Quotes

There are 424 public quotes by various authors in this list.

1982 Fernando Pessoa

To narrate is to create, for living is just being lived.

To narrate is to create, for living is just being lived. ...

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1974 Richard P. Feynman

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool.

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool. ...

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1971 John Lennon

Imagine there's no heaven, It's easy if you try, No hell below us, Above us only sky, Imagine all the people living for today...

Imagine there's no heaven, It's easy if you try, No hell below us, Above us only sky, Imagine all the people living for today... ...

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1969 (Anti-Vietnam war protest)

Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.

Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity. ...

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1965 The Beatles

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home. I've been away now, oh how I've been alone. Wait till I come back to your side. We'll forget the tears we cried.

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home. I've been away now, oh how I've been alone. Wait till I come back to your ...

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1964 Rick Evans

Now it's been ten thousand years man has cried a billion tears for what he never knew

Now it's been ten thousand years man has cried a billion tears for what he never knew now man's reign is through But through eternal ...

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1962 John Steinbeck

If one is vacilando, he is going somewhere but doesn't greatly care whether or not he gets there, although he has direction.

In Spanish there is a word for which I can't find a counterword in English. It is the verb vacilar, present participle vacilando. It ...

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1958 Jack Kerouac

Pretty girls make graves.

Pretty girls make graves. ...

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1956 C. S. Lewis — UK

Kdyby někdo mohl běhat a neunavil se při tom, pochybuju, že by chtěl dělat něco jiného.

Kdyby někdo mohl běhat a neunavil se při tom, pochybuju, že by chtěl dělat něco jiného. ...

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1956 C. S. Lewis — UK

If one could run without getting tired I don't think one would often want to do anything else.

If one could run without getting tired I don't think one would often want to do anything else. ...

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1954 Jan Werich

Člověk nemá zestárnout, dokud nezmoudří.

Člověk nemá zestárnout, dokud nezmoudří. ...

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1951 Jerome D. Salinger

Vlastně ani nevím, proč jsem běhal. Nejspíš se mi chtělo.

Vlastně ani nevím, proč jsem běhal. Nejspíš se mi chtělo. ...

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1951 Jerome D. Salinger — USA

I don't even know what I was running for — I guess I just felt like it.

I don't even know what I was running for — I guess I just felt like it. ...

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1948 Richard P. Feynman

You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction.

You can't say A is made of B or vice versa. All mass is interaction. ...

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1936 F. Scott Fitzgerald

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability ...

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1935 Upton Sinclair

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. ...

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1928 John A. Shedd

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for.

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are made for. ...

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1922 George Santayana

Only the dead have seen the end of war.

Only the dead have seen the end of war. ...

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1914 Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.

To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men. ...

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1909 Jack London

Limited minds can recognize limitations only in others.

Limited minds can recognize limitations only in others. ...

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