Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, to live gratitude is to touch heaven.
- Joahannes A. Gaertner

Most of my major disappointments have turned out to be blessings in disguise. So whenever anything bad does happen to me, I kind of sit back and feel, well, if I give this enough time, it'll turn out that this was good, so I shouldn't worry about it too much.
- William Gaines

Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts.
- Serge Gainsbourg

Just as there must be balance in what a community produces, so there must also be balance in what the community consumes.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Star The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

It is almost as important to know what is not serious as to know what is.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I believe that if I should die, and you were to walk near my grave, from the very depths of the earth I would hear your footsteps.
- Benito Perez Galdos

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
- Don Galer

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
- Galileo Galilei

Doubt is the father of invention.
- Galileo Galilei

The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
- Galileo Galilei

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as it if had nothing else in the universe to do.
- Galileo Galilei

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
- Galileo Galilei

A hypothetical paradox: What would happen in a battle between an Enterprise security team, who always get killed soon after appearing, and a squad of Imperial Stormtroopers, who can't hit the broad side of a planet?
- Tom Galloway

When you cannot make pure goods and full weight, go to something that is honest, even if it is breaking stone.
- James Gamble

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi

When I despair...I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it ... always.
- Mahatma Gandhi

The Truth is simple and cannot be practiced. Suffering is complex and must be practiced.
- Gangaji

The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That's all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it's something you allow.
- Will Garcia

You know you're getting old when everything hurts. And what doesn't hurt doesn't work.
- Hy Gardner

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
- John W. Gardner

Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
- James A. Garfield

A tragedy is marrying a man for love and finding out he has no money.
- Cindy Garner

Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
- Barbara Garrison

With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but with tyrants, I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
- William Lloyd Garrison

I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has to say.
- Elizabeth Gaskell

Love for what is near and small makes the sublime real and effective within our hearts.
- José Ortega y Gasset

A teacher must always teach to doubt his teaching.
- José Ortega y Gasset

Often you have to rely on intuition.
- Bill Gates

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
- Bill Gates

That we can comprehend the little we know already is mindboggling in itself.
- Tom Gates

What do you take me for, an idiot?
- Charles de Gaulle

Who knows what women can be when they are finally free to become themselves.
- Charles de Gaulle

Many live in the ivory tower called reality; they never venture on the open sea of thought.
- Francois Gautier

We only part to meet again.
- John Gay

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

I am learning to be patient and compassionate with myself as I gain the courage to be true to myself.
- Shakti Gawain

When you're following your energy and doing what you want all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves.
- Shakti Gawain

Evil (ignorance) is like a shadow--it has no real substance of its own, it is simply a lack of light. You cannot cause a shadow to disappear by trying to fight it, stamp on it, by railing against it, or any other form of emotional or physical resistance. In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it.
- Shakti Gawain

I wouldn't mind dying -- it's the business of having to stay dead that scares the shit out of me.
- R. Geis

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Theodor Seuss Geisel

One doesn't have a sense of humor, it has you.
- Larry Gelbart

Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying.
- Charistian Furchtegott Gellert

If you understand, things are as they are.
If you do not understand, things are as they are.
- Gensha

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
- Dave Tyson Gentry

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
- David Lloyd George

What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war.
- Henry George

No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!
- Gerard

More is to be got from one teacher than from two books.
- German proverb

You have to take it as it happens, but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it.
- German proverb

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
- German proverb

My time is today.
- George Gershwin

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas Ghandi

Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing seamless process.
- Bartlett Giamatti

All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
- Edward Gibbon

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
- Edward Gibbon

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
- Kahlil Gibran

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
- Kahlil Gibran

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Kahlil Gibran

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
- André Gide

Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.
- Frank Gifford

Every civilizing step in history has been ridiculed as 'sentimental', 'impractical', or 'womanish', etc., by those whose fun, profit or convenience was at stake.
- Joan Gilbert

Mankind continues to become gradually less cruel because a few people in every generation keep saying, "This isn't right. It hurts me to see it."
- Joan Gilbert

You've no idea of what a poor opinion I have of myself, and how little I deserve it.
- W. S. Gilbert

No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have; and I think he's a dirty little beast.
- W. S. Gilbert

Star You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.
- Jerry Gillies

The love of mother and child is beautiful; but there is a higher law than that - the love of one another.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

It is impossible to maintain a civilization with 12 year olds having babies, and 15 year olds killing each other, and 17 year olds dying of AIDS, and with 18 year olds ending up with diplomas they can't even read.
- Newt Gingrich

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginot

There is nothing to be learned from history anymore. We're in science fiction now.
- Allen Ginsberg

Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.
- Nikki Giovanni

We love because it's the only true adventure.
- Nikki Giovanni

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
- Jean Giraudoux

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome.
- Jean Giraudoux

Only the mediocre are always at their best.
- Jean Giraudoux

Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
- Bhagavad Gita

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.
- Bhagavad Gita

Action is the product of the Qualities inherent in Nature.
- Bhagavad Gita

It is better to do thine own duty, however lacking in merit, than to do that of another, even though efficiently.
- Bhagavad Gita

For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather, every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.
- George Gissing

It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
- George Gissing

We look forward to the time when the power of love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessing of peace.
- William Ewart Gladstone

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

We all know a fool when we see one -- but not when we are one.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

In her single person she managed to produce the effect of a majority.
- Ellen Glascow

The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it.
- Jackie Gleason

Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when and how to get it, to give it lovingly and well. Unless a character possesses this talent there is no moment more annihilating to ease than that in which a present is received and given.
- Pamela Glenconner

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
- Max Gluckman

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard

God himself has no right to be a tyrant.
- William Godwin

Star Why of course the people don't want war... But after all it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
- Hermann Goering, Nazi leader, at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II

How many joys are crushed under foot because people look up at the sky and disregard what is at their feet?
- Catharina Elisabetha Goethe

Star He alone is great and happy who requires neither to command nor to obey in order to secure his being of some importance in the world.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Star There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try themselves, and those who are afraid that you will succeed.
- Ray Goforth

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much perfoms much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
- Vincent Van Gogh

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
- Vincent Van Gogh

As we advanced in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
- Vincent Van Gogh

If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
- Vincent Van Gogh

I wish they would only take me as I am.
- Vincent Van Gogh

If you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you.
- Robert F. Goheen

Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest thing in the nicest way.
- Isaac Goldberg

In the schoolhouse, we have the heart of the whole society.
- Henry Golden

A fine is a tax for breaking the law; a tax is a fine for obeying the law.
- J. H. Goldfuss

The most violent element in society is ignorance.
- Emma Goldman

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.
- Emma Goldman

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
- Goldsmith

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Give me a smart idiot before a stupid genius any day.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs.
- Samuel Goldwyn

To have a friend, you must be a friend.
- Jacqueline Gomelsky

While modern technology has given people powerful new communication tools, it apparently can do nothing to alter the fact that many people have nothing useful to say.
- Leo Gomes

The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
- Samuel Gompers

A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
- Edmond & Jules Goncourt

I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced that they are about to change the world, I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
- Ellen Goodman

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. To me, a picture is worth a thousand memories; for when all is said and done, it is the memories that last with us forever.
- Jeffrey A. Goodman

Humor is a universal language.
- Joel Goodman

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.
- Gail Goodwin

The impossible is often the untried.
- Jim Goodwin

My life's work has been accomplished. I did all that I could.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

Nothing in life is more exciting and rewarding than the sudden flash of insight that leaves you a changed person - not only changed, but for the better.
- Arthur Gordon

Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less.
- Rabbi Julins Gordon

Have a good day, count your blessings, and pass this along to remind everyone else how blessed we all are.
- Racheal Gordon

No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shape the soul and let the glory out.
- Al Gore Sr.

Whenever I hear the word culture, I reach for my revolver.
- Hermann Goring

Star Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
- Maxim Gorky

Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
- Remy De Gourmant

Star To get profit without risk, experience without danger and reward without work is as impossible as it is to live without being born.
- A.P. Gouthey

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
- Goya

Do one thing at a time and do that one thing as if your life depended upon it.
- Eugene Grace

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
- Baltasar Graciàn

A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
- Baltasar Graciàn

There is no wilderness like a life without friends; friendship multiplies blessings and minimizes misfortunes; it is a unique remedy against adversity, and it soothes the soul.
- Baltasar Graciàn

A prudent man will think more important what fate has conceded to him, than what it has denied.
- Baltasar Graciàn

I don't ever look back. I look forward.
- Steffi Graf

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
- Billy Graham

There is only one of you in the world, just one. And if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.
- Martha Graham

You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.
- Sheila Graham

I’m a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
- Antonio Gramsci

When you hire people who a smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are.
- R.H. Grant

We keep going back, stronger, not weaker, because we will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way.
- Earl G. Graves

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do.
- Albert Gray

When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
- John Gray

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
- Thomas Gray

Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
- David Grayson

A heart that loves is always young.
- Greek Proverb

Nothing will content him who is not content with a little.
- Greek Proverb

Star Most people say that as you get old, you have to give things up. I think you get old because you give things up.
- Theodore Green

Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut.
- Daniel Greenberg

Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
- Graham Greene

Catholics and Communists have committed great crimes, but at least they have not stood aside, like an established society, and been indifferent. I would rather have blood on my hands than water like Pilate if you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another name?
- Graham Greene

Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.
- Robert Greenleaf

I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
- Stephan Grellet

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take...
- Wayne Gretzky

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
- Wayne Gretzky

Man is the only creature endowed with the power of laughter; is he not also the only one that deserves to be laughed at?
- Greville

I go by many names, under many skies, doing many things, yet am always at the same place. I eat up its power, reveling in anguish. I love, I lie, I am only a human. This is my life, no trespassing. Please.
- The Lord Greycloak

The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
- Erwin N. Griswold

When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.
- Matt Groening

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
- Angus Grossart

Let me say at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
- Che Guevara

All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we've tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they're probably right.
- Cathy Guisewite

The little I know I owe to my ignorance.
- Sacha Guitry

You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.
- Sacha Guitry

The best way to turn a woman's head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile.
- Sacha Guitry

I used to sit on the banks with a raft and watch the water roll lazily by. One day I pushed my raft into the shallows of the water and found the water moved swifter than I thought. My raft was actually a boat. Then, after some time, I rowed my little boat into deeper water. There were great storms, mighty winds, tremendous waves, and sometimes I felt so alone. But I have noticed my little rowboat is now a mighty ship manned by my friends and loved ones; and beautiful calm seas, warm sunny days, and nights filled with comfortable dreams always double after a storm. Now, I could never go back and sit on the bank. In fact, I search for deeper water. Such is life when lived.
- B. D. Gulledge

He was trying to save both his faces.
- John Gunther

One may say that evil does not exist for subjective man at all, that there exist only different conceptions of good. Nobody ever does anything deliberately in the interests of evil, for the sake of evil. Everybody acts in the interests of good, as he understands it. But everybody understands it in a different way. Consequently men drown, slay, and kill one another in the interests of good.
- George Gurdjieff

A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
- George Gurdjieff

I have often depended on the blindness of strangers.
- Adrienne E. Gusoff

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso


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