Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968), Strength to Love, 1963
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
Discretion is not the better part of biography.
Lytton Strachey (1880 - 1932), in Michael Holroyd Lytton, Strachey vol. 1 (1967)