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History's Greatest Quotes


Drogheda445

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My pick of the greatest quotes in history:

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." - Albert Einstein

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

"That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil." - Plato

"There never was a good war or a bad peace." - Benjamin Franklin

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today." - Benjamin Franklin

"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." - Albert Einstein

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." - Martin Luther King Jr.

"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure." - Sven Goran Eriksson

Any other great quotes you'd like to add to this list?
 

Rural

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Oscar Wilde.
 

L'Chaim

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"We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon — no alternative. The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight." - Golda Meir
 

Ulster-Lad

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I like the one in my sig. ;)
 

artfoley56

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From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend on reading it. Groucho Marx
 

ger12

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There's no evidence whatsoever that men are more rational than women. Both sexes seem to be equally irrational.

Albert Ellis (psychologist)
 

Analyzer

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We all partied - A clown in the Kildare Street circus circa 2008.
 

Ulster-Lad

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We have turned a corner.
 

LadyLou

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When the history of the world is written this will not be in it. Ben Bradlee
 

Drogheda445

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"I dont know why yiz dont just go and fncking kill yerselves yiz shower of moany cnnts." Taoiseach of the Irish republic, Patrick Bartholomew "Bertie" Ahern ( 12 September 1951 - 15 May 2013 )
He's going to die in 9 days time?! :shock:
 

ellie08

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The boom is getting boomer - famous for being oh so.. Incorrect
 

Analyzer

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well...I have only one regret...and dat was not been abel to bild de stay d e um...
 
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