Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Quotables 4

Justice Benjamin Cardoza - “Justice, though due to the accused, is due to the accuser too.” 91

Sandra Carey - “Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” 114

Thomas Carlyle - “Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.” 89

Thomas Carlyle – “Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.” 74

Thomas Carlyle - “The great law of culture: let each become all that he was created capable of being.” 102

G. K. Chesterton - “Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.” 107

G. K. Chesterton - “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.” 114

G. K. Chesterton - “The first effect of not believing in God is to believe in anything.” 88

G. K. Chesterton - “Tolerance is the virtue of people who do not believe in anything.” 86

G. K. Chesterton - “When men stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing. They believe in anything.” 109

G. K. Chesterton - “Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.” 114

Winston Churchill - “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last.” 93

Winston Churchill - “It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice. I consider the real vice is making losses.” 118

Winston Churchill - “Nazism and Communism, two peas, Tweedledum and Tweedledee.” 80

Winston Churchill - “Of all tyrannies in history, the Bolshevik tyranny is the worst, the most destructive, the most degrading” 127

Winston Churchill - “The price of greatness is responsibility.” 63

Marcus Tullius Cicero - “Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.” 71

Marcus Tullius Cicero - “The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.” 90

Marcus Tullius Cicero - “The more laws, the less justice.” 58

Henry Clay - “An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.” 100

Charles Caleb Colton - “No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.” 99

Charles Caleb Colton - “The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.” 135

Confucius - “If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.” 95

Confucius - “If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things.” 100

Confucius – “The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” 82

Calvin Coolidge - “After order and liberty, economy is one of the highest essentials of a free government.” 107

Calvin Coolidge - “Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” 92

Calvin Coolidge - “Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.” 81

Calvin Coolidge - “I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people.” 119

Calvin Coolidge - “Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual.” 89

Calvin Coolidge - “There is no escaping the fact that when the taxation of large incomes is excessive, they tend to disappear.” 127

Calvin Coolidge - “To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.” 137

Leonardo Da Vinci - “He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done.” 74

Myra Janco Daniels - “Every private citizen has a public responsibility.” 73

Peter De Vries - “The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.” 111

Denis Diderot - “Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.” 111

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