Quotes By Rote

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

~ Saint Augustine

To business that we love, we rise betime and go to't with delight.
~ William Shakespeare

What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer.
~ Bertrand Russell

I feel my immortality over sweep all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, - and peal, like the eternal thunders of the deep, into my ears, this truth, - thou livest forever
~ George Gordon Byron

He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
~ Horace

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


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