Lord Byron (January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
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Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company
Talent may be in time forgiven, but genius never
Adversity is the first path to truth.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
I would advise an incoming gay professor to stay closeted depending on the department they work in, for some are more liberal and accepting than others. Prior to becoming tenured, they may be judged on their sexual preference instead of their expertise, intelligence and research.
We're people who want to make a difference and help. It's time to set the record straight: We're not bootstrapping, skull-crushing mercenaries. We don't believe we'll make a profit here. We ran to the fire because it was burning.
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result