Quotes by Martin H. Fischer

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom lies in their simplification.

Martin H. Fischer

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Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.

Belgian Proverb

If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.

Bill Cosby

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it but as I drink, I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is.

Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.

Terry Pratchett, Small Gods 1992

No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished

Lee Iacocca

I'm still an atheist, thank God.

Luis Bunuel »

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy course; who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly; so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt, Paris, Sorbonne 1910 »

Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.

George F. Will, Statecraft as Soulcraft »