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Quotes I Wish I Could Remember At The Time They Would Be Most Appropriate

“Why should I give them my mind as well?” -Dalai Lama, when asked if he wasn't angry at the Chinese for taking over his country. (1935- )

“Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.”  -Henri Frederic Amiel philosopher and writer (1821-1881)

“Whoever imagines himself a favorite with God holds others in contempt.” -Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer and orator (1833-1899

“Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.” -Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970)

“The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place.” -Gary Zukav, author (1942- ) 

“No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded.” -Margaret Mead, anthropologist (1901-1978)

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.” -Emily Kimbrough, author and broadcaster (1899-1989)

“As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to live it more and more.” -Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910)

“People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.” -William Butler Yeats, writer, Nobel laureate (1865-1939)

“I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.” 
Booker Taliaferro Washington

“When science discovers the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to find out they are not it.”  
Bernard Bailey, 1816-1904

“There is no disguise which can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not.” 
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” -Michelangelo Buonarroti

"There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts."

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition by mediocre minds."
--Albert Einstein

"Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and  transform us."
--Friedrich Nietzsche

"A sneer was smeared on his face like lipstick left there by another man's woman."
--unknown dime store crime novel

"Don't bite my finger--look where I am pointing"
--Neurophysiologist Warren McCulloch

"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift"
--Pierre Corneille

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail."

"A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire."
--George Bernard Shaw about dancing.

"The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind."
--Albert Schweitzer

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