Random Quotes From Famous & Popular People
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.
~ Marcus Aurelius ~
How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
~ Virginia Woolf ~
You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.
~ Colin Powell ~
When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over.
~ Audrey Hepburn ~
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
~ Thomas Jefferson ~
We can't get to the 4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can't just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.
~ Barack Obama ~
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
~ Oscar Wilde ~
Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
~ Gloria Steinem ~
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
~ Ayn Rand ~