American Author Quotes

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Henry David Thoreau

"The language of friendship is not words, but meanings." Henry David Thoreau
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849) This famous American author spent two years living in the wilderness at Walden Pond, where he penned some of his most-remembered works. This quote was written in memory of a trip he took with his brother John, who died of tetanus in 1842. The quote continues, "It is an intelligence above language. One imagines endless conversations with his Friend, in which the tongue shall be loosed, and thoughts be spoken without hesitance or end..." Add Category or Author

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Anais Nin

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." Anais Nin
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Sam Levenson

"If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button." Sam Levenson
As quoted in Hands Pointed Up (2004) pg. 145 Add Category or Author

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Kurt Vonnegut

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be." Kurt Vonnegut
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"The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking." Christopher Morley
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Brian Tracy

"You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you." Brian Tracy
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Henry Miller

"The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love." Henry Miller
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Henry David Thoreau

"We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect." Henry David Thoreau
Journal (1962) pg. 130 The quote above is preceded by, "I know of no rules whichs holds so true as that." Here Thoreau shows us that our expecations can create a reality. Add Category or Author

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"The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former." Alfred Montapert
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Mark Twain

"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them." Mark Twain
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Nora Roberts

"Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice." Nora Roberts
As quoted in Rainbow Bridge Farm (2003) pg. 127 Add Category or Author

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Helen Keller

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature." Helen Keller
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Zig Ziglar

"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have." Zig Ziglar
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Napoleon Hill

"What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve." Napoleon Hill
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Brian Tracy

"People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine." Brian Tracy
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Anthony Robbins

"I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk." Anthony Robbins
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Zig Ziglar

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." Zig Ziglar
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Mark Twain

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them." Mark Twain
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"The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight." Natalie Barney
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Mark Twain

"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up." Mark Twain
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Marianne Williamson

"We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present." Marianne Williamson
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