Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
J B Yeats Topic: Miscellaneous
Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection. - Letters to His Son, W. B. Yeats and Others.
C G Jung Topic: Miscellaneous
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. - Psychological Reflections.
George Steiner Topic: Miscellaneous
The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform. - Real Presences, 1989.
Alice Walker Topic: Miscellaneous
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk? - The Color Purple, 1982.
Giosué Topic: Miscellaneous
The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility. - Borsi, A Soldier's Confidences with God.
Dr Charles Edwards Topic: Miscellaneous
The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the ad increases.
A W Hare Topic: Miscellaneous
Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
Jeremiah Joseph Topic: Miscellaneous
Einstein is an analytical mathematician seeking to give a physical interpretation to the conclusions of his mathematical process. In this he is hampered by a load of contradictory and absurd assumptions of the school that he follows, which throws him into all manner of difficulty. Einstein has such a faculty for embracing both sides of a contradiction that one would have to be of the same frame of mind to follow his thought, it is so peculiarly his own. The whole Relativity theory is as easy to follow as the path of a bat in the air at night.
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