Quotes on trust


Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.

~ Henry Ford

It is not bigotry to be certain we are right but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong.

~ G. K. Chesterton

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

~ Thomas Alva Edison

I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself

~ Lawrence Peter Berra

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

~ Anne Bradstreet

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.

~ Clarence Darrow

Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.

~ Homer

The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.

~ Aristotle

The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

~ Henry David Thoreau

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