Archive for the 'Better World Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Education is a companion which…” Joseph Addison

“Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate, no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament. It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what […]

“Whatever you are…” Abraham Lincoln

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting…” Carl Sagan

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

“You will find as you…” Henry Drummond

“You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.” Henry Drummond

“Sometimes the heart sees what…” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“Loving people live in a…” Wayne Dyer

“Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. But it’s the same world. How come?” Wayne Dyer

“All human situations have their…” Benjamin Franklin

“All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.” Benjamin Franklin

“All that is necessary for…” Edmund Burke

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke

“It is our responsibilities, not…” Peter Ustinov

“It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.” Peter Ustinov

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“Honesty is the first chapter…” Thomas Jefferson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom.” Thomas Jefferson

“Trying to determine what is…” Ben Hecht

“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” Ben Hecht

“Derive happiness in oneself from…” Henri Matisse

“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.” Henri Matisse

“We are at the very…” Richard Feynman

“We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.” Richard Feynman

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“Always do right…” Mark Twain

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” Mark Twain

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“They do not love…” William Shakespeare

“They do not love that do not show their love.” William Shakespeare

“Men of ill judgement…” Sophocles

“Men of ill judgement often ignore the good that lies within their hands.” Sophocles

“If a man will begin…” Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Francis Bacon

“It isn’t that they can’t…” G.K. Chesterton

“It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.” G.K. Chesterton

“How do you get world peace…” Wayne Dyer

“How do you get world peace. You get world peace through inner peace. If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” Wayne Dyer

“A person’s ability to…” Anonymous

“A person’s ability to forgive is in proportion to the greatness of his soul.” Anonymous

“Open your arms to change…” Dalai Lama

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” Dalai Lama

“There are always flowers…” Henri Matisse

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

“We don’t see things…” Anais Nin

“We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.” Anais Nin

“When a thing is funny…” George Bernard Shaw

“When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.” George Bernard Shaw

“Everything you can imagine…” Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

“Man is the only animal…” William Hazlitt

“Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.” William Hazlitt

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“Whenever you find that you…” Mark Twain

“Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.” Mark Twain

“You can complain because roses…” Ziggy

“You can complain because roses have thorns or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” Ziggy

“The best way to predict…” Alan Kay

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kay

“What can you say about…” Irv Kupcinet

“What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive?” Irv Kupcinet

“Never look down on…” Jesse Jackson

“Never look down on a person unless you are helping him up.” Jesse Jackson

“When they discover the…” Bernard Bailey

“When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it.” Bernard Bailey

“Love builds bridges…” R. H. Delaney

“Love builds bridges where there are none.” R. H. Delaney

“Where there is love…” Mahatma Gandhi

“Where there is love, there is life.” Mahatma Gandhi

“The future depends on…” Mahatma Gandhi

“The future depends on what we do in the present.” Mahatma Gandhi

“We become what we…” Wayne Dyer

“We become what we think about all day long. The question is, what do you think about?” Wayne Dyer

“There are no passengers…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“War does not determine…” Bertrand Russell

“War does not determine who is right – only who is left.” Bertrand Russell

“Use what talent you…” Henry Van Dyke

“Use what talent you possess. The woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” Henry Van Dyke

“I’m fed up to the…” George McGovern

“I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.” George McGovern

“We are what we…” Buddha

“We are what we think. All that we are arises from our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” Buddha

“There are many ways…” Franklin D. Roosevelt

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” Franklin D. Roosevelt