Quotes

All about the quotation of great people and leaders of all known ages

  • The Living Flame

    William Blake’s Words of Wisdom

    Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed." "Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained." "The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself." "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom."

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    Great words of Alan Watts

    “You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.” “Faith is a state of openness or trust.” “Never pretend to a love which you don’t actually feel, for love is not ours to command.” “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.” “But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.” “A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.” “Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.” “Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.” “We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.”…

  • Dreams

    Success through motivational quotes of Zig Ziglar

    The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.   Failure is an event not a person.   If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.   Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they’re on the same side.   You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing–that’s why we recommend it daily. A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could. When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there. When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do…

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    Great Quotes of Aesop

    Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself. A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. Adversity tests the sincerity of friends. Necessity is the mother of invention. Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth. After all is said and done, more is said than done. United we stand; divided we fall. Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction. Wise men say nothing in dangerous times. Any excuse will serve a tyrant. Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. It is easy to be brave at a safe distance. The smaller the mind,…

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    Best Quotes of 2012

      Find like minded successful people and learn from them. Your first duty is to polish your creativity. Be nice to your colleagues for good performance. Hear more speak less. Don’t discuss things not related to you. Give pure love if you can. You are student don’t forget your duty to read, write and create. Think positively it will give you rise in every field you want to pursue. Respect others they are creation of the Creator worthy of your respect. Never hide yourself and personality to avoid complexity in your attitude. Do what you want to do for humanity. Create your own universe. Remember pain makes people change so don’t hurt them if you don’t want them to change. Life is all about priorities.

  • ABDUL KALAM

    Best quotes of Abdul Kalam

      “If we are not free, no one will respect us.” “As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.” “Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.” “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.” “Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.” “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.” “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.” “Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.” “Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.” “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.” “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” “We should…

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    Great quotes of Abraham Maslow

    “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” “I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” “Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.” “One’s only rival is one’s own potentialities. One’s only failure is failing to live up to one’s own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.” “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must…

  • The inward morning by Henry David Thoreau 

    Packed in my mind lie all the clothes Which outward nature wears, And in its fashion’s hourly change It all things else repairs. In vain I look for change abroad, And can no difference find, Till some new ray of peace uncalled Illumes my inmost mind. What is it gilds the trees and clouds, And paints the heavens so gay, But yonder fast-abiding light With its unchanging ray? Lo, when the sun streams through the wood, Upon a winter’s morn, Where’er his silent beams intrude, The murky night is gone. How could the patient pine have known The morning breeze would come, Or humble flowers anticipate The insect’s noonday hum– Till the new light with morning cheer From far streamed through the aisles, And nimbly told the forest trees For many stretching miles? I’ve heard within my inmost soul Such cheerful morning news, In the horizon of my mind Have seen such orient hues, As in the twilight of the…

  • Prayer by Henry David Thoreau 

    Great God, I ask for no meaner pelf Than that I may not disappoint myself, That in my action I may soar as high As I can now discern with this clear eye. And next in value, which thy kindness lends, That I may greatly disappoint my friends, Howe’er they think or hope that it may be, They may not dream how thou’st distinguished me. That my weak hand may equal my firm faith And my life practice what my tongue saith That my low conduct may not show Nor my relenting lines That I thy purpose did not know Or overrated thy designs.

  • Sic Vita by Henry David Thoreau 

    I am a parcel of vain strivings tied By a chance bond together, Dangling this way and that, their links Were made so loose and wide, Methinks, For milder weather. A bunch of violets without their roots, And sorrel intermixed, Encircled by a wisp of straw Once coiled about their shoots, The law By which I’m fixed. A nosegay which Time clutched from out Those fair Elysian fields, With weeds and broken stems, in haste, Doth make the rabble rout That waste The day he yields. And here I bloom for a short hour unseen, Drinking my juices up, With no root in the land To keep my branches green, But stand In a bare cup. Some tender buds were left upon my stem In mimicry of life, But ah! the children will not know, Till time has withered them, The woe With which they’re rife. But now I see I was not plucked for naught, And after in life’s…

  • The Summer Rain by Henry David Thoreau 

    My books I’d fain cast off, I cannot read, ‘Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large Down in the meadow, where is richer feed, And will not mind to hit their proper targe. Plutarch was good, and so was Homer too, Our Shakespeare’s life were rich to live again, What Plutarch read, that was not good nor true, Nor Shakespeare’s books, unless his books were men. Here while I lie beneath this walnut bough, What care I for the Greeks or for Troy town, If juster battles are enacted now Between the ants upon this hummock’s crown? Bid Homer wait till I the issue learn, If red or black the gods will favor most, Or yonder Ajax will the phalanx turn, Struggling to heave some rock against the host. Tell Shakespeare to attend some leisure hour, For now I’ve business with this drop of dew, And see you not, the clouds prepare a shower– I’ll meet him shortly…