Quotes and Sayings

Publilius syrus - count not him among your friends who will retail...
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., retort to a heckler asking him to state his beliefs, Time, November 1, 1963

Walt whitman,
Everyone should free their mind and soul. Some are ready to free them now, and some will be ready to free them in the future. Some will never be ready and that is what makes their lives not worth living.
Emad Hasan
There is a particular disdain with which Siamese cats regard you. Anyone who has walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will be familiar with the feeling.
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt, p. 215
Many count their chickens before they are hatched and where they expect bacon, meet with broken bones.
Miguel de Cervantes

When honor and truth are at odds, let truth prevail.
Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.
Helen Kelle
Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - From justifying ourselves.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Aphorisms in Beyond Good and Evil
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
It does not matter what men say in words, so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. - From Science and the Modern World.
Alfred North Whitehead
Jane adams - the excellent becomes the permanent....
The shoe that fits one person pinches another there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Carl Jung
In none of the cases examined in this study was the existence of these gun registration records of any assistance in detecting a crime and no one questioned during the course of this study could offer any evidence to establish the value of the system of registering weapons.
Colin Greenwood
There is no salvation outside the church.
Saint Cyprian
Not only have women been successful in entering fields in which men are supposed to have a more natural aptitude, but they have created entirely new businesses.
Lucretia P. Hunter, ``The Girl Today, The Woman Tomorrow', 1932
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might winBy fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare
Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love.
Jalal ud - Din Rumi
He who would teach men to die would at the same time teach them to live.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Physicists like to think that all you have to do is say, these are the conditions, now what happens next.
Richard Feynman
If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: It seemed a good idea at the time.
Dame Rebecca West
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Aesop, The Dog and the Shadow
Humans live best when each has a place to stand, when each knows where he belongs in the scheme of things and what he may achieve. Destroy the place and you destroy the person.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Mille
There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.
Learned Hand
It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
Whitney Young Jr.
Death? It? s the only thing we haven? t succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in Gaza (1936)
A pious man is one who would be an athiest if the king were.
Jean de La Bruyere
In reviling, it is not necessary to prepare a preliminary draft.
Chinese Prove
Equation 1. 2 - 9 is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
Bate, Mueller & White, 1971, "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics".
Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.
James Thurbe
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.
John Dewey
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God - But to create him.
Arthur C. Clarke
History is littered with the wars which everybody knew would never happen.
Enoch Powell
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
Albert Einstein, "Autobiographical Notes".
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
Judy Garland
Never argue with a fool. Someone watching may not be able to tell the difference.