quotations
Search
   HOME | AUTHOR INDEX | SUBJECT INDEX | LINKS | USE OUR QUOTATIONS | CONTRIBUTE QUOTES | FORUM
Quotation of the day
Friday, 22 September 2017
Daily Quote:
"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." (Phillips, Wendell - Education)

rss 2.0

Subscribe
Unsubscribe
Send the Quote of the Day to a friend
Proverb of the Day
Time is money.

Click here to see/listen to the equivalent proverb in:


Our database has to date 43,136 quotations, assembled into 1330 categories, from 7971 authors and celebrities from all over the world. On our site you can search the quotations by keyword, author or category, you can browse our random quotes or send any quotation to a friend. You can also subscribe to our daily quotation and we promise you that we are not going to use your email in any way other than sending you the quote. As side offerings you can enjoy the talking proverb of the day courtesy of De Proverbio and order books from amazon.com by or on any author or topic in our quotation database.


Random Quotes:
 
Slavery may, perhaps, be best compared to the infantile disease of measles; a complaint which so commonly attacks the young of humanity in their infancy, and when gone through at that period leaves behind it so few fatal marks; but which when it normally attacks the fully developed adult becomes one of the most virulent and toxic of diseases, often permanently poisoning the constitution where it does not end in death. - (Schreiner, Olive - Slavery)
Send to friend | View
 
Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as nymphets. - (Nabokov, Vladimir - Girls)
Send to friend | View
 
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. - (Thoreau, Henry David - Life and Living)
Send to friend | View
 
Men would be angels, angels would be gods. - (Pope, Alexander - Ambition)
Send to friend | View
 
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. - (Eisenhower, Dwight D. - Persuasion)
Send to friend | View



Copyright © 2006 WorldQuotations.com. All Rights Reserved.