Thoughtful Quotes page 9

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.
Sir Isaac Newton
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
John Keats
The roots of knowledge are bitter, but its fruit are sweet.
Be careful of reading health books; you may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Time is just nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.
We might call ourselves human, but we're still just animals
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Walt Disney
The confidence of ignorance will always overcome indecision of knowledge.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Oscar Wilde
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Oscar Wilde
I mean who the fuck really cares?!
Iggy Pop, about Fashion Magazines
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
Oscar Wilde
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein
What then is capital punishment but the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated it may be, can be compared? For there to be an equivalence, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal, who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him, and who from that moment onward had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life.
Albert Camus,writer, France.
...the death sentence is abominable, as abominable as the crime itself. Our state must be based on love, not hatred and victimization. Our penal code must be based on rehabilitation rather than annihilation.
Chenjerai Hove,poet, Zimbabwe

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