Quotes 91 till 102 of 102.
Those minute critics who seem to think that when they detect the occasional errors of a great man, they in some degree reduce him to their own level.Source: History of civilization II, 314
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-19560
To sum up: 1. The cosmos is a gigantic fly-wheel making 10, 000 revolutions a minute. 2. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. 3. Religion is the theory that the wheel was designed and set spinning to give him the ride.
We carry a new world here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
We humans appear on the cosmic calendar so recently that our recorded history occupies only the last few seconds of the last minute of December 31st.Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 57 min 0 sec
German - American physicist 1879-19550
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - then it's longer than any hour. That's relativity!
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American president 1890-19690
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-18960
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
American feminist writer 1934-0
Whenever one person stands up and says, “Wait a minute, this is wrong,” it helps other people do the same.
Whether you want to admit it or not, people begin to judge you the minute you walk in the door.
American author 1936-0
Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616-1
A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845-1
Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.