"You must look into people as well as at them."

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"Destiny is not a matter of chance,
it is a matter of choice;
it is not a thing to be waited for,
it is a thing to be achieved."

William Jennings Bryan

"I want, by understanding myself, to understand others."

Katherine Mansfield

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"One is not born a woman, one becomes one."

Simone de Beauvoir

"Doubt whomever you will, but never yourself." -- Bovee

"Too much of a good thing is wonderful." -- Mae West

"Laughter by definition is healthy." -- Doris ???

"I praise loudly, I blame softly." -- Catherine II of Russia

"Self-respect -- the secure feeling that no one, a yet, is suspicious." -- H.L. Mencken

"Deep down in his heart no man much respects himself." -- Mark Twain

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." -- Oscar Wilde

"I am always with myself, and it is I who am my tormentor." -- Leo Tolstoy

"Televisions and movies have made many Americans into habitual consumers of synthetic experience-audiovisual fantasies that simply pass the time. " -- Karl Albrecht

"television: chewing gum for the mind" -- Karl Albrecht

"The object of psychobabble- hip, metaphorical, and banal slang - may be to
*prevent* significant communication about one's self and one's inner experience,
under the safe guise of pretended frankness." -- ???

"The world is a tragedy to those who feel, and comedy to those who think." -- Shakespeare

"One cloud feels lonely." -- Richard Adams from _Watership Down_

"Every accomplishment great or small starts with the right decision, "I'll try." -- anonymous

"Make use of time, let not advantage slip." -- Shakespeare

"Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid of standing still" -- Chinese Proverb

"The only thing in life achieved without effort is failure." -- anonymous

"If you have castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be,
Now put foundations under them." -- Thoreau

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even
touched. They must be felt with the heart." -- Helen Keller

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be thou assured,
if words be made of breath,
And breath of life,
I have no life to breath
What thou hast said to me." -- Queen in _Hamlet_ by Shakespeare

"A little learning is a dangerous thing;
drink deep, or taste the Pierian spring;
There shallow drafts intoxicate the brain,
And drinking largely sobers us again." -- epigram by Alexander Pope

"To err is human, to forgive divine." -- epigram by Alexander Pope

"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread." -- epigram by Alexander Pope

"She was a bit of a rogue and a coquette, God bless her, behind all her
shyness and blushes. She was never made to renounce the world. She was
bursting with health and high spirits and the love of loving." -- from _Long
Day's Journey into Night_ by Eugene O'Neill

"Oh thoughtless mortals; ever blind to fate,
Too soon dejected, and too soon elate."
-- from The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope

"Then wear the gold hat, if that will move her;
If you can bounce that high, bounce for her too,
Till she cry "Lover, gold-hatted, high-bouncing lover, I must have you!"
-- Thomas Parke D'Invilliers

"There is nothing permanent except change." -- Heraclitus

"We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves." -- Goethe

"Men, like musical instruments, seem made to be played upon." -- Bovee >:)

"Be slow of tongue and quick of eye." -- Cervantes

"We trust our secrets to our friends, but they escape from us in love." -- La Bruyere

"Present fears are less than horrible imaginings." -- William Shakespeare

"The less we deserve good fortune, the more we hope for it." -- Moliere

"Life's sweetest joys are hidden in unsubstantial things." -- May Riley Smith

"How can you expect me to be perfect...when I am full of contradictions." -- Abraham Ibn Ezra

"Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest timbered oak." -- William Shakespeare

"Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who
endures that the final victory comes." -- Buddha

"Let him that would move the world, first move himself." -- Socrates

"Spiritual force is stronger than material force; thoughts rule the world." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks of it; but few have seen it."
-- La Rochefoucold

"Not he who can extricate himself from difficulties is the prudent one, but he
who cautiously bewares not to intricate himself." -- chinese proverb

"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,
Old-Time is still a flying,
And this same flower that smiles today,
Tomorrow will be dying." -- Robert Herrick

"All thoughts, all passions, all delights,
whatever stirs this mortal frame,
All are but ministers of love,
and feed his sacred flame." -- Samuel Coleridge

"So long as man can breathe or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee." -- William Shakespeare

"How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world." -- William Shakespeare

"Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay." -- Sallust

"A man should endeavor to be pliant as a reed, yet as hard as cedar wood." -- _The Talmud_

"Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the storming billows of the world." -- Goethe

"Good character is like a rubber ball -
thrown down hard - it bounces right back.
Good reputation is like a crystal ball -
thrown down for gain - shattered and ordered." -- A.L. ??? Jr

"The world was my oyster, but I used the wrong fork." -- Oscar Wilde

"If music be the food of love, play on."
"that, when I waked I cried to dream again." -- William Shakespeare

"To leave a living name behind, and weave but nets to catch the wind." -- John Webster

"Strange fits of passion have I known." -- William Wordsworth

"If you wish in this world to advance,
Your merits you're bound to enhance.
You must stir it and stomp it.
And blow your own trumpet.
Or, trust me, you haven't a chance" -- William S. Gilbert

"Tell me, ye winged winds
That round my pathway roar
Know ye not some spot
Where mortals weep no more?" -- Charles McKay

"With a hey and a ho and a hey nonino." -- William Shakespeare

"Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger and a mental willingness to endure it." -- William T. Sherman

"Progress might have been alright once, but it's gone on too long." -- Ogden Nash

"I saw Eternity the other night,
Like a great ring of pure and endless light." -- Henry Vaughn

"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The love of study, a passion which derives fresh vigor from enjoyment,
each day and hour with a perpetual source or independent and
rational pleasures." -- Gibbon

"Love winged my hopes and taught me how to fly." -- anonymous

"Make use of time, let not advantage slip;
Beauty within itself should not be wasted;
Fair flowers that are not gather'd in their prime
Rot and consume themselves in little time." -- William Shakespeare

"Most people bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life.
To have ruined oneself over poetry is an honor." -- Oscar Wilde

"Teach me to love?
Go teach thyself more wit."
"The God of Love, if such a thing thee be,
May learn to love from me." -- Abraham Crowley

"Fill the bowl with rosy wine,
Around our temples roses twine;
And left us cheerfully awhile
Like the vine and roses smile.
Crowned with roses we condemn
Gyse's wealthy diadem.
Today is Ours. What do we fear!
Today is Ours. We have it here!
Let's treat it kindly,
that is my wish, at least,
with us to stay banish business,
banish sorrow
To the gods belong tomorrow." -- Abraham Crowley

"If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." -- Maslow

"Not free from what, but free for what?" -- Nietzsche

"The only thing to fear is fear itself." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Imagination rules the world." -- Napoleon Bonaparte

"Never to talk about oneself is a very refined form of hypocrisy." -- Nietzsche

"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day;
to the last syllable of recorded time;
and all our yesterdays
have lighted fools the way to dusty death.
Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow,
a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more;
it is a tale told
Told by an idiot,
full of sound and fury,
signifying nothing." -- from _Macbeth_ by William Shakespeare

"A ruddy drop of manly blood
the surging sea outweighs;
the world uncertain comes and goes
the lover rooted stays." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies, with the dying sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies when love is done." -- Bourdillon

"Patience is bitter, but it's fruit sweet." -- Rousseau

"A little impatience...Big plans ruined." -- Chinese proverb

"The heart of a man to the heart of a maid
Light of my tents be fleet
Morning awaits at the end of the world,
and the world is all at our feet." -- Rudyard Kipling

"Sing, for faith and hope are high
None so true as you and I -
Sing the Lover's Litany
'Love like ours can never die!'" -- (don't know)

"An unjust peace is better than a just war." -- Cicero

"The sentiment of justice is so moral, so universally acquired by all mankind
that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion." -- Voltaire

"Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us." -- Thomas Browne

"The value of life itself cannot be estimated." -- Nietzsche

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on." -- Robert Frost

"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." -- Franklin

"Who's the next to hit the ground tonight? Take Warning." -- Operation Ivy

Fire and Ice by Robert Frost
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire
But if it had to perish twice
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is great
And would suffice.

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" -- William Shakespeare

"Tyger! Tyger! burning bright
In the forests of the night,
what immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry." -- from _The Tyger_ by William Blake

"O my luve is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June;
O my luve is like the melodie;
That's sweetly played in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,
So deep in luve am I;
And I will luve thee still my dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry.

Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun;
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
While the sounds o' life shall run.

And fare thee weel, my only luve!
And fare thee weel a while!
And I will come again, my luve,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile." -- poem by Robert Burns

"'Mr. Rearden," said Fransisco, his voice solemnly calm, 'if you saw Atlas,
the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood,
blood running down his chest, his knees buckling, his arms trembling, but
still trying to hold the world aloft with the last of his strength, and the
greater his effort the heavier the world bore down upon his shoulders - what
would you tell him to do?'

'I...don't know. What...could he do? What would you tell him?'
'To shrug.'" -- quote from _Atlas Shrugged_ by Ayn Rand

"If you turn from me, you darken my sun; you snap that thin thread I call my
horizon." -- from Rock in This Pocket by Suzanne Vega

"Monkey in the middle keeps singing that tune I don't want to hear it get rid
of it soon. Monkey in the middle keeps doing that trick It's making me
nevous Get rid of it quick." -- from Fat Man and Dancing Girl by Suzanne Vega

"don't let them stay home and listen to the blues" -- from feel no pain by Sade

"Being free is a state of mind." -- Lenny Kravitz

"Midnight is where the day begins." -- from Lemon by U2

"How could beauty be so kind to an ordinary guy?" -- from Babyface by U2

"I feel numb
I feel numb
Too much is not enough
Gimme some more
Gimme some more
Of that stuff love
Too much is not enough." -- from Numb by U2

"And you learn to
you learn to
you learn to have a life." -- from As a Child by Suzanne Vega

"If you were in my movie, you could be the gangster.
Double-breasted pinstriped Man with the cigarette
Go running down the alley with a double-crossing blonde
Explaining to the jury that you hadn't done anything yet."
-- from If You Were in My Movie by Suzanne Vega

"Science when well digested is nothing but good sense and reason."
-- Leszczynski Stanislaus

"How can you shine if you've never seen the sun?
How can you heal someone who doesn't want to heal?" -- from Questions by INXS

"Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind." -- Cicero

"Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth" -- from _The Song of Songs_

"Doubt whomever you will but never doubt yourself." -- Bovee

"Think like a man of action, Act like a man of thought." -- Henri Louis Bergson

"When the candles are out, all women are fair." -- Plutarch

"What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for
it." -- Hugh Mulligan

"Thought is free." -- William Shakespeare

"Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open." -- Thomas Dewar

"Teachers open the door...You enter by yourself." -- Chinese proverb

"In the mountains of truth, you never climb in vain." -- Nietzsche

"Know thyself." -- Chilo

"It is remarkable to what lengths people will go to avoid thought."
-- Thomas Alva Edison

"Our minds possess by nature an insatiable desire to know the truth." -- Cicero

"One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song(music), read a good poem,
see a fine picture, and, if possible, to speak a few reasonable words." -- Goethe

"The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body." -- Publilius Syrus

"Art is not a thing; it is a way." -- Elbert Hubbard

"Make use of time, let not advantage slip." -- William Shakespeare

"Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid of standing still." -- Chinese Proverb

"Racism isn't born, folks. It's taught. I have a 2 - year old son. You know
what he hates? Naps! End of list." -- Denis Leary

"Art is the great stimulus to life." -- Nietzsche

"He who has not tasted bitter does not know what sweet is." -- German Proverb

"99.9 Fahrenheit degrees Stable now with rising possibilities. It could be
normal but it isn't quite. Could make you want to stay awake at night. You seem to
me like a man on the verge of burning 99.9 Fahrenheit degrees." -- by Suzanne Vega

"Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind." -- Robert G. Ingersoll

"Art is a lie that makes us realize truth." -- Pablo Picasso

"A picture is poem without words." -- Confucius

"Nature never breaks her own rules." -- Leonardo Da Vinci

"The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself." -- Bailey

"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting
on its shoes." -- Mark Twain

"A rolling stone gathers no moss." -- Publilius Syrus

"Never before and never since, I promise, will the whole world be as warm as
this." -- from These Are the Days by 10,000 Maniacs

"Most pleasures, like flowers when gathered die." -- Young

"Was this the face that launched a thousand ships?" -- Christopher Marlowe

"The important thing is not to stop questioning." -- Albert Einstein

"Intellect minds fate, So far as a man thinks, he is free."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Wherever I found a living creature, there I found the will to power."
-- Nietzsche

"Walking through the rooms in my head, I came across your image. You looked at
me with that sweet smile and said some things they won't let me repeat. I don't
care what they say about me...I don't care you can write it all in stone...
Whenever I fall, I land on my feet...I don't care...I just don't care."
-- by Shakespear's Sister

"What has changed me so much that what was once so foreign is now so close to my
heart?" -- me

"Everything is energy in motion." -- Pir Vilyat Inayat Khan

"Action without study is fatal. Study without action is futile." -- Mary Beard

"Fear always spring from ignorance." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Show me a thoroughly satisfied man -- and I will show you a failure." -- Thomas Alva Edison

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"There is no passion so contagious as fear." -- Montaigne

"Genius is intuition on fire." -- Holbrook Jackson???

"Fare thee well! and it for ever,
Still forever, fare thee well." -- Bryon

"There is nothing in life so irrational, that good sense and chance may not
set it to rights; nothing so rational, that folly and chance may not utterly
unfound it." -- Goethe

"What does not destroy me, makes me strong." -- Nietzsche

"In the wreck of noble lives, Something immortal still survives." -- Longfellow

"Genius is the power of lighting one's own fire." -- John Foster

"Beggars should be abolished. It annoys one to give to them and it annoys one
not to give to them." -- Nietzsche

"How can finite grasp infinity?" -- Dryden

"Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune." -- Thomas Fuller

"Of all thieves, fools are the worst; they rob you of time and temper." -- Goethe

"Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others
to persecute those who do reason." -- Voltaire

"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them." -- Isaac Asimov

"Our future is technological; but it will not be a world of gray steel.
Rather our future is headed toward a neo-biological civilization." -- quote from
_Out of Control_ by Kevin Kelly, executive editor of _Wired_

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the
source of all art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who
can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is a good as dead; his
eyes are closed." -- Albert Einstein

"Music is the universal language of mankind." -- Longfellow

"Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality." -- Goethe

"Originality is simply a fresh pair of eyes." -- Thomas Higginson

"Without music, life would be a mistake." -- Nietzsche

"Great geniuses have the shortest biographies. Their cousins can tell you
nothing about them." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their
argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of
logic." -- William Gladstone

"Parting is such sweet sorrow." -- William Shakespeare

"It is the lot of man to suffer." -- Disraeli

"Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbons." -- Ann Ruth Schabacker

"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."
"Is all that we see or seem a dream within a dream?" -- Edgar Allen Poe

"A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without
profit; change, without progress; inquiry without object; putting trust in
strangers; and mistaking foes for friends." -- Arabian proverb

"Mind moves matter." -- Vergil

"Were beauty under twenty locks kept fast,
Yet love breaks through and picks them all at last." -- William Shakespeare

"There are those who know the price of everything and the value of nothing."
-- Oscar Wilde

"Reason deceives us often; conscience never." -- Rousseau

"Pleasure is the absence of pain in the body and of trouble in the soul."
-- Epicurus

"Doubt thou the stars are fire!
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love." -- William Shakespeare

"a man makes a picture
a moving picture
Through light projected he can see himself up close
A man captures color
A man likes to stare
He turns his money into light to look for her.
a man builds a city with banks and cathedrals;
A man melts the sand so he can see the world outside.
A man makes a car and builds a road to run (them) on
A man dreams of leaving but he always stays behind." -- from Lemon by U2

"you're a precious stone..you're out on your own." -- from Daddy's gonna pay
for your crashed car by U2

"If I could stay....them the night would give you up. Stay then the day would
keep its trust. Stay with the demons you drowned. Stay with the spirit I found
Stay and the night would be enough." -- from Stay(faraway so close) by U2

"Just the bang and the clatter as an angel runs to ground" -- by U2

"It is equally a mistake to hold one's self too high or make one's self too
cheap." -- Goethe

"No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a
field as in writing a poem." -- Booker T. Washington

"I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts.: financial
worries." -- _The Journal of Jules Reward???_

"Some people strengthen society just by being the kind of people they are."
-- John W. Gardner

"The greatest artist was once a beginner." -- _Farmer's Digest_

"'Jump Up and Kiss Me.' I said.
Dark, alluring rum drink
'Why the monkey?' I asked
'He peels the bananas,' said TonTon, 'I pay him in peanuts.'"

"Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow." -- Plutarch

"Virtue is beauty." -- William Shakespeare

"Advice is like kissing: it costs nothing and is a pleasant thing to do."
-- H.W. Shaw

"To know the truth is easy; to follow it is difficult." -- Chinese proverb

"When in doubt tell the truth." -- ???

"All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth."
-- Richard Whately

"No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it." -
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To see the world in a grain of sand,
and Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour." -- from _Auguries of Innocence_ by William Blake

"Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall." -- William Shakespeare

"Things forbidden have a secret charm." -- Tacitus

"Heat not a furnace so hot that it doth singe yourself." -- William Shakespeare

"Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of
it. Others do just the same with time." -- Goethe

"A life of ease is a difficult pursuit." -- William Cowper

"A lie has speed, but truth has endurance." -- Edgar J. Mohn

"Few men have imagination enough for reality." -- Goethe

"Nobody can make someone he or she doesn't want to be." -- Malcolm Forbes

"The scientific theory that I like best is that the rings of Saturn are
composed entirely of lost airline luggage." -- Mark Russell

"Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not
succeed." -- Mark Twain

"I would rather be able to appreciate things I cannot have than to have things
that I cannot appreciate." -- Elbert Hubbard

"Hopes are but the dreams of those who are awake." -- Andar

"You believe easily that which you hope for earnestly." -- Terence

"Don't expect other nations to have a democracy like ours; they don't have
enough lawyers." -- Cullen Hightower

"Procrastination brings loss, delay danger." -- Erasmus

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -- Albert Einstein

"Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without labor is perilous."
-- Confucius

"Adam was human; he didn't want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it
because it was forbidden." -- Mark Twain

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." -- David Marquis

"A man who procrastinates struggles with ruin." -- Hesiod

"Inaction saps the vigors of the mind." -- Leonardo Da Vinci

"Instruction enlarges the natural powers of the mind." -- Horace

"Never learn to do anything; if you don't learn you'll always find someone else
to do it for you." -- Mark Twain

"The sweetest joy; the wildest woe is love." -- Bailey

"The surest way to corrupt a young man is to teach him to esteem more highly
those who think a like than those who think differently." -- Nietzsche

"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." -- Henry David Thoreau

"Delight in your youth." -- Pearl Jam

"If at first you do succeed - try to hide your astonishment"
-- _Los Angeles Times Syndicate_

"Most smiles are started by another smile." -- _Good Reading_

"Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the
coffee break." -- Earl Wilson

"Men learn while they teach." -- Seneca

"Be dangerous and unpredictable. And make a lot of noise." -- John Bush

"I was not born to be forced." -- Henry David Thoreau

"Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations,
and epochs, it is the rule." -- Nietzsche

"Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem."
-- Galsworthy

"Frustration is not having anyone to blame but yourself." -- Bits and Pieces

"Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough." -- George Washington Carver

"Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face
after another to find a face of his own." -- Logan Pearsall Smith

"There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that
is to have either a clear conscience or none at all." -- Ogden Nash

"I'm scared! I don't know whether the world is full of smart men bluffing or
imbeciles who mean it." -- Morrie Brickman

"I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun." -- Katherine Hepburn

"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car
payments." -- Earl Wilson

"Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king."
-- Mark Van Doren

"The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose." -- Hada Bejar

"He who hesitates, is interrupted." -- Franklin P. Jones

"Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it."
-- Dr. Karl Menninger

"Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough
exterior." -- Juvenal

"The old believe everything. The middle aged suspect everything. The young know
everything." -- Oscar Wilde

"The measure of man is what he does with power." -- Pittacus

"In love, the paradox occurs that two things become one, yet remain two."
-- Erich Froman

"A man must be strong enough to mold the peculiarity of his imperfections into
the perfection of his peculiarities." -- Walter Rathenau

"Character is like a tree and reputation is its shadow. The shadow is what we
think of it; the tree is the real thing." -- Lincoln

"Clear conscience never fears the midnight knocking." -- Chinese proverb

"Age carries all things away, even the mind." -- Virgil

"He whom love touches not walks in darkness." -- Plato

"We have not an hour of life in which our pleasures relish not some pain, our
sours, some sweetness." -- Philip Massinger

"Only the heart without a stain knows ease." -- Goethe

"Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow." -- Plutarch

"The probability of someone watching you is proportional to the stupidity of your
action." -- A. Kindsvater

"Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in small jumps."
-- David Lloyd George

"Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius." -- Geroge Bernard Shaw

"Feelings are everywhere - be gentle." -- Jo Masai

"Logic works, metaphysics contemplates." -- Joubert

"The essence of self-fulfillment and autonomous culture is an unshakable
egotism." -- H.L. Mencken

"Respect yourself most of all." -- Pythagoras

"The careful foot can walk anywhere." -- Chinese Proverb

"Every step of life shows much caution is needed." -- Goethe

"Almost everything you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you
do it." -- Mohanadas Gandhi

"Commandment number one of any truly civilized society is this; let people be
different." -- David Grayson

"It is easy to be brave from a distance." -- Aesop

"Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think
laughable." -- Goethe

"Take a second look...it costs nothing." -- Chinese proverb

"Before you beat the dog, learn the master's name." -- Chinese proverb

"When all else is lost, the future still remains." -- Bovee

"Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they are
meant to serve." -- Clarence Darrow

"Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried." -- Shakespeare

"In every parting, there is an image of death." -- George Eliot

"Reason is a light rider, and easily shook off." -- Swift

"Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass
quickly through them. The longer we dwell our misfortunes, the greater is their
power to harm us." -- Voltaire

"Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi-deliverance, from the
human prison." -- Henri Frederic Amiel

"All flowers will droop in the absence of the sun that waked their sweets."
-- Dryden

"Too much rest itself becomes a pain." -- Homer

"What probing deep has ever solved the mystery of sleep?" -- Thomas Bailey Aldrian

"There is something pleasurable in calm remembrance of a past sorrow." -- Cicero

"The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears." -- John Vance Cherey

"Deep into that darkness peering,
long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
-- Edgar Allen Poe

"The soul of course is the noblest part of man." -- Lubbock

"Distance sometimes endears friendships, and sweetens it - for separation from
those we love shows us, by the loss, their real value and dearness to us."
-- Jame Howell

"Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment." Shakespeare

"Too much noise deafens us; too much light blinds us;
too great a distance, or too much of proximity equally prevents us from being
able to see; too long or too short a discourse obscures our knowledge of a
subject; too much of truth stuns us." -- Pascal

"Excess always carries it's own retributions." -- Oiuda

"We are such stuff that dreams are made of." -- Shakespeare

"Dreams are the touchstones of our characters." -- Thoreau

"Today I felt pass over me a breath of wind from the wings of madness." -- Baudelaire

"A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read." -- _The Talmud_

"The eye sees a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake."
-- Leonardo da Vinci

"Sleep, riches, and health are only truly enjoyed after they have been interrupted."
-- Richter

"Tears are the noble language of the eye." -- Robert Herrick

"Tears are the silent language of grief." -- Voltaire

"If, my dear, you seek to slumber;
Count of stars an endless number;
If you will continue wakeful;
Count the drops that make a lakeful;
Then if vigilance yet above you
Hover, Count the times I love you;
And if slumber sill repel you
Count the times I do not tell you." -- Franklin P. Adams

"The real man lies in the depths of subconscious." -- H.L. Mencken

"He ne'er is crowned with immortality, Who fears to follow where any voices lead." -- Keats

"Hide not thy tears;
weep boldly, and be proud to give the flowing virtue manly way;
it is nature's mark to know a honest heart by." -- Aaron Hill

"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes
of woman." -- Beethoven

"As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are
proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish." -- Demosthenes

"Speech is but broken light upon the depth of the unspoken." -- George Eliot

"Be still, sad heart! and cease repining;
Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;
They fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days are dark and dreary" -- Longfellow

"There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion." -- Thomas Browne

"Music resembles poetry; In each are nameless graces which no methods teach
And which a master-hand alone can reach." -- Pope

"Music the one in corporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which
comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend." -- Beethoven

"Speech is power; Speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel." -- Emerson

"Music is the art of the prophets, the only art that can calm the agitations of the soul..." -- Martin Luther

"The sweetest of all sounds is that of the woman we love." -- La Bruyere

"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everything." -- Berthold Auerbach

"Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land; the great ones eat up the little ones." -- Pericles

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side." -- La Rochefoucauld

"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out." -- Chinese Proverb

"To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in battle." -- Buddha

"Intellect is brain force." -- Schilles

"A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm." -- Charles Schwab

"If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that
flies feels the attraction of earth." -- Longfellow

"Thinking is the talking of the would with itself." -- Plato

"Thought once awakened does not slumber again." -- Carlyle

"A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of
literature." -- John Hay Newman

"Few minds wear out; more rust out." -- Boveee

"Tis the mind that makes the body rich." -- Shakespeare

"Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed." -- Bovee

"Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people." -- Luther Burbank

"I feel like I'm slowly, slowly, slowly slipping under...I feel like I'm
holding onto nothing." -- lyrics from Lemon by U2

"The eyes of men converse as much as their tongues." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley

"Truth, like roses, often blossoms upon a thorny stem." -- Hatiz

"There are truths which are not for all men, not for all time." --Voltaire

"Truth is too simple for us; we do not like those who unmask our illusions." --Emerson

"Books are ships which pass through the vast sea of time." -- Bacon

"He who is firm in will molds the world to himself." -- Goethe

"Music is my escape." -- me

"Poetry is the music of the soul, and above all, of great and feeling souls." --Voltaire

"It is with books as with men; a very small number play a great part; the rest are lost in the multitude."
-- Voltaire

"To write simply is as difficult as being good." -- Somerset Maugham

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." --Kipling

"I wish I were a BUTTERFLY so that I may fly away, fly to where being yourself is the best occupation." -- me

"Killing in the name of"
so now you do what they told ya
so now you do what they told ya
now you're under control and
now you do what they told ya...
those who die are justified
you're bearing the badge
and you're cloaked in white
you justify those who die
you're bearing the badge
and you're cloaked in white
fuck you I won't do what you tell me
fuck you I won't do what you tell me

"It's all about soul..It's all about faith and deeper devotion." -- Billy Joel

"Enjoying living was learning when to get your money's worth and knowing when you had it."
--Ernest Hemingway

"Yes I know my enemies
They're the teachers who
taught me to
fight me
the elite
all of which are american dreams
-- Rage Against the Machine

"The more sour the grapes, the sweeter the wine."
"Sometimes the oldest and dustiest bottle holds the most sparkling wine."
-- Martin Zinkevich --hs friend...forever immortalized now

"I do believe that we all are, fundamentally, divided creatures. Emotions split from intellect, spirit from flesh and far too often sexuality is disconnected from what we feel, and are, as total human beings. But how, for example, can anyone have an understanding of the virgin if they don't also have an understanding of the prostitute, the saint and sinner in one body?" -- Tori Amos

"The independence created by philosophical insight is -- in my opinion -- the mark of distinction between a mere artisan or specialist and a real seeker after truth," -- Einstein wrote in 1944.

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