27 Quotes That Will Give You Chills

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  1. Confidence is quiet. Insecurity is loud.

  2. Beware the fury of a patient man. – John Dryden

  3. The smallest coffins are the heaviest.

  4. History is a set of lies agreed upon. – Napoleon

  5. And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good. – John Steinbeck

  6. There was a day when your parents put you down and never picked you up again.

  7. Years of love have been forgot, in the hatred of a minute. – Edgar Allan Poe

  8. A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. – William G.T. Shedd

  9. You can’t conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him. – Robert A. Heinlein

  10. The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. – Stephen McCranie

  11. There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man. – Patrick Rothfuss

  12. The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways. I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows. – Socrates

  13. Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

  14. Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. – Gautama Buddha

  15. He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. – Nietzsche

  16. The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. – Friedrich Nietzsche

  17. After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. – Italian Proverb

  18. A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. – Greek Proverb

  19. When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you. – Walter Payton

  20. Alive we thought beyond our lives to give our bodies as a book for you to read.

  21. But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? – Mark Twain

  22. When the axe came into the woods, many of the trees said, “At least the handle is one of us.” – Turkish proverb

  23. Stand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters. – Javik from Mass Effect 3

  24. I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. That is when I start counting, because then it really counts. That’s what makes you a champion. – Muhammad Ali

  25. When I was a child, my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll end up as the Pope.’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. – Pablo Picasso

  26. She was the third beer. Not the first one, which the throat receives with almost tearful gratitude; nor the second, that confirms and extends the pleasure of the first. But the third, the one you drink because it’s there, because it can’t hurt, and because what difference does it make? – Toni Morrison

  27. We knew the world would not be the same. Few people laughed, few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty and to impress him takes on his multi-armed form and says, “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” I suppose we all thought that, one way or another. – J. Robert Oppenheimer describing the reactions to the first atomic bomb test.

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