Thoughtful Quotes page 62
The height that great men hath acheived has not been by sudden flight, but they, while their companions were sleeping, were toiling upward through the night.
My father told me that those who have the most have to give the most.Bruce Wayne, The Batman-Superman Adventures (animated)
During your childhood, people tell you to be quiet. When you are quiet, people tell you that you are shy.J.B. Winge
Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right.Henry Ford
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.George Bernard Shaw
Courage doesn't know what's around the corner, but goes around it anyway.Mignon McLaughlin
Think about how hard it is to change yourself and then you'll realize what little chance you have of changing others.
A rich man is not the one who has the most but the one who needs the least.
Being the only species that can alter our future on purpose, we're not doing a very good job.
Do I trust some and get fooled by phoniness, or do I trust nobody and live in loneliness?Linkin Park
There never was a good war or a bad peace.Benjamin Franklin
When the rich make war, it is the poor that die.Jean-Paul Satre
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.Moshe Dayan
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?Eleanor Roosevelt
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired sinifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.Dwight D. Eisenhower
We never really grow up, we just learn how to act in public.
We don't exist in and for ourselves but only in as much as we are recreated in the imagination of another person - by entering that person's life as fully as possible."The Unburied" by Charles Palliser
The man who fears suffering is suffering from what he fears.
Adopt the Peace of nature, her secret is patience.Ralph Waldo Emerson
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. It is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. The old law of an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind. It is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather than win his understanding; it seeks to annihilate rather than convert. Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends by defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers.Martin Luther King, jr.
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