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We do not remember days; we remember moments. (Quote by - Margaret Fairless Barber)

What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command. (Quote by - Havelock Ellis)

If the aborigine drafted an IQ test, all of Western civilization would presumably flunk it. (Quote by - Stanley Garn)

One meal a day is enough for a lion, and it ought to be for a man. (Quote by - George Fordyce)

A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the Lord in vain—then have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system? (Quote by - Robert A. Heinlein)

The paper burns, but the words fly away. (Quote by - Ben Joseph Akiba)

Zeal without knowledge is like fire without light. (Quote by - English Proverb)

The big majority of Americans, who are comparatively well off, have developed an ability to have enclaves of people living in the greatest misery without almost noticing them. (Quote by - Gunnar Myrdal)

Since Eve ate the apple, much depends on dinner. (Quote by - John Cage)

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. (Quote by - Abba Eban)

I couldn't remember when I had been so disappointed. Except perhaps the time I found out that M&Ms really do melt in your hand... (Quote by - Channing Pollack)

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted. (Quote by - Frantz Fanos)

Mother is far too clever to understand anything she does not like. (Quote by - Arnold Bennett)

I expect Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man. (Quote by - George Meredith)

Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe! (Very wise is he that can know himself.)

Quote by - Chaucer)

The really idle man gets nowhere. The perpetually busy man does not get much further. (Quote by - Sir Heneage Ogilvie)

If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

The life so short, the craft so long to learn. (Quote by - Hippocrates)

A poem is never finished, only abandoned. (Quote by - Paul Valery)

I am inhabited by a cry. Nightly it flaps out Looking, with its hooks, for something to love. I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity. (Quote by - Sylvia Plath)

The most important thing when ill, is to never lose heart. (Quote by - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)

Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction. (Quote by - Katherine Cebrian)

Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche. (Quote by - Andrew Denton)


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