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February 1, 2011 | By | Reply More

Here are some more of my favorite quotes. I gather these from many sources. I am very much a gatherer, almost a plagiarizer, except that I admit that I gather them:

“Religion is to spirituality what porn is to sex.”
-Roger Ebert

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”
-Susan Ertz, Anger in the Sky

‎”A genuine revolution of values means in the final analysis that our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Every nation must now develop an overriding loyalty to mankind as a whole in order to preserve the best in their individual societies.”
-Martin Luther King

“I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.”
—Wilson Mizner

“The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.”
-Oscar Levant (1906 – 1972)

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
– William Butler Yeats (Poet, 1865-1939).

‎”Obama isn’t a brown-skinned anti-war socialist who gives away free healthcare. You’re thinking of Jesus.”
– John Fugelsang.

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
– Unknown

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand,” he tells his children. “It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.”
– Atticus Finch, in “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”
—Barry LePatner

“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.”
—Abraham Lincoln

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
—Winston Churchill

“Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur.” (Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.)
—Unknown Author

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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