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,
Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation.
Quotes on: Reputation
Waves: Proverb, Quality
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.
~ Will Rogers (November 04, 1879 - August 15, 1935)
Waves: Government, Humor, Politics, Random, Short Quotes
Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
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