King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
    Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931 )

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
    Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (1927-1989 )

The tragedy of modern war is not so much that young men die but that they die fighting each other, instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
    Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (1927-1989 )

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
    Helen Keller, author and lecturer (1880-1968 )

A wonderful time--the War: / when money rolled in / and blood rolled out. / But blood / was far away / from here?/ Money was near.
    Langston Hughes, poet and novelist (1902-1967 )

That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not. ?James Kern Feibleman, philosopher and psychiatrist (1904-1987)
    James Kern Feibleman, philosopher and psychiatrist (1904-1987 )

I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: 'The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair.' In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

The words a father speaks to his children in the privacy of the home are not overheard at the time, but, as in whispering galleries, they will be clearly heard at the end and by posterity.
    Jean Paul Richter, writer (1763-1825)

Wandering in a vast forest at night, I have only a faint light to guide me. A stranger appears and says to me: 'My friend, you should blow out your candle in order to find your way more clearly.' The stranger is a theologian.
    Denis Diderot, philosopher (1713-1784)

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