Quotes on reading


There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

~ Epictetus

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

~ Alan Kay

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Life is not an exact science, it is an art.

~ Samuel Butler

Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of trial and error and of ceaseless response to changing circumstances. If the system works well on the whole, it is a lucky accident -- the luckiest, indeed, that can befall a society.

~ Edward C. Banfield

The Padres, after winning the first game of the doubleheader, are ahead here in the top of the fifth and hoping for a split.

~ Jerry Coleman

There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

~ Douglas Noel Adams

As I was going up the stairI met a man who wasn't thereHe wasn't there again todayI wish, I wish he'd stay away.

~ Hughes Mearns

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

~ Socrates

Few sinners are saved after the fiirst twenty minutes of a sermon.

~ Mark Twain

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