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In the public interest, therefore, it is better that we lose the services of the exceptions who are good Judges after they are seventy and avoid the presence on the Bench of men who are not able to keep up with the work, or to perform it satisfactorily.
– William Howard Taft
In the pursuance of ocean governance we must strive to reduce the north-south gap
– Jean-Pierre Levy
In the realm of ideas it is better to let the mind sally forth, even if some precious preconceptions suffer a mauling.
– Robert F. Goheen
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
– Robert G. Ingersoll
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
– Aaron Rose
In the sandal-tree are serpents, in the water lotus flowers, but crocodiles also; even virtues are marred by the vicious?in all enjoyments there is something which impairs our happiness.
– The Hitopadesa
In the sixties, the world was normal and people took acid to make it weird. Nowadays the world is weird and people take prozac to make it normal.
– Unknown
In the South of California has gathered the larges and most miscellaneous assortment of Messiahs, Sorcerers, Saints and Seers known to the history of aberrations.
– Farnsworth Crowder
In the South where slavery still exists, the Negroes are less carefully kept apart they sometimes share the labors and the recreations of the whites the whites consent to intermix with them to a certain extent, and although legislation treats them more harshly, the habits of the people are more tolerant and compassionate.
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than to advance.
– Joseph Stalin
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled.
– Paul Eldridge
In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.
– Charles de Montesquieu
In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin.
– Agnes Repplier
In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment.
– Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species 1859
In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
– Arthur Miller
In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
– Camille Paglia
In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, That is mine
– Abraham Kuyper
In the tranquillity of a garden, we detest the war and love the peace much more than any other places!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not D.N.A.
– Gregory Bateson, "Mind and Matter"
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed it must be achieved.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt, Speech, September 22, 1936
In the twilight of a silent coast, under the beautiful stars, immortality visits you!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In the twilight of the morning, all life silently waits for the sunrise. Sun must rise for the darkness to sink!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom...Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S.
– William Seward Burroughs

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