Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.
- Andrew V. Mason
Laws are silent in times of war.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Quietly they moved down the calm and sacred river that had come down to earth so that its waters might flow over the ashes of those long dead, and that would continue to flow long after the human race had, through hatred and knowledge, burned itself out.
- Vikram Seth
For a sensible person, the matter worth thinking about is, in the history of past
5000 years, what has been the role of millions of saints, priests and religious
agents in the betterment of the world, and in comparison what has been the
contribution of 500 scientists?... All that we need to decide is, who is genuinely
more compassionate towards mankind?
- Deep Trivedi
Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life.
- Simone Weil
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.
- Edmund Burke
Our aspirations, our affections, and our desires are turned towards the wrong things. And only when we turn them towards the right things will things get better.
- John Buchanan
Words only reveal half of your heart. Service defines the other half. Character is the combination of the two.
- Shannon L. Alder
Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful.
- Robert Brault
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson