Quotes from Ancient Times
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
My family begins with me, your family ends with you.
In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the Sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
All limits are self imposed.
Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
May there always be work for your hands to do, May your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine warm on your windowpane, May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
May the sun always shine on your windowpane; May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; May the hand of a friend always be near you; May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
I think over again my small adventures, my fears, These small ones that seemed so big. For all the vital things I had to get and to reach. And yet there is only one great thing, The only thing. To live to see the great day that dawns And the light that fills the world.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box
He who is not impatient is not in love.
Since the house is on fire let us warm ourselves.