|Emily Elizabeth Dickinson||
1. Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
2. Anger as soon as fed is dead — 'Tis starving makes it fat.
3. The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy.
4. His labor is a chant, His idleness a tune; Oh, for a bee's experience Of clovers and of noon!
5. Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
1. It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
2. The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
3. If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
4. It has been a bitter mortification for me to digest the conclusion that the 'race is for the strong' and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science.
5. A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
1. Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
2. Man, an animal that makes bargains.
3. Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
4. The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster.
5. Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
1. We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
2. It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
3. It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
4. The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
5. Great causes and little men go ill together.
1. Commemoration of Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury, 690 I find more marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatever.
2. There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world; and that is an idea whose time has come.
3. If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
4. I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
|Barack Hussein Obama||
1. What Washington needs is adult supervision.
2. We can't afford to be so worried about losing the next election that we lose the battles we owe to the next generation. The real gamble in this election is playing the same Washington game with the same Washington players and expecting a different result. And that's a risk we can't take.
3. 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.
4. A budget is more than just a series of numbers on a page; it is an embodiment of our values.
5. The genius of our founders is that they designed a system of government that can be changed. And we should take heart, because we've changed this country before.