What They Said — Quotes

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Winston Churchill


Nothing is moreimportant thant empathy for another human ebing's suffering. Bot a career. Not wealth. Not intelliegence. Certainly not status. We have to feel for one another if we're going to survive with dignity." Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn

Nothing is more important than empathy for another human being’s suffering. Not a career. Not wealth. Not intelligence. Certainly not status. We have to feel for one another if we’re going to survive with dignity.

 


"It's a helluva start. Bring able to recognize what makes you happy.' Lucille BallLucille Ball

It’s a helluva start. Bring able to recognize what makes you happy.

 

 

 


"I was young and foolish then. Now I am older and foolisher." Mark TwainMark Twain

“I was young and foolish then. Now I am older and foolisher.”

 


"No matter how busy you may think are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance." ConfuciusConfucius

No matter how busy you may think are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

 

 


"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends upon the unreasonable man." George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

 

 



"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

 


"In special education, there is too much emphasis put on the deficit and not enough on strength." Temple GrandinTemple Grandin

In special education, there is too much emphasis put on the deficit and not enough on strength.

 

 


"If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, These women ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!" Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth

If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, These women ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!”

 


"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing is enough to solve all of the world's problems." Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing is enough to solve all of the world’s problems.

 


"The world is full of magical places, and the library has always been one for me. A library can be that special place for our children." Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

The world is full of magical places, and the library has always been one for me. A library can be that special place for our children.

 


"In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable and if if he is a writer wise enough to know it can't be done, then he is not a writer at all. A good writer always works at the impossible." John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable and if if he is a writer wise enough to know it can’t be done, then he is not a writer at all. A good writer always works at the impossible.

 


Bonus

Charles BukowskiA whole set of Charles Bukowski quotes

 

About bullersbackporch

I am a native Austinite, a high-tech Luddite, lover of music, movies and stories and a born trainer-explainer.
This entry was posted in quotes and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.