When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
—George Bernard Shaw (Irish Playwright)
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
—Robert Frost (American Poet)
The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags – they’re gonna cough.
—Barbra Streisand (American Musician)
The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted, it belongs to the brave.
—Ronald Reagan (American Head of State)
Dogma does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.
—G. K. Chesterton (English Journalist)
All search is vain, until we begin to perceive that wisdom is within ourselves … then we may know the sun is rising, that the morning is breaking for us.
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
I can’t help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
—Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet)
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
—Walt Disney (American Entrepreneur)
Be eager to acquire knowledge; it does not come to thee by inheritance.
—The Talmud (Sacred Text of the Jewish Faith)