Quotes By Rote

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

~ William Shakespeare

'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
~ Abraham Lincoln

The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.
~ Jean Baudrillard

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
~ Samuel Johnson

The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.
~ Marya Mannes

It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past.
~ George Steiner


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