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.
Publilius Syrus No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Robert Frost Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired.
Sir Winston Churchill It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Groucho Marx No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Niccolo Machiavelli If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Madame de Stael Sow good services; sweet remembrances will grow them.
Herbert Hoover About the time we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
William Shakespeare Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.
Albert Einstein Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Carl von Clausewitz To secure peace is to prepare for war.
Alexander Pope Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
Alexis de Tocqueville The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.
D. H. Lawrence Never trust the artist. Trust the tale.
W. H. Auden Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
Oscar Wilde Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Virgil As a twig is bent the tree inclines.
Cicero By doubting we come at truth.
Kenneth A. Wells A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
Benjamin Disraeli The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Henry Ward Beecher The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
Marcus Aurelius All of us are working together for the same end; some of us knowingly and purposefully, others unconsciously.
Sir Winston Churchill Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Willa Cather I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.