Category Archives: Great Quotes

Great Quotes

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William Davis

“The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.” – William Davis

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Hermann Hesse

“Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.” – Hermann Hesse

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Joshua Slocum

“I was born in the breezes, and I had studied the sea as perhaps few men have studied it, neglecting all else.” – Joshua Slocum

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Homer

“It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.” – Homer

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Mark Twain

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

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Great Speaking Quotes & Sayings

“Don’t speak unless you can improve on the silence.” – Spanish Proverb

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Clifford Odets

“Life shouldn’t be printed on dollar bills.” – Clifford Odets

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Listening Quotes and Sayings

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thomas A. Edison

“As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.” – Thomas A. Edison

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H.L. Mencken

“We are here and now. Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine.” – H.L. Mencken

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Victor Borge

“There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.” – Victor Borge

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H.L. Mencken

“Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.” – H.L. Mencken

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René Maran

“Hatred is one long wait.” – René Maran

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Henry Blaha

“Rugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen. Soccer is a gentleman’s game played by beasts. Football is a beastly game played by beasts.”- Henry Blaha

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go by any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Julian Huxley

“The human race will be the cancer of the planet.” – Julian Huxley

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Andrew Jackson

“One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson

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Mark Twain

“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” – Mark Twain