Miscellany: Favorite Quotations on Random Subjects

James M. Barrie Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
Buddha Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Chinese  Proverb Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
Emily  Dickenson That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
Edward R. Murrow A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.
Will Durant Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Benjamin Franklin If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.
Matt Groening Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Sydney J. Harris Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Victor Hugo Ce qui fait la nuit en nous peut laisser en nous les étoiles.
(That which creates night within us might also leave stars.)
Angelina Jolie  You can't get more alone than flying solo for the first time.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Albert Schweitzer Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
PG Wodehouse At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.



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