Habit, my friend, is practice long pursued, that at last becomes man himself.Evenus
I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast. (After she was pelted with eggs during a walkabout on New Zealand visit)Elizabeth II
Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.Bulgarian Proverb
The essence of a general's job is to assist in developing a clear sense of purpose . to keep the junk from getting in the way of important things.Victor Borge
People will frighten you about a graduation....They use words you don't hear often... 'And we wish you Godspeed.' It is a warning, Godpeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.Bill Cosby
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.Stephen Jay Gould
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive.
Just because the solutions of problems are not visible at any particular time does not mean that those problems will never be alleviated -- or confined to tolerable dimensions. History has a way of changing the very terms in which problems operate and of leaving them, in the end, unsolved, to be sure, yet strangely deflated of their original meaning and importance.
If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation-and if I should request a negotiation from captivity they should consider that a sign of duress.