Quotes By Rote

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

~ Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
~ Sydney Smith

Don't simply retire from something have something to retire to.
~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
~ T. S. Eliot

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Beware the fury of a patient man.
~ John Dryden


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