In his library he had been always sure of leisure and tranquility; and though prepared, as he told Elizabeth, to meet with folly and conceit in every other room in the house, he was used to be free from them there
It didn´t occur to me until later that there´s another truth, very simple: greed in a good cause is still greed.
What a heaven is love! O what a hell!
The world rolls round forever like a mill; it grinds out death and life and good and ill; it has no purpose, heart or mind or will.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
Henry A. Kissinger
When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager that the man, if not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
Edward W. Howe
Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself
Nothing is impossible for pure love.
The open-minded see the truth in different things: the narrow-minded see only the differences.
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