King's Favorite Quotations


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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
    Carl Sandburg, poet (1878-1967)

A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilisation.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.
    Kurt Vonnegut, jr., writer (1922- )

I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

It is a cruel just to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself up by his own bootstraps.
    Martin Luther King, Jr., statesman, Nobel laureate (1929-1968 )

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.
    Julie Burchill, writer and journalist (b. 1959)

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

You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
    Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher and writer (1821-1881 )

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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."