Benjamin Franklin Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves.
William Thayer Shedd Say what men may, it is doctrine that moves the world. He who takes no position will not sway the human intellect.
Oscar Wilde Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
Claude Levi-Strauss The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions.
Solon Learn to obey before you command.
John Lubbock A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.
Anonymous There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed.
Buddha All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
Robert Burns If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this.
Andrew Carnegie The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Stanilaus Science when well-digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
Oscar Wilde What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Edwin Louis Cole Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!
E. Joseph Crossman Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
Sir Francis Bacon He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.
Carrie Fisher Instant gratification takes too long.
Lord Brabazon I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it.
David Ben-Gurion Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
William Congreve Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,<br> Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Willie Sutton It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Samuel Johnson Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.
Indian Proverb Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.
Shakespeare Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Sun Tzu To conquer the enemy without resorting to war is the most desirable. The highest form of generalship is to conquer the enemy by strategy.
Rebecca West Man is a hating rather than a loving animal.