Notable Quotes

“I am only one, but still I am one.  I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.
And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that  I can do.”

— Edward Hale



“There is nothing as easy as denouncing... It don’t take much to see that something is wrong,
but it does take some eyesight to see what will put it right again.” 

— Will Rogers



“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” 

— H.L. Mencken



Let me assert my firm 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 Delano Roosevelt,
1933  Inaugural Address



I see m face in a mirror and go, “I’m a Halloween costume? That’s what they think of me?”

— Drew Carey



“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.
This makes it hard to plan the day.” 

— E. B. White



“Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely expressed for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent ideological busybodies.” 

— C.S. Lewis



There is no doubt that many expensive national projects may add to our prestige or serve science.
But none of them must take precedence over human needs.. 

— Nelson Rockefeller, 1971