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Favorite Quotes and Tips
«to obtain the habit of reading would be to build yourself a refuge from almost all of the miseries of life.» W. Somerset Maugham
They will also, in the end, burn human beings wherever they burn books. » Heinrich Heine, Almansor, 1823
«towards the guy that is everything that is afraid.» Sophocles, Fragment 58, Acrisius, 5th Century, B.C.
«The competition, for a long time, is to save Liberty through the grasp of executive energy.» Daniel Webster, Speech in U.S. Senate, might 27, 1834
«If a country expects become ignorant and free, in a situation of civilization, it expects exactly what never ever had been and do not will undoubtedly be.» Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Col. Charles Yancey, 6, 1816 january
«Although amount upon amount is written to show slavery a really thing that is good we never hear for the guy whom wants to use the nice from it, when you’re a slave himself.» Abraham Lincoln, Notes, July 1, 1854
«Progress, not even close to consisting in modification, is determined by retentiveness. People who cannot recall the past are condemned to duplicate it.» George Santayana, The Life Span of Factor, 1905
«the casualty that is first war comes is truth.» Hiram Warren Johnson, Speech, US Senate, 1917
«Each day provides its very own gift ideas.» Martial, Epigrams, 86 A.D.
«A blade never ever kills anyone; it is a device in the killer’s hand.» Seneca (the young), Letters to Lucilius, circa 63-65 A.D.
«the face area of tyranny is definitely mild to start with.» Racine, Britannicus, 1669
«we ought to certainly all hang together, or many assuredly, we shall all hang separately.» Benjamin Franklin, Remark on signing the Declaration of Independence, 4, 1776 july.
«Necessity may be the plea for virtually any infringement of individual freedom. It’s the argument of tyrants; it’s the creed of slaves.» William Pitt younger, Speech, Home of Commons. 18, 1783 november.
«these days there is nothing specific but death and fees.» Benjamin Franklin, Letter to M Leroy write my paper for me, 1789
«They that will throw in the towel important freedom to get only a little temporary security deserve neither freedom nor security.» Benjamin Franklin, Historical Article On Pennsylvania, 1759
«we have been drowning in information but starved for knowledge.» John Naisbitt
«We have usually mirrored upon the brand new vistas that reading launched to me personally. We knew immediately in prison that reading had changed forever the program of my entire life. When I notice it now, the capability to read awoke in me personally some long inactive craving become mentally alive.» Malcolm X
«My mom and my dad had been illiterate immigrants from Russia. They were constantly amazed that I could go to a building and take a book on any subject when I was a child. They mightn’t think this use of knowledge we’ve here in the us. They mightn’t think that it absolutely was free.» Kirk Douglas
«When I have a money that is little purchase publications; and when any is kept I purchase meals and clothing.» Erasmus
«We read to learn we have been not the only one.» C. S. Lewis
«through. if you get yourself up yet another time than you fall, you can expect to make it» Chinese Proverb
«we now have maybe perhaps not inherited our planet from our ancestors, we’ve just lent it from our kids.» Ancient Proverb
«we mustn’t show books that are great we ought to show a love of reading.» B. F. Skinner
«Let me never get into the vulgar error of dreaming I am contradicted. that i will be persecuted whenever» Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1838