“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”
Author Laurence J. Peter, quoted in the Monterey County, Calif., Herald
“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.”
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Civil-rights activist Dorothy Height, quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make a man a more clever devil.”
C.S. Lewis, quoted in the Walton County, Ga., Tribune
“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners.”
Emily Post, quoted in the Salt Lake City Deseret News
“A sense of humor is a measurement of the extent to which we realize that we are trapped in a world almost totally devoid of reason.”
Dave Barry, quoted in the Annapolis, Md., Capital
“Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.”
Philosopher G.W.F. Hegel, quoted in the Associated Press
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