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People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. Always have something ahead of you to 'look forward to' - to work for and hope for.
Maxwell Maltz

A great step forward was made the day men understood that in order to torment one another more efficiently they would have to gather together, to organise themselves into a society.
Emile Cioran

The House of Peers, throughout the war, did nothing in particular, and did it very well.
W S Gilbert

Ive been very stupid. Weve been warned against this many times. I was totally innocent of what was going on but have ended up being very stupid.
Kieron Fallon

Ah fleeting Spirit! wand'ring Fire,
That long hast warm'd my tender Breast,
Must thou no more this Frame inspire?
Hadrian

If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.
Imelda Marcos

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyse your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W Clement Stone

The first casualty when war comes is truth (speech, 1917)
Hiram Johnson

I really want to see Israel. I would like to come and to express my support in the peace process there, and help the war orphans.
Peta Wilson

The likes of Shane Warne, Hayden, Ponting have a go at you on the field and mentally they try to get hold of your brain and wreck it over the course of six or seven weeks.
Kevin Pietersen

Hazel Motes sat at a forward angle on the green plush train seat, looking one minute at the window as if he might want to jump out of it, and the next down the aisle at the other end of the car.
Flannery O'Connor

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
Caskie Stinnett

We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
Jacob Bronowski

Finland had a civil war less than 100 years ago, just like in Ireland. If you look at the history of newly independent nations, civil war is almost every time present, even in the United States.
Harri Holkeri

These terrorists attacked without warning on 11 September 2001. They have attacked in Madrid, in Jakarta, in Morocco.

This is a worldwide war against ideals. There is no separate peace to be made with terrorism.

They are after our way of life and we have to deal with them. There is no other way other than with strength. [on the London terrorist attack, 7th July 2005]
Condoleezza Rice

There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
Andre Malraux

Howard Flight is a very senior, indeed respected, figure who was at the heart of Conservative economic policy-making.
Vince Cable

The principal cause of war is war itself.
C Wright Mills

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
Queen Victoria

Snow. Everywhere. As far as the eye could reach--fifty miles, looking southward from the highest peak.
Bret Harte

After all, it's the future of business communication that we're looking toward.
Jim Barksdale

The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.
Sherrod Brown

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything.
Rainer Maria Rilke

There's a plane flying over me and I'm looking forward to being able to relax and not worry about the weather or boat speed.
Ellen MacArthur

It's a summer I'm looking forward to, because we're playing against the best team there has ever been [on the Ashes 2005]
Michael Vaughan

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
Robert Frost

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
Rollo May

Half of this award should go to my wigs [1996 BAFTA Awards talking about her wigs]
Jennifer Ehle

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.
Little Richard

It was an act of cowardice and I consider it appropriate that the Australian team were wearing yellow.
Robert Muldoon

If you can walk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!
(Rewards and Fairies 1910, 'If-')
Rudyard Kipling

It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.
Zachary Taylor

'Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded.'
Jimi Hendrix

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Brian Tracy

People will frighten you about a graduation...They use words you don't hear often... "And we wish you Godspeed." It is a warning, godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.
Bill Cosby

Men, I'm getting out of Rome. Anyone who wants to carry on the war against the outsiders, come with me. I can offer you neither honours nor wages; I offer you hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Anyone who loves his country, follow me
Giuseppe Garibaldi

Broadly we have had a good campaign, where we have got across the Liberal Democrat message. When we put these issues across, people warm to them
Chris Huhne

A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards.
George Eliot

The century on which we are entering - the century which will come out of this war - can be and must be the century of the common man. (Speech, 8 May 1942)
Henry Wallace

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
Thomas Merton

I was thinking - if we get a cell with a trouser press, we can make cheese toasties. [Lister in Red Dwarf]
Craig Charles

Mikey comes across as the more attention seeking of the two. His smile says he's comfortable in the limelight and he's thrusting his pelvis forward. [On Mikey and Grace, BB series 200 couple]
Tracey Cox

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Human nature is good, just as water seeks low ground. There is no man who is not good, just as there is no water that does not flow downward.
Mencius

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
Walt Disney

Some people are aware of another sort of thinking which... leads to those simple ideas that are obvious only after they have been thought of... the term 'lateral thinking' has been coined to describe this orther sort of thinking; 'vertical thinking' is used to denote the conventional logical process. (The Use of Lateral Thinking 1967)
Edward De Bono

Their steaks are often good, but the lobsters-with claws the size of Arnold Schwarzenegger's forearms-are as glazed and tough as most of the customers.
Malcolm Forbes

The adept may reach one of those rare moments that spell illumination - aware of the light of the consciousness that illumines our consciousness as the sun dawns on the sleeping earth and bathes it in effulgence.
Pir Vilayat Khan

War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it, the crueller it is the sooner it will be over.
William Sherman



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