Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Quote Unquote - II

  • When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber -- Winston Churchill
  • Stone age didn’t end because we ran out of stones -- Ahmed Zaki Yamani
  • The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing -- Edmund Burke
  • A country is known by the proverbs it keeps -- Anonymous
  • I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go -- Abraham Lincoln
  • Indecency, vulgarity, obscenity are strictly confined to man; he invented them. Among the higher animals there is no trace of them -- Mark Twain
  • The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself -- Mark Twain
  • Man's greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors -- Elbert Hubbard
  • Most people have no knowledge of their history. They only live it. -- Bhishm Sahani
  • A person's maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child, at play. -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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