Newly Added Quotes

"In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence."

Laurence J. Peter
Laurence J. Peter "The Peter Principle"

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"Kids are a great excuse for you to stop acting like one."


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"He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times."


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"You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?"


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"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do."


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"There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy change."


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"He, who will not reason, is a bigot; he, who cannot, is a fool; and he, who dares not, is a slave."


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"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people."


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"No limits but the sky."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 9.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You cannot eat your cake and have your cake."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

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"The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works."


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"You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence."


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"Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world."


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"A planned life is a dead life."


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"People don't like reality, they don't like common sense, until age forces it on them."


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"Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."


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"Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future."

Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel "Hope, Despair, and Memory"

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"A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness."


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"Life is a hot day, perhaps death is a cool night. Life is a shallow bay, perhaps death is a clear, deep sea."


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"Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures, it is our gift to each other."


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"Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river."


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"Fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion."


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"We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon."


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"We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions."


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"We must always take risks. That is our destiny."


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"None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear."


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"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."


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"Reason is the shadow cast by God; God is the sun."


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"If there is such a phenomenon as absolute evil, it consists in treating another human being as a thing."

John Brunner
John Brunner "The Shockwave Rider"

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"Incompetence plus incompetence equals incompetence."

Laurence J. Peter
Laurence J. Peter "The Peter Principle"

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"Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary."


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"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."


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"The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now."


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"There are only two families in the world, the Haves and the Have-Nots."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

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"Hope is a good thing — maybe the best of things. And no good thing ever dies."


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"Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly."


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"A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world."


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"A painting is not about an experience. It is an experience."


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"Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds."


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"Man is made by the places in which he lives."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "Brighton Rock"

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"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical."


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"The idol of your self is the mother of all idols."


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"Time ripens all things. No man is born wise."


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"The great victories are never won in the first blow."


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"First you use machines, then you wear machines, and then ...? Then you serve machines."


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"There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win."


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"A person is a person because he recognizes others as persons."


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"Destiny is a lie. Destiny is justification for atrocity. It is the means by which murderers armour themselves against reprimand. It is a word intended to stand in place of ethics, denying all moral context."


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