King's Favorite Quotations


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I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

In youth we feel richer for every new illusion; in maturer years, for every one we lose.
    Madame Anne Sophie Swetchine, mystic (1782-1857 )

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
    Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist and writer (1825-1895 )

The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
    Stephen Jay Gould, paleontologist, biologist, author (1941-2002 )

Civilization is the encouragement of differences.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
    Stephen Swid, executive (b. 1941 )

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 )

If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth.
    Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (1934-1996 )

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little.
    Sydney Smith, writer and clergyman (1771-1845 )

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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."