Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Great Quotes by Great People

  


"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."

"An eye for an eye will leave everyone blind."

- Mahatma Gandhi.

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"Love begins at home."

-Mother Teresa

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 "I stand here before you not as a prophet but as a humble servant of you, the people. Your tireless and heroic sacrifices have made it possible for me to be here today. I therefore place the remaining years of my life in your hands."

 "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

- Nelson Mandela

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"Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity. But one hundred years later, we must face the tragic fact that the Negro is still not free."

"I have a dream."

- Martin Luther King

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 "The Soviet people want full-blooded and unconditional democracy."

"Freedom of choice is a universal principle to which there should be no exceptions."

- Mikhail Gorbachev


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 "Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in the ancient Greek republics: freedom for the slave-owners. "

- Lenin

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 “The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.”

- J. Robert Oppenheimer

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“This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German Government a final note stating that unless we heard from them by eleven o'clock that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you that no such understanding has been received and that consequently this country is at war with Germany.”

 - Neville Chamberlain

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    "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."

- Barack Obama

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  "A tyrst with destiny - A the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awaken to life and Freedom" - August 14th 1947.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

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"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."


- Moses

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The scientific history of radium is beautiful."

-Marie Curie

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"The flame of French resistance must not and shall not die."

-Charles de Gaulle

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"The enemy has begun to emply a new and most cruel bomb."

-Emperor Hiroshito

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"And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. 

My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. "

- J F Kennedy

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 "We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender". "You ask, what is our policy? I can say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival."

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."

"This was their finest hour."

- Winston Churchill

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"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. "

- Charles Darwin

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"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

“You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.”

- Abraham Lincoln

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“Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"

- Ronald Reagan

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 “If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

- Isaac Newton

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“That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger.”

- Friedrich Nietzche

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“The pen is mightier than the sword.”

- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”

- Sun-tzu

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“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

- Fred R. Barnard

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“Divide and Conquer.”

- Julius Caesar

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“Never interrupt your enemy when he's making a mistake.”

- Napolean Bonaparte

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“It is easier to get forgiveness than permission.” - Stewart's Law of Retroaction from Murphy's Law, Book Two.
 
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

-Confucius

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“To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.”

- George Washington

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"Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny."

-Lao-Tze

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Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching

-Unknown Author

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