I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.
—Woodrow Wilson (American Head of State)
Welcome everything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
—Andre Gide (French Novelist)
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
—Eric Hoffer (American Philosopher)
The perfect amount of money to leave children is enough money so that they would feel they could do anything, but not so much that they would do nothing.
—Warren Buffett (American Investor)
Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.
—Richard Bach (American Novelist)
We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.
—Marcel Proust (French Novelist)
Punishment is now unfashionable… because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
—Thomas Szasz (Hungarian Psychiatrist)
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
—William Feather (American Publisher)