I say, thou mad March hare.John Skelton
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.Abraham Lincoln
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.Alexander Hamilton
The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.Lao Tzu
Their Oath shall drive them, and yet betray them, and ever snatch away the very treasures that they have sworn to pursue.J. R. R. Tolkien, Mandos, The Silmarillion, Of the Flight of the Noldor
Take what you can use and let the rest go by.Ken Kesey
Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.