Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Oscar Wilde, writer (1854-1900 )
Not all those that wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien, novelist and philologist (1892-1973 )
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (1879-1955 )
Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
Stephen Swid, executive (b. 1941 )
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.
Boris Pasternak, poet and novelist (1890-1960)
Thank everyone who calls out your faults, your anger, your impatience, your egotism; do this consciously, voluntarily.
Jean Toomer, poet and novelist (1894-1967 )
It has always seemed strange to me that in our endless discussions about education so little stress is laid on the pleasure of becoming an educated person, the enormous interest it adds to life. To be able to be caught up into the world of thought -- that is to be educated.
Edith Hamilton, educator and writer (1867-1963 )
To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.
Hippocrates, physician (460-c.377 BCE )
There is as much difference between us and ourselves as between us and others.
Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592 )
Never confuse motion with action.
Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790 )