John Wooden You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
George Orwell Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
Abraham Lincoln Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Virgil Your descendants shall gather your fruits.
Edward P. Tryon In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time.
Jeremy Taylor To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Christian Longe I love freedom for what I can do with it, I hate freedom for what I have done with it.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers. . . call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
Bertrand Russell The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.
Groucho Marx I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Ronnie Shakes I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?
Georges Clemenceau Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Gwendolyn Brooks Each body has its art...
H. L. Mencken A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
Thomas Jefferson The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
Richard Nixon The President can bomb anybody he likes.
Tim Burton I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
Sebastian R. N. Chamfort The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed.
Alan Ashley-Pitt The man who follows the crowd will get no farther than the crowd. A man who walks alone is likely to get places no one has ever been before.
Eric Hoffer The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
Alan Watts Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains.
Marcus Aurelius Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Bill Vaughan Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.