Aristotle Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
William Ralph Inge A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
Samuel Johnson Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Oscar Wilde Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
H. L. Mencken Creator: a comedian whose audience is afraid to laugh.
Shakespeare It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
Marcus Aurelius Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
Thomas Jefferson Delay is preferable to error.
Philip Crosby Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically.
Brothers Karamazov If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.
Tom Wolfe A cult is a religion with no political power.
Confucius Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.
Shirley Abbott We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.
James Klass Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
Dryden Great wits are sure to madness near allied And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
Horace Mann Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
J. Robert Oppenheimer Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
Henry Ford There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Adam Savage I reject your reality and substitute my own!
Anonymous The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
Thomas Edison I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Mark Twain Golf is a good walk, ruined.
Thomas Fuller Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.
Isodore Duncan So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.