Quotes

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.”

May 1 2013

Anne Frank, one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

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“There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.”

Apr 27 2013

Albert Camus, was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism.

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“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

Apr 26 2013

George Carlin, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, actor, and writer/author who won five Grammy Awards for his comedy albums.

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“Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

Apr 25 2013

– Thomas Jefferson, an American founding father and third President of the United States of America.

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“There is only one good: knowledge; and one evil: ignorance.”

Apr 24 2013

Socrates, was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon.

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“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

Apr 22 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

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“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

Apr 21 2013

Dorothy Parker, was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles.

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“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.”

Apr 20 2013

Walt Disney Company, is an American diversified multinational mass media corporation headquartered in Burbank, California. It is the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue..

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“You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

Apr 19 2013

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”

Apr 18 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”

Apr 16 2013

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

Apr 15 2013

Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Together with Plato, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

Apr 11 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”

Apr 11 2013

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”

Apr 8 2013

Ayn Rand, was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism.

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“You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

Apr 5 2013

Dr Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books.

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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”

Apr 4 2013

Victor Hugo, was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers.

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“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

Apr 3 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

Apr 2 2013

George R. R. Martin, an American screenwriter and author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He is best known for A Song of Ice and Fire, which was adapted by HBO for their dramatic series Game of Thrones.

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“I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.”

Apr 1 2013

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

Mar 31 2013

Arthur Schopenhauer, was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation. He has influenced a long list of thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Einstein and Leo Tolstoy.

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Mar 30 2013

J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

Mar 29 2013

John Lennon, an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music.

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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

Mar 27 2013

Aldous Huxley, was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He is best known for his novel Brave New World.

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“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

Mar 23 2013

Robert A. Heinlein, an American science fiction writer. Often called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time.

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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”

Mar 22 2013

Jim Henson; an American puppeteer, screenwriter, Film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets.

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“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

Mar 22 2013

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Mar 20 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Mar 18 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt; she was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Mar 17 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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