The challenges of growing up Quotes

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

Mark Twain

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

Our conscience, which is a great ledger book, wherein are written all our offenses...grinds our souls with the remembrance of some precedent sins, makes us reflect upon, accuse and condemn ourselves.

Robert Burton

Science is incapable of supplying answers to ultimate questions about why things exist and what their purpose is.

Nicola Cabibbo

The heart should have fed upon the truth, as insects on a leaf, till it be tinged with the color, and show its food in every ... minutest fiber.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Joseph Conrad

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.

William Clark

Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Is life so wretched? Isn't it rather your hands which are too small, your vision which is muddled? You are the one who must grow up.

Dag Hammarskjld

The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.

Thomas Hardy

Global poverty is an "input" on the supply side; the global economic system feeds on cheap labor.

Michel Chossudovsky

There's no such thing as a genius in politics, or at least I have never met one. There are only human beings, some better than others, who rise or fall on the challenges they meet.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

The difference between weakness and wickedness is much less than people suppose; and the consequences are nearly always the same.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Samuel Ullman

In mixed company, be readier to hear than to speak, and put people upon talking of what is in their own way; for then you will both oblige them, and be most likely to improve by their conversation.

James Burgh

The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.

Robert Burton

Our war on terror begins with al Qaeda, but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated.

George Walker Bush
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