[End of diatribe. We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...]Larry Wall in Configure from the perl distribution
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.Samuel Butler
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.Andrew Carnegie
There is nothing like returing to a place that remains uncganged to find how you yourself have altered.Nelson Mandela
Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right, when wrong to be put right.Carl Schurz
Two dangers constantly threaten the world order and disorder.Paul Valery
I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society.
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
Human status ought not to depend upon the changing demands of the economic process.