• If you can't stand solitude,..... maybe you bore others, too. [The Lion, Lions Club International]
  • The reasonable man accomodates himself to the ways of the world. The unreasonable man attempts to get the world to accomodate itself to his ways. Progress depends on unreasonable men. [GB Shaw]
  • Due to circumstances beyond my control, I am the master of my fate and captain of my soul. [D Hofstadter]
  • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. [Francis Bacon]
  • Do you love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of. [Benjamin Franklin]
  • Its all very well being able to write a book, but can you waggle your ears ? [JM Barrie (author of Peter Pan) to HG Wells]
  • I'm going crazy. Wanna come along?
  • For this is Wisdom; to love, to live
    To take what fate, or the Gods may give.
    To ask no question, to make no prayer,
    To kiss the lips and caress the hair,
    Speed passion's ebb as you greet its flow
    To have, - to hold - and - in time, - let go!
    [Laurence Hope]
  • I do not want a plain box, I want a sarcophagus With tigery stripes, and a face on it Round as the moon, to stare up. I want to be looking at them when they come Picking among the dumb minerals, the roots. I see them already-the pale, star-distance faces. Now they are nothing, they are not even babies. I imagine them without fathers or mothers, like the first gods. They will wonder if I was important. [Sylvia Plath: Last Words]
  • Look for me by moonlight; Watch for me by moonlight; I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way! [Alfred Noyes: The Highwayman]
  • Rest not! Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time. [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date. [William Shakespeare: Sonnet 18]
  • This is the way the world ends not with a bang but a whimper. [TS Eliot: The Hollow Men]
  • Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one. [Maria Lovell: Ingomar the Barbarian]
  • All you touch and all you see, Is all your life will ever be. [Pink Floyd: Breathe]
  • Man is what he believes [Anton Chekhov]
  • A bigot will not reason, a fool cannot, a slave dare not.
  • A book is the only immortality.
  • A rock ----->me<----- A hard place
  • Abandon the search for truth: settle on a good fantasy
  • Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done. [James J. Ling]
  • All warfare is based on deception. [Sun Tzu]
  • Religion is the end of love and honesty, the beginning of confusion; faith is a colorful hope or fear, the origin of folly. [Tao Te Ching]
  • Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time. [Elwyn White]
  • The more you own, the more it owns you. [Henry Rollins]
  • A man's character is his fate. [Heraclitus]
  • Never explain, your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. [Elbert Hubbard]
  • It is easier to behave your way into a new way of thinking, than it is to think your way into a new way of behaving.
  • Not all those who wander are lost [JRR Tolkien]
  • The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men [Plato]