pneumabibliou - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds.]]> <![CDATA[Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.]]> <![CDATA[I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere.]]> <![CDATA[Nations it may be have fashioned their Governments, but the Governments have paid them back in the same coin.]]> <![CDATA[There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate government action.]]> <![CDATA[It is easy to rule over the good.]]> <![CDATA[Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.]]> <![CDATA[Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.]]> <![CDATA[It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.]]> <![CDATA[It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.]]> <![CDATA[The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.]]> <![CDATA[In our consumer confidence surveys, we ask people whether they think government economic policy is good, fair, or poor. Increasingly, the answer we get is just plain laughter.]]> <![CDATA[Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.]]> <![CDATA[Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.]]> <![CDATA[I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.]]> <![CDATA[True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.]]> <![CDATA[The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.]]> <![CDATA[Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.]]> <![CDATA[I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.]]> <![CDATA[The ship of state is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.]]> <![CDATA[You can only govern men by serving them. The rule is without exception.]]> <![CDATA[The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.]]> <![CDATA[Governments never learn. Only people learn.]]> <![CDATA[It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.]]> <![CDATA[The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.]]> <![CDATA[There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.]]> <![CDATA[I have no ambition to govern men. It is a painful and thankless office]]> <![CDATA[Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.]]> <![CDATA[Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.]]> <![CDATA[Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.]]> <![CDATA[Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse.]]> <![CDATA[A government is the only vessel that leaks from the top.]]> <![CDATA[The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.]]> <![CDATA[An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her.]]> <![CDATA[We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.]]> <![CDATA[If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!]]> <![CDATA[This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.]]> <![CDATA[I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.]]> <![CDATA[Eating words has never given me indigestion.]]> <![CDATA[There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.]]> <![CDATA[The substance of the eminent Socialist gentlemen's speech is that making a profit is a sin. It is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss!]]> <![CDATA[Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.]]> <![CDATA[He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.]]> <![CDATA[Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all.]]> <![CDATA[The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.]]> <![CDATA[If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.]]> <![CDATA[My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.]]> <![CDATA[Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.]]> <![CDATA[When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.]]> <![CDATA[Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.]]> <![CDATA[The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.]]> <![CDATA[Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.]]> <![CDATA[The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.]]> <![CDATA[No comment is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.]]> <![CDATA[A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.]]> <![CDATA[It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter]]> <![CDATA[I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.]]> <![CDATA[I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.]]> <![CDATA[I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar.]]> <![CDATA[The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.]]> <![CDATA[There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.]]> <![CDATA[Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.]]> <![CDATA[Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.]]> <![CDATA[In those days he was wiser than he is now -- he used frequently to take my advice.]]> <![CDATA[Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.]]> <![CDATA[Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.]]> <![CDATA[Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.]]> <![CDATA[I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.]]> <![CDATA[A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.]]> <![CDATA[A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.]]> <![CDATA[Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.]]> <![CDATA[Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.]]> <![CDATA[In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.]]> <![CDATA[Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.]]> <![CDATA[That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.]]> <![CDATA[Beware of the person of one book.]]> <![CDATA[Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?]]> <![CDATA[Read Homer once, and you can read no more. For all books else appear so mean, and so poor. Verse will seem prose; but still persist to read, and Homer will be all the books you need.]]> <![CDATA[There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.]]> <![CDATA[There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.]]> <![CDATA[Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.]]> <![CDATA[When asked what he would do if he only had six months to live: Type faster.]]> <![CDATA[See in what peace a Christian can die.]]> <![CDATA[Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.]]> <![CDATA[A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.]]> <![CDATA[The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.]]> <![CDATA[There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.]]> <![CDATA[Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.]]> <![CDATA[What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to an human soul.]]> <![CDATA[Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.]]> <![CDATA[The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.]]> <![CDATA[As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.]]> <![CDATA[Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.]]> <![CDATA[Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.]]> <![CDATA[What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.]]> <![CDATA[Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.]]> <![CDATA[Never judge a book by its movie.]]> <![CDATA[You will find most books worth reading are worth reading twice.]]> <![CDATA[A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing hath separated us from God but our own will, or rather our own will is our separation from God.]]> <![CDATA[I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.]]> <![CDATA[Among the attributes of God, although they are equal, mercy shines with even more brilliance than justice.]]> <![CDATA[To know the will of God is the greatest knowledge! To do the will of God is the greatest achievement.]]> <![CDATA[Each person, makes their own terrible passion their God.]]> <![CDATA[If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.]]> <![CDATA[I find that doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.]]> <![CDATA[Man is a dog's ideal of what God should be.]]> <![CDATA[If triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.]]> <![CDATA[God hath entrusted me with myself.]]> <![CDATA[Femininity appears to be one of those pivotal qualities that is so important no one can define it.]]> <![CDATA[Our Congress is the finest body of men money can buy.]]> <![CDATA[Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.]]> <![CDATA[The worst thing in the world next to anarchy, is government.]]> <![CDATA[Man proposes, but God disposes.]]> <![CDATA[One and God make a majority.]]> <![CDATA[People see God every day; they just don't recognize Him.]]> <![CDATA[A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.]]> <![CDATA[People are much more willing to lend you books than bookcases.]]> <![CDATA[My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water.]]> <![CDATA[The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them.]]> <![CDATA[Reading the Scriptures is an uplifting experience.]]> <![CDATA[Books had instant replay long before televised sports.]]> <![CDATA[The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it.]]> <![CDATA[To read too many books is harmful.]]> <![CDATA[Theology is a science of mind applied to God.]]> <![CDATA[Theology is but our ideas of truth classified and arranged.]]> <![CDATA[Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of all men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken.]]> <![CDATA[As the grace grows nearer my theology is growing strangely simple, and it begins and ends with Christ as the only Savior of the lost.]]> <![CDATA[God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.]]> <![CDATA[I went to the root of things, and found nothing but Him alone.]]> <![CDATA[Good government is the outcome of private virtue.]]>