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Opinions are made to be changed – or how is the truth to be got at. Lord Byron …….. best short quotes

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Sir Winston Churchill, My Early Life, 1930

Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power; whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it; whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them — this is of the essence of leadership. Theodore H. White, The Making of the President, 1960 ……… best short quotes

What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth. John Keats

Death is a veil which those who live call life, Sleep and it is lifted. Percy B. Shelley

Life may change, but it may fly not;<br> Hope may vanish, but can die not;<br> Truth be veiled, but still it burneth;<br> Love replused – but it returneth Percy B. Shelley …….. best short quotes

If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me – nothing to make my friends proud of my memory – but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered. John Keats, Letter to Fanny Brawne, Feb 1820 – died 1 year later

I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy – their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy – It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives. John Keats, Letter to James Rice, Feb 1820 ……….best short quotes

O for a life of Sensations rather than of Thoughts. John Keats, Letter to Benjamin Bailey, Nov 1817

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication. Lord Byron, Don Juan …….. best short quotes

What is hope? nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of. Lord Byron, Letter to Thomas Moore

Learn to obey before you command. Solon

If you look after the pennies, the dollars will look after themselves. J. Paul Getty

They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it. Alice Cooper, BBC6 Radio, The Bruce Dickinson show ……. best short quotes

Justice is incidental to law and order. J. Edgar Hoover

It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it. Latin proverb

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Here?s what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. Kurt Vonnegut, Cold Turkey ……… best short quotes

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. Albert Einstein

To have a choice at all is to be free – even when the choice is between two terrible things. Orson Scott Card, The Worthing Saga

Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us. Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

I wish there could have been an invention that bottled up a memory, like perfume, and it never faded, never got stale. Then whenever I wanted to, I could uncork that bottle and live the memory all over again. Daphne DuMaurier, Rebecca …….. best short quotes

The love we give away is the only love we keep. Elbert Hubbard

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. Abraham Lincoln

What a new face courage puts on everything. Ralph Waldo Emerson ……… best short quotes

The future is no place to place your better days. Dave Matthews

What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us are wrapped up in parentheses. John Irving, _The Cider House Rules_ (1985)

It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible. George W. Foote

I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours. Stephen Roberts

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass …….. best short quotes

Question with boldness even the existance of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. Thomas Jefferson

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Napoleon Bonaparte ………… best short quotes

To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy. David Brooks

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It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark. Michael Shermer

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