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Babylonian Talmud

“Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient …

N. Sri Ram

“There is no wisdom without love.”

Edmund Spenser

“Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please.”

Bessie A. Stanley

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.”

Andrew S. Tanenbaum

“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.”

Sir Robert Hutchinson

“Vegetarianism is harmless enough, though it is apt to fill a man with wind and self-righteousness.”

Sheila Graham

“You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin …

Glaser and Way

“The problem with any unwritten law is that you don’t know where to go to erase it.”

Vincent Canby

“We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.”

Hannah Green

“Health is not simply the absence of sickness.”

Louise Beal

“Love thy neighbour as yourself, but choose your neighbourhood.”

Louise Bogan

“I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure …

Mother Jones

“I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please.”

Karen Sunde

“To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.”

Robert C. Pollock

“Love God and trust your feelings. Be loyal to them. Don’t betray them.”

Jerry Flint

“Competition is a painful thing, but it produces great results.”

The Mishnah

“Say not, when I have leisure I will study; you may not have leisure.”


“The unspoken word never does harm.”

Gene McSweeney

“We try to grab pieces of our lives as they speed past us. Photographs freeze those pieces and help us remember how we were. We …

John Barth

“Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.”

John Gruber

“You have to keep plugging away. We are all growing. There is no shortcut. You have to put time into it to build an audience”

Vida D. Scudder

“It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.”

Russell R. McIntyre

“Sin bravely…We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into …

Roald Dahl

“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.”

Faith Sullivan

“She had learned the self-deprecating ways of the woman who does not want to be thought hard and grasping, but her artifices could not always …

Ken Olsen

“There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.”

John Mason Brown

“She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.”

Walter Pater

“What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions.”

Alan Patrick Herbert

“The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in …

Tommy Smothers

“Red meat is NOT bad for you. Now blue-green meat, THAT’S bad for you!”

J. W. Schopf

“For four-fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pond scum.”

Bernard Berenson

“Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.”

Paul Brown

“When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.”