English: Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) meets with No...

English: Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) meets with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Last Supper

When evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the Twelve. And while they were eating, he said, “I tell you the truth, one of you will betray me.”

They were very sad and began to say to him one after the other, “Surely not I, Lord?”

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Benjamin Disraeli

Polonius, in Hamlet

Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
For a loan often loses both the loan and the friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of the economy.

Marcus Aurelius

“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking”

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

JFK

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”
“Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”

“Let every nation know… that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty”

Proudhon

Property is theft!

Edmund Burke

“When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle”-The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

“Facts are to the mind what food is to the body”.

Karl Marx

Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains”.

Anonymous Man
“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned”

Shakespeare

“Brevity is the soul of wit”

“If  music be the food of love, play on

Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,

The appetite may sicken, and so die.”

Charles Dickens – Hard Times

“Now, what I want is, facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children. Stick to Facts, sir! ”

‘Aluta Continua’-Anonymous

Barack Obama

‘Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek’.

Arnold Schwarznegger

Hasta la vista, baby

Martin LutherKing

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation
where they will not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.”

‘If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, sweep streets like Beethoven composed music’

Shakespeare, King Henry the 6th Part 3

The smallest worm will turn being trodden on, And doves will peck in safeguard of their brood.”
“I do have a stubborn streak in me.”  Explaining living her family in Britain to go back to Burma and launch a protest movement.
‘Fail to prepare. Prepare to fail’.
‘Sometimes you wonder, do they understand the game of football? They have a few drinks and probably the prawn sandwiches, and they don’t realise what’s going on out on the pitch’.
Bob Marley

‘Don’t let them fool you
Or even try to school you’.

St. Augustine

‘Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked’.

‘Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe’

Albert Einstein

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser”

“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.”

E.B. White

“Necessity first mothered invention. Now invention has little ones of her own, and they look just like grandma.”

“Life’s meaning has always eluded me and I guess it always will. But I love it just the same.”

“As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the one thing left to us in a bad time.”

Bill Shankly

“Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very
disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more
important than that.”

Dr. Robert Schuller

“Tough times never last, but tough people do. ”

Napoleon Bonaparte

‘In Politics stupidity is not a handicap’

‘The surest way to remain poor is to be honest’.

‘Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self-interest’

‘The word impossible is not in my dictionary’.

President Barack Obama

‘A good compromise,a good piece of legislation is like a good sentence..’

‘Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We’re the ones we’ve been waiting for. We’re the change that we seek’.

Sherry Argov

“When a man sees you are happy with him but you can be just as happy having nothing to do with him, that’s when he won’t want to leave your side. When you are happy, you are sexy.”

“Men are intrigued by anything they do not completely control.”

Ghandi

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

“An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it”.

“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching”.

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind”

Virginia Woolf

“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”

“Lock up your libraries if you like, but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”

Jane Austen

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”

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