I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done.John Brown, last words in a written note given to his jailer, Dec. 2, 1859
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.Francis Bacon
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.Author Unknown
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.Peter Drucker
The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong.Pierre Charron
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
A word out of season may mar a whole lifetime.