Logic is like the sword: those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
Quote by Samuel Butler
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God is Love -- I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
He that is down can fall no lower.
Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
Loyalty is still the same, Whether it win or lose the game True as a dial to the sun, Although it be not shined upon.
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don't believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
I woke up full of hate and fear the day before the most recent peace march in San Francisco. This was disappointing: I'd hoped to wake up feeling somewhere between Virginia Woolf and Wavy Gravy.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
My sisters have been baptized and my dad is a deacon at his church now. Sadly my mother passed away but what I can say is that the Jehovah Witnesses took very good care of her up until she died.