The object of art is to give life a shape.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
Rich people are committed to enough to do whatever it takes. Period.
—T. Harv Eker (American Motivational Speaker)
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
—Anais Nin (French-American Essayist)
A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
—Albert Camus (Algerian-born French Philosopher)
Those who forgets their friends to follow those of a higher status are truly snobs.
—William Makepeace Thackeray (English Novelist)
There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
—Epictetus (Ancient Greek Philosopher)
We are always getting ready to live, but never living.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn’t be a dull boy.
—Malcolm Forbes (American Publisher)
Most of us seldom take the trouble to think. It is a troublesome and fatiguing process and often leads to uncomfortable conclusions. But crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
—Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian Head of State)
The end of doubt is the beginning of repose.
—Petrarch (Italian Scholar)
Ask a silly question and you’ll get a silly answer.
Talk of the devil, and he is bound to appear.
Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
—Mark Twain (American Humorist)
Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and can be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.
—Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian Monk)