Doug Rae's Page Of Other Peoples Quotes(updated 21:05 - 11/02/2019)

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01: The average person thinks he isn't.	Father Larry Lorenzoni.

02: The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.	Samuel Johnson.

03: We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children.	Native American Proverb.

04: Thank you for sending me a copy of your book	I'll waste no time reading it.	Moses Hadas.

05: I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. 
      Let's start with typewriters.	Frank Lloyd Wright.... add Social Media & Texting...Doug Rae.

06: Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.	Napoleon Bonaparte.

07: Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.	Albert Einstein.

08: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; 
      the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
      Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.	George Bernard Shaw.

09: The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. 
      The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.	Niels Bohr.

10: You must be the change you wish to see in the world.	Mahatma Gandhi.

11: The best way to predict the future is to invent it.	Alan Kay.

12: The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.	Tom Clancy.

13: The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, 
and still retain the ability to function.	F. Scott Fitzgerald.

14: Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.	Wernher Von Braun.

15: Truth never damages a cause that is just.	Mahatma Gandhi.

16: A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; 
      an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.	Sir Winston Churchill.

17: The old believe everything, the middle age suspect everything, 
      and the young know everything.	Unknown.

18: No matter where you go or what you do, 
      you live your entire life within the confines of your head.	Terry Josephson.

19: It's always Now.	Eckhart Tolle.

20: We are each a dozen people who were all the same child.	Robert Brault.

21: We are spirits clad in veils.	Christopher.P.Cranch.

22: It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity.	Albert Einstein.

23: Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.	Thomas Alva Edison.

24: The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. 
       It is the source of all true art and all science. 
      He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, 
      is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.	Albert Einstein.

25: Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. 
      The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices 
      but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.	Albert Einstein.

26: Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, 
      and I'm not sure about the former.	Albert Einstein.

27: Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.	Albert Einstein.

28: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. 
      The other is as though everything is a miracle.	Albert Einstein.

29: Poetry builds a great truth out of many small lies. 
      Politics builds a great lie out of many small truths.	Paul Lutus.

30: As the island of our knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.	John Wheeler.

31: We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive 
      where we started and know the place for the first time.	T. S. Eliot.

32: Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.	Bertrand Russell.

33: In my opinion, the greatest single failure of American education is that students come away 
      unable to distinguish between a symbol and the thing the symbol stands for.	Paul Lutus.

34: I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, 
      and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.	Galileo Galilei.

35: With each passing year, because of advances in computer technology, there are more things, 
      each more sophisticated,  that we aren't allowed to do any more.	Paul Lutus.

36: It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.	  Voltaire.

37: Life is what happens to us while we're making other plans.	John Lennon.

38: Be careful while reading health books, you might die of a misprint.	Mark Twain.

39: Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to.	Mark Twain.

40: He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.	Chinese Proverb.

41: If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.	George Bernard Shaw.

42: It has been said that the primary function of schools is to impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. 
      Some, with whom the schools do not succeed, become scientists.	Knut Schmidt-Nielsen.

43: If you really want to be lonely, get married.	Gloria Steinem.

44: A person who won't think has no advantage over one who can't think.	Paul Lutus.

45: Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.	Isadora Duncan.

46: As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, 
      and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.	Albert Einstein.

47: Did you know you can't steer a boat that isn't moving? Just like a life.	Paul Lutus.

48: People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. 
      I don't believe in circumstances. 
     The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, 
     and, if they can't find them, make them.	George Bernard Shaw.

49: Americans are willing to go to enormous trouble and expense defending their principles with arms, 
      very little trouble and expense advocating them with words. 
      Temperamentally we are ready to die for certain principles (or, in the case of overripe adults, 
      send youngsters to die), but we show little inclination to advertise the reasons for dying.	E.B. White.

50: When you read the history of the human family, 
      it slowly comes to you that all the world's oceans once fell as tears.	Paul Lutus.

51: I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. 
      A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.	D. H. Lawrence.

52: A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems.	Paul Erdos.

53: Religion is designed for stupid people. 
      Science is designed for stupid people who are embarrassed by their stupidity, 
      who want to do something about it.	Paul Lutus.

54: No amount of observations of white swans can allow the inference that all swans are white, 
      but the observation of a single black swan is sufficient to refute that conclusion.	Karl Popper.

55: Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.	Abraham Lincoln.

56: Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions.	Blaise Pascal.

57: Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.	Voltaire.

58: Science will admit when it is wrong. Religion will kill to prove it is right.	Unknown.

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