Rowing is a sport for dreamers. As long as you put in the work, you can own the dream. When the work stops, the dream dissapears.Jim Dietz
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed there is no winter and no night all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish,-all duties even.Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.J. D. Salinger
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.Murray Edelman, _Politics as Symbolic Action_, p. 1
What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.Euripides
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.Emma Goldman
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life That word is love.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.