King's Favorite Quotations


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A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
    Abraham Maslow, psychologist (1908-1970)

If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth.
    Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (1934-1996 )

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into
    Jonathan Swift, satirist (1667-1745)

To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
    Confucius, philosopher and teacher (c. 551-478 BCE )

We who cut mere stones must always be envisioning cathedrals.
    Anonymous, ( )

It is not what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
    Moliere, actor and playwright (1622-1673)

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
    Jean-Paul Sartre, writer and philosopher (1905-1980)

A good listener helps us overhear ourselves.
    Yahia Lababidi, author (b. 1973 )

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