The truth is rarely pure and never simple.Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
What I still ask for daily - for life as long as I have work to do, and work as long as I have life.Reynolds Price
The journey is difficult, immerse. We will travel as far as we can, but we cannot in one lifetime see all that we would like to see or to learn all that we hunger to know.Loren Eiseley
The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.Jack Kerouac
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.