People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.
Contributed by: Marcella
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)
It is humans that make truth great, not truth that makes humans great.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Source: Pearls of Wisdom
Contributed by: ingebrita
If you want something done, ask a busy person.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
It is only those who never do anything who never make mistakes.
Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong about his facts.
Bernard Baruch (1870 - 1965)
Always let losers have their words.
Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
Aristophanes (c.450 - c.385 BC)
Every perfect traveller always creates the country where he travels.
Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 - 1957)
Source: The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations
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