Theodore Roosevelt The great virtue of my radicalism lies in the fact that I am perfectly ready, if necessary, to be radical on the conservative side.
Thucydides The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Ernest Hemingway Never confuse movement with action.
Aristotle There was never a genius without a tincture of madness.
Chuck Norris Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
Marcelene Cox A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Thomas H. Huxley Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Stephen Leacock It may be that those who do most, dream most.
Seneca We should conduct ourselves not as if we ought to live for the body, but as if we could not live without it.
R. D. Laing Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
Mark Twain Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth.
Italian Proverb Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
Jean Cocteau The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
Albert Einstein Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!
C. S. Lewis Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
Real Live Preacher I?m searching through all that has ever been hoped, in praise of what can never be known.
Friedrich Nietzsche The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
Edwin Schlossberg The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.
Edith Wharton There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Lebanese Proverb Beware of the man to whom you have done a good turn.
Cesare Pavese We do not remember days, we remember moments.
George Santayana America is a young country with an old mentality.
John Viscount Morley Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
Eric Hoffer A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past.
Tom Stoppard If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.