Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful or to discover something that is true.
William Inge (1860 - 1954)
Contributed by: Joey
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Contributed by: PiALOGUE
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors.
Contributed by: Zaady
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Benedict Nightingale speaking of Dean Inge: [William Inge] handles symbolism rather like an Olympic weight lifter, raising it with agonizing care, brandishing it with a tiny grunt of triumph, then dropping it with a terrible clang.
The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states-Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England.
There are two kinds of fools: one says, "This is old, therefore it is good"; the other says, "This is new, therefore it is better."
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
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