Collection of Quotes – Winter ’20

“In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.”

        Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.”

        Charles Babbage

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

         W.B. Yeats

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“He who can handle the quickest rate of change survives.”

        Lt. Col. John Boyd

“If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.”

        Edgar Howe

“War is what happens when language fails.”

        Margaret Atwood

“Tomorrow belongs to those of us who conceive of it as belonging to everyone; who lend the best of ourselves to it, and with joy.”

Audre Lorde

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.”

William Penn

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can do without.”

        Henry David Thoreau

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.”

        John Cage

“Only if we understand, can we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, shall all be saved.”

       Jane Goodall

“I believe in a calm, simple, low-profile life. You live simple, you train hard, and live an honest life. Then you are free.”

      Eliud Kipchoge (Kenyan sub-two hour marathoner)

CRM 1/7/20