Quotes by Dexter Scott King

My father said, 'Politics asks the question Is it expedient Vanity asks Is it popular But conscience asks Is it right'

Dexter Scott King

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Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.

Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson

Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.

Benjamin Disraeli

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants

Isaac Newton, Paraphrase of 12th century quote by Bernard of Chartres

Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible, New Testament, Matthew 7:7

Quantum mechanics is certainly imposing. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory says a lot, but does not really bring us closer to the secret of the 'Old One.' I, at any rate, am convinced that He is not playing at dice.

Albert Einstein

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.

Arthur Wing Pinero »

If by saying that all men are born free and equal, you mean that they are all equally born; it is true, but true in no other sense; birth, talent, labor, virtue, and providence, are forever making differences.

Eugene Edwards »

Pride would be a lot easier to swallow if it didn't taste so bad.

Brad Moore »