Faith must have adequate evidence, else it is mere superstition.Alexander Hodge
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.Peter Marshall
Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven, one has to help oneself.Morarji Ranchhodji Desai
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a 1-foot chain.Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.Carl Sagan
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: "Sing for us soon again;" that is as much as to say. "May new sufferings torment your soul."Soren Kierkegaard
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
There's no Walter Cronkite to give you the final word each evening.