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Aristophanes

"When men drink, then they are rich and successful and win lawsuits and are happy and help their friends. Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."Knights


Aristotle

"What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."


Sir Robert Browning

"My first thought was, he lied in every word."


G.K. Chesterton

"Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die."


Leonardo da Vinci

"Vows begin when hope dies."


René Descartes

"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."

"The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as the greatest virtues."

"Cogito, ergo sum. (I think, therefore I am.)"


Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common."

"The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons."


Washington Irving

"A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows sharper through constant use."


Frederick Neitzche

"That which does not kill me, only makes me stronger."


William Shakespeare

"[Censorship is] Art made tongue-tied by authority."

"Cry, 'Havoc!' and let slip the dogs of war."Julius Caesar

"Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look, he thinks too much...such men are dangerous."Julius Caesar

"And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray 's in deepest consequence."Julius Caesar


J.R.R. Tolkien

"He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom."


Mark Twain

"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."

"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."