Arnold Bennett A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.
Margaret Mead The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind.
Robinson Jeffers The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth.
Walter Winchell Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
J. Hart Fig Newton: The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.
Christopher Morley A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
Henry Fielding He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
Charles Knight Anybody who accepts mediocrity - in school, on the job, in life - is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.
Isaac Asimov No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. . ..
Plato The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Orrin Hatch Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
John Maynard Keynes Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
Anais Nin And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Alain What is ten thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
Woody Allen For a while we pondered whether to take a vacation or get a divorce. We decided that a trip to Bermuda is over in two weeks, but a divorce is something you always have.
Thomas Troward Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
William Shakespeare There was a star danced, and under that was I born.
Yiddish Proverb Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about.
Francois Sagan Every little girl knows about love. It is only her capacity to suffer because of it that increases.
William Shakespeare Strong reasons make strong actions.
Vearncombe Just like the falling rainbow Just like the stars in the sky Life should never feel small.
Edmund Burke A man who works beyond the surface of things,though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
Scottish Proverb Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one.
Georges Jacques Danton Show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.
Peter James The true skeptic will never believe you no matter how much proof you offer him. The true believer does not need it.