Quotes

These are quotes that I have come across that I have thoroughly enjoyed.

(Note: This page is ever updating)

“All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.” – Plato

“Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.” – Fitzgerald

“The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“We are all Kings or Pawns” – Napolean Bonaparte

“I’m a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won’t.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one’s eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again” – Robert Browning

“The death of someone we know always reminds us that we are still alive – perhaps for some purpose which we ought to re-examine.” -Mignon McLaughlin

“It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Let us consider that we are all insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles…” – Mark Twain

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.” – Diane Arbus

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