Human beings are part of nature. Anything they do is natural. It's impossible for anything in nature to do anything unnatural.Philip Jose Farmer
Who could follow Carson? Well, believe me, somebody can - and will.Johnny Carson, Playboy Interview - December 1967
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.William Congreve, The Mourning Bride
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.Russell Baker
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.E. M. Cioran
When a person identifies himself with a group his critical faculties are diminished and his passions enhanced by a kind of emotive resonance. The individual is not a killer, the group is, and by identifying with it, the individual becomes one. This is the infernal dialect reflected in man's history.
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
This is the start, this is not the end. To that end, where do we start