Quotes by Arthur O'Shaunessey

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems.

Arthur O'Shaunessey

Other Great Authors


Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.

Adrian Mitchell

We can do no great things; only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.

Will Rogers

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

Our American past always speaks to us with two voices the voice of the past, and the voice of the present. We are always asking two quite different questions. Historians reading the words of John Winthrop usually ask, What did they mean to him Citizens ask, What do they mean to us Historians are trained to seek the original meaning all of us want to know the present meaning.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Longfellow »

Today, there is a drug and alcohol abuse epidemic in this country. And no one is safe from it-not you, not me and certainly not our children, because this epidemic has their names written on it.

Nancy Davis Reagan »