The Quote List

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Authors starting with R

 

R. Buckminster Fuller – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by R. Buckminster Fuller   Sometimes I think we’re alone. Sometimes I think we’re not. In either case, the thought is staggering. – R. Buckminster Fuller Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than Read more…

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Rabindranath Tagore – 35 Quotes

  35 Quotes by Rabindranath Tagore   Age considers, youth ventures. – Rabindranath Tagore In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects. – Rabindranath Tagore What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real. – Rabindranath Tagore By plucking her petals, Read more…

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Rachael Ray – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Rachael Ray   I tried to bake a cake for my mother’s birthday – it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days. – Rachael Ray I’ve never been a huge sweets eater, and I’ve always loved a Mediterranean diet. We Read more…

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Rainer Maria Rilke – 14 Quotes

  14 Quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke   More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed. – Rainer Maria Rilke I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. – Rainer Maria Rilke No great art has ever been made without the artist having Read more…

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Rainn Wilson – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Rainn Wilson   And I do believe that the way to change a society, to uplift people – not just their spirit, but to uplift their society and economic base – is through education. – Rainn Wilson I really wanted to do something positive on the Read more…

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Ralph Merkle – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Ralph Merkle   Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you have more function in a given weight, which is very important if you are launching things into space, and you have to pay by the pound to put things there. – Ralph Merkle Nanotechnology will Read more…

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Ralph Nader – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Ralph Nader   Your best teacher is your last mistake. – Ralph Nader Power has to be insecure to be responsive. – Ralph Nader Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you. – Ralph Nader A society that has more justice is a society Read more…

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Ralph Waldo Emerson – 137 Quotes

  137 Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson   As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom. – Ralph Waldo Emerson The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the Read more…

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Ramakrishna – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Ramakrishna   It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it. – Ramakrishna God is in all men, but all men are not in God that is why we suffer. – Ramakrishna Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and Read more…

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Rand Paul – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Rand Paul   Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn’t allow the predictability that business needs. – Rand Paul The Republican platform specifically says we don’t believe in bailing out private business, and yet we did. – Rand Paul Read more…

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Rashida Jones – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Rashida Jones   Ads featuring real women and real beauty are such a necessary component to offset the potentially dangerous programming out there for little girls. – Rashida Jones I pretty much borrow my entire beauty regime from my mom. – Rashida Jones Smiling is definitely Read more…

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Ray Bradbury – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Ray Bradbury   My business is to prevent the future. – Ray Bradbury Touch a scientist and you touch a child. – Ray Bradbury We are anthill men upon an anthill world. – Ray Bradbury Everything is generated through your own will power. – Ray Bradbury Read more…

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Ray Comfort – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Ray Comfort   Every song has a composer, every book has an author, every car has a maker, every painting has a painter, and every building has a builder. So it isn’t irrational to take this simple logic a little further and say that nature must Read more…

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Reinhold Niebuhr – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Reinhold Niebuhr   Forgiveness is the final form of love. – Reinhold Niebuhr If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else. – Reinhold Niebuhr The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. – Reinhold Niebuhr There is Read more…

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Richard Bach – 26 Quotes

  26 great quotes from Richard Bach   You teach best what you most need to learn. – Richard Bach The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. – Richard Bach I don’t want to do business with those who don’t make a profit, because Read more…

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Richard Branson – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Richard Branson   The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records. – Richard Branson My general attitude to Read more…

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Richard Dawkins – 38 Quotes

  38 Quotes by Richard Dawkins   For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria. – Richard Dawkins We humans are an extremely important manifestation of the replication bomb, Read more…

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Richard M. Nixon – 34 Quotes

  34 Quotes by Richard M. Nixon   I played by the rules of politics as I found them. – Richard M. Nixon I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get. – Richard M. Nixon I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business. Read more…

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Richard Russo – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Richard Russo   My dad had this rock hard body and would work 12- to 13-hour days. The guys he worked with were scrap-iron guys. Nobody on that road crew had read a book in 10 years, but there was something about the way they lived Read more…

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Rick Perry – 46 Quotes

  46 Quotes by Rick Perry   I hope I am the Tim Tebow of the Iowa caucuses. – Rick Perry Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry. – Rick Perry We know there is no such thing as freedom without the risk of failure. – Rick Perry Read more…

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Rick Warren – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Rick Warren   We’re a nation of laws, but the good thing about America, is that laws reside in the people and people can change the laws. – Rick Warren I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I Read more…

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Ricky Williams – 19 Quotes

  19 Quotes by Ricky Williams   The NFL has been an amazing page in this chapter of my life. I pray that all successive adventures offer me the same potential for growth, success and most importantly fun. – Ricky Williams To talk about balance, it’s easier to talk about Read more…

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Rita Dove – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Rita Dove   I was apprehensive. I feared every time I talked about poetry, it would be filtered through the lens of race, sex, and age. – Rita Dove One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet, that there are those Read more…

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Rita Rudner – 26 Quotes

  26 Quotes by Rita Rudner   My husband gave me a necklace. It’s fake. I requested fake. Maybe I’m paranoid, but in this day and age, I don’t want something around my neck that’s worth more than my head. – Rita Rudner I get a lot of return business. Read more…

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Rob Sheffield – 16 Quotes

  16 Quotes by Rob Sheffield   It’s kind of amazing how popular ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ is. What other show can boast such an annoyingly sincere cast of doctors, sniveling through such perfunctory love triangles? – Rob Sheffield You can’t beat the beehive for glam punkette attitude. – Rob Sheffield Big Read more…

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Robert A. Heinlein – 21 Quotes

  21 Quotes by Robert A. Heinlein   I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. Read more…

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Robert Browning – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Robert Browning   A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with. – Robert Browning What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew. – Robert Browning What’s a man’s age? He must hurry more, that’s all Cram in Read more…

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Robert Collier – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Robert Collier   There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. – Robert Collier Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every Read more…

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Robert Frost – 55 Quotes

  55 Quotes by Robert Frost   Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost I always entertain great hopes. – Robert Frost To be social is to be forgiving. – Robert Frost The best way out is always through. – Robert Frost Humor is the most engaging cowardice. – Read more…

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Robert Green Ingersoll – 25 Quotes

  25 Quotes by Robert Green Ingersoll   It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. – Robert Green Ingersoll Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. – Read more…

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Robert H. Schuller – 22 Quotes

  22 Quotes by Robert H. Schuller   Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. – Robert H. Schuller If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been. – Robert H. Schuller The Read more…

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Robert Louis Stevenson – 50 Quotes

  50 Quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson   Wine is bottled poetry. – Robert Louis Stevenson Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer. – Robert Louis Stevenson Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police. – Robert Louis Stevenson An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding. – Robert Read more…

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Robert Morgan – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Robert Morgan   The young people have MTV and rock and roll. Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age. It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times. – Robert Morgan Alchemy is the art of far and Read more…

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Robert Orben – 20 Quotes

  20 Quotes by Robert Orben   I got a Valentine’s Day card from my girl. It said, ‘Take my heart! Take my arms! Take my lips!’ Which is just like her. Keeping the best part for herself. – Robert Orben Every day I get up and look through the Read more…

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Robert Plant – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Robert Plant   Alone I’m nothing. – Robert Plant I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things. – Robert Plant It’s not some Read more…

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Robert Rodriguez – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Robert Rodriguez   When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that’s what Hollywood’s like. It’s a little block, Read more…

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Rod Stewart – 23 Quotes

  23 Quotes by Rod Stewart   At my age you don’t go into fatherhood lightly. – Rod Stewart I’ve never been more in love with anyone nearly half my age than I am today. I’d get married in a minute if I weren’t still married to somebody else. – Read more…

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Rodney Dangerfield – 28 Quotes

  28 Quotes by Rodney Dangerfield   I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table. – Rodney Dangerfield With my wife I don’t get no respect. I made a toast on Read more…

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Roger Ebert – 18 Quotes

  18 Quotes by Roger Ebert   The right really dominates radio, and it’s amazing how much energy the right spends telling us that the press is slanted to the left when it really isn’t. They want to shut other people up. They really don’t understand the First Amendment. – Read more…

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Roger Goodell – 15 Quotes

  15 Quotes by Roger Goodell   The owners don’t win by having a lockout. Shutting down your business is not good for anybody and it’s certainly not good for the players, it’s certainly not good for the fans. And that’s most important to us. – Roger Goodell The way Read more…

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Ron Fournier – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by Ron Fournier   A dose of humility goes a long way in life and in politics. – Ron Fournier Voters don’t have to love him, Romney advisers say, but they will respect him. – Ron Fournier We’re living in an era of unprecedented change, and I Read more…

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Ron Paul – 31 Quotes

  31 Quotes by Ron Paul   When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads. – Ron Paul Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. – Ron Paul 1913 wasn’t a very good year. Read more…

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Ron Wyden – 32 Quotes

  32 Quotes by Ron Wyden   Fixing health care and fixing the economy are two sides of the same coin. – Ron Wyden Even under the best of circumstances, the road back from war is difficult. – Ron Wyden It’s correct that I wanted health reform to do more Read more…

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Ronald Reagan – 65 Quotes

  65 Quotes by Ronald Reagan   It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? – Ronald Reagan Trust, but verify. – Ronald Reagan No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it’s in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. – Ronald Read more…

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Rupert Murdoch – 17 Quotes

  17 Quotes by Rupert Murdoch   No one’s going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude. – Rupert Murdoch I felt that it’s best just Read more…

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Rush Limbaugh – 33 Quotes

  33 Quotes by Rush Limbaugh   Government stimulates the democrat party. – Rush Limbaugh Character matters leadership descends from character. – Rush Limbaugh Enraging liberals is simply one of the more enjoyable side effects of my wisdom. – Rush Limbaugh There is one other business where the customer is Read more…

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Russell Baker – 30 Quotes

  30 Quotes by Russell Baker   Americans like fat books and thin women. – Russell Baker Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it. – Russell Baker Listen once in a while. It’s amazing what you can hear. – Russell Baker Ah, summer, what power you have Read more…

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Inspirational Quotes

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn”

–┬áRalph Waldo Emerson

"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn"