Quotes to Consider

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Here is a random selection of thoughts from our database of quotes from well-known thinkers that you might enjoy pondering.

If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?
- Will Rogers

Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
- Beethoven

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
- Dr Johnson

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
- Karl Marx

He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
- Dr Johnson

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
- Samuel Johnson

The voice of reason is soft, but it is very persistent.
- Freud

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
- Einstein

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
- Karl Marx