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  • #1
    Mark Twain
    “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
    Mark Twain

  • #2
    Lewis Carroll
    “Come back!" the Caterpillar called after her. "I've something important to say."
    This sounded promising, certainly. Alice turned and came back again.
    "Keep your temper," said the Caterpillar.”
    Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

  • #3
    Mark Twain
    “You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, burning bushes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help?”
    Mark Twain

  • #4
    Virginia Woolf
    “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
    Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs one step at a time.”
    Mark Twain

  • #6
    Mark Twain
    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”
    Mark Twain

  • #7
    Robert Frost
    “Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.”
    Robert Frost

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose

  • #9
    Leo F. Buscaglia
    “Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”
    Leo F. Buscaglia

  • #10
    Alfred Tennyson
    “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.”
    Alfred Tennyson

  • #11
    Milton Berle
    “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door”
    Milton Berle

  • #12
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.”
    Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism: The Essays

  • #13
    Will Durant
    “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
    Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers

  • #14
    Baltasar Gracián
    “A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.”
    Baltasar Gracián, The Art of Worldly Wisdom

  • #15
    Alvin Toffler
    “If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy. ”
    Alvin Toffler

  • #16
    Henry David Thoreau
    “To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #17
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #18
    Jonathan Swift
    “May you live every day of your life.”
    Jonathan Swift

  • #19
    C.S. Lewis
    “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #20
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #21
    Nicolas Chamfort
    “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
    Nicolas Chamfort

  • #22
    Benjamin Franklin Wade
    “Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
    Benjamin Franklin Wade

  • #23
    Mark Twain
    “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
    Mark Twain

  • #24
    Mark Twain
    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
    Mark Twain

  • #25
    Mark Twain
    “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
    Mark Twain

  • #26
    Mark Twain
    “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
    Mark Twain

  • #27
    Mark Twain
    “But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?”
    Mark Twain

  • #28
    Mark Twain
    “I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.”
    Mark Twain

  • #29
    Mark Twain
    “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.”
    Mark Twain, Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

  • #30
    Mark Twain
    “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
    Mark Twain



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