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.

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
- Karl Marx

Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.
- Dr Johnson

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
- Immanuel Kant

Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
- Will Rogers

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.
- Luc de Clapiers

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
- Khalil Gibran

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
- Freud

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
- Khalil Gibran