With a grain of salt.
Pliny The Elder
The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
The happier the moment the shorter.
In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
Nothing which we can imagine about Nature is incredible.
I understand now that 'special love' exists between two people when the passions lie beneath the surface.
(August 14, 1966 - )
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
The only thing constant in life is change
François de la Rochefoucauld