“We can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.”
George Eliot – Mill on the Floss
“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” – Mark Twain
“Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.”
Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap, baits it, then steps in it.
“What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.”
Dostoyevsky, ‘The Brothers Karamazov’