Great thoughts

A compilation of some great thoughts by some great minds.

1.Love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty follies they themselves commit.

2.A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.

3.And the lover,sighing like furnace,with a woeful ballad made to his mistress’s eyebrow.

4.Good luck befriend thee,son;for at thy birth,the fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

5.Shallow men believe in luck.Strong men believe in cause and effect.

6.Call me not foot till heaven hath sent me fortune.

7.Happiness or misery generally go to those who have most of the one of the one or the other.

8.Love is only chatter,friend is all that matters.

9.Friendship is a treasured gift,that give our hearts a lift,a blessing we just cannot do without,because friendship is what living is all about.

10.A friend is someone very dear,who shares your hopes and dreams who shows you that the greyest day is brighter than it seems.

11.A true friend is someone who brings us laughter even in our tears,whose memories make us smile across the miles and through the years.

12.There is no greater treasure than an understanding friend who’s there in times of trouble and on whom you can depend.

13.A friend who’s always on time can have a friend who’s always late,a friend who’s methodical can have a friend who never makes plans,a friend who’s serious minded can have a friend who’s light hearted ,friends don’t have to be alike,they know how to enjoy their differences,this is true friendship.

14.Change your pleasure but do not change your friends.

15.Most friendship is freigning,most loving mere folly.

16.There are three faithful friends:-an old wife,an old dog and ready money.

17.Adversity is the crucible in which friendship is tested.

18.To enjoy life one should give up the lure of life.

19.Is life worth living?That depends on the experience and faith in its power to  change lives.

20.There should be limit even to the means to keeping ourselves alive.Even for life itself we may not require certain things,the raw materials for human life as it might be.

21.Life is made up of snobs,sniffles and smiles with sniffles predominating.

22.Life is long if you know how to use it.

23.Life is not a spectacle of feast,it is a predicament.

24.Welcome,o life!I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul, the uncreated conscience  of my race.

25.Life is real!Life is earnest!And the grave is not its goal.

26.Love’s the noblest frailty of the mind.

27.It’s love,that makes the world go round.

28.Do not seat your love upon a precipice because it is high.

29.He who does not come to the temple gate,he who loves the shrine.

30.Love is the business of the idle but the idleness of the busy.

31.Love gives itself,it is not brought.

32.You can do anything with children if you only play with them–PRINCE OTTOVAN BISMARCK.

33.A book,like a landscape,is a state of consciousness varying  with readers–ERNEST DIMNET.

34.Fine art is that in which the hand,the head and the heart of man go together–JOHN RUSKIN.

35.Men talk of killing time while time quietly kills them–DION BOUCICAULT.

36.Ability is poor man’s wealth–M.W.REN.

37.Action speaks louder than words–ENGLISH PROVERB.

38.What is beautiful is good and what is good will soon also be beautiful–SAPPHO.

39.Charity begins at home,is the voice of the world–THOMAS BROWNE.

40.Without courage you cannot practice other virtue–INDIRA GANDHI..

41.EDUCATION::A debt due from the present to the future generations–GEORGE PEABODY.

42.Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible–WILLIAM JAMES.

43.Be slow in choosing friend,slower in changing–BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

44.Friendship is single soul dwelling in two bodies–ARISTOTLE.

45.If men are angels,no government would be necessary–JAMES MADISON.

46.I always say that,next to a battle lost,the greatest misery is a battle gained–DUKE OF WELLINGTON.

47.In youth we learn,in age we understand–MARIE EBNER ESCHENBACH.

48.The world is his who enjoys it–PROVERB.

49.When your work speaks for itself don’t interpret–HENRY J.KAISER.

50.Words when spoken can never be recalled–WENTWORTH DILLON.

51.Poverty and wealth are comparative sins–VICTOR HUGO.

52.It is thought and tthought alone that divides right from wrong.It is thought and thought only that elevates or degrades human deeds or desires-GEORGE MOORE.

53.To teach is to lean twice–JOSEPH JONBERT.

54.Give a man a pipe he can smoke.Give a man a book he can rea.And his home is bright with a calm delight,though the room be poor indeed–JAMES THOMSON.

55.Peace flourishes when reason rules–PROVERB.

56.Life is but an endless series of experiments–M.K.GANDHI.

57.No legacy is as rich as honesty–SHAKESPEARE.

58.Honour and shame from no condition rise.Act well your part,there all the honor lies–POPE.

59.Often the test of courage is not to die ,but to live–CONTE VITTORIO AIFIERI.

60.Better to fight for something than live for nothing.

Published by ambikajha

I am Ambika Jha.I like to write on different topics.I feel life is too short for anything.So let us work our best in the given time and let life's music be in rhythm and rhyme.So be your best and never stop to learn and write.

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