King's Favorite Quotations


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Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.
    Charles Schulz, cartoonist (1922-2000 )

Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

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 )

The most important discoveries will provide answers to questions that we do not yet know how to ask and will concern objects we have not yet imagined.
    John N. Bahcall, astrophysicist (1935-2005 )

The worst kind of people are those who confuse kindness for weakness
    Werner Makowski, banker (b. 1929)

There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.
    James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.
    Lee Iacocca, automobile executive (1924- )

The world is a story we tell ourselves about the world.
    Vikram Chandra, novelist (b. 1961 )

We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.
    Thomas Jefferson, third us president, architect and author (1743-1826 )

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