Inspirational Quotations #505

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Voltaire

To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.
Thomas Browne

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
Friedrich Schiller

A good writer is basically a story-teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
E. W. Howe

If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.
Gail Sheehy

The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
Marquis de Sade

I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.
Billy Joel

Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.
Thomas Browne

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.
Jean-Paul Sartre

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Walt Whitman

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The dust of controversy is merely the falsehood flying off.
Thomas Carlyle

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