Thursday, 8 September 2011

Quote Worthy

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another. - Emma Goldman

The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience. - Robert Burton

The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The most common commodity in this country is unrealized potential. - Calvin Coolidge

Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. - Alexander Pope

It is nothing against you to fall down flat, but to lie there – that is disgrace. - Edmund Vance Cooke

Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement. - Oliver Goldsmith 

Mediocrity obtains more with application than superiority without it. - Balthasar Gracian

A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. - Benjamin Franklin

A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. - James Howell

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward. - Dolores Ibarruri

The past is foreign country; they do things differently there. - Lesley P. Hartley


Belinda said...

Hi Vincent,
I think Dolores Ibarruri's quote is debatable.
Regards, Belinda

Netizen101 said...

Hi Belinda,

Yes, some will agree, some will not. :-)