Top 100 inside yourself

God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Embody me. Flare-up like a flame and make big shadows I can move in. Let everything…

Top Epicurus quotes

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. ― Epicurus Who is Epicurus? Epicurus was an ancient Greek philosopher and sage who founded Epicureanism, a highly influential school of philosophy. He was born on the Greek…

J.R.R. Tolkien quotes

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again…

Robert Green Ingersoll quotes

The hands that help are far better than lips that pray. ― Robert Green Ingersol This is my doctrine: Give every other human being every right you claim for yourself. ― Robert Green Ingersol A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what…

Voltaire quotes collection

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too. ― Voltaire God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. ― Voltaire Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. ― Voltaire Who is Voltaire? François-Marie…

Sigmund Freud quotes

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. ― Sigmund Freud One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. ― Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology…

Richard Yates quotes

It’s a disease. Nobody thinks or feels or cares any more; nobody gets excited or believes in anything except their own comfortable little God damn mediocrity. ― Richard Yates If you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone. ― Richard…

Noam Chomsky quotes

We shouldn’t be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas. ― Noam Chomsky Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. ― Noam Chomsky Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called “the father of…

Isaac Newton quotes

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants. ― Isaac Newton. This most beautiful system of the sun, planets and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being… This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as…

William Congreve quotes

Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved. ― William Congreve. William Congreve was an English playwright and poet of the Restoration period. He is known for his clever, satirical dialogue and influence on the comedy of manners style of that period. He was also a minor political…

Elie Wiesel quotes

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. ― Elie Wiesel. Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor.…

Franz Kafka quotes

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self. ― Franz Kafka. Who is Franz Kafka? Franz Kafka was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of…

Margaret Atwood quotes

War is what happens when language fails. ― Margaret Atwood. Who is Margaret Atwood? Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa, and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and in Toronto. MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction,…

Mae West quotes

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. ― Mae West Who is Mae West? Mae West was an American stage and film actress, playwright, screenwriter, singer, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned over seven decades. She was known for her breezy sexual independence, and her lighthearted bawdy double…

Jean de La Fontaine quotes

There is no road of flowers leading to glory. ― Jean de La Fontaine Jean de La Fontaine was a French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe and numerous alternative…

Top 20 death quotes

I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. ― Woody Allen. What is a death? Death is the permanent, irreversible cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Brain death is sometimes used as a legal definition of death. The remains of a previously living organism…

Frank Zappa quotes

So many books, so little time. ― Frank Zappa. Who is Frank Zappa? Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, composer, songwriter, and bandleader. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture. Let us Make you Rich/ Secrets of Success Together we can make rich by…

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Secret quotes collection

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ― Antoine de Saint Exupéry. Why we should keep secret? Keeping secrets helps in building massive trust and confidence in our daily relationship with other people.…