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
Little said is soonest mended.Miguel de Cervantes
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.Noam Chomsky
Honor has not to be won it must only not be lost.Arthur Schopenhauer
One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.Rita Mae Brown
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.M. F. K. Fisher
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. ..And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.
I can't keep from fooling around with our irrefutable certainties. It is, for example, a pleasure knowingly to mix up two and three dimensionalities, flat and spatial, and to make fun of gravity.