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
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.Bertrand Russell
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly.Virgil
Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.Rainer Maria Rilke
Platitude an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.H.L. Mencken
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Irish are a fair people - they never speak well of one anothe
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.