King's Favorite Quotations


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Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves!
    Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (1869-1951 )

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, there is no other life but this.
    Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862 )

He who dares not offend cannot be honest.
    Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (1737-1809 )

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
    John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704 )

Nothing which does not transport is poetry. The lyre is a winged instrument.
    Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824 )

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 )

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
    Murray Edelman, professor, author (1919-2001 )

Be humble for you are made of Earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
    Serbian proverb, ()

A man said to the universe: "Sir I exist!" "However," replied the universe, "The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation."
    Stephen Crane, writer (1871-1900 )

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