Quotes on understanding


A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice.

~ Thomas Paine

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.

~ Mahatma Gandhi

My final merit I refuse you, I refuse putting from me what I really am, Encompass worlds but never try to encompass me, I crowd your sleekest and best by simply looking toward you. Writing and talk do not prove me, I carry the plenum of proof in my face, With the hush of my lips I wholly confound the skeptic.

~ Walt Whitman

Let every man look before he leaps.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Whatever we possess becomes of double value When we have the opportunity of sharing it with others.

~ Bouilly

One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.

~ Michael Cibenko

I believe that forgiving them is God's function. Our job is simply to arrange the meeting. (on those behind the 911 attacks)

~ Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils but present evils triumph over it.

~ La Rochefoucauld

When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.

~ Mark Twain

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