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Popular Quotes

Pope John Paul II

Polish Saint
May 18, 1920 - April 2, 2005

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.


Vasily Grossman

Russian Journalist
December 12, 1905 - September 14, 1964

Humanity will live as long as there are humans.

Humanity will live as long as there are humans.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.


Rene Descartes

French Mathematician
March 31, 1596 - February 11, 1650

I think; therefore I am.

I think; therefore I am.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.


Richard Wagner

German Composer
May 22, 1813 - February 13, 1883

Imagination creates reality.

Imagination creates reality.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

The only real valuable thing is intuition.


Franz von Papen

German Politician
October 29, 1879 - May 2, 1969

The essence of conservative ideology is its being anchored in the divine order of things.

The essence of conservative ideology is its being anchored in the divine order of things.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.


William Shakespeare

English Dramatist
April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.


Richard Wagner

German Composer
May 22, 1813 - February 13, 1883

I write music with an exclamation point!

I write music with an exclamation point!


Michael J. Fox

Canadian Actor
June 9, 1961

Pain is temporary, film is forever.

Pain is temporary, film is forever.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.


Marilyn Monroe

American Actress
June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.


Winston Churchill

English Statesman
November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965

Never, never, never give up.

Never, never, never give up.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.


Mark Twain

American Author
November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.


Albert Einstein

German Physicist
March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.


Diogenes

Greek Philosopher
412 BC - 323 BC

I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance.

I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance.


Milan Kundera

Czechoslovakian Writer
April 1, 1929

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.


Tori Amos

American Musician
August 22, 1963

Some people hide more than others, and it does intrigue me.

Some people hide more than others, and it does intrigue me.


Frida Kahlo

Mexican Artist
July 6, 1907 - July 13, 1954

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?


Buddha

Leader
563 BC - 483 BC

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.


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