Quotes By Rote

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be, and he will become as he can and should be.

~ Johann von Goethe

For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah-Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is likely to be the more ominous for the Axis -- an American decision that this is sport, or that it is business.
~ D. W. Brogan

Knowledge is like money the more he gets, the more he craves.
~ Josh Billings

Look abroad through Nature's range, Nature's mighty law is change.
~ Robert Burns

The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.
~ John Updike

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
~ Horace Walpole


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