Quotes of Voltaire

“ ‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. ”

- Voltaire

“ The only shortcut I have found to life is to sharpen my teeth on the bones of the wise. ”

- Vic Stah Milien

“ If you are happy with the person you are becoming, and you can understand that the journey is long and the processes are slow; you are on the right track no matter what your current situation is. ”

- Joshua Lynott

“ I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ One day she will be mine. I am telling you. I need to have her, and she needs me. She just doesn’t know it yet. There is no one in the world that could love her the way I could. ”

- Nico J. Genes

“ Sometimes the hardest one to see . . .is the one standing right before you. ”

- Lenora Porch

“ Damn right you are. Tinley, you know I love you, and I want nothing but the best for you. But you are only as capable as you believe you are. I know you could do anything you want to in this world, but you have to want it and tell yourself you can actually do it. Stop second guessing yourself and let yourself live. Truly live. ”

- Alexandria Bishop

“ Every risk bears with it the seeds of an opportunity: failure success, fall rise, and setback comeback. ”

- JOHN TASKINSOY

“ Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. ”

- John Updike

“ Never run from the truth. It is always there; it never changes – save your energy. ”

- Steve Maraboli

“ I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is pressed Against the earth's sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in summer wear A nest of robins in her hair; Upon whose bosom snow has lain; Who intimately lives with rain. Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree. ”

- Joyce Kilmer

“ After your first failure, the occurrence of a second failure closely depends on what you have learned from your past mistakes and whether or not you have drawn some valuable lessons. ”

- JOHN TASKINSOY

“ If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse. ”

- Jim Rohn

“ The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk. ”

- Robert T. Kiyosaki

“ You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending. ”

- James R. Sherman

“ Even when I'm dead, I'll swim through the Earth, like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. ”

- Jeffrey McDaniel

“ Well, now If little by little you stop loving me I shall stop loving you Little by little If suddenly you forget me Do not look for me For I shall already have forgotten you If you think it long and mad the wind of banners that passes through my life And you decide to leave me at the shore of the heart where I have roots Remember That on that day, at that hour, I shall lift my arms And my roots will set off to seek another land ”

- Pablo Neruda

“ The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink. ”

- T.S. Eliot

“ Yet there are moments when the walls of the mind grow thin; when nothing is unabsorbed, and I could fancy that we might blow so vast a bubble that the sun might set and rise in it and we might take the blue of midday and the black of midnight and be cast off and escape from here and now. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ So many reasons to hate and still I choose to love anyway... ”

- Samiha Totanji

“ Do I care about pleasure? Yes. But I don't believe in happiness. ”

- Tatiana Vedenska

“ It is easier to believe a lie than to claim parts of you that have been scattered and buried. Your willingness to search for what's been lost merely points to how immensely powerful you are. ”

- Kirstyn Lazur

“ I am not an optimist, but a great believer of hope. ”

- Nelson Mandela