A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars. To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the
Popular quotes of famous American writer Gertrude Stein Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something. America is my country and Paris is my hometown. There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer.
Popular quotes of American philosopher Alan Watts The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. Trying
Popular quotes of famous writer & novelist Henry Miller The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only
Popular quotes of famous American author John Steinbeck A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. No man really knows about other human beings. The
Popular quotes of famous English novelist Jane Austen A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for
Popular quotes of famous author Anaïs Nin And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and
Popular quotes of famous American writer Kurt Vonnegut I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center. I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell
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Popular quotes of famous writer Virginia Woolf One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction. Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the
Popular quotes of famous writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. Quoth the raven, “Nevermore!” We loved with a love that was more than love. Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Deep into that darkness peering, long I
Popular quotes of Lord Gautam Buddha Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it
Popular quotes of great writer Charles Dickens Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. A loving heart is the
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