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Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. / Vince Lombardi (1913-1970) American football coach (Attributed)

Lombardi, Vince - (Attributed

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.   / Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) Welsh poet and writer “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” (1947)

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. / Dylan Thomas Welsh poet and writer “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.  (More info ...)

Einstein, Albert - "What Life Means to Einstein," Interview with G. Viereck, Saturday Evening Post (26 Oct 1929

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.

Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.   / W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) English novelist and playwright [William Somerset Maugham] Of Human Bondage, ch. 39 (1915)

Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind. Somerset Maugham English novelist and playwright [William Somerset Maugham] Of Human Bondage, ch.

Desmond Tutu on Doing Good

it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. / Desmond Tutu (b. South African cleric, Archbishop of Cape Town, Nobel Laureate (Attributed)

The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. / Gaylord Nelson (1916-2005) American politician and environmentalist “Ah, Wilderness! Save It,” New York Times (4 Sep 1984)

Nelson, Gaylord - "Ah, Wilderness! Save It," New York Times (4 Sep 1984

Science and religion short essay samples Sample essay on the relation between Science and Religion Introduction: Science and religion are commonly perceived to be mutually exclusive contradictions in terms.

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King, Stephen - Cell, "Gaiten Academy," ch. 16 (2006

As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents. of Eric Arthur Blair] The Road to Wigan Pier, ch.

A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own. / Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet A Defence of Poetry (1821) [ed. Albert S. Cook (1890)]

Shelley, Percy Bysshe - A Defence of Poetry (1821) [ed. Albert S. Cook (1890

A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; the pains and pleasu

“Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.” – H.L. Mencken, Prejudices: First Series

It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull. Mencken American writer and journalist [Henry Lewis Mencken] “The National Letters,” Prejudices: Second Series

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully. / Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American clergyman, hymnist (Attributed)

Brooks, Phillips - (Attributed

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.

NARRATOR: No moral. No message. No prophetic tract. Just a simple statement of fact: for civilization to survive, the human race has to remain civilized. Tonight’s very small exercise in logic from the Twilight Zone.

Serling, Rod - The Twilight Zone, 3x03 "The Shelter" (29 Sep 1961

"A problem well stated is a problem half-solved." Charles Kettering #quote

A problem well stated is a problem half-solved. Sometimes attributed to John Dewey.

Tragedy plus time equals comedy. / Steve Allen (1922-2000) American composer, entertainer, and wit. “Steve Allen’s Almanac,” Cosmopolitan (Feb 1957) [More info ...]

Allen, Steve - "Steve Allen's Almanac," Cosmopolitan (Feb 1957

Tragedy plus time equals comedy. / Steve Allen American composer, entertainer, and wit. “Steve Allen’s Almanac,” Cosmopolitan (Feb [More info .

Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great measure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, but a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in. They give their whole form and color to our lives. According to their quality, they aid morals, they supply them, or they totally destroy them. / Edmund Burke…

Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great measure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, but a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in. They give their whole form and color to our lives. According to their quality, they aid morals, they supply them, or they totally destroy them. / Edmund Burke…

It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. / Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) British novelist [pseud. Currer Bell] Jane Eyre, ch. 12 [Jane] (1847)

It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

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