King's Favorite Quotations


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What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do.
    John Ruskin, author, art critic, and social reformer (1819-1900 )

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
    Spanish proverb, ()

The world is a story we tell ourselves about the world.
    Vikram Chandra, novelist (b. 1961 )

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.
    Marcus Aurelius, philosopher (121-180 )

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
    Anais Nin, writer (1903-1977 )

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton, writer (1803-1873 )

The highest result of education is tolerance.
    Helen Keller, author and lecturer (1880-1968 )

In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer.
    Douglas Adams, satirist (1952-2001 )

Good men must not obey the laws too well.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

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