*There are two types of experts: the ones who actually know something, and the ones that will tell you what you want to hear, as long as you pay them enough.
*The truth isn’t true just because you want it to be. You can declare utter lies as truth, but they’re still lies.
In the end more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society, but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free.
Don’t sit inside, hiding from the greater world. Every human is intended to be an explorer, to go forth and discover their own reality and future.
*Think deeply about your words before you utter them. There is never a way to take back the ones you regret saying.
*Isn’t it sad that people seem to never see how much you deserve to be considered royalty?
What makes resisting temptation difficult, for many people, is that they don’t want to discourage it completely.
Franklin P. Jones
You’d think that considering a 4 legged creature to be a unicorn is absurd, but yet you consider most humans literate and not stupid, simply because they have two legs , two hands, and a head sitting on their shoulders.
*A person who makes a habit of gazing at the stars will never lack for beauty, or the urge to dream.
*Humans lose sight of what is valuable. To a man dying of thirst, cool clear water is more beloved and valuable that a million dollar bottle of wine.
The leaders of the French Revolution excited the poor against the rich; this made the rich poor, but it never made the poor rich.
At the rate healthcare is declining, we will soon be back to self-diagnosis and treatment, that we suffered with centuries ago. It will be cheaper to hire a hooker to dress like a naughty nurse than to hire a real nurse, let alone a doctor!
*Peace is what you can have only after you’ve killed all those who are evil, and would wage war for their own gain.
*Your word is a binding contract to God. Some smarty lawyer may argue against it, but what such a one does for you does not obviate what God has heard. You’ll hear about it in due time.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
It is easier to explore distant places by reading than by travel. You’re also a lot less likely to get the runs from bad water, and suffer horrid weather and rude fools.
*You should rejoice when someone points out your flaws and failings, but you won’t. It’s easier to be mad and hurt, than to take the opportunity to fix your issues, when confronted by them.
*You laugh at the folly of others, but are less likely to find mirth when you fall in the same hole.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Bishop W. C. Magee
Your choice is straightforward; either find a path over the troubled waters, or learn to swim, and swim well.