Quotes

Richard Whately He that is not open to conviction, is not qualified for discussion.
Seneca Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.
Bertrand Russell The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
Barbara Bush I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that they just about throw up.
Publilius Syrus As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
Chinese Proverb Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Rodney Dangerfield When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Walt Whitman Nothing endures but personal qualities.
Fred Allen An income tax form is like a laundry list -- either way you lose your shirt.
Dick Gregory I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
Albert Einstein Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this.
G. K. Chesterton The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
Euripides The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
Jack London There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
Henry Kissinger History knows no resting places and no plateaus.
Liz Winston When mom found my diaphram, I told her it was a bathing cap for my cat.
Ralph Waldo Emerson The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
James Madison If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
Katharine Butler Hathaway There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
James Thurber A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home.
Mother Teresa Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Martha Nussbaum But the life that no longer trust another human being and no longer forms ties to the political community is not a human life any longer.
Michael Monahan In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.
Virgil They can because they think they can.
Plato I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.

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