Quotes By Rote

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals.
~ Vaclav Havel

If a man die, shall he live again All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
~ Job 1414 Bible Hebrew

Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
~ Frank Lloyd Wright

Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.
~ Cyril Connolly

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
~ Henry David Thoreau


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