Favorite Quotes

Dec 17, 2009, 11:11 AM |

These are some of my favorite quotes that I've found over the years. They all have some special meaning behind them. Please feel free to share your thoughts about them or your own favorite quotes.

"Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained." - William Blake

"When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest." - Henry David Thoreau

"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?" - Henry David Thoreau

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be." - Albert Einstein

"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman." - Anis Nin

"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion." - Sir Francis Bacon

"There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul." - Edith Wharton

"It is wiser to find out than to suppose." - Mark Twain

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do." - Benjamin Franklin

"He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked." - Voltaire

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely...” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We must be our own before we can be another's." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be." - Douglas Adams