The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.Willmott
Jefferson still survivies.John Adams, last words after a lifetime competing with Thomas Jefferson
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
The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums.Peter De Vries
I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.George Bernard Shaw
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.Erica Jong
Everybody has been young before, but not everybody has been old before.
Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself. If thou find anything questionable there, use the commentary of a severe friend rather than the gloss of a sweet lipped flatterer; there is more profit in a distasteful truth than in deceitful sweetness.
Most people die at the last minute others 20 years beforehand, some even earlier. They are the wretched of the earth.