How a society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilization.
Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.
I grew up looking at my father as to how to behave. In watching him I grasped so many things. His own temperament was of a calm person. He was very composed and I never saw anger in him. To me, that was fascinating.
Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
Laurence Hope Nicolson
An army's bravest men are its cowards. The death which they would not meet at the hands of the enemy they will meet at the hands of their officers, with never a flinching.
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off.
Benefit of clergy: Half-rate on the railroad
Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.
Whether a glass is half full or half empty depends on the attitude of the person looking at it.
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
We live in a wondrous time in which the strong is weak because of his moral scruples and the weak grows strong because of his audacity.
Otto von Bismarck
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Peace through Strength, surely history's most exploded nostrum.
Copyrighted © 2019 — Quotation.io. All rights reserved.
Forged with by Overfeat