The Scolai

“Just a Good Guy…With a Few Bad Habits”

More Favorite Quotes

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I haven’t posted one of these lists for some time now. As most of you know I am a voracious reader (at least I thought I was until The Hooligan and I compared reading lists). Anyway, here are some more of my favorite quotes:

“The Argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.”

Ayn Rand

“If there were no God, there would be no Atheists”

G.K. Chesterton

“For myself I am an optimist– it does not seem to be much use being anything else.”

Winston Churchill

“The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.”

John Maynard Keynes

“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.”

C.S. Lewis

“The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.”

George Bernard Shaw

“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”

David Brin

“Americans NEVER quit!”

Douglas MacArthur

“Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front it’s blows with brave hearts.”


“The test of first- rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald



Written by thescolai

July 31, 2007 at 6:44 pm

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  1. How about these…..”If you want the rainbow…you have to put up with the rain” and, “Wherever you are…be all there”

    William Hampton

    August 1, 2007 at 6:43 am

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