Aug Quotes

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no l...

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no longer reading. ... You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. -Ray Bradbury, science-fiction writer (22 Aug 1920-2012)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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My imagination makes me human and makes me a fo...

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. URSULA K. LE GUIN, Harper's magazine, Aug. 1990
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Do unto those downstream as you would ...

Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you. -Wendell Berry, farmer and author (b. 5 Aug 1934)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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In the presence of eternity, the mountains ...

In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds. -Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer and orator (11 Aug 1833-1899)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 11
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I like the pluralism of modernity; it doesn't threaten me or my faith. And if one's fai...

I like the pluralism of modernity; it doesn't threaten me or my faith. And if one's faith is dependent on being reinforced in every aspect of other people's lives, then it is a rather insecure faith, don't you think? -Andrew Sullivan, author and editor (b. 10 Aug 1963)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 10
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The Supreme Ethical Rule: Act so as to elicit the...

The Supreme Ethical Rule: Act so as to elicit the best in others and thereby in thyself. -Felix Adler, professor, lecturer, and reformer (13 Aug 1851-1933)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 13
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The real secret is why love starts out with claws like a...

The real secret is why love starts out with claws like a cat and then fades with time like a half-eaten mouse. - Herta MΓΌller, novelist, poet, Nobel laureate (b. 17 Aug 1953)
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