Quotes by Francis A. Carter

There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.

Francis A. Carter

Other Great Authors


We do not write because we want to we write because we have to.

W. Somerset Maugham

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good be good for something.

Henry David Thoreau

Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.

H. L. Mencken

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.

Russell Baker

Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

Belva Davis

What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another

Alan Stewart Paton »

I like less the story that a frog if put in cold water will not bestir itself if that water is heated up slowly and gradually and will in the end let itself be boiled alive, too comfortable with continuity to realize that continuous change at some point may become intolerable and demand a change in behavior.

Charles Handy - The Age of Unreason »

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.

Fran Lebowitz »