Quotes By Rote

If a man has talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and has a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know.

~ Thomas Wolfe

Facts are stubborn things and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
~ John Quincy Adams

I've analyzed the best I can ... and I have not found an impeachable offense, and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course.
~ Richard Milhous Nixon

Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.N.B. A lesser-known version of this quotation was supposedly said by Frederick the Great at Prague in 1757 By push of bayonets, no firing till you see the whites of their eyes.
~ Colonel William Prescott

Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
~ Francis Bacon

The superiority of chocolate (hot chocolate), both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain. . .
~ Thomas Jefferson


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