Saturday, July 5, 2008

  • The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.
-Tove Jannson

  • All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.
-Dorris Lessing

  • Sometimes it's good to contrast what you like with something else. It makes you appreciate it even more.

  • Why shouldn't things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.
-George Sanayana

  • No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
-William Jennings Bryan

  • Books to the ceiling,Books to the sky,My pile of books is a mile high.How I love them! How I need them!I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.
-Arnold Lobel

  • Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.
-Evan Esar

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