"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
+ Attributions Very often misattributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. No evidence exists that either of them wrote or spoke this. With this quote we can see the romantic attitude present in the human race. What lies within us here is everything that makes us great: love, creation, and individual thought. Confidence Courage Editor's Pick Famous Inspirational Life Motivational Pearls of Wisdom Photo of the Day Quote of the Day Top 100
"An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind."
+ Attributions Yale Book of Quotations - Fred R. Shapiro, editor An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind is frequently attributed to M. K. Gandhi. The Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence states that the Gandhi family believes it is an authentic Gandhi quotation, but no example of its use by the Indian leader has ever been discovered. There are also multiple examples of similar sayings from much earlier in history. The King James version of the Bible is just one example "An eye-for-eye and tooth-for-tooth would lead to a world of the blind and toothless." Editor's Pick Pearls of Wisdom Positive Quote of the Day Wisdom
"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart."
+ Attributions Some say that this quote is taken from "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The most recent translation from French to English by Richard 399 Votes Cute Editor's Pick Friendship Quote of the Day
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