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Meaningful Quotes (Part 8)

“Tt is always important to ask fundamental questions, but when we do ask a fundamental question, most of us are seeking an answer, and then the answer is invariably superficial because there is no yes or no answer to life.” – J. Krishnamurti

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

“The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Ambition is a poor excuse for read more

Memorable Quotes (Part 3)

“It is a great ability to be able to conceal one’s ability.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.” – Mark Twain

“We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.” – Abigail Adams

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully read more

Witty Quotes (Part 3)

“I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty… But I am too busy thinking about myself.” – Edith Sitwell

“Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.” – Mark Twain

“If I only had a little humility, I’d be perfect.” – Ted Turner

“There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.” – Agnes Repplier

“There are people I read more

Life Sayings (Part 7)

“The voice of reason is rarely the loudest one.” – Unknown

The irony of life is that, by the time you’re old enough to know your way around, you’re not going anywhere.

“It’s good to nitpick because if we don’t find questions we certainly won’t find answers.” – youvebeenthunderstruck

“None will improve your lot if you yourself do not.” – Bertolt Brecht

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” read more

Life Sayings (Part 6)

“There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.” – Alfred Korzybski

“To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.” – Stanislaw Leszczynski

“Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.” – Andre Gide

“I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge read more

Life Sayings (Part 5)

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl Rogers

“Even if you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.” – Lilly Tomlin

“Whatever you think you are, that’s not what you are.” – Ajahn Sumedho

“Man does not see the real world. The real world is hidden from him by the wall of imagination.” – George Gurdjieff

“Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits read more

Meaningful Quotes (Part 7)

“Doubt everything or believe everything: these are two equally convenient strategies. With either we dispense with the need for reflection.” – Henri Poincare

“Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.” – Jonathan Swift

“Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine read more

Meaningful Quotes (Part 6)

“To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.” – William Hutton

“The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.” – Herbert Agar

“As scarce as truth is, the supply read more

Meaningful Quotes (Part 5)

“As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances there is a twilight where everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such a twilight that we must be aware of the change in the air, however slight, lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness.” – Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

“War settles nothing. To win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.” – Agatha Christie

“People criticize idealists because, while read more