Quotations

Oliver Cromwell

Oliver CromwellI beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible that you may be mistaken.

Oliver Cromwell, writing to the synod of the Church of Scotland on August 5, 1650. The Scottish kirk held firm views about its tenets. [The word tenet is from the Latin verb tenere, meaning “he holds.” Tenets are best held lightly, rather than firmly.

Oliver Cromwell (English, military and political leader)

Raymond Merrill Smullyan

Raymond Merrill SmullyanI give nothing as duties.
What others give as duties, I give as living impulses.

 

 

Raymond Merrill Smullyan (American mathematician, concert pianist, logician, Taoist philosopher and magician)

 

D. H. Lawrence

D. H. LawrenceDifferent places on the face of the earth have different vital effluence, different vibration, different chemical exhalation, different polarity with different start, call it what you like. But the spirit of place is a great reality.

D. H. Lawrence (English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist and literary critic)

Erica Jong

Erica JongAdvice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.

 

 

Erica Jong (American author and teacher)

 

 

Mary Kay Ash

Mary Kay AshDon’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.

 

Mary Kay Ash (American businesswoman)

 

Julia Roberts

Julia RobertsI believe that two people are connected at heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.

 

Julia Roberts (American actress)

 

Julie Andrews

Julie AndrewsPerseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.

 

Julie Andrews (British film and stage actress, singer and author)

 

Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

 

 

Groucho Marx (American comedian and film star)

 

Theodor Herzl

 Theodor HerzlA man’s very act begins with a dream and ends with one.

 

Theodor Herzl (Austro-Hungarian journalist and the father of modern political Zionism)

 

 

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal AtatürkTo see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.

 

 

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey)

 

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