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“I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.” Albert Einstein

“I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.” Albert Einstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 17, 2016

“Hell is not other people; it is yourself.” Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Hell is not other people; it is yourself.” Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 15, 2016

“The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 14, 2016

“When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.” Bill Balance

“When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.” Bill Balance — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 13, 2016

“In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 12, 2016

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 11, 2016

“Be good and you will be lonesome.” Carl Sandburg

“Be good and you will be lonesome.” Carl Sandburg — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 10, 2016

“Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.” Victor Hugo

“Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.” Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 8, 2016

“Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.” Susan Sontag

“Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.” Susan Sontag — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 7, 2016

“Those that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin

“Those that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 6, 2016

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” Pablo Picasso

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” Pablo Picasso — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 5, 2016

“Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 4, 2016

“In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.” Michel Foucault

“In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.” Michel Foucault — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 3, 2016

“Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.” Victor Hugo

“Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.” Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 1, 2016

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato — English Quotes (@english_quotes) December 1, 2016

“Drink provokes the desire but takes away the performance.” William Shakespeare

“Drink provokes the desire but takes away the performance.” William Shakespeare — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 30, 2016

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” Unknown

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 29, 2016

“When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

“When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 28, 2016

“Some people make things happen, some watch things happen, while others wonder what has happened.” Proverb

“Some people make things happen, some watch things happen, while others wonder what has happened.” Proverb — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 27, 2016

“[Dictators] lose any sense of balance as they pursue their obsessive ambitions into a world of unreality.” Benito Mussolini

“[Dictators] lose any sense of balance as they pursue their obsessive ambitions into a world of unreality.” Benito Mussolini — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 26, 2016

“Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.” Clive Staples Lewis

“Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.” Clive Staples Lewis — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 24, 2016

“Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.” G. Gordon Liddy

“Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.” G. Gordon Liddy — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 24, 2016

“In America, Jesus and germs are everywhere.” Arthur Lotti

“In America, Jesus and germs are everywhere.” Arthur Lotti — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 23, 2016

“Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.” Victor Hugo

“Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.” Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 22, 2016

“It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.” Aristotle

“It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.” Aristotle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 21, 2016

“Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.” Ambrose Bierce

“Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.” Ambrose Bierce — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 20, 2016

“Avoid envy, for envy devours good deeds just as fire devours fuel.” The Prophet Mohammad

“Avoid envy, for envy devours good deeds just as fire devours fuel.” The Prophet Mohammad — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 19, 2016

“When she raises her eyelids it's as if she were taking off all her clothes.” Colette

“When she raises her eyelids it's as if she were taking off all her clothes.” Colette — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 17, 2016

“Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.” Jean-Paul Sartre

“Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.” Jean-Paul Sartre — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 17, 2016

“All warfare is based on deception.” Sunzi

“All warfare is based on deception.” Sunzi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 16, 2016

“Things do not change, we change.” Henry David Thoreau

“Things do not change, we change.” Henry David Thoreau — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 15, 2016

“My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.” Oscar Wilde

“My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.” Oscar Wilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 14, 2016

“Love is something eternal, the aspect may change, but not the essence.” Vincent van Gogh

“Love is something eternal, the aspect may change, but not the essence.” Vincent van Gogh — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 13, 2016

“Get out as early as you can ... and don't have any kids yourself.” Philip Larkin

“Get out as early as you can ... and don't have any kids yourself.” Philip Larkin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 12, 2016

“Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 10, 2016

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” William Blake

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” William Blake — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 9, 2016

“It is a custom. More honored in the breach than the observance.” William Shakespeare

“It is a custom. More honored in the breach than the observance.” William Shakespeare — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 8, 2016

“Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” Socrates

“Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” Socrates — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 7, 2016

“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.” Unknown

“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.” Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 6, 2016

“No one ever owns his youth or the women he loves.” Pedro Almodovar

“No one ever owns his youth or the women he loves.” Pedro Almodovar — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 5, 2016

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” Richard Moss

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” Richard Moss — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 3, 2016

“Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.” Edith Warton

“Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.” Edith Warton — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 3, 2016

“God only makes happy endings. If it's not happy, then it's not the end!” Tiffany William

“God only makes happy endings. If it's not happy, then it's not the end!” Tiffany William — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 2, 2016

“Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.” George Bernard Shaw

“Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.” George Bernard Shaw — English Quotes (@english_quotes) November 1, 2016

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.” Mother Teresa

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.” Mother Teresa — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 31, 2016

“The day people stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.” Colin Powell

“The day people stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.” Colin Powell — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 30, 2016

“We must act out passion before we can feel it.” Jean-Paul Sartre

“We must act out passion before we can feel it.” Jean-Paul Sartre — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 29, 2016

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” Carl Gustav Jung

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.” Carl Gustav Jung — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 27, 2016

“The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.” James Douglas Morrison

“The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.” James Douglas Morrison — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 27, 2016

“The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.” Marcel Proust

“The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.” Marcel Proust — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 25, 2016

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 24, 2016

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” William Shakespeare

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” William Shakespeare — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 23, 2016

“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works.” Michael Douglas

“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works.” Michael Douglas — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 22, 2016

“In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.” Ben Hecht

“In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.” Ben Hecht — English Quotes (@english_quotes) October 20, 2016

“One of the hardest tasks is to extract continually from one's soul an almost inexhaustible ill will.” Victor Hugo

“One of the hardest tasks is to extract continually from one's soul an almost inexhaustible ill will.” Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 31, 2016

“At the risk of disillusionment, I must admit I don't like top hats, white ties and tails.” Fred Astaire

“At the risk of disillusionment, I must admit I don't like top hats, white ties and tails.” Fred Astaire — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 30, 2016

“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” Dr. Seuss

“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” Dr. Seuss — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 28, 2016

“Some sport which he alone does find / And Thinks a secret to all humane kind.” John Dryden

“Some sport which he alone does find / And Thinks a secret to all humane kind.” John Dryden — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 28, 2016

“Pay for soup, build a fort, set that on fire” Jean-Michel Basquiat

“Pay for soup, build a fort, set that on fire” Jean-Michel Basquiat — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 27, 2016

“If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.” Albert Einstein

“If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.” Albert Einstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 26, 2016

“For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 25, 2016

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” Sunzi

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” Sunzi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 24, 2016

“The more clear the vision of the future, the more powerful the tool of destruction.” Mikhail Bakunin

“The more clear the vision of the future, the more powerful the tool of destruction.” Mikhail Bakunin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 23, 2016

“We always get bored with those whom we bore.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“We always get bored with those whom we bore.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 21, 2016

“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 20, 2016

“Hell is not other people; it is yourself.” Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Hell is not other people; it is yourself.” Ludwig Wittgenstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 19, 2016

“The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 18, 2016

“When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.” Bill Balance

“When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.” Bill Balance — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 17, 2016

“In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 14, 2016

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 13, 2016

“Be good and you will be lonesome.” Carl Sandburg

“Be good and you will be lonesome.” Carl Sandburg — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 12, 2016

“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.” David Russell

“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.” David Russell — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 11, 2016

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 2, 2016

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” Napoleon Hill

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” Napoleon Hill — English Quotes (@english_quotes) July 1, 2016

“When I discover who I am, I'll be free.” Ralph Ellison

“When I discover who I am, I'll be free.” Ralph Ellison — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 30, 2016

“It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 29, 2016

“The solitary ego that revolves around itself and feeds upon itself, ends up strangled by a great cry or a great laugh.” Marie Henri Beyle

“The solitary ego that revolves around itself and feeds upon itself, ends up strangled by a great cry or a great laugh.” Marie Henri Beyle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 28, 2016

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.” Steve Jobs

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.” Steve Jobs — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 27, 2016

“Love is the only rational act.” Stephen Levine

“Love is the only rational act.” Stephen Levine — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 26, 2016

“Cry who will, laugh who can.” Chinese Proverb

“Cry who will, laugh who can.” Chinese Proverb — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 25, 2016

“Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.” Laozi

“Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.” Laozi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 24, 2016

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” Mao Zedong

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” Mao Zedong — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 23, 2016

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 22, 2016

“The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.” Isaac Asimov

“The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.” Isaac Asimov — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 21, 2016

“To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.” Victor Hugo

“To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.” Victor Hugo — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 20, 2016

“Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.” Satchel Paige

“Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.” Satchel Paige — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 16, 2016

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” Aristotle

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” Aristotle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 15, 2016

“A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.” Bert Leston Taylor

“A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.” Bert Leston Taylor — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 12, 2016

“You can't blame the pen or the paper if you write a lousy essay, right?” Laura Bergells

“You can't blame the pen or the paper if you write a lousy essay, right?” Laura Bergells — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 11, 2016

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” Dale Carnegie

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” Dale Carnegie — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 10, 2016

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 9, 2016

“All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?” Friedrich Nietzsche

“All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 8, 2016

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” Benjamin Franklin

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” Benjamin Franklin — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 7, 2016

“If all you have is a hammer in the toolbox, everything looks like a nail.” Bernard Baruch

“If all you have is a hammer in the toolbox, everything looks like a nail.” Bernard Baruch — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 6, 2016

“The noblest search is the search for excellence.” Lyndon B. Johnson

“The noblest search is the search for excellence.” Lyndon B. Johnson — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 5, 2016

“If you've lost anything, it's only because of God that you haven't lost everything! Be thankful!” Unknown

“If you've lost anything, it's only because of God that you haven't lost everything! Be thankful!” Unknown — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 3, 2016

“I can't give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” Herbert B. Swope

“I can't give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” Herbert B. Swope — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 2, 2016

“I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.” Saint Francis of Assisi

“I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.” Saint Francis of Assisi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) June 1, 2016

“Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.” Evelyn Waugh

“Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.” Evelyn Waugh — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 31, 2016

“It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?” Ronald Reagan

“It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?” Ronald Reagan — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 30, 2016

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.” Anonymous

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.” Anonymous — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 29, 2016

“Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at the moment.” Robert Benchley

“Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at the moment.” Robert Benchley — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 28, 2016

“Learn from the mistakes of others – you can never live long enough to make them all yourself.” John Luther

“Learn from the mistakes of others – you can never live long enough to make them all yourself.” John Luther — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 27, 2016

“If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 26, 2016

“No man is so old as to believe he cannot live one more year.” Sean O'Casey

“No man is so old as to believe he cannot live one more year.” Sean O'Casey — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 25, 2016

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.” Groucho Marx

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.” Groucho Marx — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 24, 2016

“The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.” Laozi

“The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.” Laozi — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 23, 2016

“It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.” Mother Teresa

“It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.” Mother Teresa — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 22, 2016

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Blaise Pascal

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Blaise Pascal — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 21, 2016

“If your purpose in life is to entertain the gods, you might as well put on a good show.” Anonymous

“If your purpose in life is to entertain the gods, you might as well put on a good show.” Anonymous — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 20, 2016

“The thought of suicide is a great source of comfort; with it a calm passage is to be made across many a bad night.” Friedrich Nietzsche

“The thought of suicide is a great source of comfort; with it a calm passage is to be made across many a bad night.” Friedrich Nietzsche — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 19, 2016

“Every intellectual effort is bent toward committing the most diversified violations upon the human being.” Octave Mirbeau

“Every intellectual effort is bent toward committing the most diversified violations upon the human being.” Octave Mirbeau — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 18, 2016

“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” Oscar Wilde

“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” Oscar Wilde — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 17, 2016

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 16, 2016

“Nothing is permanent but change.” Heraclitus

“Nothing is permanent but change.” Heraclitus — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 15, 2016

“Common sense and education are highly compatible; in fact, neither is worth much without the other.” Donald G. Smith

“Common sense and education are highly compatible; in fact, neither is worth much without the other.” Donald G. Smith — English Quotes (@english_quotes) May 14, 2016