Quotes by Nicholas Boileau

Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.

Nicholas Boileau

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Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit- a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor- that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.

Walter Lord, World War II Memorial in Washington, DC

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.

Charlie Brown, Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

Arnold Glasgow

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.

John Milton »

It's a wonder man can eat at all, when things are big that should be small.

Jamiroquai, Virtual Insanity »