Dictionary of Quotes ← A book of quotations can never be complete. [ Robert M. Hamilton ]

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. -Edgar Watson Howe

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. -Edgar Watson Howe

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money. -W. C. Fields

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money. -W. C. Fields

Das Leben muss nicht leicht sein, wenn es nur inhaltsreich ist. ~~~ Lise Meitner

Das Leben muss nicht leicht sein, wenn es nur inhaltsreich ist. Lise Meitner

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. -Danny Devito

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. -Danny Devito

Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented. -Heinrich Heine

Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented. -Heinrich Heine

Philipus A. Paracelsus

Thoughts give birth to a creative force that is neither elemental nor sidereal. Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow. When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven. Philipus A. Paracelsus quotes

Paul Sweeney

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful. Paul Sweeney quotes

George Macdonald

Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk. George Macdonald quotes

Denis Diderot

There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge available to us: observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, ...