King's Favorite Quotations


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Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
    Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784 )

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
    Mohandas K. Gandhi, statesman (1869-1948 )

There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
    Aristotle, philosopher (384-322 BCE )

Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
    Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824 )

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

I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900 )

One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience
    -George Sand, novelist (1804-1876))

He who dares not offend cannot be honest.
    Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (1737-1809 )

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
    Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592 )

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