Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

Date of Birth – 15 August 1769
Date of death – 5 May 1821

Emperor of France

  • “There are calumnies against which even innocence loses courage.”
  • “The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.”
  • “Victory belongs to the most persevering.”
  • “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.”
  • “From the sublime to the ridiculous there is but one step.”
  • “Death is nothing; but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.”
  • “Vengeance has no foresight.”
  • “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.”
  • “It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.”
  • “War is the business of barbarians.”
  • “To exraordinary circumstance we must apply extraordinary remedies.”
  • Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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    Benjamin Franklin Quotes

    Date of Birth – January 17, 1706
    Date of death – April 17, 1790

    American leading author, philosopher, physicist, diplomat, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman and printer

  • “Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.”
  • “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
  • “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”
  • “Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.”
  • “One should eat to live, not live to eat.”
  • “If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life.”
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”
  • “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.”
  • “The best of all medicines are rest and fasting.”
  • “Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.”
  • “Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.”
  • “A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.”
  • Plato quotes

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    Plato quotes

    Greek author and philosopher in Athens (427 BC – 347 BC)

  • “The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”
  • “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
  • “Those who tell the stories rule society.”
  • “Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.”
  • “When men speak ill of thee, live so that nobody will believe them.”
  • “Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.”
  • “Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.”
  • “Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.”
  • “Death is not the worst that can happen to men.”
  • “They certainly give very strange names to diseases”
  • “Character is simply habit long continued.”
  • “Love is the pursuit of the whole.”
  • “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” The Republic
  • “Books are immortal sons defying their sires.”
  • “Light is the shadow of god.”
  • “Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.”
  • “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
  • “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”
  • “Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.”
  • “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything”
  • “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
  • “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”
  • “Love is a serious mental disease.” Phaedrus
  • “Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.”
  • “The madness of love is the greatest of heaven’s blessings.”
  • “I’m trying to think, don’t confuse me with facts.”
  • “Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.”The Republic
  • “good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.”
  • “If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.”The Republic
  • “Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.”
  • “Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.”
  • “The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions.”Dialogues, Phaedo
  • “The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”
  • “There is no such thing as a lover’s oath.”
  • “No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.”
  • “Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.”The Republic
  • “The greatest penalty of evildoing – namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men.”Dialogues, Theatetus
  • “Philosophy is the highest music.”
  • “Man is a being in search of meaning.”
  • “Love is simply the name for the desire and pursuit of the whole.”The Symposium
  • “Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.”
  • “Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.”The Republic
  • “Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.”
  • “No human thing is of serious importance.”
  • “The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.”
  • “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle”
  • Rabindranath tagore quotes

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    Rabindranath tagore quotes

    Date of Birth – May 07, 1861
    Date of death – August 07, 1941

  • “It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”
  • “Love’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.”
  • “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”
  • “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.”
  • “A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.”
  • “If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”
  • “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”
  • “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
  • “Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.”
  • “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
  • Mother Teresa Quotes

    Mother Teresa Quotes

    Bojaxhiu, Agnes Gonxha (Mother Teresa)

    Indian humanitarian & missionary; founded Order of the Missionaries of Charity; Nobel Prize in Peace 1979
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    Date of Birth – August 26, 1910 (born – Albanian)

    Date of death – September 05, 1997

  • “I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.”
  • “I’m a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.”
  • “A life not lived for others is not a life.”
  • “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
  • “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
  • “Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
  • “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
  • “God doesn’t require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.”
  • “If we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will serve.”
  • William Shakespeare Quotes

    William Shakespeare Quotes

    English Poet, Dramatist and Actor
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    Date of Birth(App:)- April 26, 1564
    Date of death- April 23, 1616

  • “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”
  • “Words are easy, like the wind. Faithful friends are hard to find.”
  • “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”
  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
  • “We know what we are, but not what we may be.”
  • “I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed.”
  • “Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?”
  • “How far that little candle throws his beams. So shines a good deed in a weary world.”
  • “Love is the greatest of dreams, yet the worst of nightmares.”
  • “Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.”
  • “Be great in act, as you have been in thought, – suit the action to the word and the word to the action.”
  • “O! how much more doth beauty beauteous seem, by that sweet ornament which truth doth give!”
  • “The business that we love, we rise betimes, and go to it with delight.”
  • “Too often those who entertain ambition expel remorse and nature.”
  • “Care is no cure, but rather a corrosive for things that are not to be remedied.”
  • “How of the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!”
  • “The earth that is nature’s other is her tomb.”
  • “They lose the world who buy if with much care.”
  • “In delay we waste our lights in vain, like lamps by day.”
  • “Action is eloquence; the eyes of the ignorant are more learned than their ears.”
  • “All’s well that ends well; still the finis is the crown.”
  • “Let the end try the man.”
  • “I dote on his very absence.”
  • “Our doudts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”
  • “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”
  • “Oft expectation fails, and most oft there where most it promises.”
  • “Our enemies are our outward consciences.”
  • “The eyes of women are prometheam fires.”
  • “We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”
  • “Your face is a book where men may read strange matters.”
  • “Experience is a jewel, and it had need be so, for it is often purchased at an infinite rate.”
  • “A lover’s eyes will gaze an eagle blind.”
  • “Our wills and fates do so contrary run, that our devices still are overthrown; our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.”
  • “The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel.”Hamlet, I, 3
  • “Like madness is the glory of this life.”
  • “Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.”Macbeth
  • “Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.”
  • “How quickly nature falls to revolt when gold becomes her object.”
  • “O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath; a goodly apple rotten at the heart!”
  • “He is not great, who is not greatly good.”
  • “The mind of guilt is full of scorpions.”
  • “The love of heaven makes one heavenly.”
  • “Guiltiness will speak though tongues were out of use.”
  • “Our holy lives must win a new world’s crown.”
  • “Mine honour is my life, both grow in one; take honour from me and my life is done.”
  • “Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy.”
  • “How use doth breed a habit in a man.”
  • “To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.”