Colin Powell quotes

For thirty years I have liked Colin Powell for his level headedness. I was disappointed in his United Nations speech about the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. But, he has seemed pretty level headed and effective at getting things done. No battle plan survives contact with the enemy. This battle plan quote is one… Continue reading Colin Powell quotes

Collected Quotes 2016-06-30

Just some more collected quotes. See the quotes tag for more. This one seems particularly applicable during this presidential election year. “History is moving pretty quickly these days, and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.” ― Ian Fleming Miscellaneous others Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and… Continue reading Collected Quotes 2016-06-30

Collected Quotes November-December 2013

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. I am certain there is too much certainty in the world. — Michael Crichton The men who cannot laugh at themselves frighten me even more than those who laugh at everything. — Anne Perry It always seems impossible until it’s done. —… Continue reading Collected Quotes November-December 2013

Collected Quotes June-August 2013

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. ― Franz Kafka No one can drive us crazy unless we… Continue reading Collected Quotes June-August 2013

Collected Quotes Apr-May 2013

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are. — Niccolò Machiavelli Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. — Bernard M. Baruch When I was young, I used… Continue reading Collected Quotes Apr-May 2013

Collected Quotes Jan-Mar 2013

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. The opposite of good is not evil. It’s indifference. — Abraham Joshua Heschel He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors. — Rudyard Kipling Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath… Continue reading Collected Quotes Jan-Mar 2013

Collected Quotes November/December 2012

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. If you can’t be seven feet tall, be seven feet smart. — Lois McMaster Bujold A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. — Henry Miller Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are… Continue reading Collected Quotes November/December 2012

Collected Quotes July/August 2012

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. I read like a wolf eats. I read myself to sleep every night. — Gary Paulsen There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. — Saint Thomas Aquinas If you surrender completely to the moments… Continue reading Collected Quotes July/August 2012

Collected Quotes May/June 2012

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. The future is here; it’s just not evenly distributed. — William Gibson (source) Shatner’s portrayal [of Kirk in Star Trek] is a little boy’s idea of what a captain is. He’s handsome, heroic, dashing, gets all the ladies. He… Continue reading Collected Quotes May/June 2012