Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 1397
Money More

A writer wants something more than money for his work: he wants permanence.

- A. A. Milne

Racing Clients

A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Success Needs

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Through Chest

The way to a man's heart is through his chest.

- Aaron Allston


His ignorance is encyclopedic.

- Abba Eban

Generosity Colour

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity.

- Abdus Salam

Failure Servant

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.

- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Necessary Himself

What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.

- Abraham Maslow

Remember Rest

A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said.

- Abraham Polonsky

Blessings Expect

If you expect the blessings of God, be kind to His people.

- Abu Bakr

God Helps

God blesses him who helps his brother.

- Abu Bakr

Interest Muslim

He who becomes a Muslim does so in his own interest.

- Abu Bakr

Law Size

A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck.

- Adam Clayton

Animal Qualified

Man, in his animal capacity, is qualified to subsist in every climate.

- Adam Ferguson

Money Everybody

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Grateful Through

I'm grateful to God that I'm able to praise his glory through my music.

- Adnan Sami

See Reconciled

See the hand of God in all events, and thereby become reconciled to His dispensations.

- Adoniram Judson

Must Ended

We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity.

- Aeschylus

Pain Gods

Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?

- Aeschylus

Resolve Bravest

His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.

- Aeschylus

Children Death

For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.

- Aeschylus

Counsel Suffers

It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.

- Aeschylus

Wealth Altar

For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

- Aeschylus

Always Having

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

- Aesop

Pleasure Lives

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.

- Agnes Repplier

Other Contract

I came close to signing Elvis Presley. I offered $25,000 for his contract and they asked for $45,000 and I just didn't have the other $20,000.

- Ahmet Ertegun

Mom Dad

My dad was a dentist; my mom managed his office.

- Aileen Lee

Research Textbooks

I learned many things from Professor Brown, including his philosophy toward research, but there is one thing he said that I recall with particular clarity: 'Do research that will be in the textbooks.' It is not easy to do such work, but this has remained my motto.

- Akira Suzuki

Important Actor

I believe, for an actor, both the success of his film and awards are equally important.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Leadership Admire

I admire Modi's leadership and his ideology.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Want Cut

If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance.

- Al Bernstein

Money Lot

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.

- Al Bernstein

Alone Lot

The manager is by himself. He can't mingle with his players. I enjoyed my players, but I could not socialize with them so I spent a lot of time alone in my hotel room. Those four walls kind of close in on you.

- Al Lopez

Coat Going

When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!

- Al McGuire

Son Deal

We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son, James Crow Jr., esquire.

- Al Sharpton

Loved Always

I always loved Sid Caesar and all the people on his program.

- Alan Alda

Battle Interest

A sweaty Macbeth with blood on his arms coming in fresh from the battle doesn't interest me.

- Alan Cumming

Thought Play

I started to itch to do a play again and 'Macbeth' came to the surface in my mind. I never thought I would do it in a conventional way. A sweaty Macbeth with blood on his arms coming in fresh from the battle doesn't interest me.

- Alan Cumming

Shut How

A good lawyer knows how to shut up when he's won his case.

- Alan Dershowitz

Extraordinary Lot

My great-grandfather was a self-taught man, and his library was extraordinary. I read the lot.

- Alan Garner

Rubber Million

He's a million rubber bands in his resilience.

- Alan K. Simpson

Son Chance

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.

- Alan Ladd

Thoughts Toast

We toast the Lisp programmer who pens his thoughts within nests of parentheses.

- Alan Perlis

Measure Vitality

You can measure a programmer's perspective by noting his attitude on the continuing vitality of FORTRAN.

- Alan Perlis

Always How

The person who knows HOW will always have a job. The person who knows WHY will always be his boss.

- Alanis Morissette

Desire Will

Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.

- Albert Camus

Devils Even

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.

- Albert Schweitzer

Activity Directed

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.

- Albert Schweitzer

Will Reverence

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.

- Albert Schweitzer

Mind Does

Whatever man does he must do first in his mind.

- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Never Fulfill

The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.

- Albrecht Durer

Pet Napoleon

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

- Aldous Huxley

Strength Soul

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.

- Aldous Huxley

Organs Servitude

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.

- Aldous Huxley

Computer Works

My dad's a biophysicist. My brother is a computer guy. His wife works at Microsoft.

- Alec Berg

Artist Person

Every person, every artist makes his life an artwork.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Artist Always

A true artist is always out of his time.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Principle Method

Anyone who has proclaimed violence his method inexorably must choose lying as his principle.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Path Encouraged

My father was a professional artist all his life who encouraged my path as an artist.

- Alex Grey

Death Movies

Hitchcock had to fight to the death to make his movies.

- Alex Winter

Work Will

We all work for the president, and we all will ultimately follow his direction.

- Alexander Acosta

Home Castle

A man's home is his wife's castle.

- Alexander Chase

Over Will

Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.

- Alexander Hamilton

Trust Fifty

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

- Alexander Hamilton

Faith Modes

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.

- Alexander Pope

Fate Blind

But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?

- Alexander Pope

Laws Give

Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.

- Alexander Pope

Memory Else

A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.

- Alexander Smith

Liking Marked

Every man's road in life is marked by the graves of his personal liking.

- Alexander Smith

Arrived Departed

His huff arrived and he departed in it.

- Alexander Woollcott

American Addressing

An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say 'Gentlemen' to the person with whom he is conversing.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Will Ever

Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Fiction Nailed

The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction.

- Alfred Adler

Never Symptoms

We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptoms.

- Alfred Adler

Patriotism Patriotic

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.

- Alfred Adler

History Born

On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.

- Alfred de Vigny

Love Work

When a writer talks about his work, he's talking about a love affair.

- Alfred Kazin

Happiness Does

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Reason Longs

Kant's style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.

- Alfred Nobel

Actor Get

One has to get rid of his inhibitions, being an actor.

- Ali Fazal

Think I Think

I think every filmmaker has his way of working, and I respect that.

- Ali Fazal

Country Like

A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.

- Ali ibn Abi Talib

Measure Will

A man's measure is his will.

- Ali ibn Abi Talib

Ever Suffered

No one has ever suffered from his people as I have.

- Ali ibn Abi Talib

Like Envied

The holder of authority is like the rider on a lion - he is envied for his position, but he well knows his position.

- Ali ibn Abi Talib

Like Making

That's like making fun of a maniac because his brain isn't completely right, because he isn't in the norm.

- Alice Cooper

Going Bizarre

We got on his label, and the Bizarre organization is just going up and up. So we have faith.

- Alice Cooper

Like Someone

A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.

- Alistair Cooke

Habit Incurable

Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.

- Alistair Cooke

Critic Poem

The only real evidence that any critic may bring before his gaze is the finished poem.

- Allen Tate

Movies Always

Rao Ramesh always gives his best shot in all his movies.

- Allu Arjun

Sings Works

Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.

- Alma Gluck

Desire Fallen

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

God Delights

Since His delights are to be with you, let yours be found in Him.

- Alphonsus Liguori

Philosopher Delusions

All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.

- Ambrose Bierce

Person Give

Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.

- Ambrose Bierce

Legs Perilous

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.

- Ambrose Bierce

Fall Over

The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.

- Ambrose Bierce

Ready Ambitious

Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.

- Ambrose Bierce

American State

Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.

- Ambrose Bierce