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.

Overlung

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Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.

James Grover Thurber

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting.

e e cummings

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.N. B. This quote is commonly attributed to Voltaire, but it is not found in his writing.

S. G. Tallentyre

Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.

Aristotle

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.

Jon Lithgow

That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.

Pliny the Younger »

The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.

Plato »

To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it.

Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825 »