Quote of the Day

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"An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind." Author Unknown
Quite frequently attributed to Gandhi, and the saying was popularized in the academy award-winning film "Gandhi," and was spoken by Ben Kingsley, playing Gandhi. No record of it being said by him in real life exists. Add Category or Author

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Saint Augustine

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul." Saint Augustine
As quoted in The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy : Daily Wisdom from the Greatest Thinkers (2004) pg. 50 The original, full quote reads "Quantum in te crescit amor, tantum crescit pulchritudo; quia ipsa charitas est animae pulchritudo," and was fully translated as "Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul." Here Augstine points out the inherent beauty that takes root within us when we love. Add Category or Author

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Benjamin Franklin

"If you want something done, ask a busy person." Benjamin Franklin
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"It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question." Eugene Ionesco
Découvertes (1970) As one of the pioneer playwrights of the "Theater of the Absurd," it is unsurprising that Ionesco would focus on the question rather than the answer or results, as the Absurdist movement did not frequently deal with logical conclusions. Add Category or Author

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"There's always room for improvement, it's the biggest room in the house." Louise Heath Leber
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Richard Bach

"True love stories never have endings." Richard Bach
This was reportedly stated by Bach, a best-selling author. After his marriage ended, he also reportedly stated, "[My wife] and I are no longer married. Soul mates, to me, don't define themselves by legal marriage." Add Category or Author

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"Love is friendship set on fire." Jeremy Taylor
As quoted in The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Poetry (2010) pg. 88 No context is available for this quote beyond the fact that Taylor wrote frequently on the subject of love and God. Add Category or Author

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Blaise Pascal

"Silence. All human unhappiness comes from not knowing how to stay quietly in a room." Blaise Pascal
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"Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out." Frank Clark
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Sophocles

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love." Sophocles
As quoted in Civilization's quotations: life's ideal (2002) pg. 49 No contextual information is available, beyond the fact that this quote is attributed to the tragic Greek playwright Sophocles. Add Category or Author

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"Whatever else there may be in our nature, responsibility toward truth is one of its attributes." Arthur Eddington
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"Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them." Miguel Unamuno
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George Bernard Shaw

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." George Bernard Shaw
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Victor Hugo

"The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable." Victor Hugo
As quoted in Edge-tools of speech (1899) pg. 495 Widely attributed to famous playwright Victor Hugo. Add Category or Author

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Lord Byron

"Like music on the waters is they sweet voice to me." Lord Byron
Stanzas for Music, st. 1 (1816). Byron wrote this in a poem, ostensibly to be set to music. The entire poem is loaded with innuendo, and is addressed specifically to the person with whom the speaker is attracted to. Add Category or Author

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 Euripides

"Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart." Euripides
Hippolytus lines 525-529 This quote is spoken of by the Chorus of the play, which here was made up of married women. They are here speaking of the sometimes overwhelming power of love. The lines continue, "...of those he would destroy. I pray that love may never come to me with murderous intent." While shocking, the quote displays how much power love has over us. Add Category or Author

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"To create more positive results in your life, replace 'if only' with 'next time'." Author Unknown
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"Dance as though no one is watching you. Love as though you have never been hurt before. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth." Souza
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Booker T. Washington

"You can't hold a man down without staying down with him." Booker T. Washington
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Mahatma Gandhi

"There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi
As quoted in Once Upon A Dream (2004) pg. 163 Add Category or Author

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"There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience" French Proverb
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