Quotes by Romare Beardon

Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies.

Romare Beardon

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We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.

Karl Popper

No man is an Island, entire of itself every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls It tolls for thee.

John Donne

I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.

Al Capone

Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.

Alistair Cooke

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions it is the best refreshment on the journey and it is the greatest property.

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Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness - the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.

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