You don't even live once.
Karl Kraus (1874 - 1936)
Source: Dicta and Contradicta
Contributed by: James
How powerful social mores are! Only a spider's web lies across the volcano, yet it refrains from erupting.
Love thy neighbor as thyself. Because each of us is his own neighbor.
How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read.
Contributed by: Zaady
The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day; so let us settle for the mirror image and do without an inspection of the original.
A weak man has doubts before a decision; a strong man has them afterwards.
Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
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