King's Favorite Quotations


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Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives, and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
    Voltaire, philosopher and writer (1694-1778 )

Never confuse motion with action.
    Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790 )

The highest result of education is tolerance.
    Helen Keller, author and lecturer (1880-1968 )

Death destroys the body, as the scaffolding is destroyed after the building is up and finished. And he whose building is up rejoices at the destruction of the scaffolding and of the body.
    Leo Tolstoy, novelist and philosopher (1828-1910)

Poetry is the art of saying what you mean but disguising it.
    Diane Wakoski, poet (b. 1937 )

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)

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
    Victor Hugo, novelist and dramatist (1802-1885 )

We find comfort among those who agree with us, growth among those who don't.
    Frank A. Clark, writer (1911- )

I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
    Robert Frost, poet (1874-1963 )

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (1900-1945 )

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