King's Favorite Quotations


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

Those who cannot forgive others break the bridge over which they themselves must pass.
    Confucius, philosopher and teacher (c. 551-478 BCE )

Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
    Murray Edelman, professor, author (1919-2001 )

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
    Abraham Lincoln, 16th us president (1809-1865 )

The only thing one can give an artist is leisure in which to work. To give an artist leisure is actually to take part in his creation.
    Ezra Pound, poet (1885-1972 )

A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you're keeping.
    Kenneth Tynan, critic and writer (1927-1980)

My greatest skill has been to want but little.
    Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862 )

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another, and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
    James M. Barrie, novelist and playwright (1860-1937 )

Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves!
    Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (1869-1951 )

A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
    John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704 )

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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."