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Quotable Quotes #9

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. – Johann Goethe, German poet

And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. – Edgar Allan Poe

Best be yourself, imperial, plain, and true! – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Scenery is fine – but human nature is finer. – John Keats

Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup. – Ludwig van Beethoven

They never fail who die in a great cause. – Lord Byron

Forgotten is forgiven. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. – Jane Austen, English novelist

Be courteous with all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. – George Washington

Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. – Buddha

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life. – Oscar Wilde

Whom the gods love dies young. – Menander, Greek dramatist

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. – Henry David Thoreau

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain

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Quotable Quotes #2

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. – Thomas Paine

Believe that your life is worth living, your belief will help create the fact. – William James

The tree doth not withdraw its shade, even from the woodcutter. – Unknown

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. – Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction. – Lord Byron

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not be false with any man. – William Shakespeare

Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise. – Thomas Gray, English poet

A word to the wise is enough. – Plautus, Roman dramatist

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can. – Menander, Greek dramatist

The wish is father to the thought. – William Shakespeare

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. – Victor Hugo, French novelist

Know thyself. – Plato

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best. – Oscar Wilde