Arnold H. Glasgow
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
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"
"Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers"
"The public airwaves provide a chance to affirm we want to be a good, decent people; a good, decent nation"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think"
"The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins"
"The great act of faith is when a man decides he is not God"
"Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so"
"A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born"
"Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions"
"A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter"
"A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience"
"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"
"On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it"
"Nothing is so commonplace has the wish to be remarkable"
"Life is action and passion; therefore, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of the time, at peril of being judged not to have lived"
"Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke"
"As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived"
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