King's Favorite Quotations


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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
    Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, musician, and scientist (1452-1519)

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
    Edgar Allan Poe, poet and short-story writer (1809-1849)

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.
    Jascha Heifetz, violinist (1901-1987 )

Not all those that wander are lost.
    J.R.R. Tolkien, novelist and philologist (1892-1973 )

Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
    Madame de Stael, writer (1766-1817 )

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well -- he has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
    Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, poet, novelist, essayist, and physician (1809-1894 )

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
    Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (1729-1797 )

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