We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
The passion for seeking the truth for truth's sake...can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth's sake.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Jerome P Fleishman
For the first time in my life, I took part in a real battle between men. The dead did not come to life again, the vanquished fled in disorder; every thrust of my lance helped save Carmona. That day, I would have died with a smile on my lips, certain of having contributed to a triumphant future for my city.
Simone De Beauvoir
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh.
To believe is to know you believe, and to know you believe is not to believe.
A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas.