King's Favorite Quotations


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I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
    Douglas Adams, satirist (1952-2001 )

I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
    Frederick Douglass, former slave, abolitionist, editor, and orator (1817-1895)

And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
    Anais Nin, writer (1903-1977 )

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

Advertising is legalized lying.
    H.G. Wells, writer (1866-1946 )

The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
    Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction writer (1917-2008 )

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
    Isaac Asimov, scientist and writer (1920-1992 )

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
    Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592 )

No sooner is the rage of hunger appeased than it becomes difficult to comprehend the meaning of starvation. It is only when you suffer that you really understand.
    Jules Verne, science fiction author (1828-1905 )

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

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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."