Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it can't be taken on its own merits.Dan Barker, Losing Faith in Faith, 1992
Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, an autobiography
Spring is about to spring. Persephone is coming back and the ice is groaning, about to break with the exquisite and deafening roar. It's a time for madness a time for our fangs to come down and our eyes to glaze over so that the beast in us can sing with unmitigated joy. Oh yes, ecstasy, I welcome theeDavid Assael
What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart What jailer so inexorable as one's selfNathaniel Hawthorne
Invite the man that loves thee to a feast, but let alone thine enemy.Hesiod
Whatever we possess becomes of double value When we have the opportunity of sharing it with others.Bouilly
If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.
Absurdity, n. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.