Quotes on understanding


A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.

~ Jerry Seinfeld

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

~ Alec Bourne

There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.

~ Jan Ashford

There are plenty of recommendations on how to get out of trouble cheaply and fast. Most of them come down to this Deny your responsibility.

~ Lyndon B. Johnson

We Americans know-although others appear to forget-the risk of spreading conflict. We still seek no wider war. (On ordering retaliatory action against North Vietnam)

~ Lyndon B. Johnson

When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.

~ Mark Twain

As we acquire more knowldege, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.

~ Albert Schweitzer

Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.

~ Joseph Addison

A vein of poetry exists in the hearts of all men.

~ Thomas Carlyle

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

~ Francis Bacon

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