King's Favorite Quotations


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

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
    Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (1920- )

I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer.
    Douglas Adams, satirist (1952-2001 )

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
    Marshall McLuhan, educator and philosopher (1911-1980 )

History teaches that grave threats to liberty often come in times of urgency, when constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure.
    Thurgood Marshall, us supreme court justice (1908-1993 )

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
    John Milton, paradise lost (1608-1674 )

In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
    Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer and orator (1833-1899 )

He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
    Thomas Jefferson, third us president, architect and author (1743-1826 )

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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."