Category Archives: Unusual Quotations

Great quotations to use in speeches, articles, and books

Unusual Quotations: No Comment

A Witty Way To Say No Comment By Gene Griessman, PhD If you don’t want to respond to a question, here’s one way to do it: “I probably should answer that question with the words of the famous American composer … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotation by Donald Trump

UNUSUAL QUOTATION BY DONALD TRUMP ”The buck stops with everybody.”  October 10, 2019 (Donald Trump’s version of the statement on a famous plaque on the desk of President Harry Truman: “The buck stops here.”) THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:Unfinished Work

Unfinished Work:  “An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.”      Paul Valery THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words Lincoln Lived By … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:What is the Future?

Unusual Quotations: “The future does not exist.  It is created by the combination of a thousand causes, some necessary, some accidental, plus human will.  History knocks simultaneously on a thousand gates.”  Alexander Herzen    THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations:Lincoln on Focus

Unusual Quotations   ”I will hold McClellan’s horse if he will only bring us success.” Abraham Lincoln to an associate after the President had been treated discourteously by his General-in-Chief THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Unusual Quotations: The Perils of Unshared Wealth

Unusual Quotations  “If you are a millionaire and everyone around you is poor, you have no safety”  NY taxi driver from Bangladesh THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: … Continue reading

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Sorrow

A poignant quotation… Small sorrows speak; great sorrows are silent.    Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words Lincoln Lived By “This is a book to cherish and share.”—Bill Marriott, CEO, … Continue reading

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The Past Is Present: Unusual Quotes

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”       William Faulkner                      Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words … Continue reading

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Democratic Leaders and Tyrants: The Main Difference

Abraham Lincoln on Democratic Leadership  “Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official, not to say arbitrary, in their ideas, and are apter and apter, with each passing day, to forget that they only hold … Continue reading

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Thieves in Politics and Business

“Steal a little and you’re a thief. Steal a lot and you’re a chief.” —-Brazilian expression THE Lincoln Quotation Book Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote. Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words Lincoln Lived By … Continue reading

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