Famous Quotations

Parent Category: Famous Speeches
This category contains questions and answers about some of the greatest quotes in history including the quotes themselves, their meanings, who said them, and when and where they were said.
important quotes by elesin from death and the king's horseman
She wants to have her cake and eat it too
" Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers" ~unknown origin To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. ~W.J. Vogel from The Rose by Amanda Mc Broom: Just remember in the winter Far beneath the bitter snow Lies the seed That with the sun's love, in the...
I.Everyday were learning english like pronouns and nouns adverbs and verbs part of speech,preposition conjunction interjection like phrases and clauses simple sentence and compound sentences basic sentence,present and future subject verb agreement English subject is the best subject with the...
the old adage of actions speak louder than words. that's self explanatory... why waste someones time in typing this question? and the phrase you stated isn't a phrase... its the one i stated^^
The quote was written by Alexander Pope, an English poet, in his work, "Essay on Man." His point of view was that man should accept that there are things in the universe that seem chaotic and contradictory, but that all has been ordained by God and that man is only one part of the overall plan....
It's "Saterday". You just answered it yourself.
ok lets say today is monday. and if today is monday and today is tomorrow then tomorrow would be monday. then yesterday would be monday because tomorrow is yesterday.
Ford used: Quality is job one.. The quality goes in before the name goes on.
This is the prologue of Act I in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, which basically summarizes the entirety of the play at the very beginning. Basically, it's saying "This is what we will perform in the span of two hours."
expect great things from God; attempt great things for God
This is a reference to a quote by Charles M. Schulz: "Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use." It refers to unused potential. People have talents and abilities that they simply never use. Like on a bike, each gear can help in different situations, but many people only live...
The language spoken by the Ubbwanian people from Ubbwa.
This is a great quote referring to the fact that your life may be long, but that doesn't matter. What matters is that you lived a life that was meaningful and fulfilled your purpose. After you die, nothing you have on this earth will matter. All that will matter is what your life did to prepare you...
"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages, they would have burned me. Now, they are content with burning my books."
Why is the course of true love never did run smooth a key theme?
Embarrassment could be very easily put into a metaphor, and thegreatest part is that there is so many you could come up with. Oneof them for example could be, "Embarrassment is like standingunprepared in the face a hurricane."
"Follow your Dreams And is they don't turn out right, try again"
In Italian we would say "Le regole sono fatte per essere infrante". It means that a rule is expected to be infringed, that there will be exceptions to it. It can be used as an excuse when violating something.
Victoria Budinger in 1969. He married 'Miss Jan' in 1984 and divorced in 1994. He then married 'Miss Sue', He died in 1996
It means that although most people respond well to a kind word,the responce to a kind word from someone carrying a gun is much faster
it takes up a life time to build up your reputation but takes one second to trash it believe in ur self because if you don't believe in yourself nobody will
Sun Tzu in "the Art of War" chapter 3 paragraph 18: . If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you...
I have 1 great quote about competitiveness: "Veni, vidi, vici." - Julius Caeser (Italian for I came, I saw, I conquered.)
Serenity Prayer God grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change; COURAGE to change the things I can; and WISDOM to know the difference. Living one day at a time; enjoying one moment at a time; accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He...
The conclusion of computers is that these are essential to human'sdaily lives. Computers are used in learning institutions, work,business, and on most daily activities.
A medieval saying connected with falconry. The falcon. being in the keepers hand, is better than two anywhere else. It is better to have a strong advantage with you than more somewhere else, that may come to nothing
Kerala is very famous for the houseboats and the crop production because there are many freshwater lakes and rivers in Kerala.
Excerpt from The Phrase Finder: "A search of web-based material shows that 'a friend in need is a friend indeed' has about twice the public currency as 'a friend in need is a friend in deed'. Those who stand up for the latter are probably correct, but they will have a hard time changing the mind...
It means that even if you have remembered a million facts, read a million books, studied a million subjects, you might not have learnt anything important, or anything to change your behavior. Or, put a little differently, it could mean that knowing stuff doesn't make you educated. Education is based...
Answer . One reference is to the growth of nanotechnology in southern countries such as India, Brazil, and China (which are moving along quickly) in comparison to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Islamic world.
Here are some good Andrew Jackson quotes that have stood the testof time, and are considered historic. "All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution areworth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by anindependent and virtuous Judiciary." "One man with courage makes...
This phrase comes from Samuel Clemens, usually known as Mark Twain, a 19'th/20'th century writer. Considering that his writings were filled with satirical humor, he was probably taking a not so subtle potshot at the quality of public education available in his day, and was suggesting that there is...
It means that cravings for food are based more on desire than on intelligent choice.
This phrase refers to misplaced allegiance, meaning that a person who places their trust or friendship in the wrong people and ignores or distrusts the people she should trust, "does not know which side her bread is buttered on".
gēar - the G is pronounced Y you could also use: winter - same as modern English (but you have to conjugate the noun depending on case and person)
'France, l'armée, tête d'armée, Josephine' which translates to : "France, the Army, Head of the Army, Josephine." A nice set of priorities. (But then, Napoleon was a man driven to be France's greatest military leader.)
I suppose you could, but that's not a very grammatically correct sentence. Maybe "Lying is always considered deceitful" but I don't think "a deceit" exists
It means that as you chew you are only partially aware that you are doing it because it hardly requires concentration. Much the same as watching tv really.
Time ocean of the till star.
The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant is a short story on this theme.
"Actions speak louder than words." It's probably a proverb. There is also a German version: " Die Tat wirkt mächtiger als das Wort. " and Finnish: " "Ei suuret sanat suuta halkaise" , and in other languages too.
Well, you have the right to be upset because you were probably looking forward to seeing them and they shouldn't have made a promise they arent keeping but in the same token, when people only get a weeks vacation, you do like spending it doing something you havent done before. They obviously felt...
Engineering is the discipline, art and profession of acquiring and applying technical, scientific, and mathematical knowledge to design and implement materials, structures, machines, devices, systems, and processes that safely realize a desired objective or invention.
One who is banished from home is called 'PRODIGAL'\n
His purpose was to tell people that segregation was good
Muffle your Rage. Get smart instead of musculer
too many cooks spoil the broth . One day I and my cousin visited a restaurant and so many cooks cameto take our order.We told them to make us a broth with some slizesof bread we asked for just one and they all sped off to thekitchen. WE were worried that they might make a not so good brothand...
I believe it mean to us and the people around us.
It's a pun because Mercutio wasn't a serious man, and grave has 2meanings: 1. serious, 2. burial site. This pun is used by Mercutio when he gets wounded by the sword andis dying, so even though the phraseology "grave man" indicates thathe is referring to himself as serious, he is actually referring...
The phrase "wall of separation between the church and the state" was originally coined by Thomas Jefferson in a letter to the Danbury Baptists on January 1, 1802.
This is a famous sentence that shows the importance of punctuation.There is a different meaning depending on how you punctuate it.This is the alternative interpretation: A woman: without her, man is nothing.
The form of rhyme in Thanatopsis is Iambic Pentameter. 'Penta' means five, as in Pentagram, a shape with 5 sides. The rhythm sounds like da Dum da Dum da Dum da Dum da Dum, so there are 5 beats or 'feet' as they are called in poetry. If you clap while reading a line with the beat of the poem, you...
People did not greet each other much differently in USA in the 1800's, but other countries it depends.
It appears to be a cautionary phrase telling you to be careful what you accept and from whom, and probably can be taken to include any offers that might or might not be scrupulous.
For an airplane taking off I believe that would be a combination of Bernoulli's principle and ground effect.
Technically, Money does grow on trees seeing as for trade (i.e. Fruit and paper). Back in the 1800's trading was used as money such as wood. Also U.S. paper money is made from 25% Linen and 75% Cotton which comes from a plant, aka, a tree based source. Also, Banks have branches which is a tree...
There was a very popular comic strip of the fifties, and sixtiescalled Pogo. It was about Pogo Possum and a bunch of colorful,characters that lived in the Okefenokee Swamp. In one of the strips(I can't find the date it originally ran), Pogo and a friend arestanding in front of a place used to dump...
One Perspective Read the Qu'ran, and you'll find the answer. Another Perspective Perhaps it is best to consider Hell in contrast to Heaven. Heaven is a place (state) of being with God and those whom we love. Heaven is joy, being completely open to God's love, being open to those around...
No. This was said by William Congreve. The full quote is, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast , to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation that doesnt judges them by their skin color."
When the tides of life turn against you, And the current upsets your boat, Don't waste those tears on what might have been, Just lay on your back and float.
you must give money before you can get money
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event -- it is a habit.. Aristotle (BC 384-322, Greek philosopher) http://www.cybernation.com/quotationcenter/quoteshow.php?id=52827.
Answer . They most certainly can. Narcissism is a personality disorder and we all have different personalities. It doesn't matter if you are narcisstic or not, you still can have sexual acts towards a son and daughter and that's sexual abuse! \n. \nI am sorry to hear of your problems, and I...
General Douglas MacArthur is remembered for saying, "I shall return" during World War II.
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was a British officer, statesman, andwriter. As Prime Minister of Britain during World War II , herepresented the indomitable will of the people of Great Britain. Inearlier years, he was a war correspondent as well as a soldier inthe Boer War (1899-1902). He was First...
This line appears in several films, including Stardust (2007), as a response by Yvaine (the star, Claire Danes) to Tristan (Charlie Cox) when they escape but are stranded on a cloud.
It comes from the section on love in "The Prophet" by Khalil Gabran; it also was used in a movie but I cannot remember what movie, if anyone knows it would be great for them to share it.
people with empty minds brag a lot
The Wizard of Oz was actually a regular guy hiding behind a curtain and using a machine to create a mighty and powerful display of "The Wizard." Dorothy and her friends believed him the first time. After destroying the witch they came back to him, but he tried to deny their rewards. Dorothy's dog...
"Time is a vindictive bandit to steal the beauty of our former selves. We are left with sagging, rippled flesh and burning gums with empty socks." -by Raphael the Renaissance artist.
Depends on your definition of folktale. Try the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke ch 10, v 30-37.
Chinese during the Ming dynasty had clips on their hats that could be fastened to their coat arms to keep their hands free during battle
Answer . Could be a vacuum leak - perhaps bad brake booster. Could be worn brake linings metal to metal
Edgar is quiet and stays in the room where Catherine lays, restless and grieving. Heathcliff, is angry and takes out his anger on Isabella. He then goes to see Cathy after her death and Nelly spots him outside. She goes to see him on top of the hill outside her window. While there Heathcliff asks...
The quote is credited to American author Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915). I believe what he meant by the saying is that if you do nothing in your life because you are afraid of making a mistake, then you will find your life wasted and nothing done. Hubbard seems to be saying that in his opinion, there...
It was the cost of a shave and a haircut in a barber shop during the mid-1800s - 2 bits. 2 bits equals a quarter.
Keith Kennedy in 1985 if it is the same The Bottom Line I know of
FDR called December 7, 1941 this
HEALTH IS WEALTHWhat can be more valuable in our lives than our health? A well known proverb: "Health is Wealth"- perfectly describes the significance of health. All of us met ill people. Did they look happy? Probably, not, since the disease Didi not let them relax and feel them happy.you can be...
In memory of those who died in the Columbine High School shooting- Death is not a stain on the colors of life, But one which enhances it
"You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing."
The quote "The more you know, the more you realize you know nothing." was said by the greek philosopher Socrates. More info on Socrates: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socrates