Notable Quotes

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

— Benjamin Franklin



“Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak,
and that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all His laws.”

— John Adams



“If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job.”

— Malcolm Forbes



“We always pay dearly for chasing after what is cheap.”

— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn



“Here are the most important pieces of advice that I’ve passed on to my children.
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.
Two, never give up your work.
Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember that it is rare and don’t throw it away.”

— Steven Hawking



“One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.”

— Milton Friedman



“It’s only publishers and some journalists who believe that people want simple things.
People are tired of simple things. They want to be challenged.” 

— Umberto Eco



“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”

 ­— Helen Keller



“The most dangerous form of sentimental debauch
is to give expression to good wishes on behalf of virtue while you do nothing about it.
Justice is not merely words. It is to be translated into living acts.” 

— Theodore Roosevelt



“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. ‘One word of truth outweighs the world.’ ”

— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn



“There is only one form of political strategy in which I have any confidence,
and that is to try to do the right thing—and sometimes be able to succeed.”

— Calvin Coolidge