Quotes by C. V. R. Thompson

Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light.

C. V. R. Thompson

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Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.

Ambrose Bierce

It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

Margaret Fuller

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life.

Robert Louis Stevenson

And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.

William Shakespeare

I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash.

Sigmund Freud

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Arthur Ward »

Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously; And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company.

Anonymous, Greensleeves »

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children and asks that they be prepared ... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.

Shirley Mount Hufstedler »