Inspirational Quotations #691

The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
Christopher Lasch

The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.
George Jean Nathan

If we are to find our way across toubled waters, we are better served by the company of those who have built bridges, who have moved beyond despair and inertia.
Marilyn Ferguson

The function of values is to give us the illusion of purpose in life.
Dero A. Saunders

Our background and circumstances may influence who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
Unknown

Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being occasionally, and learns about how far to attempt to spring.
Charles Dudley Warner

The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it’s a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.
Chuck Swindoll

If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do… how would I be? What would I do?
Buckminster Fuller

A rich man is not one who has the most,|but one who needs the least.
Unknown

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one’s rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
Georges Bataille

Happy those who knowing they are subject to uncertain changes, are prepared and armed for either fortune; a rare principle, and with much labor learned in wisdom’s school.
Philip Massinger

Private and public life are subject to the same rules; and truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better than policy, or tact, or expediency, or any other word that was ever devised to conceal or mystify a deviation from the straight line.
Robert E. Lee

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