Quotes By Rote

The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.

~ Van Wyck Brooks

People find life entirely too time-consuming.
~ Stanislaw Lec

Damn the torpedoes Full speed ahead
~ David G. Farragut

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think--rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
~ Bill Beattie

Rough wind, that moanest loudGrief too sad for songWild wind, when sullen cloudKnells all the night longSad storm, whose tears are vain,Bare woods, whose branches strain,Deep caves and dreary main, - Wail, for the world's wrong
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
~ Socrates


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