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Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
The writer must be a participant in the scene... like a film director who writes his own scripts, does his own camera work, and somehow manages to film himself in action, as the protagonist or at least the main character.
Hunter S. Thompson
I just think it is important that you realize, that you're the best in the world. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican or whether you're libertarian or whatever, you are the best. And we should not ever forget that. And when somebody does not do the job, we got to let them go.
An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one's life.
Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
The hand cannot reach higher than does the heart.
Orison Swett Marden
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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