Monday, February 3, 2014

Interesting Quotes By Guys Named Malcolm

"Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, 
contains its own seed, its own lesson on 
how to improve your performance the next time."
~  Malcolm X, activist

"The purpose of education is to replace 
an empty mind with an open one."
~  Malcolm Forbes, publisher

"Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a 
monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey."
~  Malcolm de Chazal, writer

"Let us be honest with each other. The threat to 
marriage is not the gays. It is a lack of loving 
commitment – whether it is found in the form of 
neglect, indifference, cruelty, or adultery – 
to name just a few manifestations of the loveless 
desert in which too many marriages come to grief."
~  Malcolm Turnbull, politician

"One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth 
century which we've developed to a very 
high level is the sin of credulity. It has been 
said that when human beings stop believing 
in God they believe in nothing. The truth is 
much worse: they believe in anything."
~  Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist

"Government, which does not and did not 
grant us our rights, must not now seek to 
deny them by using fear as its justification."
~  Malcolm Wallop, politician

"I was taught that to create anything you had 
to believe in failure, simply because you had 
to be prepared to go through an idea without 
any fear. Failure, you learned, to be a wonderful 
thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning 
and take the pillow off your head."
~  Malcolm McLaren, musician

"Reconciliation requires changes of heart and
spirit, as well as social and economic change.
It requires symbolic as well as practical action."
~  Malcolm Fraser, politician

"However one might pray – in any verbal way 
or completely without words – is unimportant 
to God. What matters is the heart's intent."
~  Malcolm Boyd, clergyman

"Music is the social act of communication among 
people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is."
~  Malcolm Arnold, composer

"What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. 
Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge
 a book by its cover. We believe that we are always
 better off gathering as much information as possible 
and spending as much time as possible in deliberation."
~  Malcolm Gladwell, author

"Culture is a way of coping with 
the world by defining it in detail."
~  Malcolm Bradbury, novelist

"Age is not different from earlier life 
as long as you're sitting down."
~  Malcolm Cowley, critic

"If our civilization were to 
sober up for a couple of days,
 it'd die of remorse on the third."
~  Malcolm Lowry, poet

"Appreciate every opportunity that comes to you."
~  Malcolm Smith, Super Bowl XLVIII MVP

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