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

The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.

Erich Fromm

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.


What happens when the future has come and gone?

Robert Half

If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.

Stone Temple Pilots

Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.

George Eliot, Middlemarch, Book I, ch.1

Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it; for tomorrow is not, until today is past.

Sophocles, Trachiniae »

Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.

Antonin Scalia »

Works of imagination should be written in very plain language the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge »