King's Favorite Quotations


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Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
    John Adams, 2nd us president (1735-1826 )

Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always.
    Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, nobelis (1875-1965 )

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

By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education. ... From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank holdup, prevent wetness all day long, get the laundry twice as white, and kill people with a variety of sophisticated armaments.
    Russell Baker, columnist and author (1925- )

Let your capital be simplicity and contentment.
    Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862 )

Only the madman is absolutely sure.
    Robert Anton Wilson, novelist (1932-2007 )

Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
    Honore de Balzac, novelist (1799-1850)

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

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

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
    Norman Cousins, author and editor (1915-1990)

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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."