Literature is news that stays news.Ezra Pound
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.Ezra Pound
How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset valuesAlan Greenspan
One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.Charles Horton Cooley
A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own.Thomas Mann
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.John Churton Collins
Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.