Quotes by John Viscount Morley

Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.

John Viscount Morley

It is not enough to do good one must do it the right way.

John Viscount Morley

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Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.

Joan Borysenko

America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

David Riesman

Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.

Orison Swett Marden

The truth is easiest to disprove - its defenses are down.

Steve Aylett, Toxicology a book, 1999

All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.

James Barrett Scotty Reston »

It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.

John Dewey »

True love allows each person to follow his or her own path, aware that doing so can never drive them apart.

Paulo Coelho, Brida »