King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
    John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704 )

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does the truth become error because nobody will see it.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

No amount of belief makes something a fact.
    James Randi, magician and skeptic ((b. 1928) )

I find it difficult to feel responsible for the suffering of others. That's why I find war so hard to bear. It's the same with animals: I feel the less harm I do, the lighter my heart. I love a light heart. And when I know I'm causing suffering, I feel the heaviness of it. It's a physical pain. So it's self-interest that I don't want to cause harm.
    Alice Walker, author (b. 1944 )

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
    Voltaire, philosopher and writer (1694-1778 )

Words are the small change of thought.
    Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910 )

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.
    Boris Pasternak, poet and novelist (1890-1960)

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

Religious freedom should work two ways: we should be free to practice the religion of our choice, but we must also be free from having someone else's religion practiced on us.
    John Irving, novelist (b. 1942)

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