King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
    Laurens van der Post, explorer and writer (1906-1996 )

Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or health; acquaintance, but not happiness.
    Henrik Ibsen, playwright (1828-1906 )

The highest result of education is tolerance.
    Helen Keller, author and lecturer (1880-1968 )

I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
    Frederick Douglass, former slave, abolitionist, editor, and orator (1817-1895)

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
    Robert Brault, software developer, writer (1938- )

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

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 )

If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
    Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (1920- )

Wit is educated insolence.
    Aristotle, philosopher (384-322 BCE )

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