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"The pen is mightier than the sword." Edward Bulwer-Lytton
+ Attributions Richelieu (1839), Act ii, Scene ii From a play about Cardinal Richelieu, the scene continues, "The arch-enchanters wand! — itself a nothing! — But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike The loud earth breathless! — Take away the sword — States can be saved without it!" Here the author shows us that violence is not necessary for radical govermental change. Famous    Pearls of Wisdom    Top 100    War    War And Peace    Writing   

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson
+ 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   

"A picture is worth a thousand words." Fred R. Bernard
+ Attributions Printers' Ink (December 8, 1921) pg. 96-97 The first recorded use of this adage came in an article by Bernard advocating the use of pictures in advertisement, specifically in this case for use on streetcars. 444 Votes Famous    Pearls of Wisdom    Top 100   

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"The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end." Benjamin Disraeli
+ Attributions Disraeli was a politician who served as Britain's prime minister who also wrote several popular novels. This line comes from his "Henrietta Temple." Disraeli had an affair with a woman named Henrietta Sykes, which is presumably where he drew the inspiration for this novel. Cute    Cute Love    Humorous    Love    Love At First Sight    Quote of the Day    Short    Top 100   

"For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow." Rosemonde Gerard
+ Attributions As quoted in Respectfully quoted: a dictionary of quotations (1989) The original French reads, "Car, vois-tu, chaque jour je t’aime davantage, Aujourd’hui plus qu’hier et bien moins que demain," and is from a poem titled, "The Eternal Song" ("L'éternelle chanson"). The quote became popular after a jeweler began inscribing the verse on to medallions. 430 Votes Love    Top 100    Top 100 Famous   




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