King's Favorite Quotations


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Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
    Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (1920- )

The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
    Wilhelm Stekel, physician and psychologist (1868-1940 )

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
    Robert A. Heinlein, science-fiction author (1907-1988 )

People change and forget to tell each other.
    Lillian Hellman, playwright (1905-1984)

Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
    Stephen Swid, executive (b. 1941 )

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
    Adam Smith, economist (1723-1790 )

Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.
    Leo Tolstoy, novelist and philosopher (1828-1910)

There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.
    Robert Graves, poet and novelist (1895-1985 )

This world is divided roughly into three kinds of nations: those that spend lots of money to keep their weight down; those whose people eat to live; and those whose people don't know where their next meal is coming from.
    David S. Landes, author, professor of economics and history (1924- )

Poetry is the clear expression of mixed feelings.
    W.H. Auden, poet (1907-1973 )

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