King's Favorite Quotations


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The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
    Wilhelm Stekel, physician and psychologist (1868-1940 )

I may be a despicable person, but when Truth speaks through me I am invincible.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.
    Richard Feynman, physicist, Nobel laureate (1918-1988 )

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
    Pablo Picasso, painter and sculptor (1881-1973 )

After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.
    Italian proverb, ( )

What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what language he shall speak.
    George Santayana, philosopher (1863-1952 )

A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you're keeping.
    Kenneth Tynan, critic and writer (1927-1980)

Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.
    Heinrich Heine, poet, journalist, and essayist (1797-1856)

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.
    Marcus Aurelius, philosopher (121-180 )

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
    Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer and orator (1833-1899 )

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Most of the quotes on my site were selected from my free subscription to Anu Garg's "A Word A Day."