A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.Stendhal
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.Stendhal
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.Stendhal
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort.Joseph Conrad
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.Jimmy Cannon
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
In the end, everything is a gag.
Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
A pessimist is never disappointed.