The kingdom of God or nothing.John Taylor, former president of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesman and philosophers and divines.Ralph Waldo Emerson
I had it all, and I blew it. (shortly before dying from cancer and other complications of alcoholism)Mickey Mantle
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.Edward Morgan Forster
Old programmers never die. They just can't C as well.Anon.
The truly educated man is that rare individual who can separate reality from illusion.Author Unknown
Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.N.B. A lesser-known version of this quotation was supposedly said by Frederick the Great at Prague in 1757 By push of bayonets, no firing till you see the whites of their eyes.
Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.