Quotes 16 till 30 of 2996.
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
James Cash Penney
American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971+1
Geniuses themselves don't talk about the gift of genius, they just talk about hard work and long hours.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950+1
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
Amercan activisit and minister 1932-+1
I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
American statesman 1809-1865+1
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.Source: The Telegraph, 7 november 2014
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
English writer 1882-1941+1
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
American baseball player 1925-+1
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018+1
Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.Source: British Telecom advertentie (1993)
French poet 1897-1982+1
O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
Our disputants put me in mind of the cuttlefish that, when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens the water about him till he becomes invisible.
American business consultant, lyricist and author+1
Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to ''enjoy favor with all the people.'' The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents!