"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder."
- George Washington
Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he
is only completely a man when he plays.
"Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing."
- Albert Schweitzer
"You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
“To be nobody but yourself in a world that's doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.”
- E. E. Cummings
All systems of morality are based on the idea that an action has
consequences that legitimize or cancel it. A mind imbued with the
absurd merely judges that those consequences must be considered calmly.
It is ready to pay up. In other words, there may be responsible
persons, but there are no guilty ones, in its opinion. At very most,
such a mind will consent to use past experience as a basis for its
In the course of evolution and a higher civilization we might be able to get along comfortably without Congress, but without Wall Street, never.
- Henry Clews, 1900