Thursday, August 30, 2007

Quotations

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Be a craftsman in speech that you may be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.
Maxims of Ptahhotep (c. 3400 BC)

Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
Marquis de Condorcet (1743 - 1794)

Storms make oaks take deeper root.
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)


We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
Plutarch (46 - 120)

The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Mohammed (c570 - 632)

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