Random Quotations

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It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.
C. S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill- treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: íThe bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; thatís fair.í In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), (Education and the Social Order [London: Allen & Unwin, 1932])
Our knowledge is the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holders lack of rational conviction. Opinions in politics and religion are almost always held passionately.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Sceptical Essays, 1961
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
Gray Davis
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832)
Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 - 1973)
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.
May Sarton
You cannot stand anywhere in the universe that is outside of yourself.
Deepak Chopra
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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