What is forgiven is usually well remembered.
—Louis Dudek (Canadian Poet, Publisher)
I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.
—Winston Churchill (British Head of State)
Why is it so difficult to love wisely, so easy to love too well?
—Mary Elizabeth Braddon (English Novelist)
Writing is thinking on paper.
—William Zinsser (American Writer, Editor)
The punishment of desire is the agony of unfulfillment.
—Hermes Trismegistus (Greek-Egyptian Author)
The successor to politics will be propaganda. Propaganda, not in the sense of a message or ideology, but as the impact of the whole technology of the times.
—Marshall Mcluhan (Canadian Thinker)
The big problem is not the haves and the have-nots—it’s the give-nots.
—Arnold Glasow (American Businessman)
Most teams aren’t teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.
—Douglas McGregor (American Sociologist)
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
—Alfred, Lord Tennyson (British Poet)
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
—Frances Willard (American Temperance Campaigner)
He who gives little gives from his heart; he who gives much gives from his wealth.
Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar as the familiar that discloses itself at the end of a journey.
—Cynthia Ozick (American Novelist, Essayist)
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
—Stephen Hawking (English Theoretical Physicist)
Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them—and then, the opportunity to choose.
—C. Wright Mills (American Sociologist)
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons—that’s philosophy.
—Aldous Huxley (English Humanist)
Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.
—Jan de Hartog (Dutch-American Author)