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More than 5 “Beautiful Thoughts” for today -7th

Posted in QuotesByGreats by dearestfriend on May 31, 2007

I was checking my own archives and I realized I lost touch with this series. This is one of my major guiding force in life. How could i just miss it? May be I can say I was running too fast to work on self-improvement.. Here are some quotes to catch up on this.. These are my picks out of loads of quotes I collect, As usual the last few are the best..

Facts are stupid things. – Ronald Reagan

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
– Muhammad Ali

Men willingly believe what they wish. – Julius Caesar

No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness. – Aristotle

Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. – Walter Benjamin

Anger is a weed; hate is the tree. – Saint Augustine

Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life. – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender. – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. – Francis Bacon

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver. – Edmund Burke

The upper classes are a nation’s past; the middle class is its future. – Ayn Rand

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God. – Leo Tolstoy

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. – Albert Camus

To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius. – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. – Francis Bacon

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience . . . not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
– Leo Tolstoy


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