"Without friends no one would choose to live, though
he had all other goods."
Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor
- Churton Collins
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Famous Quotes - Carl Sagan
If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
- Carl Sagan
Shall I be dramatic and say "You haven't heard the last of me," Superboy?
This saboteur has shut down the LexCorp computers. Do you really think you're so important to me that I'd wipe billions from the value of my shares just to cause you some inconvenience?
I don't hear any voices. Nothing inside screaming you cannot do this. Or telling me to go and "find" myself. No more soul searching road trips. I'm Hal Jordan. Man. Pilot. Green Lantern.
You have enemies? Why, it is the story of every man who has done a great deed or created a new idea. It is the cloud which thunders around everything that shines.
Fame must have enemies, as light must have gnats. Do no bother yourself about it; disdain. Keep your mind serene as you keep your life clear.
I wished to dub as Masters: Love, Truth, Serenity. They'd feed and house and teach me with total sovereignty.
You won't feel under-dressed when with your naked heart you come to me, for mine is past the point to dress for company.
Pure at heart: to be like a flower that blooms as gloriously, brilliantly in a secluded wild wood, not seen and praised.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air's salubrity!
Whatever makes us either think or feel strongly, adds to our power, and enlarges our field of action.
We have a debt to every great heart, to every fine genius; to those who have put life and fortune on the cast of an act of justice; to those who have added new sciences; to those who have refined life by elegant pursuits.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
Society wishes to be amused. I do not wish to be amused. I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred.
I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred. Now we reckon them as bank-days, by some debt which is to be paid us, or which we are to pay, or some pleasure we are to taste.
To say then, the majority are wicked, means no malice, no bad heart in the observer, but, simply, that the majority are unripe, and have not yet come to themselves, do not yet know their opinion.
"There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it." - Chinese Proverb Don't mothers realise this? The fact that there are other good looking babies...
"If there was any logic in this world, it would be men who ride side-saddle, not women" - Unknown A very good point unknown. Now I have no idea about...
"A billion Chinese can't be wrong: eat rice." - Unknown Hmmm... I think it's more like 1.3 billion now but the point stays the same. A huge amount of people...
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