Quotes by John McCrae

If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.

John McCrae

Other Great Authors


The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -- and you are the easiest person to fool.

Richard Phillips Feynman

It was from an old friend who thought he was dying. Anyway, he said, Life and death issues don't come along that often, thank God, so don't treat everything like it's life or death. Go easier.

Charles Grodin

Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.

Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time.

Honore' de Balzac

Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.

Harriet Lerner

From the totalitarian point of view, history is something to be created rather than learned.

George Orwell, Essay: The Prevention of Literature 1946 »

It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.

Voltaire »