Quotes on values


Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

~ Alice Walker

But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief,The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight,Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.

~ John Milton

When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Any one thing in the creation is sufficient to demonstrate a Providence to an humble and grateful mind.

~ Epictetus

Our (The Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

~ Seneca

With true friends...even water drunk together is sweet enough.

~ Chinese Proverb

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.

~ Spiro T. Agnew

Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get blunted.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.

~ Aeschylus

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