Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil
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Quotes of The Day

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), Essays, First Series: Prudence, 1841

No great deed, private or public, had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty.
Leon Wieseltier, in The New Republic

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Umberto Eco (1932 - ), Travels in Hyperreality

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, 1999
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