Quotes of the day

«Perhaps this was the secret to being at peace: want nothing but what is given to you.»

Amy Waldman


«Cad é an mhaith dom eagla a bheith orm? Ní shaorfadh eagla duine ón mbás, dar ndóigh.»

Peig Sayers


«To a happy war!' laughter echoed with all the insane glee of an army of psychopaths.»

Stuart Hill


«Si te liberas de esa compulsión, pensó Paul de pronto, si escapas de esa necesidad de engatusar y convencer y seducir, lo que quede después serás tú, tu verdadero ser.»

Tim Parks


«You cannot always depend on prayers to be answered the way you want them answered but you can always depend on God. God, the loving Father often denies us those things which in the end would prove harmful to us. Every boy wants a revolver at age four, and no father yet has ever granted that request. Why should we think God is less wise? Someday we will thank God not only for what He gave us, but also for that which He refused.»

Fulton J. Sheen


«Vulnerability scares most of us because we've been taught that FEELING our feelings is a sign of "over-sensitivity and weakness". We've taught ourselves to "numb" our feelings because they are too painful.»

Marlene Milner


«a true leader must be able to command with an iron fist, not just a humble heart.»

Evan Meekins


«I didn’t want to dream of you anymore, so I quit sleeping.»

Efdal Korkmaz


«Daddy, how come in Kansas City the bagels taste like just round bread?»

Calvin Trillin


«Oh, you have to charge 'em, Jubal. The marks won't pay attention if it's free.»

Robert A. Heinlein


«Once a day has begun eventfully, it generally carries on being every bit as lively.»

Albert Ehrenstein


«The vast majority of us imagine ourselves as like literature people or math people. But the truth is that the massive processor known as the human brain is neither a literature organ or a math organ. It is both and more.»

John Green


«Ego is the world's worst narcotic»

Mekael Shane


«I never really had control over my life because no one does. We're all tossed into this loop because there is only 'life.' There is no 'my life this, my life that.' I take part in what life actually is, singular and myriad, warping and stagnant. Life is only itself, and it stretches so much farther beyond who I am that I'm lucky to take part in it for the small amount of time that is given to me. That's all.»

Brandon R. Chinn


«It rains on everyone.»

Eric Samuel Timm


«This is not the way I dreamed it. This is not what I had hope for, what I asked for. I want to skip this part. I want to push the fast-forward button until I get back to happy.»

Terry McMillan


«A responsible woman doesn’t see opportunities and needs and look the other way pretending not to see them rather she gets to work to ensure things are done properly and her man succeeds in his endeavours.»

Jaachynma N.E. Agu


«Chris just watches, but he can't keep his mouth shut for long. "Excellent, everyone is serving me. I'm glad you guys have finally figured out how it should be...now you just need to convince the world.»

Kate Sherwood


«Your Success is Our Victory and a Victory is Our Success»

Jan Jansen


«[J]ust as in the sciences we have learned that we are too ignorant to safely pronounce anything impossible, so for the individual, since we cannot know just what are his limitations, we can hardly say with certainty that anything is necessarily within or beyond his grasp. Each must remember that no one can predict to what heights of wealth, fame, or usefulness he may rise until he has honestly endeavored, and he should derive courage from the fact that»

Robert H. Goddard


«Success teaches us nothing; only failure teaches.»

Hyman G. Rickover


«There are many forms of love as there is moments in time, and you are capable of feeling them all at different stages of your life.»

Shannon L. Alder


«Action creates/a taste/for itself.»

Kay Ryan


«The sea loved the moon»

Saiber


«They are like men: if bold, the better of scolding; if timid, the better of praise and flattery.»

Lew Wallace


«With kings and queens inside his bag. Hulaki was a man of power.»

Mahesh Poudyal


«Never ask questions you don't want the answer to.»

Pantea Konn


«There has to be a way to redirect employee's driving ambition and to channel it more productively. There is. Create heroes in every role. Make every role, performed at excellence, a respected profession.»

Marcus Buckingham


«It is remarkable indeed how we human beings are capable of delighting in the mating call of a flower while we are surrounded by the charred carcasses of our fellow animals.»

Mohsin Hamid


«You like economics, don't you?' I asked.»

Jasper Fforde