Thursday, November 8, 2012

Notable Quotes

Notable quotes
A periodic posting of some notable quotes:

1. There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.

~John Stuart Mill (1806-1873, British philosopher, economist)

2. One does not discover new lands without consenting  to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

~Andre Gide (1869-1951, French author)

3. No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.

~Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968, American Civil Rights leader, Nobel Prize winner, 1964)

4. Man has no greater enemy than himself.

~Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374, Italian poet, humanist)

5. Discontent is the first necessity of progress.

~Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931, American inventor, founder of GE)

6. Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

~Johann Friedrich Von Schiller  (1759-1805, German dramatist, poet, historian)

7. A careful inventory of all your past experiences may disclose the startling fact that everything has happened for the best.

~Author Unknown

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