King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
    Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910 )

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
    William Somerset Maugham, writer (1874-1965 )

When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.
    Richard Dawkins, biologist and author (b. 1941 )

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
    Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931 )

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
    James Madison, fourth us president (1751-1836 )

A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
    Alexander Pope, poet (1688-1744)

What a strange machine man is! You fill him with bread, wine, fish, and radishes, and out comes sighs, laughter, and dreams.
    Nikos Kazantzakis, poet and novelist (1883-1957)

I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
    Frederick Douglass, former slave, abolitionist, editor, and orator (1817-1895)

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
    Noam Chomsky, linguistics professor and political activist ((b. 7 Dec 1928) )

If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
    Albert Camus, writer, philosopher, Nobel laureate (1913-1960 )

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