Found 557 quotes starting with R:

Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it; for tomorrow is not, until today is past.
– Sophocles, TrachiniaeRate it:
Rast ich, so rost ich. (When I rest, I rust.)
– German proverbRate it:
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man.
– Francis QuarlesRate it:
Rather face the consequences if the truth rather than the reprocussions of a lie
– Nikki HornsbyRate it:
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
– SophoclesRate it:
Rather skin a carcass for pay in the public streets than be idly dependent on charity.
– The TalmudRate it:
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
– Henry David Thoreau, "Walden," the ConclusionRate it:
Rationality is the recognition of the fact that nothing can alter the truth and nothing can take precedence over that act of perceiving it.
– Ayn RandRate it:
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
– Pamela Vaull StarrRate it:
Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
– Pamela Vaull StarrRate it:
Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future.
– Aneurin BevanRate it:
Read good, big important things.
– Peggy NoonanRate it:
Read much, but not many books.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
Read my lips--NO NEW TAXES!
– George Herbert Walker Bush, Nov. 1988Rate it:
Read my lips: no new taxes
– George H. W. BushRate it:
Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself. If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend rather than the gloss of a sweet lipped flatterer; there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness.
– Francis QuarlesRate it:
Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.
– Francis BaconRate it:
Read not to contradict and confuteā€¦nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.
– Sir Francis Bacon, O Magazine, April 2003Rate it:
Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Read universally; think universally; live universally!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.
– Christopher MorleyRate it:
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.
– Christopher MorleyRate it:
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Readers are plentiful thinkers are rare.
– Harriet MartineauRate it:

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