Quotes by Francois Villon

I know all except myself.

Francois Villon

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Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language.

Johnson

Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.

Moorish Proverb

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.

Leonardo da Vinci

University President Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers...and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.

Isaac Asimov

Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.

Joseph Sugarman

Don't go chasin' waterfalls. Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to.

TLC, Waterfalls »

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things Knows not the livid loneliness of fear.

Amelia Earhart »