When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical may be madness. To surrender dreams, this may be madness. To seek treasures where there is only trash...Too much sanity may be madness, and maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.Miguel De Cervantes, Don Quixote de la Mancha
Fall not in love, therefore it will stick to your face.National Lampoon
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation, as allowed by Cicero himself, who says, "there is not only an art, but an eloquence in it." A well bred woman may easily and effectually promote the most useful and elegant conversation without speaking a word. The modes of speech are scarcely more variable than the modes of silence.Tom Blair
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.Aristotle
Imagination rules the world.Napoleon I
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the idea is quite staggering.
The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual.