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In taking out an insurance policy one pays for it in dollars and cents, always at liberty to discontinue payments. If, however, woman's premium is a husband, she pays for it with her name, her privacy, her self-respect, her very life, until death doth part.
– Emma Goldman
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy but in passing it over, he is superior.
– Francis Bacon
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
– Sir Francis Bacon
In temple, in the pubs and in coffins all men are equal.
– Vikrant Parsai
In Texas, years ago, almost all of the oil came from surface operations. Then someone got the idea that there were greater sources of supply deeper down. A well was drilled five thousand feet deep. The result? A gusher. Too many of us operate on the surface. We never go deep enough to find supernatural resources. The result is, we never operate at our best. More time and investment is involved to go deep but a gusher will pay off.
– Alfred A. Montapert
In that instant he learned what jealousy was. He wanted to know the name of every other man she had ever looked at, whether they had touched her- and most especially where to find these men so that he could kill them.
– Melaine Rawn, "Dragon Prince 1: Dragon Prince"
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
– William Wordsworth
In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.)
– George Will
In the 20th century, specialisation has become the counterfeit of brilliance.
– Richard Gordon
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
– Robert Heinlein
In the absences of a decent time machine, fiction remains the most sturdy vehicle for visiting other eras.
– Tom Nolan
In the age of knowledge and global socioeconomic exchange, goodwill and trade relations are far important to national prosperity and stability than land or military power. Socioeconomic systems that are built on exclusive ideologies, religious or ethnic purities are breeding grounds for extremism and will eventually lead to civil and international conflicts. Those countries must change or fail.
– Med Jones
In the American metaphysic, reality is always material reality, hard, resistant, unformed, impenetrable, and unpleasant.
– Lionel Trilling
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.
– Aristotle, Nicomachen Ethics (4th c. BC)
In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
– Aristotle
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
– Mignon McLaughlin
In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine.
– George Bernard Shaw
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
– Mahatma Gandhi
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
– Mahatma Gandhi
In the bed of suspicion, no cushion can make a man to sleep
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded.
– Terry Pratchet, (on the big bang theory)
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few.
– Shunryu Suzuki
In the beginning Man created God; and in the image of Man created he him.
– "Aqualung" - Jethro Tull
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
– Douglas Adams
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.
– Douglas Adams

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