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Find quotes from the famous, and the not so famous throughout history. Select an individual to view their quotes:

Table Talk

To have more, desire less.

Tadeusz Mazowiecki

He who helps early helps twice.

The Bible

The price of wisdom is above rubies.

The Optimist Magazine

A friend is someone you can do nothing with, and enjoy it.

The Sword of the Lord

You are young at my age if you are planning for tomorrow.

The United Church Observer

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson; you find the present tense and the past perfect.

The War Cry

The trouble with our age is that it is all signposts and no destination.

Thomas Jefferson

If we were directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we would soon want bread.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Paine

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Szasz

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is somethin one creates.

A child becomes an adult when he realizes he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Titus Maccius Plautus

No man is wise enough by himself.

Todd Ruthman

The only person you should ever compete with is youself. You can”t hope for a fairer match.

Tom Stoppard

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

Ursula K. Le Guin

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.

Van Wyck Brooks

Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.

Victor Hugo

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.


They are able because they think they are able.


Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of Mary Sarton is simply a loss of energy.