Archive for June, 2017

Quote of the day, June 20

June 23, 2017

Winston Churchill, on language

“Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.”

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Quote of the day, June 19

June 19, 2017

Leonardo Da Vinci, on argumentation  

“Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.”

Quote of the day, June 18

June 19, 2017

Mark Twain, on freedom 

“It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.”

Quote of the day, June 17

June 17, 2017

Rudyard Kipling,on making the most of life

“Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.”

Quote of the day, June 16

June 17, 2017

Isaac Newton, on building bridges 

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

Quote of the day, June 15

June 17, 2017

Theodore Roosevelt, on the goal of life

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

Quote of the day, June 14

June 17, 2017

David McCullough, on history 

“History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are. “

Quote of the day, June 13

June 16, 2017

William Ellery Channing, on books

“It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.”

Quote of the day, June 12

June 16, 2017

Arthur James Balfour, on biography

“Biography should be written by an acute enemy.”

Quote of the day, June 11

June 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr., on hope

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”