Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Classics.

The repository contains 88 quotes in the category “Classics.”
Showing quotes 41 through 60 in the category “Classics.” Page 1 2 3 4 5.

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.

General William Tecumseh Sherman
1820 — 1891

Don’t fire till you can see the whites of their eyes.

General Israel Putnam
1718 — 1790

I have not yet begun to fight.

Captain John Paul Jones
1747 — 1792

To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.

Chancellor Otto von Bismarck
1815 — 1898

Watching a condemned criminal being led to the execution chamber.:

There but for the grace of God go I.

Rev. George Whitefield
1714 — 1770

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

Milton Friedman
1912 — 2006

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Lord Acton
1834 — 1902

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope
1688 — 1744

Nothing succeeds like success.

Alexandre Dumas
1802 — 1870

A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

Anyone who goes to see a psychiatrist should have his head examined.

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

Knowledge is power.

Francis Bacon
1561 — 1626

Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are!

Jean Brillat-Savarin
1755 — 1826

A picture is worth ten thousand words.

551 — 479 B.C.

Give a hungry person a fish, he eats for a day, teach a hungry person to fish, he eats for a lifetime.

551 — 479 B.C.

To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.

Paul Ehrlich
1932 —     

Talk of the devil and he’ll appear.

Desiderius Erasmus
1469 — 1536

Get there first with the most men.

General Nathan Bedford Forrest
1821 — 1877

In clapping both hands, a sound is heard. What is the sound of one hand?

1696 — 1769

I’ve got to go, Rock. It’s all right. I’m not afraid. Some time, Rock, when the team is up against it, when things are wrong and the breaks are beating the boys --- tell them to go in there with all they’ve got and win just one for the Gipper. I don’t know where I’ll be then, Rock. But I’ll know about it, and I’ll be happy.

Knute Rockne, All-American

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