The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
What's gone and what's past help should be past grief
Science and religion are the two most powerful forces in the world. Having them at odds... is not productive.
E. O. Wilson
My childhood, I would say, was a bit sad. Society resents that.
Every writer since the beginning of time, just like other people, has been afflicted by what a friend of mine calls
William Styron, Quoted in James
I feel that I, and the people under my command, tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting agents which were also used by other intelligence services adopting also means like pressure, money, sex - but that did not characterize my service.
Old friends are the great blessings of one's later years. Half a word conveys one's meaning. They have a memory of the same events, have the same mode of thinking. I have young relations that may grow upon me, for my nature is affectionate, but can they grow To Be old friends?
There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.
Bryant H. McGill
I loved the house the way you would any new house, because it is populated by your future, the family of children who will fill it with noise or chaos and satisfying busy pleasures.
Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design.
If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
G. K. Chesterton
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
Life is to be entered upon with courage.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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