A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
Disappointment, failure, and frustration are the main agents of change. Success is a poor teacher, for it usually only confirms us in what we thought we already knew.
- Kenneth Boulding
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
- W.H. Beveridge
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
- Marcus Aurelius
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
- Chinese Proverb
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.