King's Favorite Quotations


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There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
    Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (1788-1860 )

I've come to the conclusion that "I told you already" is not an acceptable answer.
    Eddie Accomando, sifu, anthropologist, renaissance man (1971)

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
    Franz Kafka, novelist (1883-1924)

In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.
    Kathleen Norris, novelist and columnist (1880-1966)

This is my living faith, an active faith, a faith of verbs: to question, explore, experiment, experience, walk, run, dance, play, eat, love, learn, dare, taste, touch, smell, listen, argue, speak, write, read, draw, provoke, emote, scream, sin, repent, cry, kneel, pray, bow, rise, stand, look, laugh, cajole, create, confront, confound, walk back, walk forward, circle, hide, and seek. To seek: to embrace the questions, be wary of answers.
    Terry Tempest Williams, naturalist and author (1955- )

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

Learning is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily.
    Chinese proverb, ( )

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

A sound mind in a sound body, is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
    John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704 )

If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
    Albert Camus, writer, philosopher, Nobel laureate (1913-1960 )

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