Quotes on character
Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune.
~ Phillips Brooks
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
~ Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
The great object is, that every man be armed. ... Every one who is able may have a gun.
~ Patrick Henry
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions.
~ Walter Lippmann
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
~ Christy Mathewson
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.
~ Tom Stoppard
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
~ Kin Hubbard
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.
~ Robert Louis Stephenson
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.
~ Harry S Truman
It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma... which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.
~ Edgar Allan Poe