Our children are not going to be just our children-they are going to be other people's husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.Mary Steichen Calderone
Hell, there are no rules here-- we're trying to accomplish something.Thomas Alva Edison
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of attention, and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied but to be read.Johnson
Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.H. G. Wells
God has so made the mind of man that a peculiar deliciousness resides in the fruits of personal industry.Wilberforce
Richard Nixon lied to gain love, to shore up his grandiose fantasies, to bolster his ever-wavering sense of identity. He lied in attack, hoping to win and always he lied, and this most aggressively, to deny that he lied.Fawn M. Brodie
If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: "It seemed a good idea at the time."
Duty, then, is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.