Posts Tagged ‘Quote The Raven’

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Quote The Raven

April 20, 2010

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.”

– Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 1
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Quote The Raven…

September 2, 2009

raven_r111This has long been one of my favorite quotes, and I try with various degrees of success to ever keep the bit of wisdom near the breast pocket:

“Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. “

– George Washington


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Quote The Raven

July 13, 2009

raven_r11I looked behind me, and gave a cry of dismay: I had but that moment declared I would not leave the house, and already I was a stranger in the strange land!

“What right have you to treat me so, Mr. Raven?” I said with deep offence. “Am I, or am I not, a free agent?”

“A man is as free as he chooses to make himself, never an atom freer,” answered the raven.

“You have no right to make me do things against my will!”

“When you have a will, you will find that no one can.”

— Mr. Raven, Lilith

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Quote the Raven…

June 5, 2009

raven_r11“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”

– C.S. Lewis