QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

List of all popular poets and new poets.

All Quotations / Quotations from Leo Rosten

Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience.
Extremists think "communication" means agreeing with them.
For some not to be martyrs is martyrdom indeed.
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
Most men do not mature, they simply grow taller.

Best Quotations

"Show me your value or I show you the door."

Coach Mac - Xaverian, Westwood, MA
"Ama me fideliter Fidem meam noto De corde totaliter Et ex mente tota, Sum presentialiter Absens in remota."

Anonymous
"Fr., I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday."

King Henry IV of France
"Use what talent you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."

Henry Van Dyke
"As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying."

Arthur C. Clarke