February 4

quotes

This is a list of quotes I find compelling. Disclaimer: I do not necessarily fully endorse all of them.
You may also be interested in a list of specifically political quotes.

  • I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me.
     - David, Psalms 13:6 (Bible)
  • In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea,
    With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me.
    As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free,
    While God is marching on.
     - Julia Ward Howe, The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
     - Paul, Philippians 4:12-13 (Bible)
  • If I want to find out anything, I'm not going to read Time magazine, I'm not going to read Newsweek. I'm not going to read any of these magazines. I mean, because they've just got too much to lose by printing the truth. You know that….Really the truth is just a plain picture.
     - Bob Dylan, Interview with Time Magazine
  • I killed the Bank.
     - Andrew Jackson, when asked about his greatest achievement on his deathbed
  • Great men can't be ruled.
     - Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
  • One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.
     - Ronald Reagan
  • So you think that money is the root of all evil.
    Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
     - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
  • I do not recognize anyone's right to one minute of my life, nor to any part of my energy, nor to any achievement of mine - no matter who makes the claim!
     - Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
  • And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
     - Paul, Romans 12:2 (Bible)

First | Previous 10 | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 | Next 10 | Last