Friday, 1 March 2013

Quote Worthy

Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And it will be found, upon examination, The latter has the larger congregation. - Daniel Defoe

The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance. - Benjamin Disraeli

Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they’re worn out and at times – and this is the worst of all – before we have new ones. - Georg C. Lichtenberg

I have no colour prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can’t be any worse. - Mark Twain

Having imagination, it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that, if you were unimaginative, would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all. - Franklin Pierce Adams

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