Quotes by Overlung

Wit is brushwood; judgment timber; the one gives the greatest flame, and the other yields the most durable heat; and both meeting make the best fire.


Other Great Authors

There are three social classes in America upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class.

Judith Martin

A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.

Robert F. Bennett

Education is life itself.

John Dewey

Whatever meaning 'Annie's Song' had for me on a personal level, there was also a larger context. It could just as easily have been about love for a brother. Or a father. Or a friend. It could just as easily have been a prayer.

John Denver

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color- blind.

Albert Schweitzer

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 »

Discretion is knowing how to hide that which we cannot remedy.

Spanish Proverb »

Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.

Randolph Bourne »