Quotes and aphorisms

From books

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.

The only thing that shatters dreams is compromise.

Never ask for anything! Never for anything, and especially from those who are stronger than you. They'll make the offer themselves, and give everything themselves.

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed...

From movies

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

May the Force be with you.

I learned one thing about eating jigsaw puzzles... An hour later, you're hungry again.

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

It must have been tough on your mother, not having any children.

From cartoons

Eh, what's up, doc? You can't shoot a rabbit.

I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.

It's a beautiful day, but not as beautiful as me.

Aphorisms

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe.

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.

About life

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth.

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

About love

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

We can only learn to love by loving.

About friendship

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

A friend in need, is a friend indeed!

The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.

About women

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.

The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.

Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.

Last added quotes and aphorisms

Unfortunately, if you've ever been in southern Georgia on the beaches in a lightning storm, if you're out there, you're in great, great danger, and you can be killed very, very quickly.

Norman Schwarzkopf

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However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community.

Randy Neugebauer

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Well, I tried to get a record deal in 1966 or '67, and everyone thought I was too eclectic.

Carly Simon

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I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it.

Carly Simon

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Do you know how many concerts I've done in my whole life, in more than 35 years of performing? Sixty-four.

Carly Simon

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We need role models who are going to break the mold.

Carly Simon

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While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill — little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.

John Adams

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All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.

John Adams

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Power always thinks that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.

John Adams

1

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.

Kiana Tom

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Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.

John Adams

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The happiness of society is the end of government.

John Adams

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The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.

John Adams

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A government of laws, and not of men.

John Adams

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A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.

John Adams

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Receiving the authority of the priesthood by the laying on of hands is an important beginning, but it is not enough. Ordination confers authority, but righteousness is required to act with power as we strive to lift souls, to teach and testify, to bless and counsel, and to advance the work of salvation.

David A. Bednar

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Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. Testimony alone is not and will not be enough to protect us in the latter-day storm of darkness and evil in which we are living.

David A. Bednar

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We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

3

Wisdom sayings and phrases

At all times, people tend to remember and pass to other people clever thoughts and sayings. And the closer to the present, the more sources of a wonderful phrases appears around, it is a natural and logical process. If earlier quotes appeared at first because of public speeches and later through books, but now the catch phrases, funny and not so, there are also due to the movies, television, radio and Internet. Many people like to use the clever ideas and aphorisms as the status of their pages on social networks, or simply to share with friends successfully expressing thought. One way or another, but the number of outstanding phrases gradually accumulates, and if anybody would collect them all or nearly all in one place, there will be an impressive online collection in which everyone can find something similar for himself. That is what created this project.

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