The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states-Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England.
William Inge (1860 - 1954)
Contributed by: Zaady
There are two kinds of fools: one says, "This is old, therefore it is good"; the other says, "This is new, therefore it is better."
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
Religion is a way of walking, not a way of talking.
What is a socialist? One who has yearnings To share equal profits from unequal earnings.
Of all tyrannies a country can suffer, the worst is the tyranny of the majority.
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Source: "Outspoken Essays"
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