Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
John Adams, 2nd us president (1735-1826 )
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always.
Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, nobelis (1875-1965 )
People change and forget to tell each other.
Lillian Hellman, playwright (1905-1984)
By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education. ... From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank holdup, prevent wetness all day long, get the laundry twice as white, and kill people with a variety of sophisticated armaments.
Russell Baker, columnist and author (1925- )
Let your capital be simplicity and contentment.
Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862 )
Only the madman is absolutely sure.
Robert Anton Wilson, novelist (1932-2007 )
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
Honore de Balzac, novelist (1799-1850)
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970 )