Lord Falkland When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.
Michel de Montaigne Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Anonymous A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
Charles Buxton Experience shows that success is due less to ability that to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.
Fay Weldon If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.
Charles De Gaulle To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
Benjamin Disraeli What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.
Bertolt Brecht On thinking about Hell, I gather <br> My brother Shelley found it was a place <br> Much like the city of London. I <br> Who live in Los Angeles and not in London <br> Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be <br> Still more like Los Angeles.
Titus Maccius Plautus Practice yourself what you preach.
Jean Paul Richter A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Earl of Roscommon What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.
Laurence J. Peter A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.
Titus Livius In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
Auguste Rodin The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
George Jean Nathan Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.
Bertolt Brecht Something ignoble, loathsome, undignified attends all associations between people and has been transferred to all objects, dwelling, tools, even the landscape itself.
Constantin Brancusi Create like a god. Command like a king. Work like a slave!
Thomas H. Huxley Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
George S. Patton Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
John F. Kennedy We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
Walter Landor My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Ralph Waldo Earth laughs in flowers
William Shakespeare And many strokes, though with a little axe, <br>Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak.
H. L. Mencken It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
Joseph Addison Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.