Quotes on reading


Justice is incidental to law and order.

~ J. Edgar Hoover

Never look for birds of this year in the nests of the last.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

Sing away sorrow, cast away care.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

~ Isaac Asimov

When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.

~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery

What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ambition is but avarice on stilts and masked.

~ Walter Savage Landor

There is nothing so disagreeable, that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It was a saying of Demetrius Phalereus, that 'Men having often abandoned what was visible for the sake of what was uncertain, have not got what they expected, and have lost what they had,--being unfortunate by an enigmatical sort of calamity.'

~ Athenus

He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.

~ Bill Bryson

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