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Quote from Socrates. The unexamined life is not worth living.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Quote from Marcel Achard. An optimist is he who thinks that a woman has finished her telephone call merely because she has said '.....well, be seeing you......'.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. We only hear questions that we are able to answer.
Quote from Bob Hope. A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
Quote from Frank Kafka. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.
Quote from Molière. A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant fool.
Quote from Henry Ford. A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business.
Quote from Kevin Kruse. Life is about making an impact, not making an income.
Quote from Jean-Jacques Schuhl. The best way not to get lost is not to know where you're going...
Russian proverb. If your heart is a rose, then your mouth will speak perfumed words.
Ethiopian proverb. If you've lost your horse, look under the seat.
Tuareg proverb. Better to walk without knowing where to go than to sit doing nothing.
Bolivia proverb. Mood for some sunshine? To repel rain, Bolivian land facing an inverted bottle.
Italian proverb. Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
Finnish proverb. One cannot ski so softly that the tracks cannot be seen.
Quote from Jean Racine. All invention consists in making something out of nothing.
Quote from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Whoever drinks a cup of chocolate can withstand a day's travel.
Turkish proverb. For the love of a rose, the gardener becomes the slave of a thousand thorns.
Quote from Jean Chardin. We use colors, but we paint with our feelings.
Quote from Raymond Radiguet. All ages bearing fruit, you have to pick them.
Quote from Alphonse Karr. The age at which everything is shared is usually the age when you have nothing.
Quote from Paul Valéry. A man alone is always in bad company.
Quote from René Bazin. Being young is to have a mind that calculates and a heart that does not compute.
Belgium proverb. Experience is the comb that Nature gives us after we are bald.
Quote from Platon. If you want to know a nation, you must know his music.
Quote from Seneca. We learn not in the school, but in life.
Quote from James Broughton. Life is adventure, not predicament.
Cuban proverb. Life is short but a smile only takes a second.
Quote from Alphonse Daudet. The best way to impose ideas to others is to let them think it comes from them.
Quote from Raymond Radiguet. All mothers, by principle, want nothing so much for their son as marriage, but disapprove of the woman they select.
Quote from Guy de Maupassant. Of all the passions, the only really respectable seems to be greed.
Quote from Gustave Eiffel. I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Sometimes we can spend years without living at all, and suddenly our whole life is concentrated in a single instant.
Chinese proverb. A falling tree makes more noise than a growing forest.
Quote from Joseph Joubert. Close your eyes and you'll see.
Chad proverb. To know where we are going, we must know where we are.
Quote from Stendhal. The best secret to never fall is to stay still sitting.
Quote from Leo Tolstoy. All reasoning about love destroyed.
Quote from Jean Racine. It's in the most populated cities that the greatest loneliness can be found.
Quote from William Thackeray. A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Quote from Leonardo da Vinci. Water is the driving force in nature.
Quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Quote from Marcel Proust. There is no easy success, nor definitive failures.
Quote from Voltaire. No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Quote from Joseph Joubert. What amazed, astonished once, but what is admirable is increasingly admired.
Quote from Gianni Agnelli. Falling in love is the stuff of waiters.
Quote from Alphonse de Lamartine. There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times.
Quote from Baden-Powell. A difficulty is no longer one from the moment you smile and confront it.
Quote from J.R.R. Tolkien. Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.
Quote from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. If you have faith in yourself, others will have faith in you, too.
Quote from François Rabelais. If you wish to avoid looking at an idiot, break your mirror first.
Quote from Thomas Jefferson. If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and never will be.
Quote from Fiodor Dostoïevski. If everything on Earth were rational, nothing would happen.
Quote from Cicero Minor. If you want to learn, then teach.
Quote from Marilyn Monroe. If you have been happy, it does not count as a mistake.
Quote from Gilbert Keith Chesterton. To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Quote from Cato the Elder. Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Quote from Confucius. If you love what you do, it will never be a job.
Quote from Ken Robinson. If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.
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