My Favorite Quotes

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 Angela Carter - “The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul -- enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.”  
 NapolĂ©on Bonaparte - “Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.”  
 James Joyce - “Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.”  
 Rudyard Kipling - “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”  
 Zig Ziglar - “Some of us learn from other peoples mistakes and the rest of us have to be other people.”  
 Oscar Wilde - “We teach people how to remember, we never teach them how to grow.”  
 Francois Voltaire - “Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.”  
 Unknown - “Don't worry too much about what people think, because they seldom do.”  
 Lucius Annaeus Seneca - “Other men's sins are before our eyes our own are behind our backs.”  
 Elizabeth Seaton - “Live simply that others might simply live.”  
 Albert Schweitzer - “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  
 Virginia Satir - “We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.”  
 Carl Sandburg - “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”  
 Ayn Rand - “Just as I support my life, neither by robbery nor alms, but by my own effort, so I do not seek to derive my happiness from the injury or the favour others of, but earn it by my own achievement. Just as I do not consider the pleasure of others as the goal of my life, so I do not consider my pleasure as the goal of the lives of others. Just as there are no contradictions in my values and no conflicts among my desires so there are no victims and no conflicts of interest among rational men, men who do not desire the unearned and do not view one another with a cannibal's lust, men who neither make sacrifice nor accept them.”  
 Edgar Allan Poe - “From childhood's hour I have not been As others were I have not seen As others saw I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone And all I loved, I loved alone. Then- in my childhood, in the dawn Of a most stormy life- was drawn From every depth of good and ill The mystery which binds me still From the torrent, or the fountain, From the red cliff of the mountain, From the sun that round me rolled In its autumn tint of gold, From the lightning in the sky As it passed me flying by, From the thunder and the storm, And the cloud that took the form (When the rest of Heaven was blue) Of a demon in my view.”  
 Blaise Pascal - “We are usually convinced more easily by reasons we have found ourselves than by those which have occurred to others.”  
 Isaac Newton - “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”  
 Michel Eyquem de Montaigne - “I quote others only the better to express myself.”  
 Alan Alexander Milne - “When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you isquite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.”  
 Alan Alexander Milne - “You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”  
 Alan Alexander Milne - “A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.”  
 Olin Miller - “We probably wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do.”  
 Lamb - “We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves we encourage each other in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.”  
 Martin Luther King Jr. - “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others”  
 Margo Kaufman - “I once complained to my father that I didn't seem to be able to do things the same way other people did. Dad's advice 'Margo, don't be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.'”  

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