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Virgil Quotes

Virgil Quotes

Publius Vergilius Maro, usually called Virgil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He is known for three major works of Latin literature, the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid.

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Zora Neale Hurston Quotes

Zora Neale Hurston Quotes

Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author. Of Hurston’s four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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Chuang Tzu Quotes

Chuang Tzu Quotes

Chuang Tzu (369-286 B.C.) was a leading philosopher representing the Taoist strain in Chinese thought. Central to these is the belief that only by understanding Tao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can man achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death.

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Mae West Quotes

Mae West Quotes

Quotes from Mae West – an American actress whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. Her risqué remarks got her banned from radio for a dozen years, but behind the clever quips was Mae West’s deep desire, decades before the word “feminism” was in the news, to see women treated equally with men.

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Zen Quotes

Zen Quotes

ZenQuotes.org is a hand-picked collection of Quotes from Zen teachers, writers, artists, social activists, entertainers and public figures – featuring quotes of Inspiration, Wisdom, Authenticity and Humour. Zen Buddhism was transmitted from China to Japan in the twelfth century, and is distinguished by the direct transmission of profound insight into the nature of Reality

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