Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
- Kahlil Gibran
We could certainly slow the aging process down
if it had to work its way through Congress.
We must use time creatively.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
- Nadia Boulanger
Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
- Thomas Carlyle
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
Too low they build who build below the skies.
- Edward Young
A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
- Yogi Berra
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you.
- Ernest Hemingway -
Just want to say how much I love this thread !!!
Here are some of my favs
One cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
If you think you are too small too make a difference , try sleeping with a mosquito.
Only those who will risk going too far will ever possibly know how far one can go.
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
Martin Luther king jr.
The only thing necessary in the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing
"Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning."
- Mahatma Gandhi
I don't go around regretting things that don't happen.
- Virgil Thomson
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Thomas Fuller
Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
- Robert Quillen
There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.
- Edouard Manet
Why resist temptation? There will always be more.
- Don Herold
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
- William Shakespeare