There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea; by combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware.Francis A. Carter
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 2 scene 1
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much.William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing, Act 2 scene 1
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all... Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better... And yet this is a mistake. You are sure to be happy again.Abraham Lincoln
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.Edith Cavell
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.