Quotes by Charles Boyle

Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.

Charles Boyle

Other Great Authors

The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done."

George Carlin

How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.


Religion is far too important a thing for atheists to leave to the religious.

Tor Nørretranders, Mærk Verden English title not known

If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.

Irvin S. Cobb

Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on hold fast hold out. Patience is genius.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon »

It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.

Johann Kaspar Lavater »

I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's.

William Blake »