Cool Quotes Vol.1

  • Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking about.~Sam Ewing.
  • If it were not for labour, men could neither eat so much, nor relish so pleasantly, nor sleep so soundly, nor be so healthful, so useful, so strong, so patient, so noble, nor so untempted.~Jeremy Taylor (the 17th-century English bishop).
  • If you want the world to beat a path to your door, just try to take a nap on a Saturday afternoon.~Sam Ewing in Mature Living.
  • No day in which you learn something is a complete loss. ~David Eddings.
  • To much agreement kills a chat. ~Eldridge Cleaver (Soul on Ice).

  • If silence is golden, then speech is platinum. It spreads wisdom, dispels ignorance, ventilates grievances, stimulates curiosity, lightens the spirits and lessens the fundamental loneliness of the soul. ~Jan Struther. 
  • There are three ways to get something done; Do it yourself, employ someone or forbid your children to do it. ~Monta Crane.
  • When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power. ~Alston Chase.
  • Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life. ~John Muir.
  • Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. ~Helen Keller.