Friday, April 29, 2011

famous abraham lincoln quotes

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Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty. ~Louis Kronenberger

I don't love baseball. I don't love most of today's players. I don't love the owners. I do love, however, the baseball that is in the heads of baseball fans. I love the dreams of glory of 10-year-olds, the reminiscences of 70-year-olds. The greatest baseball arena is in our heads, what we bring to the games, to the telecasts, to reading newspaper reports. ~Stan Isaacs, "Diamond-Studded Memories," Newsday, 9 April 1990

Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC. ~Andy Grove

When life takes the wind out of your sails, it is to test you at the oars. ~Robert Brault,

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. ~Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals. ~Agnes Repplier, Points of View

The neurotic believes that life has meaning, but that his life hasn't. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Conservatives say teaching sex education in the public schools will promote promiscuity. With our education system? If we promote promiscuity the same way we promote math or science, they've got nothing to worry about. ~Beverly Mickins

I lay it down as a fact that if all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world. ~Blaise Pascal

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. ~John Steinbeck

America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. ~Gail Godwin

In studying history we are finding out about ourselves, and in the last resort the natural sciences and even mathematics have the same final end. ~Vivian Hunter Galbraith, An Introduction to the Study of History

Hold on, man. We don't go anywhere with "scary," "spooky," "haunted," or "forbidden" in the title. ~From Scooby-Doo

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant. ~Anthony Robbins

If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt. ~Thomas Carlyle

Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken. ~Ludwig van Beethoven

Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator. Shorn of the game's aesthetic pleasures, or the comfort of a crowd that feels the same way as you, or the sense of security that you get when you see that your defenders and goalkeeper are more or less where they should be, all that is left is naked fear. ~Nick Hornby, Fever Pitch, 1992

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Browne

I eat merely to put food out of my mind. ~N.F. Simpson

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