Quotes by George Colman

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

George Colman

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It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

Aesop

It's utterly impossible for me to build my life on a foundation of chaos, suffering and death. I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness, I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too, I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.

Anne Frank, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, July 15, 1944

Money is always there, but the pockets change.

Gertrude Stein

I am sure you will be guided right in your decision, to place implicit faith in his integrity and honesty. Best wishes from one who has known Richard longer than anyone else. His mother.

Hannah Nixon

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.

W. H. Auden

Man is quite insane. He wouldn't know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne »

When a man makes up his mind to become a rascal, he should examine himself closely and see if he isn't better constructed for a fool.

Josh Billings »