Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie.Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae
Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity.Ralph Waldo Emerson
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.Mark Twain
Great ideas originate in the muscles.Thomas Alva Edison
Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't.William Shakespeare
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.Simone Weil, The Need for Roots 1949
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.