A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on day, driving, emptiness, faults, force, good, manners, mercy, needs, pain, people, society, and time

On a cold winter's day, a group of porcupines huddled together to stay warm and keep from freezing. But soon they felt one another's quills and moved apart. When the need for warmth brought them closer together again, their quills again forced them apart. They were driven back and forth at the mercy of their discomforts until they found the distance from one another that provided both a maximum of warmth and a minimum of pain. In human beings, the emptiness and monotony of the isolated self produces a need for society. This brings people together, but their many offensive qualities and intolerable faults drive them apart again. The optimum distance that they finally find that permits them to coexist is embodied in politeness and good manners. Because of this distance between us, we can only partially satisfy our need for warmth, but at the same time, we are spared the stab of one another's quills.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Art Buchwald on acceptance, driving, facts, people, and wives

People are broad-minded. They'll accept the fact that a person can be an alcoholic, a dope fiend, a wife beater, and even a newspaperman, but if a man does not drive, there is something wrong with him.

Art Buchwald (1925 -)

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A Quote by Antonio Gramsci on driving, lust, and vices

Driving forward is the chief characteristic of western man since the Sumerians. His dread triad of vices is property-holding, voraciousness, and lust.

Antonio Gramsci

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A Quote by Alexander Emmanuel (Alex) Rodriguez on driving and people

Michael Jordan told me the way he kept the crown was by always outworking everyone else because he knew everyone was always coming after him. You can sneak up on people when you are 18, 19, 20. It's tougher when you're established. Before, I'd see 13, 14, 15 pitches that I could drive in a game. Now, I see one, two or three, so I have to be better.

Alex Rodriguez (1975 -)

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A Quote by Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus Alcuin of York on driving, faith, force, men, people, and religion

Men can be attracted but not forced to the faith. You may drive people to baptism, (but) you won't move them one step further in religion.

Albinus Flaccus Alcuinus (735 - 804)

Source: 12,000 Religious Quotations, by Frank S. Mead, 1989.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on driving, experience, force, religion, research, and science

I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Al Capone on driving and hospitality

When I sell liquor, its called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, its called hospitality.

Al Capone (1899 - 1947)

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