Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
—Khalil Gibran (Lebanese-born American Philosopher)
Fortune leaves always some door open to come at a remedy.
—Miguel de Cervantes (Spanish Novelist)
An ounce of application is worth a ton of abstraction.
—Booker T. Washington (American Educator)
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
—Robert Frost (American Poet)
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine
—Henry Ward Beecher (American Protestant Clergyman)
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
—G. K. Chesterton (English Journalist)
A society in which women are taught anything at all but the management of a family, the care of men, and the creation of the future generation, is a society which is on the way out.
—L. Ron Hubbard (American Scientologist Religious Leader)
A thing is worth precisely what it can do for you; not what you choose to pay for it.
—John Ruskin (English Art Critic)
Much rain wears the marble.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
—Dwight D. Eisenhower (American Head of State)
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. We cannot learn men from books.
—Benjamin Disraeli (British Head of State)