Homer Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.
Gore Vidal Never have children, only grandchildren.
Dwight D. Eisenhower In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Jane Addams Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
Maya Angelou We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Jean Kerr Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he _becomes_ polite.
Vaclev Havel Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Phyllis Diller Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
Cato the Censor Rem tene, verba sequntur<br> (Keep to the subject, and the words will follow)
Anonymous If for a tranquil mind you seek,<br> These things observe with care:<br> Of whom you speak, to whom you speak,<br> And how, and when and where.
Homer It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go.
Holly Lisle Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions.
E. M. Forster We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Mark Twain I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.
Rose Macauley You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more interesting.
Sidney Madwed Thoughts are funny little things,<br>They can make paupers or make kings.
Oscar Wilde Dreamers can find their way by moonlight and their only punishment is that they see the dawn before the rest of the world.
George Bernard Shaw England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch How exquisite that gaze of yours would be if you were being whipped to death, in the last agony.
Milan Kundera Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love.
Jonathan Winters Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others.
Lord Chesterfield [Common sense] is the best sense I know of.
Sarah Ban Breathnach Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.
John Stewart Mills A state that dwarfs its men in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes, will find that with small men no great things can really be accomplished.
Henry David Thoreau Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.