Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (Sweet and fitting it is to die for the fatherland)Wilfred Owen, Poem: Dulce et Decorum est.
I bet when they weren't fighting, Vikings with horn helmets had to stick potatoes on the ends of the horns, so as to avoid eye pokings to fellow Vikings and lady Vikings.Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Ambition is but avarice on stilts and masked.Walter Savage Landor
Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the bible is filled, it would seem more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.Thomas Paine
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.D. H. Lawrence
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.W. Somerset Maugham
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances.