Quotes by William M. Holden

Hell is paved with good Samaritans.

William M. Holden

Other Great Authors


One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of attention, and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied but to be read.

Johnson

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd, in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mongrel bitch: one whom I will beat into clamorous whining, if thou deniest the least syllable of thy addition.

Earl of Kent, _The_Tragedy_of_King_Lear_

You raise your voice when you should reinforce your argument.

Samuel Johnson

All is ephemeral--fame and the famous as well.

Marcus Aurelius

I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003 »

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

Chinese proverb »

One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aims be co-ordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup.

Claude M. Bristol »