I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.Voltaire
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.Winston Churchill
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.Marcus Aurelius
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.Edith Wharton
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.Aldous Huxley
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”Martin Luther King Jr.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”Bernard M. Baruch
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”― Albert Einstein
Understand the value of truth and the pursuit of it, or risk being manipulated by the best comfortable lies.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit factsSir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.Christopher Hitchens
The light dove cleaving in free flight the thin air, whose resistance it feels, might imagine that her movements would be far more free and rapid in airless space.Immanuel Kant
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.Ayn Rand
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.Mahatma Gandhi
It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.J.R.R. Tolkien
The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions.George Orwell
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.Salman Rushdie
Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.William Faulkner
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.Socrates
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.