Quotes

George Eliot It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Peter Plagens LA needs the cleansing of a great disaster or founding of a barricaded commune.
Rule of Life It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
Unknown Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.
Steve Aylett The truth is easiest to disprove - its defenses are down.
Martin Luther King Jr. But I know somehow, that only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars.
Ellen Glasgow The only difference between a rut and a grave... is in their dimensions.
William Shakespeare Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie.
H. G. Wells The past is but the past of a beginning.
Cicero Whatever that be which thinks, understands, wills, and acts. it is something celestial and divine.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Oscar Wilde Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
Edwin Whipple The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.
James R. Angell The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
Stendhal All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Elbert Hubbard To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
James Price Salsman In an optimal world, I would not be necessary.
Oscar Wilde It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Aristotle To Thales the primary question was not what do we know, but how do we know it.
Sun-tzu A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective.
Mahatma Gandhi I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.
Hannah Whitall Smith A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
Claiborne Pell The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.

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