A smiling face is half the meal.Latvian Proverb
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.Sir Francis Bacon
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.Blaise Pascal
Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....Helena Cronin, 1992
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.Isaac Newton
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.Johann Kepler
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy.
For though I do not ask for aid, we need it.