Posts Tagged ‘On Principles’

No fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hunger is; and as to superstition, beliefs, and what you may call principles, they are less than chaff in a breeze.
    —    Joseph Conrad
From his novel:   “Heart of Darkness
On This Day In:
2014 Outside Dependence
2013 Doing Right
2012 A Short Course In Human Relations
If Death Be My Future
Such A Fool
2011 I’m Working For A Living

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I understand why we do that now.  It’s a help, not a threat.  It’s something to remind you how important words are.  Ideas are important.  Principles are important.  Words are important.  Your word is the most important of all.  Your word is who you are.
   —    Tom Clancy
[Found on a blog I follow: http://dshenai.wordpress.com/
The specific post is:  http://dshenai.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/tribute-to-tom-clancy-with-his-insightful-quotes/
Thanks Deo!   —   KMAB]
On This Day In:
2012 Mine Stands
2011 Aversions

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