" I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better."
Georg Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)
Contributed by: Foy
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we open and shut our mouths.
Contributed by: Zaady
Nothing contributes more to peace of soul than having no opinion at all.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject.
The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.
The noble simplicity in the works of nature only too often originates in the noble shortsightedness of him who observes it.
A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
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