It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
H. L. Mencken
November 21, 2018
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
November 20, 2018
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
November 19, 2018
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
William S. Burroughs
November 18, 2018
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
November 17, 2018
There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change.
Robert Louis Stevenson
November 16, 2018
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
November 15, 2018
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
George S. Patton
November 14, 2018
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
November 13, 2018
I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized.
John Stuart Mill
November 12, 2018