The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.
- W. H. Auden
In today's time, no other ''charity'' is acceptable or practical than the ''wisdom''
that can transform the human life... Meaning the knowledge which can teach a
man to climb the ladder of success.
- Deep Trivedi
Two people can only live as one when each is prepared to give and receive trust and understanding. Above that lies respect. Without respect for how the other feels, no marriage is worthwhile.
- Helen Hollick
Nature has a pretty sick sense of humor.
- Kelly Braffet
Who comes, finally comes not. Who goes, finally goes not. Why? Who comes is not known to come. Who goes is not known to go. Who appears is finally not to be seen.
Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.
- George Bernard Shaw
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
- Charles Edward Montague
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
- Gautama Buddha
Science tells theology about the structure and history of the universe and its evolutionary nature. Religious insight can set the laws of nature in a more profound context of understanding, so that their deep order, rational beauty and anthropic fine-tuning become intelligible.
- Reverend John Polkinghorne