Notable Quotes

“A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contently.

— Benjamin Franklin



“When people don’t have a hopeful vision before them or the possible resolution of their difficulties by peaceful means,
then they can be attracted to violence and to separatism.”

— Condoleezza Rice



“Howling is no substitute for thinking.” 

— Adlai E. Stevenson



“A compromise which results in a half-step toward evil is all wrong.”

— Teddy Roosevelt



“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.
And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.
As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”  

— Steve Jobs



“Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of  society.
If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs,
we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. ”

— P.J. O’Rourke



“Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.”

— Ernest Hemingway 



“It’s better to have died a small child than to be a politician who gets caught in a scandal during a slow news month.”

— Lewis Grizzard



“All great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, 
and both must be enterprised and overcome with answerable courage.” 

— William Bradford 



“No sooner met but they looked, No sooner looked but they loved, No sooner loved, but they sighed,
No sooner sighed but they asked one another the reason.”

— William Shakespeare
As You Like it



“Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did.
On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.”

— Abraham Lincoln



“Never tell a woman she doesn’t look good in some article of clothing she has just purchased.”

— Lewis Grizzard