Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
- Amelia Earhart

Of course I realized there was a measure of danger. Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once gaised and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
- Amelia Earhart

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear, nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear the sound of wings.
- Amelia Earhart

The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness.
- Max Eastman

I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
- Clint Eastwood

I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.
- Clint Eastwood

A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.
- Abba Eban

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
- Abba Eban

One day you've got to realize that resources don't belong to you. Work with God to plant the seeds in the lives of other people.
- Jack Echerd

Morality regulates the acts of man as a private individual; honor, his acts as a public man.
- Esteban Echeverría

What is Truth? Truth is something so noble that if God could turn aside from it, I would keep the Truth and turn aside from God.
- Johannes Eckhard

Between God and Me there is no "Between."
- Meister Eckhart

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
- Meister Eckhart

Fear prophets... and those prepared to die for the truth, as a rule make many others die with them, often before them, and at times instead of them.
- Umberto Eco

If two things don't fit, but you believe both of them, thinking that somewhere, hidden, there must be a third thing that connects them, that's credulity.
- Umberto Eco

Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.
- Mary Baker Eddy

To live and let live, without clamor for distinction or recognition; to wait on divine Love; to write truth first on the tablet of one's own heart - this is the sanity and perfection of living, and my human ideal.
- Mary Baker Eddy

Star If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
- Marian Wright Edelman

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
- Marian Wright Edelman

Every succeeding scientific discovery makes greater nonsense of old-time conceptions of sovereignty.
- Sir Anthony Eden

There is no moment like the present. The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards: they will be dissipated, lost, and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence.
- Maria Edgeworth

I'm desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
- Dave Edison

I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun.
- Thomas Alva Edison

When Solomon said that there was a time and a place for everything he had not encountered the problem of parking an automobile.
- Bob Edwards

Preventives of evil are far better than remedies; cheaper and easier of application, and surer in result.
- Tryon Edwards

Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
- Tryon Edwards

He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the tomorrow than he is today.
- Tryon Edwards

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
- Tryon Edwards

If I were a gambler, I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000.
- Paul Ehrlich

Desiderata
- Max Ehrmann

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Modern man lives increasingly in the future and neglects the present.
- Loren Eiseley

The future is neither ahead nor behind, on one side or another. Nor is it dark or light. It is contained within ourselves; its evil and good are perpetually within us.
- Loren Eiseley

You think that way as you begin to get grayer and you see pretty plainly that the game is not going to end as you planned.
- Loren Eiseley

Content is a word unknown to life; it is also a word unknown to man.
- Loren Eiseley

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice -- their choice.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

May we pursue that right without self-righteousness.
May we know unity without conformity.
May we grow in strength without pride of self.
May we, in our dealings with all people of the earth,
ever speak the truth and serve justice.
May the light of freedom, coming to all darkened lands,
flame brightly until at last the darkness is no more.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Most lies succeed because no one goes through the work to figure out how to catch them.
- Paul Ekman

Love makes the world go 'round, and so does a bump on the head.
- Bill Ekstrand

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
- George Eliot

It will never rain roses. When we want to have more roses, we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
- George Eliot

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
- George Eliot

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
- George Eliot

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
- T.S. Eliot

The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.
- T.S. Eliot

To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.
- T.S. Eliot

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasting time.
- T.S. Eliot

In my end is my beginning.
- T.S. Eliot

I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
- T.S. Eliot

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes from within the souls of men when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells Wakan-Tanka, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us. This is the real peace, and the others are but reflections of this. The second peace is that which is made between two individuals, and the third is that which is made between two nations. But above all you should understand that there can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.
- Black Elk

If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?
- Linda Ellerbee

Is this the hill I want to die on?
- Ellae Ellinwood

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends and the most patient of teachers.
- Charles W. Elliot

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
- Walter Elliott

The world's greatest thinkers have often been amateurs; for high thinking is the outcome of fine and independent living, and for that a professional chair offers no special opportunities.
- Havelock Ellis

Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
- Havelock Ellis

To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
- Havelock Ellis

So far as business and money are concerned, a country gains nothing by a successful war, even though that war involves the acquisition of immense new provinces.
- Havelock Ellis

Dreams are real while they are happening. Can we say anymore about life?
- Havelock Ellis

A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
- Havelock Ellis

Even the most scientific investigator in science, the most thoroughgoing Positivist, cannot dispense with fiction; he must at least make use of categories, and they are already fictions, analogical fictions, or labels, which give us the same pleasure as children receive when they are told the "name" of a thing.
- Havelock Ellis

The promised land always lies on the other side of the wilderness.
- Havelock Ellis

Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.
- Ralph Ellison

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
- Nathaniel Emmons

One principal reason why men are so often useless it, that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
- Nathaniel Emmons

Bloom where you planted.
- Mary Englebreit

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
- English Proverb

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
- English Proverb

A good beginning makes a good end.
- English Proverb

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.
- English Proverb

Keep company with those who may make you better.
- English saying

All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
- Epictetus

Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
- Epictetus

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

Star He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

So when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a tough and stalwart antagonist... that you may prove a victor at the Great Games.
- Epictetus

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
- Epictetus

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
- Epicurus

It is impossible to live pleasurably without living prudently, honorably, and justly; or to live prudently, honorably, and justly, without living pleasurably.
- Epicurus

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do?
- Epicurus

I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
- Epicurus

If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another.
- Epicurus

Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing?
Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing?
Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing?
Then why call him God?
- Epicurus

A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit.
- Erasmus

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
- Ludwig Erhard

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.
- John Erskine

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz

He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.
- M. C. Escher

Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow is wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Old Eskimo saying

To the fool, he who speaks wisdom will sound foolish.
- Euripides

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
- Euripides

Man's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
- Euripides

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
- Euripides

It is a good thing to be rich and a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be loved by many friends.
- Euripides

In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
- Euripides

I can do anything you want me to do so long as I don't have to speak.
- Linda Evangelista

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
- Bergen Evans

When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
- Edith Evans

Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

Star There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
- Douglas Everett

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence.
A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes.
A boss knows all, a leader asks questions.
A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.
A boss is interested in himself or herself, a leader is interested in the group.
- Russel H. Ewing

Truth hurts...not the searching after, the running from.
- John Eyberg


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