Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Judges
"A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful"
"It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure"
"The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections and is unique among all branches and bodies of the federal government as without exception, the people's voice"
"America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards"
"Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers"
"Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture"
"In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children"
"Our legislation addresses broadcasts over the public airwaves, but I hope the cable and satellite industries see the importance of this issue and voluntarily create a family tier of programming and offer culturally responsible products"
"If a catastrophic event wipes out a large portion of House members, America needs to know this body, elected by the people, will be quickly and legally reconstituted and will continue to function"
"The public airwaves provide a chance to affirm we want to be a good, decent people; a good, decent nation"
"Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening"
"I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has neglected"
"Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government"
"Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it"
"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy"
"Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true"
"Carve every word before you let it fall"
"Beware how you take away hope from any human being"
"Any two philosophers can tell each other all they know in two hours"
"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God"
"The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract"
"The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving"
"People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail"
"Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him"
"We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe"
"The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power"
"The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God"
"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions"
"A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles"
"The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins"
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