Monday, December 5, 2011

Quotes '11-'12

The forces in a capitalist society if left unchecked tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

Jawaharlal Nehru


The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

- Robert Hutchins


No matter what we want of life we have to give up something in order to get it.

- Raymond Holliwell


As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

- Woody Allen


Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.

—George Orwell


The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
— Gandhiabout

What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?
— Robert Browning

Be more. Do less. The Divine achieves without toil, without exertion.
— Philip Arnold

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson