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A pessimist ? A man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself, and hates them for it
– G B Shaw
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
– Sir Matthew Hale 1609-1676, British Judge
Inequality is the very basis of creation
Famous Quotes – Vivekananda
Quotes About Life
Live to love life, and love to live life
– Sammy Gouti
All great men come out of the middle classes
– R W Emerson
That I am not a member of any Christian Church, is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures; and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or any denomination of Christians in particular.
— July 31, 1846 – Handbill Replying to Charges of Infidelity
– Abraham Lincoln
Quotes About Science
In the space of one hundred and seventy-six years the Mississippi has shortened itself two hundred and forty-two miles. Therefore … in the Old Silurian Period the Mississippi River was upward of one million three hundred thousand miles long … seven hundred and forty-two years from now the Mississippi will be only a mile and three-quarters long. … There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesome returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.
– Mark Twain
Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882)
An idea can turn to dust or magic depending upon the talent that rubs against it
Quotes About Education
Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man.
– Swami Vivekananda