Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in. -- Schopenhauer
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing. -- John Locke
There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity. -- Confucius
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
Earth laughs in flowers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air than in the hand.
-- Sir Francis Bacon
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it. -- W. M. Lewis
All serious daring starts from within. -- Eudora Welty