The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
Madeleine L'Engle, in New York Times, 1985
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Lillian Hellman (1907 - 1984)
To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)
Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.
Maxims of Ptahhotep, 3400 B.C.