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American author of romance and fiction 1893-1978
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
He swallowed a lot of wisdom, but all of it seems to have gone down the wrong way.
English statesman 1874-1965
Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.
American Author 1926-
Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
American producer 1901-1966
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
English poet and minister 1807-1855
Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.
American Boxer 1942-
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
American cartoonist 1958-
A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
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