Each new generation is a fresh invasion of savages.
—Hervey Allen (American Author)
When a man is kind to dumb animals, I always say he has got some good in him.
—Owen Wister (American Novelist)
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
—Charles Lindbergh (American Aviator, Conservationist)
Every religion is the product of the conceptual mind attempting to describe the Mystery.
—Ram Dass (American Hindu New Age Pioneer)
Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.
—Mary Baker Eddy (American Christian Science Religious Leader)
Borrow trouble for yourself if that’s your nature, but don’t lend it to your neighbors.
—Rudyard Kipling (British Children’s Books Writer)
Love can’t mature in one room. It has to come out of the full sharing of everything: joys, aspirations, downfalls, all of it. That’s the only real path to love.
—Leon Uris (American Writer)
Not the fruit of experience but experience itself, is the end.
—Walter Pater (English Critic, Essayist)
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
—Dolores Ibarruri (Spanish Communist Leader)
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
—Charles Spurgeon (English Baptist Preacher)
There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
—Edwin Markham (American Poet)
All tales may come true; and yet, at the last, redeemed, they may be as like and unlike the forms that we give them as Man, finally redeemed, will be like and unlike the fallen that we know.
—J. R. R. Tolkien (British Philologist, Writer)
In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
—Augustine of Hippo (Roman-African Christian Philosopher)
What a woman says to her avid lover should be written in wind and running water.
—Catullus (Roman Latin Poet)
The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways.
—Florence King (American Essayist)