Saturday, May 30, 2015

Thoughts For The Weekend.

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.  It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
~ William Pitt. British prime minister

Compassion is not weakness and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
~ Hubert Humphreys, US Vice President

Every institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher

The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them.
~ Anatole France, novelist, essayist. Nobel laureate

Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.
~ Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, preacher journalist, and activist

It doesn' matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are.  If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.
~ Richard Feynman, physicist, Nobel laureate

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
~ Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist

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