William Shakespeare This England never did, nor never shall, <br>Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror.
Elizabeth Fry, Journal entry Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
Sir Winston Churchill The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Oscar Wilde A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
Anonymous There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed.
Henry Louis Mencken The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
Herm Albright A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
M. Scott Peck Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost.
Lord Byron Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
Woodrow Wilson You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand.
Sir Winston Churchill So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.
Anaximenes To what purpose should I trouble myself in searching out the secrets of the stars, having death or slavery continually before my eyes?
Ashely Montagu The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Booth Tarkington Take your work seriously but never take yourself seriously; and do not take what happens either to yourself or your work seriously.
Lord Byron A pretty woman is a welcome guest.
Andre Malraux Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.
Ross Perot There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.
Steven Wright Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
Hasidic Saying He who feels no compassion will become insane.
John Lennon Imagine there?s no countries, it isn?t hard to do; nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace.
Chris Thyberg Sorry for the disaster. And thanks for your patience!
Tom Clancy Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate.
Sean Stewart There are so many different ways lives work out, so many stories, and every one of them is precious: full of joy and heartbreak, and a fair amount of situation comedy.
Emile Zola If you ask me what I came into this world to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
Ayn Rand A good novel is an indivisible sum; every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization.