King's Favorite Quotations


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All of life is a foreign country.
    Jack Kerouac, author (1922-1969)

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

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
    Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

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 )

Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.
    Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910 )

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
    Edward R. Murrow, journalist (1908-1965 )

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
    Lin Yutang, writer and translator (1895-1976)

Testing can show the presence of errors, but not their absence.
    Edsger Dijkstra, computer scientist (1930-2002 )

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
    Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928 )

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
    Robert Brault, software developer, writer (1938- )

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