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Inspiration For An Inspirationless Surrounding.

There are 52 quotations in this collection:

Quote 1

That man is wisest who, like Socrates, realises that his wisdom is worthless
- Plato


Quote 2

Death is not the worst than can happen to men.
- Plato


Quote 3

Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
- Plato


Quote 4

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
- Plato


Quote 5

I like nonsense - it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope... and that enables you to laugh at all of life's realities.
- Dr Seuss


Quote 6

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know.
And you are the one who'll decide where you'll go.
Oh the places you'll go.

- Dr Seuss


Quote 7

The measure of a country's greatness should be based on how well it cares for its most vulnerable populations
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 8

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 9

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 10

There is more to life than just increasing its speed.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 11

An eye for an eye and everyone shall be blind
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 12

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 13

You must be the change you wish to see in the world
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 14

You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 15

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 16

Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind. It takes more courage to take a blow than give one. It takes more courage to try and talk things through than to start a war.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 17

- [Infinite Love] is a weapon of matchless potency. It is the 'summum bonum' of life. It is an attribute of the brave, in fact it is their all. It does not come within the each of the coward. It is no wooden of lifeless dogma but a living and life-giving force. It is the special attribute of the heart.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 18

If all Christians acted like Christ, the whole world would be Christian.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 19

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 20

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 21

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 22

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 23

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 24

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 25

Birth and death are not two different states, but they are different aspects of the same state. There is as little reason to deplore the one as there is to be pleased over the other.
- Mahatma Gandhi


Quote 26

Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world.' I John 4:4
- Jesus Christ


Quote 27

For we walk by faith, not by sight.' II Corinthians 5:7
- Jesus Christ


Quote 28

Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
- Jesus Christ


Quote 29

Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
- Jesus Christ


Quote 30

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
- Jesus Christ


Quote 31

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven (Luke 18:25)
- Jesus Christ


Quote 32

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda


Quote 33

Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force. Mourn them do not. Miss them do not. Attachment leads to jealously. The shadow of greed, that is.
- Yoda


Quote 34

Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.
- Yoda


Quote 35

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. [The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891]
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 36

Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humour was provided to console him for what he is.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 37

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 38

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 39

The truth is rarely pure, and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 40

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 41

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 42

Real friends stab you in the front
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 43

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 44

If it is not nailed to the floor, it's mine. If I can pry it loose, it is not nailed down.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 45

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
- Oscar Wilde


Quote 46

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
- Jimi Hendrix


Quote 47

Even castles made from sand fall to the ocean
- Jimi Hendrix


Quote 48

I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
- Jimi Hendrix


Quote 49

I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
- Jimi Hendrix


Quote 50

Tinkerbell: You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always love you, Peter Pan. That's where I'll be waiting.
- Peter Pan


Quote 51

'Pan, who and what art thou?' [Hook] cried huskily.
'I'm youth, I'm joy,' Peter answered at a venture, 'I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.'

- Peter Pan


Quote 52

So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!
- Peter Pan


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