Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Quotables 5

Everett Dirkson - “A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.” 101

Bob Dole - “Criminals are not the victims of society; society is the victim of criminals.” 90

Frederick Douglass - “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” 95

Frederick Douglass - “The man who is right is a majority. He who has God and conscience on his side, has a majority against the universe.” 138

Peter F. Drucker - “What we need is an entrepreneural society in which innovation and entrepreneurship are normal, steady and continuous.” 138

Peter F. Drucker - “Long-range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.” 119

Sir William Drummond - “He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.” 118

Will and Ariel Durant - “The family is the nucleus of civilization.” 68

Thomas Alva Edison - “The most necessary task of civilization is to teach men how to think.” 92

Albert Einstein - “Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” 120

Albert Einstein - “Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.” 89

Albert Einstein - “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” 83

Dwight D. Eisenhower - “Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen.” 87

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “America is another name for opportunity.” 64

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Belief in compensation, or that nothing is got for nothing, characterizes all valuable minds.” 117

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Invention breeds invention.” 51

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Money often costs too much.” 51

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “The basis of political economy is noninterference.” 74

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “The only difference between you today and you five years from now, is the books you read and the people you meet.” 137

Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.” 94

Epictetus - “No man is free who is not a master of himself.” 60

Epictetus - “Only the educated are free.” 41

Baron John Arbuthnot Fisher - “The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.” 96

Gerald Ford - “If the government is big enough to give you everything you want, it is big enough to take away everything you have.” 131

Henry Ford - “There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” 99

Harry Emerson Fosdick - “Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.” 90

Benjamin Franklin - “A penny saved is a penny earned.” 54

Benjamin Franklin - “Honesty is the best policy.” 49

Benjamin Franklin - “They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” 129

Benjamin Franklin - “Well done is better than well said.” 57

Benjamin Franklin - “Where liberty is, there is my country.” 60

Benjamin Franklin - “Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” 116

1 comment:

  1. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

    “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
    Albert Einstein

    “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
    Albert Einstein

    “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
    Albert Einstein