Quotes by Miriam Makeba

Age iswisdom, if one has lived one's life properly.

Miriam Makeba

Other Great Authors


As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived.

German Proverb

Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.

Gyles Lytton Sitrachy

Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.

Thomas Fuller

If the grass is greener in the other fellow's yard - let him worry about cutting it.

Fred Allen

Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.

Doug Casey, Investment guru; author of Crisis Investing

It was when Lucifer first congratulated himself upon his angelic behavior that he became the tool of evil.

Dag Hammarskjld »

I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.

Walt Whitman »