Quotes by Mary Manin Boggs

My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.

Mary Manin Boggs

When we hold back on life, life holds us back.

Mary Manin Boggs

Other Great Authors


Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher 'standard of living' is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important that television.

Aldo Leopold

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.

Frederick The Great

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.

G.K. Chesterton »

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher »

General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.

Robert J. Sawyer »