Saturday, May 19, 2007

Quotations

There is no mistaking a good book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands, until they've flung it away.
Sophocles (496BC - 406BC)

Democracy replaces appointment by the corrupt few with election by the incompetent many.
Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

God has always been very hard on the poor.
Jean-Paul Marat (1743 - 1793)

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
Jack London (1876 - 1916)

For myself, I am an optimist. It does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)