Paraphrased Quotes

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Thomas A. Edison
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
Thomas A. Edison

Friedrich Nietzsche
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Mother Teresa
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
Mother Teresa

C.E.M. Joad
“Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources”
C.E.M. Joad

Charles Bukowski
“Do you hate people?”

“I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.”
Charles Bukowski, Barfly

Mother Teresa
“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa
“Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
Mother Teresa

Albert Einstein
“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”
Albert Einstein

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”
Henry Thomas Buckle

Mother Teresa
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
Mother Teresa

Oscar Wilde
“To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.”
Oscar Wilde

Mother Teresa
“God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.”
Mother Teresa

G.K. Chesterton
“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”
G.K. Chesterton

Mother Teresa
“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”
Mother Teresa

Adolf Hitler
“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
Adolf Hitler

Charles Bukowski
“The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable.”
Charles Bukowski

Oscar Wilde
“I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself.”
Oscar Wilde

Mother Teresa
“I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.”
Mother Teresa

Groucho Marx
“Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.”
Groucho Marx

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”
Richard Lingard, A Letter of Advice to a Young Gentleman Leaving the University Concerning His Behaviour and Conversation in the World

Bertrand Russell
“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell

Mother Teresa
“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”
Mother Teresa

Helen Fielding
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts going okay, another falls spectacularly to pieces.”
Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary

Mother Teresa
“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”
Mother Teresa

Neil Gaiman
“There's none so blind as those who will not listen.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Mother Teresa
“If you can't feed a hundred people, feed just one.”
Mother Teresa

William Shakespeare
“Some are born great, others achieve greatness.”
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

George Orwell
“The only good human being is a dead one.”
George Orwell, Animal Farm

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”
Walter H. Cottingham

Arthur Rimbaud
“I believe I am in Hell, therefore I am.”
Arthur Rimbaud

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