Words of Wisdom – Quotations

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman. — Marian Anderson

The willing contemplation of vice is vice. — Arabic proverb

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves. — Thomas Jefferson

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. — C. S. Lewis

A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. — C. S. Lewis

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. — C. S. Lewis

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. — Abraham Lincoln

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. — Abraham Lincoln

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. — Groucho Marx

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. — Margaret Lee Runbeck

Trust one eyewitness of a plane crash over the imaginations of a hundred professors who’ve agreed how that plane should fly. — Jonathan Whitcomb

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. — William Butler Yeats

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