Failure is a path, not a destination.Robert Logan
Our task is not to fix the blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future.John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The defects of the understanding, like those of the face, grow worse as we grow old.Francois De La Rochefoucauld
There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing.Laurens Van der Post, Venture to the Interior 1951
I dont want to be cross, Love cannot be forced.Edith Frank, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Maybe in order to understand mankind, we have to look at the word itself. Mankind. Basically, it's made up of two separate words---'mank' and 'ind'. What do these words mean It's a mystery, and that's why so is mankind.Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.
I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast, another ready on the tongue.