quotes

The Best Quotations

www.best-quotations.com
 


My "other" sites:

best quotations about

Futility


♣

14 quotesVisits: 56

Quotations

Lao-TzuDoing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.

—  Lao-Tzu, 6th cent. BC, Chinese philosopher

Emile M. CioranSince the only things we remember are humiliations and defeats, what is the use of all the rest?

—  Emile M. Cioran, 1911-1995, French-Romanian philosopher

Mahatma GandhiWhatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

—  Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948, Indian leader of independence

Jean-Paul SartreNothingness haunts being.

—  Jean-Paul Sartre, 1905-1980, French philosopher

Albert CamusThe struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

—  Albert Camus, 1913-1960, French writer, Nobel 1957

Stanislaw Jerzy LecSuppose you succeed in breaking the wall with your head. And what, then, will you do in the next cell?

—  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, 1906-1966, Polish author of maxims

Harry TrumanIt doesn't matter how big a ranch you own or how many cows you brand, the size of your funeral is still gonna depend on the weather.

—  Harry Truman, 1884-1972, American President [1945-1953]

Carl SaganWe are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.

—  Carl Sagan, 1934-1996, American astronomer

Peter DruckerThere is nothing quite so useless, as doing with great efficiency, something that should not be done at all.

—  Peter Drucker, 1909–2005, Austrian management guru


Latin Quotes

Latin phraseThus passes the glory of the world.

Sic transit gloria mundi.

—  Latin phrase

1 likes

Quotes in Verse

Constantine KavafyOur efforts are those of men prone to disaster;
our efforts are like those of the Trojans.

—  Constantine Kavafy, 1868-1933, Greek poet ‐ Trojans


Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek phraseA deer picks up a fight with the lion.

Προς λέοντα δορκάς άπτεται μάχης.

—  Ancient Greek phrase

1 likes

Proverbs

French proverbAll pass, all fade, all break.

Tout passe, tout lasse, tout casse.

—  French proverb

1 likes
International proverbShrouds have no pockets.

—  International proverb

1 likes









comments








Similar Topics

Ineffectiveness

Troubles

Indifference

Despair

Cause & Effect

Disappointment

Inevitable

Contrary Topics

Goals

Hope

Enthusiasm

Passion

Usefulness








 
Creative Commons License    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

2017: Manolis Papathanassiou