Famous Quotations

- 1 The significant problems of our time cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them. ~ Albert Einstein

 - 2 There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
~James Thurber

- 3 You only have power over people as long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power -- he's free again.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn, novelist, Nobel laureate (1918-2008)

- 4 Artists have a double relationship towards nature: they are her master and her slave at the same time. They are her slave in so far as they must work with means of this world so as to be understood; her master in so far as they subject these means to their higher goals and make them subservient to them.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, poet, Conversations with Eckermann (April 18, 1827)

- 5 The thing that made me more and more afraid
Was that we'd ground it sharp and hadn't known,
And now were only wasting precious blade.
Robert Frost, 1874-1963, poet, from 'The Grindstone'

- 6 The quivering of Psyche's butterflies.
- Hilda Doolittle, 1886 - 1961, poet
- 7 For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

- 8 Bodies have been located on the spot. These bodies will be raised and will be identified.
- Nathalie Kosciusco-Morizet, French Transport Minister see article
- 9 Trees make our cities liveable. They make our neighbourhoods beautiful, and we need to start investing in trees.
Janet McKay, executive director of the Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests. (LEAF) see Group launches urban tree renewal program
- 10 Lay your sleeping head, my love,
Human on my faithless arm;
Time and fevers burn away
Individual beauty from
Thoughtful children, and the grave
Proves the child ephemeral:
But in my arms till break of day
Let the living creature lie,
Mortal, guilty, but to me
The entirely beautiful.
- W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden, 1907-1973, poet, from 'Lay your sleeping head, my love'

- 11 Nature, as we know her, is no saint.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82), U.S. philosopher and author

- 12 The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
- William James

- 13 Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
~ Anthony Robbins

- 14 It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
~Vince Lombardi

- 15 Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Sir Winston Churchill

- 16 It isn't enough to think outside the box. Thinking is passive. Get used to acting outside the box.
~ Tim Ferriss

- 17 They SAID years ago, we are reading about you in science class. Now they say, we are reading about you in history class.
- Neil Armstrong

- 18 Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

- 19 Happiness pulses with every beat of my heart.
- Emily Decens

- 20 We have seen that people will change behavior if a good product is offered.
- Ken Kellaway Jr., a former trucking company executive, has founded a company called Pura Vida H2O Inc.

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