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Famous Quotes of All Time - Year 2002

August 2001

August 31, 2001

Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
  —Ellen H. Richards

August 30, 2001

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
  —Albert Einstein

August 29, 2001

All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
  —John Locke

August 28, 2001

Man knows only when he is satisfied and when he suffers, and only his sufferings and his satisfactions instruct him concerning himself, teach him what to seek and what to avoid.
  —J. W. von Goethe

August 27, 2001

For this is what America is all about. It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge. It is the star that is not reached and the harvest that is sleeping in the unplowed ground.
  —Lyndon Baines Johnson

August 26, 2001

Civilization is a conspiracy.… Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
  —John Buchan

August 25, 2001

Now, I hold it is not decent for a scientific gent / To say another is an ass—at least, to all intent; / Nor should the individual who happens to be meant / Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent.
  —Francis Bret Harte

August 24, 2001

No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
  —Thomas Henry Huxley

August 23, 2001

As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after.
  —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

August 22, 2001

Drink, and dance and laugh and lie, / Love the reeling midnight through, / For tomorrow we shall die! / (But, alas, we never do.)
  —Dorothy Parker

August 21, 2001

In the present age, alas! our pens are ravished by unlettered authors and unmannered critics, that make a havoc rather than a building, a wilderness rather than a garden.
  —Aubrey Beardsley

August 20, 2001

When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law?
  —Benjamin Harrison

August 19, 2001

Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground. Faced with adversity, I will persevere.
  —Bill Clinton

August 18, 2001

Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.
  —Salman Rushdie

August 17, 2001

You show people what you’re willing to fight for when you fight your friends.
  —Hillary Rodham Clinton

August 16, 2001

There are only two ways of getting on in the world: by one’s own industry, or by the stupidity of others.
  —Jean de La Bruyère

August 15, 2001

Oh what a tangled web we weave, / When first we practise to deceive!
  —Sir Walter Scott

August 14, 2001

When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing—deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
  —John Galsworthy

August 13, 2001

In education, in marriage, in religion, in everything, disappointment is the lot of woman. It shall be the business of my life to deepen this disappointment in every woman’s heart until she bows down to it no longer.
  —Lucy Stone

August 12, 2001

O beautiful for heroes proved / In liberating strife, / Who more than self their country loved, / And mercy more than life!
  —Katharine Lee Bates

August 11, 2001

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
  —Karl Marx

August 10, 2001

As an engineer I could devise improvements for that swimming hole. But I doubt if the decrease in mother’s grief at the homecoming of muddy boys would compensate the inherent joys of getting muddy.
  —Herbert Hoover

August 9, 2001

Great wits are sure to madness near allied, / And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
  —John Dryden

August 8, 2001

Big machines are the awe-inspiring cathedrals of the 20th century.
  —Daniel Kleppner

August 7, 2001

As a natural process, of the same character as the development of a tree from its seed, or of a fowl from its egg, evolution excludes creation and all other kinds of supernatural intervention.
  —Thomas Henry Huxley

August 6, 2001

This truth within thy mind rehearse, / That in a boundless universe / Is boundless better, boundless worse.
  —Alfred, Lord Tennyson

August 5, 2001

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.
  —J.D. Salinger

August 4, 2001

To burn always with this hard, gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
  —Walter Pater

August 3, 2001

Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
  —Rupert Brooke

August 2, 2001

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
  —James Baldwin

August 1, 2001

A whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
  —Herman Melville

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