Only great minds can afford a simple style.
(January 23, 1783 - March 23, 1842)
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
(June 28, 1712 - July 02, 1778)
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love.
(April 03, 1783 - November 28, 1859)
Our greatest evil flows from ourselves
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
Yet we can maintain a free society only if we recognize that in a free society no one can win all the time. No one can have his own way all the time, and no one is right all the time.
Richard M. Nixon
(January 09, 1913 - April 22, 1994)
We cannot but be astonished at the ease with which men resign themselves to ignorance about what is most important for them to know; and we may be certain that they are determined to remain invincibly ignorant if they once come to consider it as axiomatic that there are no absolute principles.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.