Notable Quotes


“O, let the sacred obligations of this generation sink deep into our hearts. A great trust has descended to new hands.
Let us apply ourselves to the great task now present: the task of preserving what our forbearers gained at such great cost.”

— Daniel Webster
Bunker Hill Oration



“Facebook was founded on February 4th, 2004, and around February 5th, we were feeling pretty confident it would be bigger.
We would see Facebook on every single laptop in class.
We knew there was a bigger story here.” 

— Dustin Moskovitz



“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.”

— Suzi Orman


“You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.”

— H.L. Mencken


“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”

— Annie Dillard



“Petulant obstinance is no substitute for visionary virtue in the leaders of men and nations.” 

— Thomas Chalmers



 “A man is not only happy but wise also, if he is trying, during his lifetime, to be the sort of man he wants to be found at his death.” 

— Thomas à Kempis



 I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” 

— Abraham Lincoln



 “Everyone loves a witch hunt as long as it’s someone else’s witch being hunted.”

— Walter Kirn



 “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” 

– Barack Obama 



 “There is no person so narrow-minded as the person who is sure that he is broad-minded; 

indeed, being quite sure that one is broad is itself a form of narrowness.” 

— G.K. Chesterton



 “It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succor of those years wherein we are set, 

uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till.”

— J.R.R. Tolkien