Igor Stravinsky What force is more potent than love?
Georges Clemenceau War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.
Marston Bates Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind.
Washington Irving A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Bette Midler If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to?
Samuel Butler Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Seneca Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening.
Horace Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Thomas Brackett Reed It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
D. H. Lawrence But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
Publilius Syrus Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.
Bette Davis My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
Eric Hoffer We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. The fact that we are never of one kind, that we never love without reservations and never hate with all our being cannot prevent us from seeing others as wholly black or white.
Judith Stone In New York City, one suicide in ten is attributed to a lack of storage space.
Unknown A library is an arsenal of liberty.
Theodore Roosevelt Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Grenville Kleiser By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character
Eric Kopras It is better to think too much, than to think too little
Hugh Prather Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes and I am left the same. The more things change the more I am the same. I am what I started with, and when it is all over I will be all that is left of me.
Marcus Aurelius How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Florida Scott-Maxwell I grow more intense as I age.
George Bernard Shaw Life is a disease; and the only diference between one another is the stage of the disease at which he lives.
L. M. Boyd There are 350 varieties of shark, not counting loan and pool.
Laurens Van der Post There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing.
Maurice Maeterlinck We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.