The Senate Quotes

We all have the chance to create a world where extreme poverty is the exception rather than the rule, and where all children have the same chance to thrive, no matter where theyre born.

Bill Gates

Despicable means used to achieve laudable goals render the goals themselves despicable.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Borrowed thoughts, like borrowed money, only show the poverty of the borrower.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

Friends are the thermometer by which we may judge the temperature of our fortunes.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

Mark Twain

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

Even if the water becomes hot water, it will quench the fire.

Tamil proverb

There is no "worst" in what is new. Everything that has existed is bad, or else no one would have improved upon it by revolution and change.

Isidore Isou

Christ wants to lead men by their love, their personal love to Him, and the confidence of His personal love to them.

Horace Bushnell

Jesus is the true manifestation of God, and He is manifested to be the regenerating power of a divine life.

Horace Bushnell

Took cover. In the action business, when you don't want to say you ran like a mouse, you call it 'taking cover.' It's more heroic.

Jim Butcher

Everyone is down on pain, because they forget something important about it: Pain is for the living. Only the dead don't feel it.

Jim Butcher

My outlook is that life is like a self-service restaurant and you have to help yourself. Sometimes when you see what the other fella has got, you want some of it too.

Max Bygraves

Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.

Stuart Chase

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Samuel Butler

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

Samuel Butler

Memory and forgetfulness are as life and death to one another. To live is to remember and to remember is to live. To die is to forget and to forget is to die.

Samuel Butler

They [my thoughts] are like persons met upon a journey; I think them very agreeable at first but soon find, as a rule, that I am tired of them.

Samuel Butler

Happiness is not a life without pain, but rather a life in which the pain is traded for a worthy price.

Orson Scott Card

Poverty is the mother of crime.

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

Science has brought us power and ideas but not the wisdom or responsibility to handle them.

Peter J. Carroll

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.

Samuel Butler

Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.

Albert Camus

One recognizes one's course by discovering the paths that stray from it.

Albert Camus
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