King's Favorite Quotations


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Testing can show the presence of errors, but not their absence.
    Edsger Dijkstra, computer scientist (1930-2002 )

Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
    John Keats, ode to a Grecian urn ( )

We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
    Richard Dawkins, biologist and author (b. 1941 )

It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
    Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910 )

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little.
    Sydney Smith, writer and clergyman (1771-1845 )

The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
    Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction writer (1917-2008 )

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
    Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (1920- )

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
    Stewart I. Udall, politician (1920-2010)

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
    Leonardo da Vinci, painter, engineer, musician, and scientist (1452-1519)

A king can stand people fighting but he can't last long if people start thinking.
    Will Rogers, humorist (1879-1935 )

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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."