King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
    Robert Frost, poet (1874-1963 )

The tragedy of modern war is not so much that young men die but that they die fighting each other, instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
    Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (1927-1989 )

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
    Nelson Mandela, activist, south African president, Nobel laureate (b. 1918 )

To profess to be doing God's will is a form of megalomania.
    Joseph Prescott, aphorist (1913-2001 )

The words a father speaks to his children in the privacy of the home are not overheard at the time, but, as in whispering galleries, they will be clearly heard at the end and by posterity.
    Jean Paul Richter, writer (1763-1825)

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

We are usually convinced more easily by reasons we have found ourselves than by those which have occurred to others.
    Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (1623-1662)

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
    Nelson Mandela, activist, south African president, Nobel laureate (b. 1918 )

Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
    Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (1927-1989 )

The price we pay for money is paid in liberty.
    Robert Louis Stevenson, novelist, essayist, and poet (1850-1894 )

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