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Quote from Alda Merini. Nobody gives me a better hairdo than the wind.
Quote from Fiodor Dostoïevski. The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Quote from Ésope. No need to run, rather to set off in good time.
Quote from Johann Georg Hamann. When I rest my feet my mind also ceases to function.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. To be ourselves we need to be someone.
Quote from Norman Douglas. To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. Who knows what Columbus would have discovered if America hadn't got in the way.
Quote from Karl Marx. The worker becomes a cheaper kind of merchandise with the more goods he produces.
Quote from Arthur Schopenhauer. Anyone who has never owned a dog can't know what loving and being loved mean.
Quote from Francesco Tavano. Since it's publicly known that cigarettes are dangerous, why are they sold?
Quote from Eduardo Galeano. Crimes committed with automobiles are called accidents.
Quote from Pablo Picasso. One starts to get young at the age of sixty, and unfortunately it's too late.
Quote from Aristotle. That which is difficult to obtain is highly valued.
Quote from Alain Rey. We believe that we master words, but it is words that master us.
Quote from Alexander Smith. A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
Quote from Fiodor Dostoïevski. A man is unhappy because he doesn't know he's happy, that's the only reason. That's all, that's all! Whoever discovers this will become happy instantly.
Quote from Martin Luther King. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Everybody knows a certain thing is unrealizable until somebody unaware of this comes and invents it.
Quote from Italo Calvino. You love a city not for its seven or seventy-seven wonders, but because it has an answer to your special question.
Quote from Alberto Moravia. Friendships are not decided on by chance but according to our dominant passions.
Quote from Albert Einstein. The point is not to humanize war but to abolish it.
Quote from Gilbert Keith Chesterton. You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.
Quote from Martin Luther King. Only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars.
Quote from Ethel Barrymore. You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. To make a gift of culture is to make a gift of thirst. The rest is a consequence.
Quote from Ronald Reagan. They have developed treatments for unknown illnesses.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Man looks in too many places for what he is in search of, whereas only one would suffice.
Quote from Dieter Hildebrandt. We believe only in what we see, so since the advent of television we believe in everything.
Quote from Carl Burns. A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and dreams of home.
Quote from Marguerite Duras. Solitude isn't found, it's made.
Quote from Alex Zanotelli. You vote every time you go shopping.
Quote from Will Rogers. You can't say that civilization don't advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.
Quote from Anatole France. A dictionary is the whole universe arranged in alphabetical order.
Quote from Cesare Pavese. We do not remember days, we remember moments.
Quote from Eduardo Chillida. My concern is not to know whether I am great or not, rather whether I am developing as a person with every day that passes.
Quote from Victor Hugo. It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
Quote from William Arthur Ward. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Quote from Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. Don't shout for help at night. You may wake your neighbors.
Quote from Ludwig Feuerbach. We are what we eat.
Quote from Salvatore Quasimodo. Every individual stands alone at the heart of the world transfixed by a ray of sunlight; and suddenly it is evening.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. Don't trust an idea that has not come to mind while walking.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. The great events of the world take place in the brain.
Quote from John Culkin. We don't know who discovered water, but we're certain it wasn't a fish.
Quote from Albert Einstein. You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
Quote from Ernest Hemingway. Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Quote from J.W. Eagan. Never judge a book by its movie.
Quote from Blaise Pascal. Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
Quote from Margaret Mead. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.
Quote from Martin Luther King. Our lives end the day we become silent about things that really matter.
Quote from Isaac Asimov. Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
Quote from Camille Corot. The whole thing is to have genius at twenty and talent at eighty.
Quote from Octavio Paz. Water talks unceasingly but never repeats itself.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. I have simple tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Quote from Ernest Hemingway. It takes two years to learn to speak and sixty to learn to keep quiet.
Quote from Dominique Rolin. What's a year otherwise the infinite volume of a pinch of seconds?
Quote from Daniel De Montmollin. The primary objective for an educator is to produce autodidacts.
Quote from Ennio Flaiano. My cat does what I would like to do, with less literature.
Quote from Alfred Capus. Some men talk while they sleep. There are only speakers to speak during the sleep of others.
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