All Quotes


The more beautiful and full the remembrances, the more difficult the separation. But gratitude transforms the torment of memory into silent joy. One bears what was lovely in the past not as a thorn but as a precious gift deep within. Dietrich Bonhoeffer - German Lutheran theologian (Confessing Church) and resistance fighter (1906-1945), from his letter to Renate and Eberhard Bethge,...

Liebe das Leben

Liebe das Lebendenn jede trübe Stimmung ist eine Illusion.denn schlechte Launen sind ein Beweis, daß Du gegen Deine Bestimmung lebst.denn was immer geschieht, es liegt an Dir, ob Du Zufriedenheit oder Unglück darin erkennst.denn der ganze Tag schmeckt so, wie Du ihn am Morgen gewürzt hast.denn Zufriedenheit heißt nicht, das Beste gepachtet zu haben, sondern mit Gottes Hilfe das Beste aus...

Points de vue

Le seul véritable voyage [...] ce ne serait pas d’aller vers de nouveaux paysages, mais d’avoir d’autres yeux. Marcel Proust - écrivain français (1871-1922), de "À la recherche du temps perdu", tome 5: "La Prisonnière", chapitre 2: "Les Verdurin se brouillent avec M. de Charlus" (1923), Brochure de citation 2004 The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having...

Recipe for Christmas

Recipe for a beautiful Christmas: A starry sky Peacefulness for prayer An encounter with Christ, the Son of God Singing to the glory of God A helping hand for others Good wishes from a fellow human being … and the Christmas story. wish for Christmas – inspired by an online article at "Christliche Perlen": "Recipe for a beautiful Christmas" ("Rezept für ein schönes Weihnachten") (5 September...


If you dare, grows your courage. If you hesitate, grows your fear. wisdom - Quotations book 2024


To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. Attributed to Audrey Hepburn - American actress (1929-1993)


There is no future without memory. Prof. Emilio Lledó – Spanish philosopher (b. 1927) No hay futuro sin memoria. Prof. Emilio Lledó – Filósofo español (*1927)


Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous. wisdom - often optionally attributed to Albert Schweitzer (German-born French missionary and doctor, Nobel Peace Prize 1952, 1875-1965) or Albert Einstein (German physicist, Nobel Prize in physics 1921, 1879-1955)

Organize time

Why do we spend hours on the internet, but only minutes on our knees every day? Dr. Timothy J. Keller – American pastor, theologian, and author, founder Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, New York (1950-2023), in a "twitter" message from 8th November 2022 (since 2023 "X")


The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. Isaac D'Israeli - English writer and literature historian (1766-1848), father of two-time British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), from "Curiosities of Literature" (1859)


If you never miss a plane, you're spending too much time in airports. George J. Stigler - American economist, Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences 1982 (1911-1991), Quotations book 2024


The highest form that civilization can reach is a seamless web of deserved trust. Not much procedure, just totally reliable people correctly trusting one another. Charlie Munger - Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (1924-2023), Quotations book 2024


An archer is known by his aim, not by his arrows. archer's wisdom - quoted by George Agar Hansard (English sports historian, 1796-1876) in "The Book of Archery" (1840)


I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens - English writer (1812-1870), from ""A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas", stave four (1843)

Knowledge and experience

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. - American physician and writer (1809-1894), from his Valedictory Address, delivered to the Graduating Class of the Bellevue Hospital College (March 2, 1871), reprinted in the "New York Medical Journal", issue 13 (April 1871), Quotations book 2024


If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs ... If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you ... If you can wait and not be tired by waiting ... If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim ... Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it ... Rudyard Kipling - Englisch writer, Nobel Prize in Literature 1907 (1865-1936), from his poem "If" (1895), published first in...

Wise from experience

The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely. Sir William Osler - Canadian physician, physiologist and medicine historian (1849-1919), from his essay "Aequanimitas" (1889)

Way to success

The way to be successful is to do what you love and love what you do. Leon G. Cooperman – American investor and company founder: Omega Advisors, Inc. (b. 1943), Quotations book 2024