Ouotes We Like

Quotes we like

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

—George Elliot

“Let us incessantly, relentlessly wage Peace.” —Bob

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“It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it anywhere else.”

—Agnes Repplier

This is the way you slip through into your inner most home…

Close your eyes and surrender.

—Rumi

“If  you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning!”

—Catherine Aird

“Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.”

—Shari R. Barr

“When one has fully entered the realm of love, the world – no matter how imperfect – becomes rich and beautiful, for it consists solely of opportunities for love.”

—Kierkegaard

“I awake in the morning, torn between a desire to save the world, and a desire to savor the world.

That makes it hard to plan the day.”

— E.H. White

“In science as in love, too much concentration on technique can often lead to impotence.”

—Peter L. Berger:

“For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.”

—Rainer Maria Rilke

“Immature love says, “I love you because I need you.”

Mature love says, “I need you because I love you.”

—Erich Fromm

“Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.”

—Henry Louis Mencken

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.”

—Aristotle

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”

—Aristotle

“Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.”

—Anonymous

“They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.”

—Kahil Gibran, Spirits Rebellious

“All good things are wild, and free.”

—Henry David Thoreau

“Something we were withholding made us weak,

Until we found it was ourselves.”

—Robert Frost

“Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”

—C. G. Jung

“Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.”

—John Russell

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”

—Albert Camus

“Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.”

—Albert Camus

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

—Soren Kierkegaard

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”

—Soren Kierkegaard

“Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.”

—Max Frisch

“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.”

—Pablo Picasso

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

— Leo Tolstoy

“It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. ”

—Voltaire

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”

—Confucius

“Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.”

—Tom Robbins

“Don’t always act your age”