By the time your life is finished, you will have learned just enough to begin it well.Eleanor Marx
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.Shelley
I am who I choose to be. I always have been what I chose.though not always what I pleased.Lois McMaster Bujold, Memory, 1996
The law is sic a ass - a idiot.Charles Dickens
To be a good soldier, you must love the army. To be a good commander, you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love.Robert E. Lee, Conversation with Gen. Longstreet
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.Albert Einstein
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.