My only desire is an intimate infusion with nature, and the only fate I wish is to have worked and lived in harmony with her laws.
* Claude Monet
A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.
* Robert A. Heinlein
What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
* Adam Smith
The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
* William Safire
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
* W. H. Auden
One realm we have never conquered: the pure present.
* D. H. Lawrence
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
* Lawrence Durrell
The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
* Howard Cosell
We have two lives – the one we learn with and the life we live after that.
* Bernard Malamud
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
* George Bernard Shaw
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
* Kimberly Johnson
When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score.
* Enoch Powell