Wednesday, April 27, 2011

quotes on friendship and trust

quotes on friendship and trust

quotes on friendship and trust quotes on friendship and trust quotes on friendship and trust

quotes on friendship and trust quotes on friendship and trust quotes on friendship and trust

A good style should show no signs of effort. What is written should seem a happy accident. ~W. Somerset Maugham, Summing Up, 1938

Watch a man in times of... adversity to discover what kind of man he is; for then at last words of truth are drawn from the depths of his heart, and the mask is torn off. ~Lucretius, On the Nature of Things

People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind. ~William Butler Yeats

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. ~Phyllis Diller

We can't win at home and we can't win on the road. My problem as general manager is I can't think of another place to play. ~Pat Williams We catch frightful glimpses of ourselves in the hostile eyes of others. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. ~Edsger W. Dijkstra

Thank God every morning when you get up, that you have something to do that day which must be done, whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle never know. ~Charles Kingsley Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. ~Henry David Thoreau

Art disturbs, science reassures. ~Georges Braque, Le Jour et la nuit

Neurotic: someone who can go from the bottom to the top, and back again, without ever once touching the middle. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit. ~Ida B. Wells

Poetry is man's rebellion against being what he is. ~James Branch Cabell

I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody. ~Benjamin Franklin

A library is but the soul's burial-ground. It is the land of shadows. ~Henry Ward Beecher

My body and spirit are the only things that truly belong to me. ~Carrie Latet

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages. ~H.L. Mencken

The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies. ~Marc Bloch, The Historian's Craft

A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. ~Malcolm X

Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow. ~Monica Edwards

Whatever it is, it's better in the wind. ~Author Unknown

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