Quotes of Betoken

“ Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. ”

- C. S. Lewis

“ There is no point in driving yourself mad trying to stop yourself going mad. You might just as well give in and save your sanity for later. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point. ”

- Susan Sarandon

“ I thought it was going to be the ending point if I won it. I guess I'll keep playing. ”

- Mary Pierce

“ The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ It's all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it's not so nice when you really come to have them, is it? ”

- Lucy Maud Montgomery

“ The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ There is no point at which you can say, Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap. ”

- Carrie Fisher

“ If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ From our point of view, however, any interpretation of Genesis which accommodates the standard system of evolutionary geological ages is a clear-cut compromise with atheistic evolution, and it is very sad that Christians who profess to believe the Bible as the Word of God will not acknowledge this. ”

- Henry Morris

“ From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of $8, 000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich

“ All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. ”

- Galileo Galilei

“ News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point on the compass, then it is a class ; publication and not news. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return. ”

- Dag Hammarskjold

“ The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place. ”

- Louis A. Allen

“ Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, and from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Because of the nature of Moore's law, anything that an extremely clever graphics programmer can do at one point can be replicated by a merely competent programmer some number of years later. ”

- John Carmack

“ We have reached the point that if you have a medical record, credit card or computer, you have a privacy problem. ”

- Patrick Leahy

“ Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true. ”

- John Keats

“ True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out; you must stay out, and to stay out, you must have some absorbing errand. ”

- Henry James

“ Don't put too fine a point to your wit for fear it should get blunted. ”

- Cervantes

“ The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it. ”

- Karl Marx

“ It takes only one other person to say it's so — one other point of reality to make something real. ”

- Mal Pancoast

“ I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love, and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number. ”

- Edith Armstrong

“ There can be no peace of mind in love, since the advantage one has secured is never anything but a fresh starting-point for further desires. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ There is no point to samba if it doesn't make you smile. ”

- Alma Guillermoprieto
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