Sunday, February 12, 2012

Quote of the Day - Sunday Digest 12-4

I have been posting quotes daily on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, ever since I joined those social media network sites. They have always been popular with my online friends. I have decided to put together last seven days' quotes in a weekly Digest, and publish on Creative Blog for GoldenTwine Informatics every Sunday so that you can benefit from reading them at one place if you missed out on various social media networks.

Quote of the Day (Sunday Digest Volume 4)

Short, Shorter and Shortest Famous Quotes

This week we bring you three best short quotations every day that are all not more than fifteen words.

Short Quote
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (August 28, 1749 - March 22, 1832)
was a German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath.
Shorter Quote
Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.
- Voltaire (November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778)
François-Marie Arouet better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties, including freedom of religion, freedom of expression, free trade and separation of church and state.
Shortest Quote
Anger is brief madness.
- Horace (December 8, 65 BC - November 27, 8 BC)
Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.

Today is the 200th Birth Anniversary of Charles Dickens. We bring you all the three quotations from the same author.

Short Quote
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Shorter Quote
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Shortest Quote
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
- Charles Dickens (February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870)
Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period.

Short Quote
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
Shorter Quote
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
- William Blake (November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827)
was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.
Shortest Quote
My life is my message.
- Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement.

Short Quote
Rules make the learner's path long, examples make it short and successful.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Born 4 BC - Died 65 AD)
was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature.
Shorter Quote
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
- Aristotle (Born 384 BC - Died 322 BC)
was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.
Shortest Quote
Courage is a kind of salvation.
- Plato (Born 428–427 BC - Died 348–347 BC)
was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

Today's quotes are from three great entertainers of the 20th century.

Short Quote
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 - December 15, 1966)
was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist, well-known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century.
Shorter Quote
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
- Victor Borge (January 3, 1909 - December 23, 2000)
was a Danish comedian, conductor and pianist, affectionately known as The Clown Prince of Denmark, The Unmelancholy Dane, and The Great Dane.
Shortest Quote
Waiting to die is not living.
- Akira Kurasawa (March 23, 1910 - September 6, 1998)
was a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.

Short Quote
To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.
- Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 30, 1811 - October 23, 1872)
was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, art critic and literary critic.
Shorter Quote
Genius is one tenth inspiration and nine tenths perspiration.
- Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931)
was an American inventor and businessman.
Shortest Quote
Love is friendship set on fire.
- Jeremy Taylor (August 15, 1613 - August 13, 1667)
was a cleric in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.

Short Quote
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
- John Stuart Mill (May 20, 1806 - May 8, 1873)
was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant.
Shorter Quote
Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
Shortest Quote
A leader is a dealer in hope.
- Napolean Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 - May 5, 1821)
was a French military and political leader during the latter stages of the French Revolution.

What are your favorite short quotes?

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