QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

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Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy but after a war it seems more like astrology.
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
I...have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is. I only know that people call me a feminist when I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat, or a prostitute.
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know they real truth about his or her love affairs.
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
Man is a hating rather than a loving animal.
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots.
The point is that nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds, even if it is the salt of the earth.
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time.

Best Quotations

"If a word in the dictionary were mispelled, how would we know"

Steven Wright
"The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death."

Cicero
"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today, at home and around the world"

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"A friend is what the heart needs all the time."

Henry Van Dyke
"One is very crazy when in love."

Sigmund Freud