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BAYLOR FM LEGACY

Quotes

SGU Notes

 


Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.

Carl Sagan

 

If we do not take charge of our history, what future will be left for us to think about and implement?

 Edward Said, Palestinian author

 

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

 -Sallust

 

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

 Carl Sandburg

 

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

 Carl Sandburg

 

Yesterday is a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore to this day.

 Sanskrit Proverb

 

Once freedom lights its beacon in a man's heart, the gods are powerless against him.

Jean-Paul Sartre

 

Honor is the one thing no one can take from you; it can only be given away.

Adam Scalettar

 

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.  It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people  who rekindle the inner spirit.

Albert Schweitzer

 

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.

 -Walter Scott

 

Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem. Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash.

 -Jerry Seinfeld

 

The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews. Bottle openers. Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me, the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe clippers right here.

 -Jerry Seinfeld

 

Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.

 -Jerry Seinfeld

 

"Love is merely a madness..."

-Shakespeare-

 

The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. 

William Shakespeare

 

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

 -George Bernard Shaw

 

Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.

 -George Bernard Shaw

 

If we don't change, we don't grow.  If we don't grow, we are not really living.

 Gail Sheehy

 

In raising my children, I have lost my mind but found my soul.

 Lisa T. Shepherd

 

When you have robbed a man of everything, he is no longer in your power. He is free again.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

 

Heaven never helps the men who will not act.

 Sophocles

 

"...knowledge does injury..."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

"Rare is he who will concede genius."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

"Let each person learn not only from the precepts of others, but also let him reap counsel from his own nature."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

“...it is the nature of a guilty conscience to lie concealed...An accusation will not endure nurtured by the person who brought it forth."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

"It is no less a victory to tolerate enemies, than to overcome them."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

"One must believe neither the friend who praises nor the enemy who detracts."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

"Though strength may falter, good will must be praised."

“Reply to Sor Filotea de la Cruz” by Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz

 

I am nothing special; of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

 Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

 

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.

Herbert Spencer

 

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.

 Baruch Spinoza, 1632-1677, Dutch-Jewish philosopher

 

Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.

 -Pamela Vaull Starr

 

Thus there are these two streams, one from the past and one from the future, which come together in the soul-will anyone who observes himself deny that?

 Rudolph Steiner (Anthropologist 1861-1925)

 

I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived.

 Anna Louise Strong

 

In my soul rages a battle without victor: between faith without proof and reason without charm.

 Rene Sully-Prudhomme from La Justice

 

You cannot reason a person out of a position he did not reason himself into in the first place.

 -Jonathan Swift

 

People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change.  They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under.

 Charles R. Swindoll

 

 

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