sydneylew - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46224/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/46224/ <![CDATA[You cannot depend on your judgments when your imagination is out of focus.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20496/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20496/ <![CDATA[Monarchies, aristocracies, and religions are all based upon that large defect in your race -- the individual's distrust of his neighbor, and his desire, for safety's or comfort's sake, to stand well in his neighbor's eye. These institutions will always remain, and always flourish, and always oppress you, affront you, and degrade you, because you will always be and remain slaves of minorities. There was never a country where the majority of the people were in their secret hearts loyal to any of these institutions.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21196/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21196/ <![CDATA[The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain't so.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/22267/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/22267/ <![CDATA[You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21874/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/21874/ <![CDATA[A lie can run around the world six times while the truth is still trying to put on its pants.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23429/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23429/ <![CDATA[I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won t.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23430/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23430/ <![CDATA[One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23431/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23431/ <![CDATA[Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23912/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23912/ <![CDATA[There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought --a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24264/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24264/ <![CDATA[Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26860/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26860/ <![CDATA[The way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/18753/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/18753/ <![CDATA[History is strewn thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill, but a lie, well told, is immortal.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19121/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19121/ <![CDATA[Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2127/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2127/ <![CDATA[Annihilation has no terrors for me, because I have already tried it before I was born --a hundred million years --and I have suffered more in an hour, in this life, than I remember to have suffered in the whole hundred million years put together. There was a peace, a serenity, an absence of all sense of responsibility, an absence of worry, an absence of care, grief, perplexity; and the presence of a deep content and unbroken satisfaction in that hundred million years of holiday which I look back upon with a tender longing and with a grateful desire to resume, when the opportunity comes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10092/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10092/ <![CDATA[Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11601/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11601/ <![CDATA[Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13666/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13666/ <![CDATA[Faith is believing what you know ain't so.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14040/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14040/ <![CDATA[Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15555/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15555/ <![CDATA[It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15872/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15872/ <![CDATA[Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16326/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16326/ <![CDATA[Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16327/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16327/ <![CDATA[I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16464/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16464/ <![CDATA[The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1734/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1734/ <![CDATA[Nations do not think, they only feel. They get their feelings at second hand through their temperaments, not their brains. A nation can be brought -- by force of circumstances, not argument -- to reconcile itself to any kind of government or religion that can be devised; in time it will fit itself to the required conditions; later it will prefer them and will fiercely fight for them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27911/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/27911/