Elizabeth Barrett Browning Since when was genius found respectable?
Joseph Sobran The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself.
Martin Luther My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Sir Francis Bacon A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Michelangelo, Poem Fragment You only give me what you have left over, and you want things from me that I do not have.
George Bernard Shaw The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Bertrand Russell There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Vincent van Gogh For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
George Bernard Shaw The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.
Stewart B. Johnson Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Michel de Montaigne He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
Jimi Hendrix When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace.
Charles Dickens I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.
Pablo Picasso There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Anatole Broyard There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
Margaret Mead Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Anonymous Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.
G. K. Chesterton You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution
Herman Melville Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shores our bed and eats at our own table.
Anonymous To him that you tell your secret you resign your liberty.
H. L. Mencken Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing they were dead and in heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in hell.
Friedrich Nietzsche How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
Douglas Adams I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
John Ruskin This is the true nature of home -- it is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.
Thomas Jefferson Is it the Fourth?