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Mark's Favorite Quotes


  • Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny. -Carl Shurz (1829-1906)

  • "There is nothing politically right that is morally wrong." -- Daniel O'Connell, Irish statesman, 1775-1847

  • "Every once in a while, an innocent person is sentenced to a term in the state legislature." - Will Rogers

  • "There are some ideas so stupid only an intellectual could believe them." -George Orwell

  • "Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard." - H.L. Mencken

  • "I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." Thomas Jefferson

  • "Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot." - Saint Thomas More (1478 - 1535)

  • "The trouble with the world ain't ignorance, it's just that people know so much that isn't so." - Josh Billings (pen name for Henry Wheeler Shaw 1818-1885)

  • "Hey, if people don't want to come out to the ball park, nobody can stop 'em." - Yogi Bera

  • "It's true I didn't come over on the Mayflower, but I came as soon as I could." Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak in 1931