King's Favorite Quotations


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When love is not madness, it is not love.
    Pedro Calderon de la Barca, poet and dramatist (1600-1681 )

Of all plagues with which mankind is cursed, ecclesiastic tyranny's the worst.
    Daniel Defoe, novelist and journalist (1659?-1731 )

Oh, it is excellent to have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.
    William Shakespeare, playwright and poet (1564-1616 )

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
    Eleanor Roosevelt, diplomat and writer (1884-1962 )

I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

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

The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth
    Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, scientist and philosopher (1742-1799 )

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'
    Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931 )

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

Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking.
    Wangari Muta Maathai, activist and Nobel laureate (b. 1940 )

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