Here’s the first instalment of 25 hand-picked quotes that I’ve collected over the course of a year. I Hope you enjoy reading them!

“Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conquerer. Kill everyone, and you are a god.” – Jean Rostand

“Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife. She has thought much worse things about you.” – Jean Rostand

“I would rather die standing up, then live life on my knees.” – Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara

“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.” – Walt Whitman

“Resist much. Obey little.” – Walt Whitman

“A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.” – Joey Lauren Adams

“Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.” – Al Bernstein

“Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?” – Cinderella

“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” – Timothy Leary

“If capable, appear incapable.” – Sun-Tzu

“Don’t expect mangoes when you plant papayas.” – Mimfa A. Gibson

“The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson

“A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card.” – Edgar A. Shoaff

“Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” – Ian Fleming

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare

“The two most beautiful words in the English language are ‘cheque enclosed’.” – Dorothy Parker

“History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.” – Philip Guedalla

“The difference between a divorce and a legal separation is that a legal separation gives a husband time to hide his money.” – Johnny Carson

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein

“Mathematicians are born, not made.” – Henri Poincare

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” – M. Monroe

“Condoms aren’t completely safe. A friend of mine was wearing one and got hit by a bus.” – Bob Rubin

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