Lots of Quotes for Essays

Topics: Courage, George Bernard Shaw, Ralph Waldo Emerson Pages: 23 (4800 words) Published: May 12, 2013

“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” - Lucille Ball

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” - Henry Ford

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” - George Bernard Shaw

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” - Mark Twain

“No one is so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.” - Henry David Thoreau

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.” - Victor Hugo

“The old believe everything: the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything.” - Oscar Wilde

“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” - Benjamin Franklin
“Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.” - Ogden Nash

“You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” - Bob Hope


“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” - Lee Iacocca

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” - Maya Angelou

“He who angers you conquers you.”
- Elizabeth Kenny

“Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” - Mohandas Gandhi

“When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.”
- Mark Twain

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.” - William Congreve

“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” - Buddha

“Anyone can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time and for the right purpose and in the right way – that is not within everyone’s power and that is not easy.” - Aristotle

“Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words.” - Dr. Joyce Brothers


“Beauty, without expression, tires.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” - Leo Tolstoy

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
- Margaret Hungerford

“I’m tired of all the nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want – an adorable pancreas?” - Jean Kerr

“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
- Confucius

“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” - Martin Buxbaum
“It is not beauty that endears; it’s love that makes us see beauty.” - Leo Tolstoy

“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” - Dorothy Parker

“You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” - Chuck Palahniuk

“Beauty is whatever gives joy.”
- Edna St. Vincent Millay


“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” - Henry Ford

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” - Robert Frost
“Never burn bridges. Today’s junior jerk, tomorrow’s senior partner.” - Sigourney Weaver
“The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.” - Aristotle Onassis

“It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.” - Mahatma Gandhi
“If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong either with you or with your business.” - William J. H. Boetcker

“If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.” - Kahlil...
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