Carl Becker in Wikipedia
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept
~ Carl Becker
Quotes on: Books, Influence, Men, Speech
Waves: books, books and reading, Literature, misc, Random
The value of history is, indeed, not scientific but moral: by liberalizing the mind, by deepening the sympathies, by fortifying the will, it enables us to control, not society, but ourselves - a much more important thing; it prepares us to live more
Quotes on: History, Mind, Value
Waves: Empowerment, History
If you are thrown out of drug court, you are automatically facing 2 1/3 to 4 years in state prison.
Your life will be very different, ... You need to work your way back, and the one thing I can do is push you in that direction. Society is based on honesty and you have paid and will continue to pay for many years, a price for your lack of honesty.
You made a series of very poor decisions,
No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
~ Louis L'Amour (March 22, 1908 - June 10, 1988)
Quotes on: Memory
Waves: life, Memory, misc, My quotes about life, yeah
The market is on fire and with sentiment so bullish there is every reason to expect more upside. There are clearly many traders who are betting on an autumn rally to take the Dow to 10,000, and they positioned themselves in the market yesterday.
~ Tom Hougaard
Love, and you shall be loved
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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