King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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

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

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

Between truth and the search for truth, I opt for the second.
    Bernard Berenson, art historian (1865-1959 )

Thank everyone who calls out your faults, your anger, your impatience, your egotism; do this consciously, voluntarily.
    Jean Toomer, poet and novelist (1894-1967 )

How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
    Logan Pearsall Smith, essayist (1865-1946 )

Now understand me well—it is provided in the essence of things that from any fruition of success, no matter what, shall come forth something to make a greater struggle necessary.
    Walt Whitman, poet (1819-1892 )

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
    Helen Keller, author and lecturer (1880-1968 )

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
    Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (1900-1945 )

A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
    Joseph Conrad, novelist (1857-1924 )

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