Famous Irish Saying

Andrew Greeley – Well, the Irish aren’t much into showing affection. There was crisis when we were wiped out in the Depression and my father went into the gloom. But surely in the years when I was an adolescent during the war years, there was, I would say, a rebirth of affection there.

Famous Quotes

“Don’t ask for an easier life, ask to be a stronger person.”
“The unexamined life is unworth living.” — Socrates

“A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.” — Thomas Jefferson

Famous Saying

“Anytime you see someone more successful than you are,
they are doing something you aren’t.”
— Malcolm X

Famous Quote

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster – For when you look long into the abyss,
the abyss also looks into you.” — Nietzsche

Quotes

The three great essentials to achieving anything worthwhile are; first, hard work, second, stick-to-it-iveness, and third, common sense.   —  Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)  American Inventor

“What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?”  —  Evelyn Waugh

Famous Sayings

If there is one thing upon this earth that mankind love
and admire better than another, it is a brave man, — it is
the man who dares to look the devil in the face and tell
him he is a devil.  —  James A. Garfield

Famous Quote

“Whatever coaxes us out of hiding, to write, record, and express, is a revolutionary act. It says that we believe our lives count. Our lives do count.” (Sark, from “Succulent Wild Woman: Dancing with your Wonder-full Self!”)