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.
Sit tight and wait for the ransom.
It is the motto of the Three Musketeers and is said once in the first book and once more by Aramis in the third book.
A phrase first written by Gerald Seymour in his 1975 book Harry's Game The book is about a British cabinet minister who is gunned down by an Irish Republican Army (IRA) assassin (Billy Downes), who escapes to Belfast's Catholic community, and an undercover agent (Harry Brown as Harry McEvoy)...
Telling a couple congratulations for their new baby is a great wayto celebrate the birth. It is also nice to buy them flowers orbring them a little gift to welcome the precious baby.
That quote was by Henry David Thoreau : "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them." It is from Chapter 8 of his book Walden (1854), an autobiographical writing.
Harry potter, last 3 words in the last book
\n. \n Mark Antony , from Julius Caesar, said that.
Jiminy Cricket is a character from the 1940 Disney movie,Pinocchio, and is supposed to be his conscience. The name issomething people say instead of saying Jesus Christ.
I think you mean "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.
Hey its your birthday and this is crazy heres the kitchen a sandwhich maybe?
He was talking to the Father. Jesus had fulfilled the Father's will.
Always faithful is the English equivalent of 'Semper fi'. In the word by word translation, the adverb 'semper' means 'always'. The syllable 'fi' is an abbreviation of the adjective 'fidelis', which means 'faithful'. . It's the motto of the Marine Corps of the United States of America. Marines take...
"One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion."
Ivanhoe, is a person that comes to mind, during the middle ages he was a leader.. To get you started I will provide 7 names for you: Lee Iacocca, Janis Ian, Ice Cube, Ice-T, Billy Idol, Don Ismus, and Burl Ives.
There would be more than one depending on your point of view.... 1. What is the quality of your intent 2. Sometimes history takes things into its own hands
yes because same is true for me that as a human being who is the best among GODs creation.thats why i ask this question to me
"Music soothes the savage beast and bends a knotted oak" (Congrave)
It was a quote said by Carleton Noyes . "Poetry: General Introduction". from Lectures on the Harvard Classics , 1914
Most people credit Voltaire for the quote 'I don't agree with youbut I will fight for your right to say it'. This, however, can notbe found in his work.
"Carpe Diem" is a sentence in Latin. Literally "Seize the day." In English it is often misinterpreted to mean "Do whatever you want, life is short," like the modern "YOLO" fad. However, it really was intended by its author (Horace) to mean "Work hard today, achieve great things, don't...
"the old women" said to josh "you have a hard nature little man"
I don't know about racist but I felt that they were more of a call for violence.
Someone on an Amazon.com review mentioned that he was at odds withhis publisher later in life. I can't find any reference to prove ordisprove this but it is the only claim I've seen.
It means that Gatsby's memory of Daisy had become more grand than reality, and he became obsessed with her, living his life for the sole purpose of reuniting with her, all based on his trumped up memory of her from their youth.
Well look at it this way imagine yourself as a baby now what would people say bout u or maybe express your feelings to your parents tell them how you feel i dont have any siblings so i wonder what it would be like to have a brother or sister
Exit - Death. Entrances - Life. Or the beginning and end of different stages of their life
I don't think that there is any one speech that invented that saying. Nor is there any famous speeches that use it jumping to mind. I do know, though, that this was a famous saying in the Roman Empire. Rome had an amazing road system starting from all of its gates going to every city they ruled. So...
It is meant for horsey people, and it means that you have to let the horse be free, don't always force it to do what you want, because they could prove wrong later.
George Carlin may have used the quote but he did not create it ... The quote was originally on a Carleton greeting card . I read somewhere that Mark Twain originated the quote Edit: Carlton Cards / American Greetings denied that this was created by them. One would be justified in being...
Benjamin Franklin
The correct quotation is "Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once". It's from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Act 2 Scene 2
"I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy" -Ludwig Van Beethoven
I once spoke with a Holocaust Survivor who was 12 years old at the time. She told me that she had been in Auschwitz and had the marks on her arm to prove it. When I asked her how she survived the ordeal she told me that she had survived only because of her age. When the Russian Armies came through,...
It depends on which famous quotation you are asking about. The most famous is probably "That was one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." and was spoken by Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong when he stepped off the LM landing pad on July 20, 1969. Pete Conrad (a fairly short...
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Mathias Lerch's famous quote was, "There is many man, but only one of you"
Gustave Flaubert, although it's normally attributed to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Go Quietly into the Night This quote is from William Shakespeare's Henry V. Copied andmodified for the film Independence Day. The end speech of thePresident: "Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will joinothers from around the world. And you will be launching the largestaerial...
There are many phrases , these are just a few... . Don't count your chickens before they hatch . A stitch in time saves nine . A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush . People who lives in glass houses should not throw stones . Better late than never . A picture is worth a thousand words . The...
Sealy Booth on 'Bones'. 'Bones' premiered in 2005. 2XS, a Shadowrun novel by Nigel Findley (first published by the Penguin Group in February 1992) used the phrase as well (final line of chapter 21). Not sure if it originated there, though. Joel Hodgson used the phrase, "Never trust a man with...
In the new era, thought itself will be transmitted by radio
To be or not to be. That is the question. from Shakespeare's Hamlet
The great wall is only strong when it is at its weakest. If you love something, let it go. _________ Also possible are two different proverbs that seem to be saying opposite things: Be not the first to put the old aside, nor yet the last by whom the new is tried. vs: Nothing ventured, nothing...
Man is not made to be idle. "In the sweat of thy face shall thou eat bread" is the curse of God, according to the Bible. It is more a blessing than a curse. We should not be like drones but should try to procure honey from every flow­er. There are so many things in this wonderful world and we are...
If a work to be done by one person is being done by so many, it gets spoiled. and so is broth also. If it is cooked by one cook, it tastes ok. If too many handle it they spoil it. eg. if all of them or few of them put salt individually and separately, the taste is gone. You'll have to make up...
JFK uttered the famous words Ich bin ein Berliner during a speech in Berlin, Germany, on June 26, 1963.
we thought we were the smartest and the strongest until ...... the turtles took over
If I remember correctly I think the quote was from Seinfeld. They were discussing the (fake) movie "Rochelle Rochelle", whichappears in several episodes. Whenever the movie name is mentioned,the movie's slogan is usually repeated. It goes: "Rochelle Rochelle - A young woman's strange and erotic...
this phrase is indeed a real phrase, it has a strong meaning to accompany it.
This quote by Abraham Lincoln means that it is necessary to succeed in your long term goals opposed to littler ones. Such as when loosing weight. Your ultimate goal is to lose weight, and it weighs higher than really wanting to eat sweets, or stopping for a day, week, etc. because you need to make a...
His body was a statue. His cock was a metal rod. Her pussy was a water fountain. His fists were hammers against her face. Her face became a black and blue balloon. Her body turned in to an ice cube. His heart was ice. He was slush when the cops came. He was a sad puppy in prison. Then they chopped...
In Godfather Part II , Don Michael Corleone said, "There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." Al Pacino played the part of Don Michael Corleone.
resilience is when some one has had a bad past and has bounced back and has put their bad experience behind them and moved on with their life. .
This quotation means that simply because you disagree with another person's opinion does not mean you should suppress it. It means that every person has a right to say their opinion and to express themselves. If you didn't defend someone's right to say something because you disagreed with them, it...
He has been in the city, in London, for five years. Cut off from nature, which is why his return is so significant.
God's World and You (1957) . How to Enjoy Work and Get More Fun Out of Life (1957) . Fundamentals of High Polymers (1958) . The Challenge of Chemistry (1959) Illustrated by Gil Cohen. . The Power to Influence People (1959) . Mental Drugs; Chemistry's Challenge to Psychotherapy (1960) . Common...
Answer . To give up means to simply stop trying at something.
Oh no... You'll need some nectar from the Simple Flower. It grows only in Yeti feces, which is found at the top of Mount Everest. You'll need a guide, and i would suggest not to take your hand out of the glove when you pick the flower... You might catch something. (Quite possibly Frostbite!)
it basically means live life to the fullest where you can't describe how amazing it would be.
Samuel Johnson said Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, as recorded by Boswell, April 1775
Very close. It's actually spelled Shirley Chisholm. Just missing that h.
"As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase." You're welcome!!
This is often incorrectly attributed to Goethe... but it's actually Canadian author and pastor Basil King, when he was speaking about overcoming fear. In the film "Almost Famous" Cameron Crowe misquotes this as Goethe which contributed to the confusion. Goethe 's closest quote was "Boldness...
"He was as fresh as is the month of may." "Love is blind." "People can die of mere imagination." "The life so short, the crafts so long to lean." "Time and tide wait for no man." "The guilty think all talk is of themselves." All by Geoffrey Chaucer
From the people like me and you without us their powerless
In a castle that had a deep moat, Lived a cow, a sheep and a goat, They wanted to go out and wander about, But all they needed was a boat. There was a man from Peru Who dreamed of eating a shoe. He awoke in a fright In the middle of the night And found that his dream had come true.
Congratulations. Now you're off to a world void of tardy bells, school lunch, locker combinations, and homerooms. Don't get too teary now.
No, he said "Speak softly and carry a big stick," referring to his foreign policy. He is also known for coining the phrases, "My hat is in the ring," "Good to the last drop," and "the bully pulpit."
"Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." - Mark Twain Explanation: Mark Twain is saying that members of Congress are idiots. "Don't think or judge, just listen." - Sarah Dessen Explanation: Basically, Sarah Dessen is saying that we...
From a newspaper editor who said 'for some folks, no news is good news. But for the Press, no news is not news'
"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." -Oliver Wendell Holmes, US author & physician (1809 - 1894)
The Summer is/was as hot as the desert.
the two wives are vaguely different. Muni's wife has much more control over him as she has the "upper hand", and feels more sympathetic for him rather love. In this family Muni's wife is the provider as he leaves her alone so she can "conjure up some food for him in the evening". There also most...
"Mine is a quiet explorations quest for new meanings in color, texture and design. Even though I sometimes portray scenes of poor and struggling people, it is a great joy to paint."
''There Is No Place Like Home'' to remind you that no matter how far you go in life, you'll always be welcomed, soothed, and comfortable in that little corner of the world you call home
Sarah Palin used it is a speech on July 3, 2009, but the original author is unknown. Original author is Terry Hodgson from University of Windsor in 1989