Quotes and Conundrums

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."

Dale Carnegie

"The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind forward."

Igor Sikorsky

"Government is, abstractedly taken, an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgment and individual conscience of mankind. Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness."

Thomas Jefferson

"There's a basic human weakness inherent in all people which tempts them to want what they can't have and not want what is readily available to them."

Robert J. Ringer

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort."

Herm Albright

"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary."

James D. Nicoll

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

H.G. Wells

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