Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
Henry David Thoreau

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Josh Billings

Sometimes a people lose their right to remain silent when pressured to remain silent.
Criss Jami

So yes, I say things I regret constantly, and I just can't help it.
Kathy Griffin

A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding.
Lao Tzu

My father always said that too many words cheapened the value of a man's speech.
Patricia Briggs

No speech is ever considered, but only the speaker. It's so much easier to pass judgement on a man than on an idea.
Ayn Rand

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one.
Baltasar Gracián

Not in his speech, not in his thoughts, I see his greatness, only in his actions, in his life.
Hermann Hesse

Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle.
Criss Jami

You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.
George Clooney

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Confucius

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Ingrid Bergman

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Soren Kierkegaard

What cannot be said above all must not be silenced but written.
Jacques Derrida

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
Buddha

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. Mark Twain

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Confucius

Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
Henry David Thoreau

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Josh Billings

My father always said that too many words cheapened the value of a man's speech.
Patricia Briggs

No speech is ever considered, but only the speaker. It's so much easier to pass judgement on a man than on an idea.
Ayn Rand

We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part of thought.
Oliver Sacks

Waiting Quotes

I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
Edward Verrall Lucas

I did the searching and remembering, she did the disappearing and the forgetting.
Ann Brashares

The wait is long, my dream of you does not end.
Nuala O'Faolain

Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing." ~ Sam (Hilary Duff), A Cinderella Story
Hilary Duff

After you find out all the things that can go wrong, your life becomes less about living and more about waiting.
Chuck Palahniuk

We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Voltaire

Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful...
José N. Harris

There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison
Jane Austen

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. 
Joseph Campbell

Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting. Joyce Meyer

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. 
Paulo Coelho

You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for. 
Craig Bruce

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine. Morris West

The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone. Karen Salmansohn

Every bad situation is a blues song waiting to happen. 
Amy Winehouse

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. 
Sharon Begley

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell

Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. 
Morihei Ueshiba

I'm a comeback waiting to happen. No one deserves it more than I do. 
Sean Young

Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free.
Shannon L. Alder

Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is power.
Gregory Corso

The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.
Criss Jami, Killosophy

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Eden Phillpotts

Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired. 
Mae West

I am waiting for them to prove that God is really American. 
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers. 
Tom Stoppard
Moments Quotes

Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Every moment is the paradox of now or never.
Simon Van Booy

There are many forms of love as there is moments in time, and you are capable of feeling them all at different stages of your life.
Shannon L. Alder

Nothing is permanently perfect. But there are perfect moments and the will to choose what will bring about more perfect moments.
Mary Balogh

A person's last moments are an important thing. You can't choose how you're born but you can choose how you die.
Haruki Murakami

I guess they're called moments because they don't last very long.
Sarra Manning

I've always believed in savoring the moments. In the end, they are the only things we'll have.
Anna Godbersen

With each passing moment I'm becoming part of the past. There is no future for me, just the past steadily accumulating.
Haruki Murakami

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. 
Tony Robbins

We do not remember days, we remember moments. 
Cesare Pavese

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. 
Rabindranath Tagore

There have been so many great moments, and I feel so blessed every day. 
Vusi Mahlasela

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. 
Ashley Montagu

Flowers grow out of dark moments. 
Corita Kent

Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. 
Booth Tarkington

Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future. 
Steve Jobs

Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever. 
Dylan Lauren

No one really has a bad life. Not even a bad day. Just bad moments. 
Regina Brett

Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments. 
Rose Kennedy

One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late. 
Agatha Christie

Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. 
Phillips Brooks

Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles. 
John Tyndall

There are moments when the human body can overcome things you would never expect. 
Andres Iniesta

Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed. 
Corita Kent

I lived for those moments when we were together, those few times in my life that I actually felt alive.
Melissa de la Cruz

No man can take your freedom from you. They can limit your mobility, but that's about all they can do
Danielle Steel

We never can just stop time. Or take moments back. Life doesn't work that way, does it?
Christine Feehan

At the end, one didn't remember life as a whole but as just a string of moments.
David Levien

Some days some times are remembered by me, in life’s all moments they are cherished by me
Amit Abraham

There are many things in my life that I wish I could take back. Many moments I would recast.
Mitch Albom

I think that dying is the easy part of life; for in waking each day and living in every moment, therein lies the challenge
Jeremy Aldana

You can either love money or live moment. It is better to live in the moment.
Lailah Gifty Akita

Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.
John Keats

If we were teenagers, I could kiss you. But I’m on a platform behind a counter wearing a name tag and we’re too old to be young.
Caroline Kepnes

I didn't care who kissed you first as long as I kissed you last.
-George from If We Kiss
Rachel Vail

All the while, my mind reeled with what had happened.I have a hickey. I let Adrian Ivashkov give me a hickey.
Richelle Mead

I have found men who didn't know how to kiss. I've always found time to teach them.
Mae West

And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time.
Rick Riordan

Biting's excellent. It's like kissing - only there is a winner.
Neil Gaiman

Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it. 
Bernard Meltzer

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. 
Ingrid Bergman

Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
Sylvia Plath

How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart. William Butler Yeats

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. 
Eduardo Galeano

A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted. 
Billie Holiday

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years. 
Rupert Brooke

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep. 
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs. 
Cameron Diaz

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. 
Victor Hugo

My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool. 
Jonathan Swift

Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down.
Drew Barrymore

Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.
Charles Dickens

What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love. 
Robert Herrick

People who can't kiss had everything given to them. 
Kenny Chesney

I did that film just so I could kiss Robert Redford. 
Charlotte Rampling

Don't you want me to kiss you goodbye, sweetie?
"Kiss a cow farm boy” 
Nora Roberts

...I feel like a traitor, a phony, a fake. But I am a hypocrite with the best intentions, and I need kissing desperately.
Coco J. Ginger

We were kissing like it was a long-forgotten language that we'd once been fluent in and were finding again
Morgan Matson
College Quotes

I’m the guy who knows how you can hurt so much that your insides feel like they’re cut and bleeding.
Stephanie Witter

Some people get an education without going to college. The rest get it after they get out.
Mark Twain

I can't take anything you don't give me. Stop giving me power over your life.
Chelsea M. Cameron

But in college, we can wear our alcohol abuse as proudly as our university sweatshirts; the two concepts are virtually synonymous.
Koren Zailckas

To be a writer you have to write -- and no academic degree is going to do the writing for you. 
Michelle Richmond

Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching.
Oscar Wilde

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. 
Theodore Roosevelt

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. 
Mark Twain

The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one. 
William James

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. 
Frank Zappa

I accidentally forgot to graduate from college. 
Anne Lamott

I wanted to go to medical school. But, I never got a college scholarship. 
Edwin Moses

I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back. 
Fred Allen

I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration. 
Freddie Mercury

Every year, many, many stupid people graduate from college. And if they can do it, so can you.
John Green

A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
Shelby Foote

What else is there to do in college except drink beer or slit one's wrists?
Bret Easton Ellis

If the college you visit has a bookstore filled with t-shirts rather than books, find another college.
R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!
Jo Franz

I didn't give it much thought back then. I just wanted to get all the words straight and collect my A.
Gayle Forman

I think my degrees in Theology and Psychology qualified me for nothing, but probably prepared me for everything.
Brooke Bida
Problem Quotes

the only drinking problem I've ever had, is figuring out why I'm still stuck in this salad spinner
Josh Stern

There was a problem and that was that. Why didnt make a fiddlers fuck.
Hubert Selby Jr.

If someone corrects you, and you feel offended, then you have an ego problem.
Nouman Ali Khan

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. George Bernard Shaw

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. 
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. 
Bernard Williams

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more. 
George Bernard Shaw

The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem
Captain Jack Sparro

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities.
Frank Herbert

The problem is not to find the answer, it's to face the answer
Terence McKenna

If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.
Śāntideva

All the problem of women, starts with men. All the problem of men, ends with women.
Santosh Kalwar

Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.
Philip K. Dick

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money. Margaret Thatcher

For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. 
H. L. Mencken

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. 
Soren Kierkegaard

War is never a lasting solution for any problem. 
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. 
Voltaire

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. 
B. F. Skinner

Turn your obstacles into opportunities and your problems into possibilities.
Roy T. Bennett

Those who are most moral are farthest from the problem.
Saul D. Alinsky

Any problem can be made clearer with a picture, and any picture can be created using the same set of tools and rules.
Dan Roam

Thanks, Clementine. See what I mean? Sometimes you have to figure out the problem before you can figure out the solution.
Sara Pennypacker

Be careful about financial offers that often come by email. Before you respond to such an offer, ask yourself: do I really need a new problem?
Eraldo Banovac

A problem is a chance for you to do your best. 
Duke Ellington

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. Albert Einstein

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. Pablo Picasso

If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. 
Abraham Maslow

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. 
Groucho Marx

Inside of every problem lies an opportunity. 
Robert Kiyosaki

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.\ Erich Fromm

You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. 
Albert Einstein
Challenge Quotes

The strong-minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak-minded become haters.
Steve Maraboli

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Isaac Asimov

Never run from the enemy, tackle them
Victoria Addino

Finding the lesson behind every adversity will be the one important thing that helps get you through it.
Roy T. Bennett

The roughest roads often lead to the top.
Christina Aguilera

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Barack Obama

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity. 
Nelson Mandela

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption. 
Kurt Cobain

Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it's wrong. 
Ron Paul

A good spicy challenge strikes a balance between flavour and fear. 
Adam Richman

My biggest challenge every day is to be a great mother and a great businesswoman. Tory Burch

A trap is only a trap if you don't know about it. If you know about it, it's a challenge.
China Miéville

The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun.
Benedict Cumberbatch

A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
Gene Roddenberry

Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don't even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving.
Jayleigh Cape

The habits of a vigorous mind are born in contending with difficulties.
Abigail Adams

There is a tendency at every important but difficult crossroad to pretend that it's not really there.
Bill McKibben

I feel that the great challenge of our time is the communication of ideas. 
Alain de Botton

Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems - they love a challenge. 
Andrew Wiles 

As a company grows, communication becomes its biggest challenge. 
Ben Horowitz

I Am In Love With Myself, With My Heart.
Nirav Sanchaniya

Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. 

Barack Obama


That's the good thing about being president, I can do whatever I want. 

Barack Obama


I just miss - I miss being anonymous. 

Barack Obama


If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. 

Barack Obama


Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. 

Barack Obama


My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too. 

Barack Obama



We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. 

Barack Obama


The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on. 

Barack Obama


Why can't I just eat my waffle? 

Barack Obama


What Washington needs is adult supervision. 

Barack Obama

Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
Barack Obama

We are not at war against Islam.
Barack Obama

If everybody that voted in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this election. We will win this election.
Barack Obama

I have Muslim members of my family. I have lived in Muslim countries.
Barack Obama

I will continue to believe that Israel's security is paramount.
Barack Obama

The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries.
Barack Obama

My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
Barack Obama
Security Quotes

No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.
Willa Cather

No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.
Willa Cather

Self-respect--the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H.L. Mencken

Nowadays, you can do anything that you want—anal, oral, fisting—but you need to be wearing gloves, condoms, protection.
Slavoj Žižek

At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security. 
Jodi Rell

Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love. 
Billy Graham

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
Maxwell Maltz

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. 
John F. Kennedy

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. 
Douglas MacArthur

Distrust and caution are the parents of security. 
Benjamin Franklin

Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having someone just hold your hand.
Richelle E. Goodrich

most people come to know only one corner of their room, one spot near the window, one narrow strip on which they keep walking back and forth.
Rainer Maria Rilke

It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.
Criss Jami

Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

He's not safe, but he's good (referring to Aslan, the Lion, in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)
C.S. Lewis

The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.
Maya Angelou

Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Benjamin Franklin

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security. 
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Time is key to building your financial security. 
Suze Orman

Nichts ist stabiler als die Fahrt in den Abgrund.
Juli Zeh
Facts Quotes

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. 
William S. Burroughs

Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
Jawaharlal Nehru

You can't buy the love you want, you can't sell your love. Love is given by those who deserves it.
Jayson Engay

The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Sometimes, some lies that spoken with high confidence
could be more receptive than facts that spoken with doubt.
Toba Beta

I’m a fake fact factory. The things I make are the things I make up. Also, as a side business, I make love. Actually, I just made that up.
Dora J. Arod

Science, my boy, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.
Jules Verne

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
E.M. Forster

You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real. 
Chuck Palahniuk

The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts.
John Muir

No, I am not bitter, I am not hateful, and I am not unforgiving. I just don't like you.” 
C. JoyBell C

Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away.
Dorothy L. Sayers

It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.
Hilary Mantel

There's nothing more stubborn than a fact. That is why you hate them so much. They offend you.
Tom Rob Smith

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. 
Mark Twain

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. 
E. B. White

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. 
Will Rogers

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. 
Arnold H. Glasow

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. 
Maya Angelou

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. 
Joyce Brothers


Lying Quotes

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar
Abraham Lincoln

The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others. 
Friedrich Nietzsche

Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.
Barbara Bush

Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.
Criss Jami

Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.
Dorothy Allison

To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
Jacques Derrida

Actually," said Jace, "I prefer to think that I'm a liar in a way that's uniquely my own.
Cassandra Clare

There's a rebel lying deep in my soul. 
Clint Eastwood

The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception. 
Friedrich Nietzsche

Anyone who says they don't like to receive a gift is lying. 
Dita Von Teese

Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret. 
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying. 
Mary Wilson Little

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
George Washington

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.
George Carlin

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
Friedrich Nietzsche

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
Yogi Berra

If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself.
W. Somerset Maugham

Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else.
J.K. Rowling

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war. 

Donald Trump


You have to think anyway, so why not think big? 

Donald Trump


I have a great relationship with the Mexican people. 

Donald Trump


If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big. 

Donald Trump


Without passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing. 

Donald Trump


The point is that you can't be too greedy. 

Donald Trump


Owning a great golf course gives you great power. 

Donald Trump


When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough. 

Donald Trump


I judge people based on their capability, honesty, and merit. 

Donald Trump


I actually don't have a bad hairline. 

Donald Trump


I don't like losers. 

Donald Trump


Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad. 

Donald Trump


It's always good to be underestimated. 

Donald Trump


I'm the Ernest Hemingway of 140 characters. 

Donald Trump


Private jets cost a lot of money. 

Donald Trump

living your words, walking your talk, and talking your walk.
Donald J. Trump

When people are in a focused state, the words “I can’t,” “I’ll try,” “I’ll do it tomorrow,” and “maybe” get forced out of their vocabularies.
Donald J. Trump

All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's good to be expected.
Donald J. Trump

Criticism is easier to take when you realize that the only people who aren’t criticized are those who don’t take risks.
Donald J. Trump

A brand is two words: the ‘Promise’ you telegraph, and the ‘Experience’ you deliver.
Donald J. Trump

building a brand may be more important than building a business.
Donald J. Trump

Focus is essential to success, and successful people are people who can focus.
Donald J. Trump

The most important thing in life is to love what you’re doing, because that’s the only way you’ll ever be really good at it.
Donald J. Trump

The worst of times often create the best opportunities to make good deals. The
Donald J. Trump

It is easier to ask for money when you don’t need the money.
Donald J. Trumpa