King's Favorite Quotations


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My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one's country, not to its institutions or its officeholders.
    Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910 )

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

Ah, good taste, what a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
    Pablo Picasso, painter and sculptor (1881-1973 )

I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
    Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592 )

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
    Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592 )

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

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 )

Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was a time when you were not: that gives us no concern. Why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be? To die is only to be as we were before we were born.
    William Hazlitt, essayist (1778-1830 )

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 )

Our heads are round so that thoughts can change direction.
    Francis Picabia, painter and poet (1879-1953 )

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