Give me but one firm spot on which to stand, and I will move the earth
wine is the head of all obstinance and a fine solvent of human brains
Arabian Nights
Life is so hard. Sometimes I think it's the hardest thing there is.
No man is a failure who has friends.
It's a Wonderful Life
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements
Sir George Cornewall Lewis
any decent answer to an interesting question begins, "it depends..."
Kent Beck
The secret to good writing is to use small words for big ideas, not to use big words for small ideas.
Oliver Markus
Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties.
Frédéric Chopin
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
Jonas Salk
A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind
Mary Wollstonecraft - A Vindication of the Rights of Woman