King's Favorite Quotations


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A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (1900-1945 )

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 )

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.
    Epicurus, philosopher (c. 341-270 BCE)

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
    A. A. Milne, author (1882-1956)

It's tough lying to yourself, especially when you're standing right in front of you. ("Kiln People," 2002)
    David Brin, author (b. 1950)

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
    William James, psychologist and philosopher (1842-1910)

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

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
    Robert A. Heinlein, science-fiction author (1907-1988 )

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 )

Every man's memory is his private literature.
    Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963 )

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Most of the quotes on my site were selected from my free subscription to Anu Garg's "A Word A Day."