Famous Quotes and Quotations


There's a famous quotation from the time the Buddha learned of the deaths of two of his greatest disciples: "It's as if the sun and the moon have left the sky." From that quotation, I would guess that while the Buddha loved all beings everywhere, with no exclusion, he also had relationships that were special to him, and he felt their loss. Sharon Salzberg

The essence of a quote is the compression of a mass of thought and observation into a single saying. John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. Winston Churchill

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool. Philibert Joseph Roux

Here are more quotes about chemistry and famous quotations made by chemists relating to their science. There's no way you can create a chemistry where none exists. Michael Parkinson

The future belongs to him that does and dares. Berton Braley

The greatest tragedy for a good quotation is to be anonymous; and for the bad one, is to be known and famous! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Begin with an individual, and before you know it you have created a type; begin with a type, and you find you have created - nothing. F Scott Fitzgerald

I only want to play basketball, and play it well and be happy about it. But I realize that with being famous, comes a lot of demands. Yao Ming

Well: Love and Pain Be kinfolks twain; Yet would, Oh would I could Love again. Sidney Lanier

How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things. Dorothy Parker

I quote others in order to better express myself. Michel De Montaigne

Stand and face me, my love,and scatter the grace in your eyes. Sappho

To be amused by what you read - that is the great spring of happy quotations. Charles Edward Montague

It's my experience that people rise to the level of their own expectations and of the competition they seek out. Pat Summitt

The problem with many athletes is they take themselves seriously and their sport lightly. Michael Waltrip

In life, never spend more than 10 percent of your time on the problem, and spend at least 90 percent of your time on the solution. Tony Robbins

There is generally not any conscious thought; it's all instinct, and practice takes over. Cindy Nelson

Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific, simple habits that always lead to success. Robert Ringer

It's important to realize that words shape our beliefs and impact our actions. Tony Robbins



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