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Quotes to Uplift your Life

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Quotes and Quotations by Topic

Science

If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.

— Burroughs, John

Selfishness

Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.

— Zangwill, Israel

Silence

Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.

— Zeno

There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.

— Alfieri, Vittorio

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.

— Carlyle, Thomas

Solitude

By all means use some time to be alone.

— Young, Edward

Soul

All souls must undergo transmigration and the souls of men revolve like a stone which is thrown from a sling, so many turns before the final release…Only those who have not completed their perfection must suffer the wheel of rebirth by being reborn into another human body.

— Zohar

Speech

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

— Buddha

Spirituality

Alas! while the body stands so broad and brawny, must the soul lie blinded, dwarfed, stupefied, almost annihilated? Alas! this was, too, a breath of God, bestowed in heaven, but on earth never to be unfolded!

— Carlyle, Thomas

Success

There is no such thing as a self-made man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the makeup of our character and our thoughts, as well as our success.

— Adams, George Matthew

Too low they build who build below the skies.

— Young, Edward

In Fame’s temple there is always a niche to be found for rich dunces, importunate scoundrels or successful butchers of the human race.

— Zimmerman

The success of any venture will be helped by prayer, even in the wrong denomination.

— Boyle, Charles P.

Success can be insured only by devising a defense against the contingency plan.

— Boyle, Charles P.

Why be a man when you can be a success?

— Brecht, Bertold

At some time in the life cycle of virtually every organization, its ability to succeed in spite of itself runs out.

— Brien, Richard H.

If at first you don’t succeed you’re running about average.

— Alderson, M.H.

First must give place to last, because last must have his time to come; but last gives place to nothing, for there is not another to succeed.

— Bunyan

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

— Byron, Lord

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.

— Casson, Herbert N.