Quotes on strength


Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.

~ Joseph Addison

Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.

~ John Bunyan

I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone.

~ Barry Goldwater

The highest happiness of man ... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.

~ Johann von Goethe

Example is not the main thing in influencing others it's the only thing.

~ Albert Schweitzer

The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration but the honing is uniform.

~ George Steiner

Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now--always.

~ Albert Schweitzer

Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.

~ Leonardo DaVinci

That man can destroy life is just as miraculous a feat as that he can create it, for life is the miracle, the inexplicable. In the act of destruction, man sets himself above life he transcends himself as a creature. Thus, the ultimate choice for a man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is to create or to destroy, to love or to hate.

~ Erich Fromm

I'd rather use the nuclear bomb...Does that bother you I just want you to think big, Henry, for Christ's sake. to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on escalating the Vietnam War

~ Richard Milhous Nixon

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