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.

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

We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass.
- Karl Marx

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
- Khalil Gibran

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
- Will Rogers

Itís easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
- Dolores Ibarruri

The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.
- Dr Johnson

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
- Henry David Thoreau