King's Favorite Quotations

    
    

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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
    Isaac Asimov, scientist and writer (1920-1992 )

Tolerably early in life I discovered that one of the unpardonable sins, in the eyes of most people, is for a man to presume to go about unlabelled. The world regards such a person as the police do an unmuzzled dog, not under proper control.
    Thomas Henry Huxley, biologist and writer (1825-1895 )

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
    Nelson Mandela, activist, south African president, Nobel laureate (b. 1918 )

Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
    John F. Kennedy, 35th US president (1917-1963)

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
    William Somerset Maugham, writer (1874-1965 )

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
    Heraclitus, philosopher (c. 540-470 BCE )

There comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to -- if there are no doors or windows -- he walks through a wall.
    Bernard Malamud, novelist and short-story writer (1914-1986)

The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882 )

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
    Charles Darwin, naturalist and author (1809-1882 )

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton, writer (1803-1873 )

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