Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (Sweet and fitting it is to die for the fatherland)Wilfred Owen, Poem: Dulce et Decorum est.
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger give, if thou art asked for little by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.The Dhammapada
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.Pythagoras
Are we having fun yetCarol Burnett
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.Arthur Schopenhauer
Beyond the formative effects of reading on the individuals composing society, the fact that they have read the same books gives them experiences and ideas in common. These constitute a kind of shorthand of ideas which helps make communication quicker and more efficient. That is what we mean when we say figuratively of another person, We speak the same language.Charles Scribner, Jr.
If you're at a Thanksgiving dinner, but you don't like the stuffing or the cranberry sauce or anything else, just pretend like you're eating it, but instead, put it all in your lap and form it into a big mushy ball. Then, later, when you're out back having cigars with the boys, let out a big fake cough and throw the ball to the ground. Then say, 'Boy, these are good cigars'
We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.