Quoted Archive

Quoted: C.S. Lewis on the Power of Giving Things Up

"Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours." ~ C. S. Lewis

Quoted: Emily Dickinson on Interminable Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all -

Quoted: Jonathan Swift on the Futility of Irrationality

"It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into." ~ Jonathan Swift

Stephen King on Books as Magic

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ~ Stephen King, On Writing

Quoted: Robin Ince on Seeking Answers

"To be confused is actually a very exciting thing, but the desire to remain confused - that's where the disaster arises. You will never get all the answers, but try and make sure you can get as many as possible in your finite existence." ~ Robin Ince, The Infinite Monkey Cage

Quoted: Galileo on Evidence Versus Authority

"It appears to me that those who rely simply on the weight of authority to prove an assertion, without searching out arguments to support it, act absurdly." ~ Galileo

Quoted: Maya Angelou on Taking Action

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." ~ Maya Angelou

Quoted: Will Durant on Education and Ignorance

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." ~ Will Durant
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