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
You made a series of very poor decisions,
I used to paint model soldiers as a kid.
Washington liked that look, because it made the British think they were all crack shots.
I'm not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop, the mouth is crooked, the teeth aren't straight, the voice sounds like a Mafioso pallbearer, but somehow it all works.
~ Kevin Spacey (July 26, 1959 - )
Villiany wears many masks, non so dangerous as the mask of virtue.
~ Johnny Depp (June 09, 1963 - )
Waves: Johnny depp, My quotes about life, Other
Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?
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