Henrik Ibsen (March 20, 1828 - May 23, 1906)
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Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth
Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
We know the economy is slow and that the quarter isn't great, so these weak pre-announcements are no surprise, ... The trend of the last three months has been rally, go sideways, rally, go sideways, so we're just following that.
I tried everything. I tried being nice. I tried kicking them in the rear end. ... Hopefully, I learned from that game.
(June 15, 1948 - )
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O'Rourke