Greying_Geezer's Quotes

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The means we use to achieve our objectives in this world define the type of world we are going to live in. (speaking in deliberations prior to the passage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

Senator Charles H. Percy  Famous Quote

added 22 days ago

I am convinced that creative minds in the name of greed can concoct schemes faster than we can get legislation against them.

Senator Charles H. Percy  Famous Quote

added 22 days ago

Adventure and excitement are the two things missing from civilization. Danger keeps you on your toes. You'll never feel as alive as when death is over your shoulder.

James Bridwell  Famous Quote

added 4 months ago

The beauty of mathematics only shows itself to more patient followers. (quoted 2017-12-30 in the Toronto Daily Star)

Maryam Mirzakhani  Famous Quote

added 9 months ago

The hardest thing to open is a closed mind. (quoted 2017-12-30 in the Toronto Daily Star)

Ahmed Kathrada  Famous Quote

added 9 months ago

People who have it too easy in early life have a disadvantage for later on, because they get to thinking that everything is going to be easy. (quoted 2017-12-30 in the Toronto Daily Star)

Mildred Dresselhaus  Famous Quote

added 9 months ago

The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement, being in unceasing antagonism to that disposition to aim at something better than customary,....

John Stuart Mill  Famous Quote

added 2 years ago

It's 2015. (In response to being questioned on why he implemented gender equality in his cabinet)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau  Famous Quote

added 3 years ago

I know I will make mistakes, but I hope it will be said of me when I give up the highest honour that you can confer on any man—He wasn't always right; sometimes he was on the wrong side, but never on the side of wrong.

John George Diefenbaker  Famous Quote

added 3 years ago

Commenting to reporters regarding polls—I’ve always been fond of dogs, and they are the one animal that knows the proper treatment to give to poles.

John George Diefenbaker  Famous Quote

added 3 years ago

When women have a voice in national and international affairs, wars will cease forever.

Augusta Stowe-Gullen  Famous Quote

added 3 years ago

A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world.

Anthony Neil Wedgewood "Tony" Benn  Famous Quote

added 4 years ago

The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a family.

Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey  Famous Quote

added 4 years ago

A Bible falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn't.

Charles Haddon (CH) Spurgeon  Famous Quote

added 4 years ago

The function of a financial system is to channel money from people who have it but want to save it to people who don't have it but want to spend it. ... In Ireland, as in most European countries, the banking system is the most important conduit for channelling money from savers to investors.

Dan O'Brien  Famous Quote

added 5 years ago

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