Quotes to Consider
Here is a random selection of thoughts from our database of quotes from well-known thinkers that you might enjoy pondering.
The profound person understands what is moral. The small person understands what is profitable.
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the most complete image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character and one of the best instruments of success. Without it, genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.
I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results.
Itís easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.