King's Favorite Quotations


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Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind, you have failed.
    Jan de Hartog, playwright and novelist (1914-2002 )

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
    Charles Darwin, naturalist and author (1809-1882 )

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

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
    Norman Cousins, author and editor (1915-1990)

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
    Heraclitus, philosopher (c. 540-470 BCE )

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.
    Harry Crews, novelist and playwright (b. 1935)

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
    Robert Lynd, writer (1879-1949)

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.
    Eric Hoffer, philosopher and author (1902-1983 )

When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement.? I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.
    Mary Oliver, ( )

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
    Robert Frost, poet (1874-1963 )

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