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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There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Flannery O'Connor

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

Anon.

The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.

Willmott

Class is how you treat people who can do nothing for you.

Geof Greenleaf

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created.

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I call that a scumhead.

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