Great short quotes - Page 301

Confucius

[The superior man] acts before he s…

11 Jan , 2010  

[The superior man] acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. Great short quote and quotation by: Confucius, The Confucian Analects , Chinese philosopher & reformer (551 BC – 479 BC)

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Dan Quayle

[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] …

11 Jan , 2010  

[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression. Great short quote and quotation by: Dan Quayle, 4/11/91 (reported in Esquire, 8/92) , US Republican politician (1947 – )

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Henry David Thoreau

[Water is] the only drink for a wis…

11 Jan , 2010  

[Water is] the only drink for a wise man. Great short quote and quotation by: Henry David Thoreau , US Transcendentalist author (1817 – 1862)

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Ernest Hemingway

[What is the definition of guts?] G…

11 Jan , 2010  

[What is the definition of guts?] Grace under pressure. Great short quote and quotation by: Ernest Hemingway , US author & journalist (1899 – 1961)

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Diogenes the Cynic

[When asked what was the proper tim…

11 Jan , 2010  

[When asked what was the proper time for supper] If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can. Great short quote and quotation by: Diogenes the Cynic, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers , (412 BC – 323 BC)

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Lynn White, Jr

[W]e shall continue to have a worse…

11 Jan , 2010  

[W]e shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man. Great short quote and quotation by: Lynn White, Jr., “The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis”, Science V. 155 No. 3767 (10 March 1967), pp. 1203-1207. ,

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