Sunday, 19 June 2016

Some Quotes For A Sunny Sunday.

History is never boring...hope you'll like these.

" "To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."
Theodore Roosevelt, Message to Congress December 3rd 1907
" The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. "
Jane Austen
( 1775-1817 )
" It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
Samuel Johnson ( 1709-1784 )
" What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say."
Ralph Waldo Emerson ( 1803-1882 )
" Many time the reading of a book as made the future of a man."
Ralph Waldo Emerson ( 1803-1882 )
" History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. "
Alexis de Tocqueville ( 1805-1859 )
" There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys. it is all hell. "
General Sherman ( 1820-1891 )-11th August 1880
" Nescire autem quid antequam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum."
( To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.)

Marcus Tullius Cicero ( 106 BC-43 BC )
" When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly. "
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756-1791)
" History is the devil's scripture. "
Lord Byron ( 1788-1824 )