King's Favorite Quotations


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We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.
    Andre Berthiaume, novelist (b. 1938 )

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.
    Heinrich Heine, poet, journalist, and essayist (1797-1856)

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
    Anais Nin, writer (1903-1977 )

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
    Thomas Jefferson, third us president, architect and author (1743-1826 )

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.
    Thomas Jefferson, third us president, architect and author (1743-1826 )

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice - that is, until we have stopped saying 'It got lost,' and say, 'I lost it.'
    Sydney J. Harris, journalist (1917-1986 )

The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best -- and therefore never scrutinize or question.
    Stephen Jay Gould, paleontologist, biologist, author (1941-2002 )

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another, and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
    James M. Barrie, novelist and playwright (1860-1937 )

The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.
    John Gilmore, software engineer and activist (b. 1957 )

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