Category Archives: Quote of the Week

Quote of the week: The Opposite of a Profound Truth, Niels Bohr

“The opposite of a fact is a falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.”  – Niels Bohr Some truths are scientific.  They are factual.  You can get a tape measure out and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Judging According to Light

“We are to judge the actions of men by the light we have, but men by the light they have.” What a true and important thing to remember, especially when seeking to evaluate and understand other men.  Whether historical figures … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week, from Asoka, Emperor of India

“True conquest consists of the conquest of men’s hearts by the law of duty or piety.” Asoka, Emperor of India, 3rd century B.C. The story behind this statement is very interesting.  Here it is in one historian’s words: “The old … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week, Thomas a Kempis

“It is vanity to wish for long life and to care little about a well-spent life.” Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ. Is it better to live a long life without meaning or a short life packed full of significance?   … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week, Tennessee Williams

Our new quote of the week: “If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.” Tennessee Williams ” Is it not true that anytime we speak or communicate in any way, it must come … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week, John Winthrop: “The best part is always the least…”

John Winthrop was the governor of the Massachusetts colony for almost the whole of the first generation of its history.  One large part of the development of the colony was the development of its political system.  As with all of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

New quote of the week: “He that relaxes out of season, wearies.” Blaise Pascal, Pensees Has anyone found this true?  Have you ever been worn out and tired because you sat around being too lazy, more or less?  There is … Continue reading

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