Quotes by Miriam Makeba

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

Miriam Makeba

Other Great Authors


People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given.

Sue Grafton

Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs.

Euripedes, Medea

Dawson Well, all I'm saying is that I want to look back and say that I did it the best I could while I was stuck in this place. Had as much fun as I could while I was stuck in this place. Played as hard as I could while I was stuck in this place. Dogged as many girls as I could while I was stuck in this place.

Dazed and Confused

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

Robert Frost

It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.

Lawana Blackwell

If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.

Sir Arthur Eddington »

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.

Edward Gibbon »