Monday, June 4, 2012

My Favorite Inspiring Quotes (some which may well shock you!)
Helen Keller, my greatest personal hero



Hall of Quotable Fame

"Ignorance is not bliss." - MADONNA

 Madonna, Queen of Pop  

"Small minds discuss people. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action." - Goethe

"Many people would rather die than think; in fact most do..." - Bertrand Russell

"A tyrant will always find a pretext for his tyranny." 'The Wolf and the Lamb', Aesop

"When in doubt, tell the truth." - Mark Twain

"The one who hates correction will die." - Proverbs 15:10

"When indeed we shall learn that we are all related to each other, that we are all members of one body...Until the spirit of love for our fellow men, regardless of race, color or creed, shall fill the world, making real in our lives and in our deeds the actuality of human brotherhood - until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained." - Helen Keller

A depiction of 'Wolf and the Lamb' by Aesop
"So, let us not be blind to our differences - but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved." - John F. Kennedy

"Next time you want pussy, just look in the mirror baby!" - Madonna (again)

"Believe not because some old manuscripts are produced, believe not because it is your national belief, believe not because you have been made to believe from your childhood, but reason truth out; and after you have analyzed it, then if you find it will do good to one and all, believe it, live up to it and help others live up to it." - Buddha

"I may disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." - Voltaire

"Don't be idealistic of people!" - Brenda Horne

A statue of the Buddha

"But let judgement run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream!"- Amos 5:24

"There is no evil committed in this world that cannot be redeemed by a greater love, and a will to love will always find a worthy object." - Katherine Kurtz


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