Whether or not we find what we are seeking Is idle biologically speaking
— Edna St. Vincent Millay
Distance of time and place funereally cure what they seem to aggravate; and taking leave of our friends resembles taking leave of the world, of which it has been said that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
— Henry Fielding
In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
— Henry Ward Beecher
… the myth of socialism is far stronger than the reality of capitalism. That is because capitalism is not really an ism at all. It is what people do if you leave them alone.
— Arnold Beichmen
If you’re in the luckiest 1 per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
— Warren Buffett
Workers of all lands unite. The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it.
— Karl Marx
Lost, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, sixty golden minutes. Each set with sixty diamond seconds. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
— Horace Mann
… The books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that make us suffer like the death of someone we love more than ourselves, that make us feel as though we were on the verge of suicide, or lost in a forest remote from all human habitation-a book should serve as an axe for the frozen sea within us.
— Franz Kafka
Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
— Clementine Paddleford
The poor must be wisely visited and liberally cared for, so that mendicity shall not be tempted into mendacity, nor want exasperated into crime.
— Robert C. Winthrop