King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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Never confuse motion with action.
    Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790 )

Every one of us is precious in the cosmic perspective. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.
    Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (1934-1996 )

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
    Heraclitus, philosopher (c. 540-470 BCE )

He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

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

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
    Edward R. Murrow, journalist (1908-1965 )

There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
    Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (1788-1860 )

Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives, and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.
    Voltaire, philosopher and writer (1694-1778 )

To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.
    Hippocrates, physician (460-c.377 BCE )

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