He who moves not forward goes backward.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German Poet)
I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has heard me laugh.
—Earl of Chesterfield
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
—Richard Bach (American Novelist)
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
—Elbert Hubbard (American Writer)
My faith runs so very much faster than my reason that I can challenge the whole world and say, “God is, was and ever shall be.”
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (Indian Hindu Political leader)
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
—Euripides (Ancient Greek Dramatist)
The greatest gains and values are farthest from being appreciated. We easily come to doubt if they exist. We soon forget them. They are the highest reality.
—Henry David Thoreau (American Philosopher)
All I say is, nobody has any business to go around looking like a horse and behaving as if it were all right. You don’t catch horses going around looking like people, do you?
—Dorothy Parker (American Poet)
Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.
—Alfred, Lord Tennyson (British Poet)
Self-respect will keep a man from being abject when he is in the power of enemies, and will enable him to feel that he may be in the right when the world is against him.
—Bertrand A. Russell (British Philosopher)
It is not well to make great changes in old age.
—Charles Spurgeon (British Baptist Preacher)
It is always the secure who are humble.
—G. K. Chesterton (English Journalist)
Whatever is graceful is virtuous, and whatever is virtuous is graceful.
—Cicero (Roman Philosopher)