When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment.
William B Given
For many are called, but few are chosen.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.
One never believes other people's experience, and one is only very gradually convinced by one's own.
It sounds extraordinary but it?s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
I'm what you might call centre-right but I've always disliked the right wing as much as I've disliked the left wing.
It is perhaps as difficult to write a good life as to live one.
Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.
The only moral lesson which is suited for a child, the most important lesson for every time of life, is this: Never hurt anybody.
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
To be a good diarist, one must have a snouty, sneaky mind.