Quotes on knowledge


A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.

~ John Gall

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

~ Thomas Alva Edison

My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.

~ Peter De Vries

A faithful friend is a strong defense and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.

~ Ecclesiasticus 614 Bible

A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.

~ Lyndon B. Johnson

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

~ Mark Twain

One swallow does not make a summer.

~ Aristotle

The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. . . .If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters.

~ Frederick Douglas

To-day is the pupil of yesterday.

~ Publilius Syrus

If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.

~ Jimmy Buffett

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