Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Short Inspirational Quotes

Every culture has it's fair share of wisdom quotes, the shorter the sweeter.

The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer everyone else up.
Mark Twain

We tend to judge others by their behaviour and ourselves by our intentions
Albert F. Schlieder

A house divided against itself cannot stand
Abraham Lincoln

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always cost more
Merle Shain

Laughter rises out of tragedy, when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.
Erma Bombeck

You will "act like" the sort of person you conceive yourself to be
Maxwell Maltz

No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him.
Viktor Frankl

Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That wants it down.
Robert Frost

I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
John Keats British Poet

Knowledge is Power
Francis Bacon

We will either find a way or make one.

Nothing is either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

For the uniqueness of man lies in his capacity for self-transcendence
Ruth Nanda Anshen

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. And what I assume you shall assume
Walt Whitman

To know oneself, one should assert oneself
Albert Camus

Lack of money is the root of all evil.
George Bernad Shaw

A major part of the meaning of life is contained in the very process of discovering it.
Ira Progoff

Hell is the suffering of being unable to love
J.D. Salinger

There is only one reality: the act of feeing ourselves in the process of making choices
Erich Fromm

The true vocation of man is to find his way for himself
Hermann Hesse

You can't go home again
Thomas Wolfe

Individuality is founded in feeling
William James

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul
John Dryden

The creative process is a living thing, implanted, as it were in the souls of men

The maxim "nothing avails but perfection" may be spelled paralysis.
Winston Churchill

The most beautiful gift we can give each other is the truth.

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Language is a machine for making falsehoods
Iris Murdoch

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  1. These quotes are so astoundingly beautiful :)

  2. Love these!! Doesn't take a lot of words to get a meaningful point across if we are open to listening to what is being said.

  3. Thesse are so meaningful and inspirational! Thanks a bunch!

  4. to be left without love is to be alone

  5. Life must shower you with rain, to present you with rainbows

  6. "A house divided against itself cannot stand." is just Abraham Lincoln saying this:

    "And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand." (Matthew 12:25)