King's Favorite Quotations


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We find comfort among those who agree with us, growth among those who don't.
    Frank A. Clark, writer (1911- )

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, poet, novelist, essayist, and physician (1809-1894 )

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 )

It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
    Robert Lynd, writer (1879-1949)

A wonderful time--the War: / when money rolled in / and blood rolled out. / But blood / was far away / from here?/ Money was near.
    Langston Hughes, poet and novelist (1902-1967 )

Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
    Giorgos Seferis, writer, diplomat, Nobel laureate (1900-1971)

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
    Charles Dickens, novelist (1812-1870 )

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
    Spanish proverb, ()

It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
    William Kingdon Clifford, mathematician and philosopher (1845-1879)

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little.
    Sydney Smith, writer and clergyman (1771-1845 )

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