Monday’s Toons & Quotes — 017

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The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us. —G. K. Chesterton

To the excessively fearful, the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws. —Eric Hoffer

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also be wrong. —Thomas Szasz

He that fails in his endeavours after wealth or power will no longer retain either honesty or courage. —Samuel Johnson

No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good. —Mandell Creighton

I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. —Anonymous

The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
George Santayana

If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him. —Samuel Johnson

Life is hard, but at least it’s short. — E. J. D’Alise (circa 1980)

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