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Eleanor Roosevelt Page

“One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Source/Notes: You Learn by Living (1960)
John Lennon Page

“Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.... I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.”

- John Lennon

Source/Notes: What Can I Tell You about Myself which You Have Not Already Found Out from Those Who Do Not Lie? in The Beatles Anthology (2000)
Edna St. Vincent Millay Page

“My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!”

- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Source/Notes: First Fig from A Few Figs from Thistles (1920)
Rudyard Kipling Page

“Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, border, nor breed, nor birth, When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth!”

- Rudyard Kipling

Source/Notes: The Ballad of East and West (1889)
Immanuel Kant Page

“All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.”

- Immanuel Kant

Source/Notes: Critique of Pure Reason (1781;1787)


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Page

“The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Source/Notes: The Path of the Law and The Common Law (2009 edition), Kaplan Publishing - ISBN: 9781427799524
George R. R. Martin Page

“The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends, Ser Jorah told her. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. He gave a shrug. They never are.”

- George R. R. Martin

Source/Notes: Daenerys (III)—Ser Jorah Mormont - A Song of Ice and Fire (1996-)
Mahatma Gandhi Page

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

Eleanor Roosevelt Page

“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Source/Notes: You Learn by Living (1960 edition), Westminster John Knox Press - ISBN: 9780664244941
Martin Golding Page

“Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.”

- Martin Golding


Jim Morrison Page

“O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives The moths & atheists are doubly divine & dying We live, we die and death not ends it”

- Jim Morrison

Source/Notes: An American Prayer (1978)
William Shenstone Page

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.”

- William Shenstone

Source/Notes: Essays on Men and Manners (1804 edition)
John Stuart Mill Page

“Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends than that good men should look on and do nothing.”

- John Stuart Mill

Source/Notes: On Education (1867)
Robert Baden-Powell Page

“It is called in our schools 'beastliness', and this is about the best name for it... should it become a habit it quickly destroys both health and spirits; he becomes feeble in body and mind, and often ends in a lunatic asylum.”

- Robert Baden-Powell


Fulton J. Sheen Page

“Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.”

- Fulton J. Sheen

Thomas Edison Page

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.”

- Thomas Edison

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Ford Times, Volume 6 (1912), p. 136