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Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle

An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting than sex. - Edgar Wallace

Love can make you do things that you never thought possible! - Phil Collins

The only place where success comes before work is the dictionary. - Vince Lombardi

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love never measures....It simply gives.... - Aparna Chatterjee

The ups and downs in life are also very important to keep us going, because a straight line, even in an E.C.G. means we are not alive! - Ratan Tata

Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists. - Anita Brookner

My mind tells me to give up, but my heart won't let me. - Jennifer Tyler

They say time heals....though I'm yet to find a healer in time. - Aparna Chatterjee

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride. So I love you because I know no other way than this...- Pablo Neruda

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving. - Amy Carmichael

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. - Saint Augustine

Love is the irresistible desire to be desired irresistibly. - Louis Ginsburg

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill theirs. - Elbert Hubbard

Would people applaud me if I was a good plumber? - Marlon Brando

I love all religions and I believe there are good and bad people in every religion, just as there are good and bad days in our life of joys and sorrows. - Aparna Chatterjee

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. - Alfred Hitchcock

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. - Ernest Hemingway

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. - Mignon McLaughlin

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times. - Mark Twain

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. - Henny Youngman

We all are worms, but I do believe I am a glow-worm. - Winston Churchill

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. - Elbert Hubbard

There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible, at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible. - Henry Ford

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart. - Josiah G. Holland

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others. - Francois Mauriac

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war. - Napoleon

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. - Robert Benchley

It has been wisely said that we cannot really love anybody at whom we never laugh. - Agnes Repplier

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. - Pearl Bailey

Swallow your pride occasionally, it's not fattening. - Frank Tyger

Love has no uttermost, as the stars have no number and the sea no rest. - Eleanor Farjeon

History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. - Bob Hope

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. - Japanese Proverb

Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. - Aldous Huxley

Grief is the price we pay for love. - Queen Elizabeth II

Love is a minefield. You take a step and get blown to pieces, put yourself back together again and stupidly take another step. I guess that's human nature. It hurts so much to be alone that we'd all rather blow up than be single. - Kate Welles (Famke Janssen) in Love & Sex (2000)

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters. - Roger L'Estrange, Aesop's Fables, 1692

Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them. - Albert Einstein

Love can make a summer fly, or a night seem like a lifetime. - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it. - Marva Collins

Love, like a river, will cut a new path Whenever it meets an obstacle. - Crystal Middlemas

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. - W. Somerset Maugham

Love is not blind -- it simply enables one to see things others fail to see. - St. Paul

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. - Albert Einstein

I always start writing with a clean piece of paper and a dirty mind. - Patrick Dennis

Can you imagine a world without men? No crime and lots of happy fat women. - Nicole Hollander

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. - Rich Cook

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others. - Jacob Braude

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18. - Albert Einstein

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. - Gilda Radner (1946-1989) 

When we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness - and call it love - true love. - Robert Fulghum

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. - Robert Frost

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god Or an ordinary young woman for a goddess. - H.L. Mencken

The great question - which I have not been able to answer - is: "What does a woman want?" - Sigmund Freud

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