The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.

By : Eric Hoffer 0 Likes          


The age I'm at now, you go from being a young girl to suddenly you blossom into a woman. You ripen, you know? And then you start to rot.

By : Liv Tyler

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It's hard to start from the bottom.

By : Lou Duva

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And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.

By : George Chapman

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If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you.

By : Levon Helm

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Ladies be seated, the party has only begun.

By : Johnny Olson

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A win by an unsound combination, however showy, fills me with artistic horror.

By : Wilhelm Steinitz

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What is new in all of this is that the old poles of attraction represented by nation-states, parties, professions, institutions, and historical traditions are losing their attraction.

By : Jean-Francois Lyotard

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I figure when you get married, it doesn't matter how much you earn or how much your husband earns, just as long as everything you do for the house is together, while still reserving some part of yourself to be yourself.

By : Marta Kristen

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The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.

By : Ray Stannard Baker

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In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth, or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.

By : David Ricardo

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I think part of the appeal of mathematical logic is that the formulas look mysterious - You write backward Es!

By : Hilary Putnam

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Let's start fresh with Russia on some real help and some real reform.

By : Jeffrey Sachs

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