S  Quotes

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' --Kahlil

Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-
believe. --Henry David Thoreau

Scatter Joy. --Emerson

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is. --Isaac

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are
servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for
every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than
that of blindfolded fear. --Thomas Jefferson

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder
than is necessary. --Sir James M. Barrie

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder
than is necessary? --James Matthew Barrie

Simplify! --Henry David Thoreau

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that we have to
erect the ramparts of peace. --UNESCO Charter

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole
world. --Immanuel Kant

So let me assert my belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself -
nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to
convert retreat into advance. --Franklin D. Roosevelt

Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity
we shall harness the energies of love. Then, for the second time in the history
of the world man will have discovered fire. --Teilhard de Chardin

Some men see things as they are and say why? I dream of things that never
were and say why not? --Robert Frost

Some there are that torment themselves afresh with the memory of what is past;
others, again, afflict themselves with the apprehension of evils to come; and
very ridiculously both - for the one does not now concern us, and the other not
yet ... One should count each day a separate life. --Seneca

Sow a thought, reap an act; Sow an act, reap a habit; Sow a habit, reap a
character; Sow a character, reap a destiny. --Anonymous

Speak boldly, and speak truly. Shame the devil. --John Fletcher

speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end
of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood. --William Penn

Speak the truth by all means; be bold and fearless in your rebuke of error, and
in your keener rebuke of wrongdoing; but be human, and loving, and gentle,
and brotherly, the while. --W. N. Punshon

Start some kind word on its travels. There is no telling where the good it may
do will stop. --Sir Wilfred Grenfell

Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. --Ralph
Waldo Emerson

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes. --Kenneth Hildebrand

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature. --
Charles Dickens

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility ... In the final
analysis, the one quality that all successful people have ... is the ability to take
on responsibility. --Michael Korda

Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't
things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of
what one does. --James Hilton