Tuesday, August 15, 2006

More Quotes

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
- Lillian Hellman (1905 - 1984), The Little Foxes, 1939

The average man, who does not know what to do with his life, wants another one which will last forever.
-Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.
-Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895)

A joke's a very serious thing.
- Charles Churchill

The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
- Sir William Osler

Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
- Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), August 8, 1950

The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong.
- Pierre Charron

Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them.
- David Reisman

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
- Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

2 comments:

Jeff Slater said...

Hi Melinda.

I didn't know you had a blog! Thanks for linking to me -- I will add you to my blogroll.

Minkydo said...

Thanks Jeff. I do appreciate it :)