Famous Quotes by Famous (and sometimes not so famous) Authors
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“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.”
Kindness, Clarity, and Insight (1984)
“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.”
―Frank Lloyd Wright
As quoted in: Duke University Library Newsletter, Issues 1-31 (Perkins Library, Duke University, 1971), p. 9
“There is no problem so big that it cannot be run away from....
You're quoting Snoopy the dog, I believe?
I'll quote the truth wherever I find it thank you.”
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
“Rousseau's writings are so admirably adapted to touch both these classes that the effect they produced, especially in France, is easily intelligible.”
―Thomas Henry Huxley
On The Natural Inequality of Men (January 1890).
“Wars have no memory, and nobody has the courage to understand them until there are no voices left to tell what happened, until the moment comes when we no longer recognize them and they return, with another face and another name, to devour what they left behind.”
―Carlos Ruiz Zafón
La sombra del viento (The Shadow of the Wind) (2001)
“Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.”
Day by Day with Billy Graham (1991 edition), Grason - ISBN: 9780890662205
Pride and Prejudice (1813), Chapter 18
As quoted in: Charlie Chaplin's one-man show (1984) by Dan Kamin, p. 37
Quote of the day
“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”