Quotes to Ponder
Profane, Profound, and Perhaps Prescient
"Education is an admirable thing,
but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing
that is worth knowing can be taught."
is not only dull himself, but the cause of dullness in
Life's but a walking
shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
remember, the players have often mentioned it as an honour
to Shakespeare, that in his writing, (whatsoever he penned)
he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, would
he had blotted a thousand."
believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail.
He is immortal, not because he alone among the creatures
has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul,
a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance."
of economic power in all-embracing corporations... represents
private enterprise become a kind of private government
unto itself - a regimentation of other people's money and
other people's lives."
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt
gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket
fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those
who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not
world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending
the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists,
the hopes of its children... This is not a way of life
at all in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening
war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
the many reforms which must be instituted before the theatre
can progress is the ostentatious and horribly painful execution
of all people who come in late."
like a necktie or carpet."
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