"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime."
"We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will."
"The past is our definition. we may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it."
"To follow by faith alone is to follow blindly."
"Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it."
"A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell."
"Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden."
"Plenty sit still. Hunger is a wanderer."
"Beyond the East the sunrise, beyond the West the sea, And the East and West the wander-thirst that will not let me be."
"Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind and finds the readiest response."
Amos Bronson Alcott
"I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay."
"What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father."
"There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance."
"Let us consider that we are all insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles..."
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The minute people fall in love, they become liars."
"Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely."
"We are all brothers under the skin, and I, for one, would be willing to skin humanity to prove it."
"...for he today who sheds his blood with me shall be my brother."
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats."
"There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were."
President Dwight Eisenhower
"No mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore."
"Delay is the deadliest form of denial."
British Historian C. Northcote Parkinson
"There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained."
"The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other."
"And so, all the night-tide, I lay down by the side. Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride. In the sepulchre there by the sea. In her tomb by the sounding sea."
Edgar Allan Poe
"For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible."
"I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn."
"In youth we learn; in age we understand."
Austrian novelist, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
"The prostitute is not, as feminists claim, the victim of men, but rather their conqueror, an outlaw, who controls the sexual channels between nature and culture."
"He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done."
Leonardo Da Vinci
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
"Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity."
Roman author Publilius Syrus
"Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call destiny."
"We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out."
"I have loved to the point of madness; That which is called madness, That which to me, is the only sensible way to love."
"Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it."
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win."
"To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself."
Dr. Burton Grebin
"Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold."
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present."
"No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible."
"I'm not sure about automobiles. With all their speed forward they may be a step backward in civilization."
"The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience."
"It will become fine dust over all the land of Egypt and it will become boils breaking out with sores on man and beast through all the land of Egypt."
"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it."
"If there were no hell, we would be like the animals. No hell, no dignity."
"Sometimes there are no words. No clever quotes to neatly sum up what's happened that day... sometimes the day... just... ends."