The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.
A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
E. M. Forster
I'm not a guy who curses very much in my personal life. When I curse it sounds like a kid trying to be cool. But I think there are quite a few people, my father being one of them, who use curse words rather eloquently.
We are made happy when reason can discover no occasion for it. The memory of some past moments is more persuasive than the experience of present ones. There have been visions of such breadth and brightness that these motes were invisible in their light.
Henry David Thoreau
Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for.
Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
Cato The Elder
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading.
We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
-Just remember, what the French say. No, probably not the French, they've got a president or something.The Brits, maybe, or the Swedes. You know what I mean?- No, Matthew. What do they say?- The king is dead, that's what they say. The king is dead. Long live the king.
Religion leaves no room for human complexity.
What the inner voice says will not disappoint the hoping soul.
Friedrich von Schiller
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
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