Each of you, individually, walks with the presence of a fox, but collectively you are geese.
– Solon (638-559 BC)
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
– George Bernard Shaw
I despise the cloying adulation of the little people.
– Raymond Prentice Shaw
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
– Josef Stalin
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
– Arthur Miller
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
– Mark Twain
Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are summits of ranges.
– T. W. Higginson
It has never happened to me that I've had to choose between betraying a friend and betraying my country, but if it ever does so happen I hope I have the guts to betray my country.
– E. M. Forster
A tavern chair is the throne of human felicity.
– Samuel Johnson