For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.David H. Lawrence
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.Rene Descartes
You should not live one way in private, another in public.Publilius Syrus
Surely the glory of journalism is its transience.Malcolm Muggeridge
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'Theodore Roosevelt
There is a schizophrenic nature in modern politics. A leader is expected to have a religious faith but he is not supposed to let it influence him in his duties. Somehow, the truths that determine everything else about his existence are not allowed to influence how he conducts himself in public life. Not only that, his principles are usually considered so personal that the public is not even allowed to know for certain what they are. This passes for noble statecraft in our time. It was once thought cowardice.Stephen Mansfield
Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing.
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake...