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Quote Left Organized charity itself is the symptom of a malignant social disease. Those vast, complex, interrelated organizations aiming to control and to diminish the spread of misery and destitution and all the menacing evils that spring out of this sinisterly fertile soil, are the surest sign that our civilization has bred, is breeding and perpetuating constantly increasing numbers of defectives, delinquents and dependents.......to breed out of the race the scourges of transmissible disease, mental defect, poverty, lawlessness, crime since these classes would be decreasing in number instead of breeding like weeds....such a plan would reduce the birthrate among the diseased, the sickly, the poverty stricken and anti-social classes, elements unable to provide for themselves, and the burden of which we are all forced to carry Quote Right
Quote Left The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. Quote Right
Quote Left If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even-if you will-eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with. Quote Right
Quote Left Organized charity itself is the symptom of a malignant social disease. Those vast, complex, interrelated organizations aiming to control and to diminish the spread of misery and destitution and all the menacing evils that spring out of this sinisterly fertile soil, are the surest sign that our civilization has bred, is breeding and perpetuating constantly increasing numbers of defectives, delinquents and dependents.......to breed out of the race the scourges of transmissible disease, mental defect, poverty, lawlessness, crime � since these classes would be decreasing in number instead of breeding like weeds....such a plan would � reduce the birthrate among the diseased, the sickly, the poverty stricken and anti-social classes, elements unable to provide for themselves, and the burden of which we are all forced to carry Quote Right
Quote Left The surest road to health, say what they will, Is never to suppose we shall be ill - Most of those evils we poor mortals know, From doctors and imagination flow. Quote Right
Quote Left Experience is the surest standard by which to test the real tendency of the existing Constitution of a country Quote Right
Quote Left One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. Quote Right
Quote Left Quotation... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised; the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous; the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium. Quote Right
Quote Left Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised; the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous; the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium. Quote Right
Quote Left The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. Quote Right
Quote Left You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. Quote Right
Quote Left Reverence is one of the signs of strength, irreverence one of the surest indications of weakness. No man will rise high who jeers at sacred things. The fine loyalties of life must be reverenced or they will be fore sworn in the day of trial. Quote Right
Quote Left Well you deserve. They well deserve to have That know the strong'st and surest way to get. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed. Quote Right
Quote Left The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. Quote Right
Quote Left Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest sign intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is the fact that none of it has tried to contact us. Quote Right
Quote Left Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. Quote Right
Quote Left Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear Quote Right
Quote Left Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions the surest poison is time. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed. Quote Right
Quote Left They that are loudest in their threats are the weakest in the execution of them. It is probable that he who is killed by lightning hears no noise; but the thunder-clap which follows, and which most alarms the ignorant, is the surest proof of their safety. Quote Right
Quote Left Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest mark of a Christian is not faith, or even love, but joy. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest cure for vanity is loneliness. Quote Right
Quote Left People try so hard to believe in leaders now, pitifully hard. But we no sooner get a popular reformer or politician or soldier or writer or philosopher --a Roosevelt, a Tolstoy, a Wood, a Shaw, a Nietzsche, than the cross-currents of criticism wash him away. My Lord, no man can stand prominence these days. It's the surest path to obscurity. People get sick of hearing the same name over and over. Quote Right
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Quote Left The surest path to rid oneself of one's enemies is a road that is paved with compassion, illuminated with understanding, which leads toward friendship. Quote Right
Quote Left The surest path to truth is through the very source of truth itself. Quote Right