Everyone has in him something divine, something his own, a chance of perfection and strength in however small a sphere which God offers him to take or refuse. The task is to find it, develop it and use it.
- Sri Aurobindo
You can get all A's and still flunk life.
- Walker Percy
Vacuity, tranquillity, mellowness, quietness and taking no action characterise things of the universe at peace and represent the ultimate Tao and virtue. Therefore abide in them.
There are no random acts...We are all connected...You can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind...
- Mitch Albom
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love.
- David Mitchell
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston S. Churchill
Nothing and no one can control you without your approval first.
A song nobody likes is a sad thing. But a love song nobody likes is hardly a thing at all.
- Rob Sheffield
He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.
- Michel De Montaigne
The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding.
- Oscar Wilde