can’t look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can’t. I’d rather age. – Heidi Klum In my job, people tell you that all the time: ‘This shoot was great. You look amazing.’ But you never know what they Read more…

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Helen Keller – 43 Quotes

  Here are 43 quotes from the famous Helen Keller   Knowledge is love and light and vision. – Helen Keller Life is either a great adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller The highest result of education is tolerance. – Helen Keller Alone we can do so little together we Read more…

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Helen Rowland – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Helen Rowland   A fool and her money are soon courted. – Helen Rowland One man’s folly is another man’s wife. – Helen Rowland Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. – Helen Rowland Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and Read more…

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Henny Youngman – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Henny Youngman   I’ve been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out, she’ll kill me. – Henny Youngman Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. Read more…

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Henri Frederic Amiel – 29 Quotes

  29 Quotes by Henri Frederic Amiel   Order is power. – Henri Frederic Amiel Uncertainty is the refuge of hope. – Henri Frederic Amiel Sympathy is the first condition of criticism. – Henri Frederic Amiel Society lives by faith, and develops by science. – Henri Frederic Amiel The man Read more…

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Henry A. Kissinger – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Henry A. Kissinger   A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone. – Henry A. Kissinger People are generally amazed that I would take an interest in any form that would require me to stop talking for three hours. Read more…

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Henry A. Wallace – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Henry A. Wallace   It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship. – Henry A. Wallace A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end. Read more…

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Henry Adams – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Henry Adams   The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin. – Henry Adams I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these Read more…

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Henry David Thoreau – 141 Quotes

A great collection of 141 quotes by Henry David Thoreau   If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. – Henry David Thoreau If it is surely the means to the highest Read more…

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Henry Ford – 42 Quotes

  42 Quotes by Henry Ford   History is more or less bunk. – Henry Ford Don’t find fault, find a remedy. – Henry Ford Money is like an arm or leg – use it or lose it. – Henry Ford My best friend is the one who brings out Read more…

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Henry James – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Henry James   I think I don’t regret a single ‘excess’ of my responsive youth – I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn’t embrace. – Henry James People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just Read more…

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Henry Louis Gates – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Henry Louis Gates   Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice. – Henry Louis Gates Patriotism is best exemplified through auto-critique. – Henry Louis Gates My goal is to get everybody in America to do their family tree. – Henry Louis Gates There are Read more…

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Henry Miller – 36 Quotes

  36 Quotes by Henry Miller   The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts. – Henry Miller Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don’t take it too seriously. – Henry Miller If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having. – Read more…

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Henry Rollins – 40 Quotes

  40 Quotes by Henry Rollins   Some music really does suck! – Henry Rollins Most Americans are very cool people. – Henry Rollins You don’t have to twist my arm to work. – Henry Rollins The world’s a better place since I chose music. – Henry Rollins I take Read more…

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Henry Van Dyke – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Henry Van Dyke   Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why. – Henry Van Dyke It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with. – Henry Read more…

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Resolve and thou art free. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Music is the universal language of mankind. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow People demand freedom only when they have no power. – Read more…

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Henry Ward Beecher – 71 Quotes

  71 Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher   The dog is the god of frolic. – Henry Ward Beecher Faith is spiritualized imagination. – Henry Ward Beecher Love is the river of life in the world. – Henry Ward Beecher Books are not men and yet they stay alive. – Read more…

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Herbert Hoover – 24 Quotes

  24 Quotes by Herbert Hoover   About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends. – Herbert Hoover Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – Read more…

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Herbert Read – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Herbert Read   The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair. – Herbert Read To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values – above personal wealth, technical power and Read more…

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Herbert Spencer – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Herbert Spencer   In science the important thing is to modify and change one’s ideas as science advances. – Herbert Spencer The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is – a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation Read more…

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Herman Cain – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Herman Cain   In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation’s seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts. – Read more…

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Herman Melville – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Herman Melville   Old age is always wakeful as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death. – Herman Melville Art is the objectification of feeling. – Herman Melville To know how to grow old is Read more…

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Hermann Hesse – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Hermann Hesse   As a body everyone is single, as a soul never. – Hermann Hesse People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. – Hermann Hesse The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer Read more…

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Herodotus – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Herodotus   It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing. – Herodotus He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, Read more…

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Hillary Clinton – 86 Quotes

  86 Quotes by Hillary Clinton   I believe in delegating power. – Hillary Clinton Dynamism is a function of change. – Hillary Clinton No nation can meet the world’s challenges alone. – Hillary Clinton I want to teach. I want to speak. I want to travel. – Hillary Clinton Read more…

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Hippocrates – 12 Quotes

  12 Famous Quotes by Hippocrates   Everything in excess is opposed to nature. – Hippocrates Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm. – Hippocrates Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. – Hippocrates A physician without a knowledge of Astrology Read more…

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Honore de Balzac – 63 Quotes

  63 Quotes by Honore de Balzac   Love is the poetry of the senses. – Honore de Balzac What is art? Nature concentrated. – Honore de Balzac Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God. – Honore de Balzac Finance, like time, devours its own children. – Honore de Balzac Read more…

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Horace – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by Horace   Anger is a short madness. – Horace We are free to yield to truth. – Horace A picture is a poem without words. – Horace Life is largely a matter of expectation. – Horace Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. – Horace Lawyers Read more…

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Hubert H. Humphrey – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Hubert H. Humphrey   This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us. – Hubert H. Humphrey We are in danger of making our cities places where Read more…

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Hugh Jackman – 46 Quotes

  46 Quotes by Hugh Jackman   With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I’m not afraid to make a fool of myself. – Hugh Jackman I have two children and it’s Read more…

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Hugh Laurie – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Hugh Laurie   Seems to me that this business, for actors anyway, is not so much about whether or not you do good work. It’s about whether or not you get the chance to do good work. – Hugh Laurie My dad gave me my first Read more…

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Love Quotes

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”

– Helen Keller"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart" by Helen Keller