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Sweet are the slumbers of the virtuous man. Joseph Addison, Cato

Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Success: Set your standarts high, and do not stop till you reach them. Bo Jackson

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth… J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

We made too many wrong mistakes. Yogi Berra …………. best short quotes

What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights Chapter 7

Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant “idiot”. Terry Pratchett, The Colour of Magic

A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read. Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards! ……… best short quotes

Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease and burnt crunchy bits. Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter. Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures (regarding popcorn)

Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures ………….. best short quotes

For animals, the entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks. Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites

One of the universal rules of happiness is: always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual. Terry Pratchett, Jingo

A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores. Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant

All government — indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act — is founded on compromise and barter. Edmund Burke, Speech on the Conciliation of America ………… best short quotes


When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

He says gods like to see an atheist around. Gives them something to aim at. Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

No. Men should die for lies. But the truth is too precious to die for. Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. — (Comment made 10 April 1962 in reaction to news that U.S. Steel was raising prices by $6 per ton, right after the unions negotiated a modest new contract under pressure from JFK to keep inflation down.) John F. Kennedy, “A Thousand Days,” by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965] ……….. best short quotes

One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist. Diogenes Laertius, Zeno

Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value. Marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), French military strategist, 1911, July 18 2005 Information Week, P.72

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love is a hot shower where your skin never prunes. John Mayer

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. Walt Disney

Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win. Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. Mark Twain …………. best short quotes

Things are never as bad as they seem. Harper Lee, spoken by character Miss Maudie, To Kill A Mockingbird

Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open. Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. H. P. Lovecraft, The White Ship

It is a sin to persue pleasure as a good and to avoid pain as a evil. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine

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