Favorite Quotations

Favorite Quotations
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  • "It is not possible to pay Evil in installments — and still we always try." ~ Franz Kafka, Aphorisms, Schocken Books, pg. 39
  • “All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  • “A man does not show his greatness by being at one extremity, but rather by touching both at once.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  • “I love my country too much to be a nationalist.” ~ Albert Camus
  • "There's one thing worse than change and that's the status quo." ~ John le Carré
  • "As we watch the sun go down, evening after evening, through the smog across the poisoned waters of our native earth, we must ask ourselves seriously whether we really wish some future universal historian on another planet to say about us: 'With all their genius and with all their skill, they ran out of foresight and air and food and water and ideas,' or, 'They went on playing politics until their world collapsed around them.'" ~ U Thant