Quotes and Sayings

You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.
Frederick Douglass
Lee iacocca - in a completely rational society, the best of us...

Trade - Offs have been with us ever since the late unpleasantness in the Garden of Eden.
Thomas Sowell, Editorial on Wal - Mart, 10 - Dec - 2003
Wachowski brothers, the matrix reloaded - if we do not ever take time, how can we ever have...
Never, for fear of feeble man, restrain your witness.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The only reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children.
Louis Johannot

Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Arnold Edinborough
When you first start wearing a turban, probably the most common mistake is wrapping it too tight. You have to allow the head to breathe.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from.
George Eliot, internet
If you can read this, thank a teacher.
Anonymous teache
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
English Prove
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
Phillip Earl Stanhope
The pure impulse of dynamic creation is formless and being formless, the creation it gives rise to can assume any and every form.
Many, if not all, of my presidential opponents are certifiable idiots.
Miriam Defensor Santiago, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
Elaine Agathe
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
Socrates, In "Apology, " sct. 21, by Plato.
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.
Steve Martin
Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
John Dryden
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all.
Beranrd Levin
By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - The sea - The sun.
Katherine Mansfield
Her children arise up, and call her blessed.
Proverbs 3128
Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.
Henry James
The truth, the hope of any time, must always be sought in minorities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
The measuring rod of a civilization is the prosperity of the masses.
Albert & Emily Vail, Transforming Light (pg 254)
I call architecture frozen music.
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
George Bernard Shaw
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri Frdric Amiel
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Joseph Addison
Good humor is a paradox. The unexpected juxtaposition of the reasonable next to the unreasonable.
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Enjoy things which are pleasant that is not the evil it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is.
Thomas Carlyle
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
Peter Drucke
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
Education - The ability to quote Shakespeare without crediting it to the Bible.
Evan Edga
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts apathy to one of brotherly love.
Frank Moore Colby