Why shouldn't things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.
George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.
Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.
Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)
An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible.
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)