The most poignant quotes
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.
Quotes of Magnitude
An eye for an eye leaves the world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
- Karl Marx
Any fool can criticise, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin
Forgive, but never forget. - John F. Kennedy
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. - Albert Einstein
The first casualty when war comes is truth. -Hiram Johnson
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way. - Robert Frost
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
- Robert F. Kennedy
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. - Euripides
Happiness is not something you experience, it is something you remember. - Oscar Levant
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children. -Edward VII
If you haven't found anything you are willing to die for, you aren't fit to live. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they never use. -Kierkegaard
I'm gonna live forever, or die trying. - Joseph Heller
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."
- Ernest Hemingway
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. - Heinrich Heine
Millions long for immortality but do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan Ertz
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Always. - Mahatma Gandhi
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. - Robert Frost
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die."
It's all mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."