Universal Thoughts

Universal Thoughts

The person who has no imagination has no wings.

A man in earnest finds means, or if he cannot find, creates them.

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. – Lincoln

He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over. – M. Porteus

A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles on the road. – Alexander Smith

Compassion is the basis of all morality. – Schopenhauer

Whenever you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished. -Emerson

Poetry is vocal painting, as painting is silent poetry.

It is not the man who has too little but the man who craves more, that is poor. – Seneca

To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power. – George machonald

Praise undeserved is satire in disguise. – Alexander Pope

It is never too late to give up our prejudices. – Thoreau

That which needs to be proved cannot be worth much. – Nietzsche

Who lives content with little, possesses everything. – Boileau

The best of prophets of the future is the past. – Byron

Better keep yourself clean and bright : you are the window through which you must see the world. – G.B. Shaw

Music washes away from the soul the dust of every-day life. – Auerbach

Where necessity pinches, boldness is prudence.

Oaths are the fossils of piety. – Santayana


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