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Citat/Quotation: Socrates!


“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”
― Socrates

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quotation: Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears. Rudyard Kipling


Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears.

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Discuss

quotation: “An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven…”Washington Irving (1783-1859)


An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss

quotation: I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme. Henry James (1843-1916)


I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.

Henry James (1843-1916) Discuss

quotation: A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss. Gustave Flaubert


A memory is a beautiful thing, it’s almost a desire that you miss.

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) Discuss

QUOTATION: It is not that the Englishman can’t feel—it is that he is afraid to feel. E. M. Forster (1879-1970)


It is not that the Englishman can’t feel—it is that he is afraid to feel. He has been taught at his public school that feeling is bad form. He must not express great joy or sorrow, or even open his mouth too wide when he talks—his pipe might fall out if he did.

E. M. Forster (1879-1970) Discuss

quotation: Washington Irving ( quotation: Washington Irving ( “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”-Audio-book – YouTube)


A woman is more considerate in affairs of love than a man; because love is more the study and business of her life.

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss

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quotation: Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. E. M. Forster


Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.

E. M. Forster (1879-1970) Discuss

quotation: Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it’s good fun. Robert Louis Stevenson


Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it’s good fun.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Discuss

quotation: How is it possible to expect that mankind will take advice when they will not so much as take warning. Jonathan Swift


How is it possible to expect that mankind will take advice when they will not so much as take warning.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Discuss

quotation: Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity. Honore de Balzac


Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.

Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) Discuss

quotation: Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters. Joseph Conrad


Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) Discuss

quotation: Follow your honest convictions and be strong. William Makepeace Thackeray


Follow your honest convictions and be strong.

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) Discuss

quotation: Agatha Christie


I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) Discuss

quotation: Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening. Willa Cather (1873-1947)


Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening.

Willa Cather (1873-1947) Discuss

quotation: Charlotte Bronte


Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision.Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) Discuss

quotation: Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. Mary Shelle


Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose—a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley (1797-1851) Discuss

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quotation:, Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation., Jonathan Swift


Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Discuss

quotation: Always desire to learn something useful. Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC)


Always desire to learn something useful.

Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) Discuss

quotation: When writing about transcendental issues, be transcendentally clear. Rene Descartes


When writing about transcendental issues, be transcendentally clear.Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Discuss

quotation: In her face excuse Came prologue, and apology too prompt. John Milton


In her face excuse

Came prologue, and apology too prompt.

John Milton (1608-1674) Discuss

quotation: If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his performance. Mark Twain


If man had created man, he would be ashamed of his performance.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) Discuss

quotation: Very few of us are what we seem. Agatha Christie (audiobook_Evil Under the Sun Reading by David Suchet)


Very few of us are what we seem.

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) Discuss

 

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quotation: If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all? Samuel Taylor Coleridge


If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all?

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) Discuss

,: Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. Friedrich Nietzsche


Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) Discuss

quotation: Man’s worst ill is stubbornness of heart. Sophocle


Man’s worst ill is stubbornness of heart.

Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) Discuss

quotation: As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is, I believe, the worst of all snares. Daniel Defoe


As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is, I believe, the worst of all snares.

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) Discuss

Quotation: Be good and you will be lonesome. Mark Twain


Quotation 

Be good and you will be lonesome.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) Discuss

quotation: “She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.” W. Somerset Maugham


She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Discuss

quotation: ” We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance….”E. M. Forster


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We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.E. M. Forster (1879-1970) Discuss

quotation: “Always do what you are afraid to do.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


quotation: “Always do what you are afraid to do.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803-1882) Discuss

quotation: “With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please…”. Jane Austen


With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.

Jane Austen (1775-1817) Discuss

quotation: Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth – the soil and the labourer. Karl Marx & Frederick Engels (1818-1883)


quotation: Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth – the soil and the labourer. Karl Marx & Frederick Engels (1818-1883)

quotation: The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society. Ralph Waldo Emerson


quotation:  The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Discuss

Quotation: Niccolo Machiavelli “If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.”


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If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) Discuss

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QUOTATION: Washington Irving


A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss

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Quotaiotn: Lucy Maud Montgomery on self worth


What I know about myself isn’t really worth telling … If you’ll only let me tell you what I imagine about myself you’ll think it ever so much more interesting.

Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) Discuss

Quotation: Oscar Wilde On paying for one deeds


Sooner or later we have all to pay for what we do.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Quotation: Jerome K. Jerome an ode to…diversity


If there is one person I do despise more than another, it is the man who does not think exactly the same on all topics as I do.

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) Discuss

 

Quotation: Lucy Maud Montgomery on “kindred spirits”


Kindred spirits alone do not change with changing years.

Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) Discuss
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Quotation: Rabindranath Tagore on life of service


“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”