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
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.Albert Einstein
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination.Mark Twain
There are only three sins - causing pain, causing fear, and causing anguish. The rest is window dressing.Roger Caras
Where there is no hope, there can be no endeavor.Johnson
If you really do put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.Anonymous
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.