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 to Ponder
Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it!
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives. - Sachs
In a mad world, only the mad are sane. - Akiro Kurosawa
Don't gain the world for the price of your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold. - Bob Marley
Happiness is not something you experience, it is something you remember. - Oscar Levant
Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form."
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. -Michael de Montaigne
If you haven't found anything you are willing to die for, you aren't fit to live. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Stop the world. I want to get to off. -Anthony Newly
Who controls the past controls the future; Who controls the present controls the past. -George Orwell
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home; but unlike charity, it should end there. -Clare Booth Luce
Its not what I had feared, but what I had not thought to fear.
-Edgar Allan Po
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he doesn't become a monster. -Frederick Wilhelm Nietsche
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. - Martin Luther King, Jr
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. - Ambrose Redmoon
Always question the authority. - Tom Morello
If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist knows it. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. -Olin Miller
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. - Bob Marley
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. - Jean Jacques Roussea
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.