Quotes about #others

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you, mine are still greater.

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

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

It´s not that I´m so smart; it´s just that I stay with problems longer.

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

The person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.

Money only appeals to selfishness and always tempts its owners irresistibly to abuse it. Can anyone imagine Moses, Jesus, or Gandhi armed with the money-bags of Carnegie?

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

A ship is always safe at the shore - but that is NOT what it is built for.

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilization in high boots.

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Technological change is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.

Paper is to write things down that we need to remember. Our brains are used to think.

Dream, Dream, Dream, Dreams transform into thoughts And thoughts result in action.

It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone.

For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.

Dreams are not those which comes while we are sleeping, but dreams are those when you don't sleep before fulfilling them.

Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.

As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.

If we are not free, no one will respect us.

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

Cruelty impresses, people want to be afraid of something. They want someone to whom they can submit with a shudder, the masses need that. They need something to dreed.

A single blow must destroy the enemy... without regard of losses... a gigantic all-destroying blow.

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the future of war.

By the skilful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.

The man and the movement seemed 'reactionary' in my eyes.

Hence today I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: ‘by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord.’

If you win, you need not have to explain...If you lose, you should not be there to explain!

If you want to shine like sun first you have to burn like it.

Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.

Think Thousand times before taking a decision But - After taking decison never turn back even if you get Thousand difficulties!!

Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat.

The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.

I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature.

What we think, we become.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Honesty is the best policy.

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.

Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

If you can’t make it good, at least make it look good.

I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

I studied every thing but never topped.... But today the toppers of the best universities are my employees.

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

In china when you're one in a million, there are 1300 people just like you.

The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.

If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.

Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping -- they called it opportunity.

If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.

Well private money can take risks in a way that government money often isn't willing to.

Every Closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.

The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now.

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.

A grandchild is God's reward for raising a child.

Gray hair is Gods graffiti.

In spite of the seven thousand books of expert advice, the right way to disciplne a child is still a mystery to most fathers and...mothers. Only your grandmother and Genghis Khan know how to do it.

A sail boat that sails backwards can never see the sun rise.

When you become senile, you won't know it.

All Children Have Brain Damage!

If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.

Is the glass half full, or half empty? It depends on whether you're pouring, or drinking.

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.

Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.

Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.

When you introduce competition into the public school system, most studies show that schools start to do better when they are competing for students.

You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.

Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

The funniest people are the saddest once.

What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.

Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.

The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.

Don’t complain about the snow on your neighbor’s roof when your own doorstep is unclean.

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.

If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children.

Shall I teach you what knowledge? When you know a thing, say that you know it; when you do not know a thing, admit that you do not know it. That is knowledge.

Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

The noble-minded are calm and steady. Little people are forever fussing and fretting.

He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.

He who keeps danger in mind will rest safely in his seat.

A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are screwed first.

The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody. If you cannot keep secret with you , do not expect that other will keep it. ! It will destroy you.

There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no Friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.

People's Fury is above all the furies.

God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.

Education is the Best Friend. An Educated Person is Respected Everywhere. Education beats the Beauty and the Youth.

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.

O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.

Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.

Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.

He whose son is obedient to him, whose wife's conduct is in accordance with his wishes, and who is content with his riches has his heaven here on earth.

Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher full of poison with milk on top.

As water collected in a tank gets pure by filtration, so accumulated wealth is preserved by being employed in charity.

Time perfects men as well as destroys them.

It is better to have only one son endowed with good qualities than a hundred devoid of them. For the moon though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, do not.

A wicked wife, a false friend, a saucy servant and living in a house with a serpent in it are nothing but death.

Those parents who do not educate their sons are their enemies; for as is a crane among swans, so are ignorant sons in a public assembly.

Trees on a riverbank, a woman in another man's house, and kings without counselors go without doubt to swift destruction.

Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, comes of Her own accord where fools are not respected, grain is well stored up, and the husband and wife do not quarrel.

A father who is a chronic debtor, an adulterous mother, a beautiful wife, and an unlearned son are enemies in one's own home.

Do not pass between two brahmanas, between a brahmana and his sacrificial fire, between a wife and her husband, a master and his servant, and a plough and an ox.

Beauty is spoiled by an immoral nature; noble birth by bad conduct; learning, without being perfected; and wealth by not being properly utilised.

There are three gems upon this earth; food, water, and pleasing words -- fools consider pieces of rocks as gems.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.

The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognise that we ought to control our thoughts.

The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith?

Even in the worm that crawls in the earth there glows a divine spark. When you slaughter a creature, you slaughter God.

An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together.

For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.

It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.

My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.

I will not join any club who will take me as a member.

I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It puts me on a far higher place than any politician.

You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

Brunettes are troublemakers. They're worse than the Jews.

This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.

Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.

Humor is the sublime wisdom of pity and tolerance in which man recognizes the utter futility of his own enterprise and importance.

Doing something with the public in mind is doing something without your own mind.

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Imagination means nothing without doing.

In the end, everything is a gag.

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

All things truly wicked start from innocence.

Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

I drink to make other people more interesting.

Write drunk; edit sober.

All thinking men are atheists.

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

Never confuse movement with action.

The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.

When you start to live outside yourself, it's all dangerous.

Intelligence is so damn rare and the people who have it often have such a bad time with it that they get bitter or propagandistic and then it's not much use.

Death is like an old whore in a bar--I'll buy her a drink but I won't go upstairs with her.

Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.

Being against evil doesn't make you good.

Be realistic, Demand the impossible!

If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.

Let the world change you than you can change the world.

We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.

I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.

The first duty of a revolutionary is to be educated.

The revolution is not an apple that falls when ripe. You have to make it fall.

Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel!

Words without deeds are worthless.

Always struggle for victory.

It’s a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.

To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary … These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. This is a revolution!

If any person has a good word for the previous government that is good enough for me to have him shot.

There is no other definition of socialism valid for us than that of the abolition of the exploitation of man by man.

Many will call me an adventurer, and that I am... only one of a different sort: one who risks his skin to prove his truths.

Homeland or death! We will triumph!

Every day People straighten up the hair, why not the heart?

Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world.

Be the sun and all will see you.

Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases

The darker the night, the brighter the stars, The deeper the grief, the closer is God!

People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.

Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.

The awful thing is that beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and the devil are fighting there and the battlefield is the heart of man.

The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.

The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

Destroy my desires, eradicate my ideas, show me something better, and I will follow you.

A fool with a heart and no sense is just as unhappy as a fool with sense and no heart.

If he's honest, he'll steal; if he's human, he'll murder; if he's faithful, he'll deceive.

Truly great men must, I think, experience great sorrow on the earth.

When reason fails, the devil helps!

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.

If someone proved to me that Christ is outside the truth, and that in reality the truth were outside of Christ, then I should prefer to remain with Christ rather than with the truth.

What do you think, would not one tiny crime be wiped out by thousands of good deeds?

Every ant knows the formula of its ant-hill, every bee knows the formula of its beehive. They know it in their own way, not in our way. Only humankind does not know its own formula.

Grown-up people do not know that a child can give exceedingly good advice even in the most difficult case.

Neither man nor nation can exist without a sublime idea.

Compassion was the most important, perhaps the sole law of human existence.

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!

The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.

Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.

War does not decide who is right but who is left.

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.

Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

The test of a man’s or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

A doctor’s reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.

The English are not a very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.

A book is like a child: it is easier to bring it into the world than to control it when it is launched there.

Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned. May not one lost soul be permitted to abstain?

A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.

The only good human being is a dead one.

In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.

If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.

The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.

Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.

We shall squeeze you empty and then we shall fill you with ourselves.

There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.

If you kept the small rules, you could break the big ones.

We do not merely destroy our enemies; we change them.

Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.

One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.

Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.

To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.

Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

At age 50, every man has the face he deserves.

We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.

Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.

We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right.

Marriage is the Chief cause of divorce.

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'.

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it.

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.

I sent the club a wire stating, "PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER.

Those are my principles, and if you don't like them...well I have others.

One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know.

Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.

Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.

There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.

Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun.

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.

Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped.

Marriage is a wonderful institution...but who wants to live in an institution?

I don’t have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They’re upstairs in my socks.

If you've heard this story before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again.

Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.

All people are born alike... except Republicans and Democrats.

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book -and does.

A man is only as old as the woman he feels.

If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t--you’re right.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

There are three things that grow more precious with age; old wood to burn, old books to read, and old friends to enjoy.

An innovator should have understanding of one's customers and their problems via empirical, observational, anecdotal methods or even intuition.

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

Those who walk with God, always reach their destination.

Money is like an arm or leg- use it or lose it.

Most people think that faith means believing something; oftener it means trying something, giving it a chance to prove itself

Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.

One death is a tragedy, A million is a statistic.

Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.

Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?

History has shown there are no invincible armies.

People who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.

It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.

When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem.

Music's a good thing, it calm the beast in the man.

In the Soviet Union, it's takes more courage to retreat than advance.

The only real power comes out of a long rifle.

You do not lament the loss of hair of one who has been beheaded.

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.

The writer is the engineer of the human soul.

A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.

The Pope? How many divisions has he got?

Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach.

If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.

I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.

I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this—who will count the votes, and how.

Die, but do not retreat.

If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.

Every Orgenization rests upon a mountain of secrets.

facebook is the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented.

Capable, generous men do not create victims, they nurture victims.

Vanity in a newspaper man is like perfume on a whore: they use it to fend off a dark whiff of themselves.

What we know is everything, it is our limit, of what we can be.

I may be a chauvinist pig of some sort, but I'm no rapist.

The goal is justice, the method is transparency. It's important not to confuse the goal and the method.

Sweden is the Saudi Arabia of feminism.

These megaleaks... They're an important phenomenon, and they're only going to increase.

Question everything.

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways: the point, however, is to change it.

Religion is the opiate of the masses.

Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.

The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is the demand for their real happiness.

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.

All I know is that I am not a Marxist.

Workers of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains.

It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.

Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.

The task is not just to understand the world but to change it.

The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.

When joy disappears, look for your mistake.

The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.

I sit on a man's back, choking him, and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by any means possible, except getting off his back.

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.

Kings are the slaves of history.

Until they throw the money changers out of the temple of art, it will never be a real temple.

Religion and law try to escape from criticism, religion by saying that it is divine and law by showing that it is powerful.

Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.

A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.

To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man's injustice to woman.

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present, God has given me no control over the moment following.

It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom.

I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.

It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Religions are different roads converging on the same point.

What is faith worth if it is not translated into action?

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?

A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.

Democracy and violence can ill go together. Evolution of democracy is not possible if we are not prepared to hear the other side.

If you can’t feed a hundred people, feed just one.

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be h

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.

God doesn't require you to succeed, he only requires that you try.

I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.

Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.

There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things.

I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.

When you have nothing left but God,you have more than enough to start over again.

Joy is strength.

We are all stupid, just on different subjects.

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.

Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

To get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.

In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then He made School Boards.

The Bible: It is full of interest. It has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and some good morals; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.

The man with a new idea is a Crank until the idea succeeds.

There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man’s notion that he is less savage than the other savages.

Man is the only animal that blushes, or needs to.

One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn´t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.

Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.

April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four days.

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.

I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.

Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for.

Let us be thankful for the fools. Because of them the rest of us could not succeed.

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.

Dogs never bite me. Just humans.

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.

If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.

When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.

Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.

We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.

I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.

I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!

Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.

Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.

A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing.

The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children. I used to feel for every child I had, I would adopt another.

Your clothes should be tight enough to show you're a woman but loose enough to show you're a lady.

A career is born in public—talent in privacy.

I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.

I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.

If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.

First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.

The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

I can resist anything except temptation.

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.

We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.

What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.

The Americans are certainly hero-worshippers, and always take their heroes from the criminal classes.

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn’t. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But. it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Be realistic: Plan for a miracle.

Zen is an effort to become alert and awake.

Attachment is the root cause of all misery. Possessiveness is nourishment for the ego.

Transcendence means going beyond duality. Attachment means remaining within duality.

Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flowering. The one you are looking for is you. You are the traveler and you are the destination. In experiencing the ecstasy of your own being, you have achieved the final goal.

Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears. Each is unique and incomparable. You are just yourself: nobody has ever been like you, and nobody will ever

To be alone is the only real revolution. To accept that you are alone is the greatest transformation that can happen to you.

Meaning is man-created. And because you constantly look for meaning, you start to feel meaninglessness.

Always remember to judge everything by your inner feeling of bliss.

Fools laugh at others. Wisdom laughs at itself.

Zen is the only religion in the world that teaches sudden enlightenment. It says that enlightenment takes no time, it can happen in a single, split second.

Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You can not be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.

They say: Think twice before you jump. I say: Jump first and then think as much as you want!

Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.

My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.

The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.

If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown, give him support.

In the space of no-mind, truth descends like light.

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.

The small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable.

By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.

Music fills the infinite between two souls.

The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.

when you came you cried and everybody smiled with joy; when you go smile and let the world cry for you.

These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.

Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

The singer alone does not make a song, there has to be someone who hears.

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air.

My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.

We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

You're always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe in a thing.

A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.

A good book has no ending.

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

Families break up when they get hints you don't intend and miss hints that you do.

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.

Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.

I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

To move the world we must move ourselves.

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades - that of government.

Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.

The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

Call no man unhappy until he is married.

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.

The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.

Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.

Arise! Awake! And Stop not till the goal is reached.

See for the highest, aim at that highest, and you shall reach the highest.

Comfort is no test of truth; on the contrary, truth is often far from being "comfortable".

The only test of good things is that they make us strong.

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny.

We must keep our dignity before others. Unless we do that, we expose ourselves to insult.

The history of the world is the history of a few men who had faith in themselves.

When death is certain, it is best to sacrifice oneself for a good cause.

Experience is the only teacher we have.

If superstition enters, the brain is gone.

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not.

The greatest sin is to think that you are weak.

Whatever is weak, avoid! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it!

The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.

In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.

Neither money pays, nor name pays, nor fame, nor learning; it is CHARACTER that cleave through adamantine walls of difference.

Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.

Not believing in the glory of our own soul is what the Vedanta calls atheism.

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

We must be Bright and Cheerful, long faces do not make Religion.

They alone live, who live for others.

Stay hungry, Stay foolish.

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me ... Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful... that's what matters to me.

It's more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.

It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.

My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better.

Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.

That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end, because once you get there, you can move mountains.

My model for business is The Beatles: They were four guys that kept each other's negative tendencies in check; they balanced each other. And the total was greater than the sum of the parts. Great things in business are not done by one person, they are don

I'm actually as proud of the things we haven't done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.

It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people.

Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being WalMart. We make it by innovation.

To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.

I would trade all my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.

We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.

Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.

Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.

Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.

There is always a better way.

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

We have but two ears and one mouth so that we may listen twice as much as we speak.

I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it.

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.

I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process.

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whisky.

So far as the religion of the day is concerned, it is a damned fake.. Religion is all bunk.

Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward.

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Relentlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.

There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.

I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses.

There are many tongues to talk, and but few heads to think.

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

People do not lack strength, they lack will.

If I speak, I am condemned. If I stay silent, I am damned!

You ask me what forces me to speak? a strange thing; my conscience.

The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.

There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.

It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

The word which God has written on the brow of every man is Hope.

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

A shadow is hard to seize by the throat and dash to the ground.

To destroy abuses is not enough; Habits must also be changed. The windmill has gone, but the wind is still there.

Be a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.

England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare,but the Bible made England.

A one-eyed man is much more incomplete than a blind man, for he knows what it is that's lacking.

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

It is by suffering that human beings become angels.

The goal of socialism is Communism.

A lie told often enough becomes the truth.

Give me just one generation of youth, and I'll transform the whole world.

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.

It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.

The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves.

It is more pleasant and useful to go through the 'experience of the revolution' than to write about it.

One man with a gun can control 100 without one.... Make mass searches and hold executions for found arms.

One of the basic conditions for the victory of socialism is the arming of the workers and the disarming of the bourgeoisie (the middle class).

Fascism is capitalism in decay.

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.

Crime is a product of social excess.

He who now talks about the "freedom of the press" goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.

Whenever the cause of the people is entrusted to professors, it is lost.

In the history of modern socialism this is a phenomenon, that the strife of the various trends within the socialist movement has from national become international.

War cannot be abolished unless classes are abolished and Socialism is created.

Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.

Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.

Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.

Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

Nothing will come of nothing; we must dare mighty things.

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.

All's well if all ends well.

Go to your bosom; Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculties! In form and moving, how express and admirable! In action how like an angel! In apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world! The paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust?

I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.

Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.

My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile—hoping it will eat him last.

We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

We contend that for a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.

Danger: if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

A good speech should be like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.

Always remember, that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

Churchill: "Madam, would you sleep with me for five million pounds?" Socialite: "My goodness, Mr. Churchill... Well, I suppose... we would have to discuss terms, of course... " Churchill: "Would you sleep with me for five pounds?" Socialite: "Mr. Churchill, what kind of woman do you think I am?!" Churchill:"Madam, we've already established that. Now we are haggling about the price.”

If you're not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you're not a conservative at forty, you have no brain.

Continuous effort! not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking your potential.

Sometimes our best is simply not enough. We have to do what is required.

I do not see any other way of realizing our hopes about World Organization in five or six days. Even the Almighty took seven.

Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.

There is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Whatever we accomplish is due to the combined effort.

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

What ever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.

Our greatest national resource is the minds of our children.

Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right.

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face.

Adults are only kids grown up.

We allow no geniuses around our Studio.

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.

The only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune tellers look good.

You never know who's swimming naked until the tide goes out.

You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.

When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.

Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.

The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable.The sequence is not predictable.

When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact.

I like to go for cinches. I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out.

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.

There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.

Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.

There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.

When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.

Common sense ain't common.

If pro is the opposite of con, what is the opposite of Congress?

The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other.

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket.

The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.

Everybody is ignorant only on different subjects.

Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet.

With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law, and every time they make a law it's a joke.

I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.

The only way to beat the lawyers is to die with nothing.

Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.

You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks.

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.

Mona Lisa is the only beauty who went through history and retained her reputation.

Things will get better - despite our efforts to improve them.

I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him "father."

I never met a man that I didn't like.

I don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.

Is sex dirty? Only when it's being done right.

Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there.

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.

I’m astounded by people who want to ‘know’ the universe when it’s hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.

I’m very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.

When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.

I took a test in Existentialism. I left all the answers blank and got 100.

My brain? That's my second favorite organ.

Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.

The only thing standing between me and greatness is me.

She wore a short skirt and a tight sweater and her figure described a set of parabolas that could cause cardiac arrest in a yak.

If God exists, I hope he has a good excuse.

All people know the same truth. Our lives consist of how we choose to distort it.

Someone once asked me if my dream was to live on in the hearts of my people, and I said I would like to live on in my apartment.

This year I'm a star, but what will I be next year? A black hole?

Having sex is like bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.

To you I’m an atheist; to God, I’m the Loyal Opposition.

Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have declared you legally insane in order to gain control of your estate.

Human beings are divided into mind and body. The mind embraces all the nobler aspirations, like poetry and philosophy, but the body has all the fun.

Sex between 2 people is a beautiful thing; among 5 it's fantastic.

When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

The last woman I was in was the Statue of Liberty.