Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose--not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.Annie Sullivan
Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky, Before the sun came out. You cannot touch the clouds, you know but you feel the rain and know How glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either, But you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.Annie Sullivan
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.Annie Sullivan
No man should marry before he has studied anatomy and dissected the body of a woman.Honore de Balzac
You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive.Thomas Arnold Bennett
The very aim and end of our institutions is just this that we may think what we like and say what we think.Nadine Gordimer
Righteous people have no sense of humor.
Socialism is nothing but the capitalism of the lower classes.
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.