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

Other Great Authors

It is the simple things in life that make living worthwhile - sweet fundamental things such as love.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The object of art is to crystallize emotion into thought, and then fix it in form.

Francois Delsarte

The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

James Bryant Conant

Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her.

William Shakespeare

I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill.

Samuel Butler »

I go into ecstasies every time I see the naked figure of a woman, such as Venus, for example. It strikes me as so wonderful and exquisite that I have difficulty in stopping the tears rolling down my cheeks.

Anne Frank, from The Diary of a Young Girl, January 5, 1944 »

O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.

Robert Burns »