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Alan Lightman said The tragedy of this world is that no one is happy, whether stu ck in a time of pain or of joy. Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don t know how to replenish it s source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. Anaïs Nin Sometimes the hardest part isn t letting go but rather learning to start over. le Sobon My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long. Nico Marie Antoinette Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gi ves you courage. Lao Tzu Thomas Merton once wrote, Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone; we find it with another. The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort. ooley Mason C I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost. John Philpot Curran Thomas Merton once wrote, Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - We find it with another. William Shakespeare once wrote, Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind. The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding so mething to live for. Fyodor Dostoyevsky A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. . Sydney Smith Frederick Douglass said, It is easier to build strong children than to repair bro ken men. French novelist Jean Giraudoux said, I m not afraid of death. It s the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life. I am not concerned that you have fallen. I am concerned that you arise . Abraham L incoln You never find yourself until you face the truth . Pearl Bailey The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to r eveal to him his own. Benjamin Disraeli Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. Ja panese Provorb Alfred Austin said, Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are. I became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity. Edger Allen Poe Body and soul cannot be separated for purposes of treatment, for they are one an d indivisible. Sick minds must be healed as well as sick bodies. Dr. Jeff Miller Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote, When a doctor does go wrong, he s the first of crimin als. He has the nerve and he has knowledge. One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is wh at we do for others. Lewis Carroll The German author Goethe wrote, eir true image. Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows th Paul Brown once said, If you win say nothing, if you lose say less. Ralph Steadman wrote, Evil is always devising more corrosive misery for man s restl ess need to exact revenge out of his hate. A man is known by the silence he keeps. Oliver Herford As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do . Andrew Carnegie I ve always heard every ending is also a beginning. We just don t know it at the tim e. I d like to believe that s true. Fear is met and destroyed with courage. James F. Bell The philosopher Voltaire said, We owe respect to the living. To the dead we owe o nly truth. It is only in love and in murder that we still remain sincere. Friedrich Durrenma tt Sooner murder an infant in its cradle than nurse un-acted desires. William Blake Rober Worse than telling a lie is spending your whole life staying true to a lie. t Brault All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream. Edger Allen Poe We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell. Oscar Wilde Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. Michel de Montaigne Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth but not it s twin. olver Barbara Kings For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the trut h. Bo Bennett It was once said love is giving someone the power to destroy you, but trusting t hem not to. Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of y ou. H. Jackson Brown Jr. Eckhart Tolle said, Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath. I m for truth, no matter who tells it. I m for justice, no matter who it is for or a gainst. I m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I m for whoever and whate ver benefits humanity as a whole. Malcolm X Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a f act. Honore de Balzac You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you d on t trust enough. Frank Crane Trust not him that has once broken faith. William Shakespeare George Augustus Sala said, A gambler with a system must be, to a greater or lesse r extent, insane. A Chinese proverb says, At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Henry Ellis We do not suffer from the shock of our trauma, but we make out of it just what s uits our purposes. Alfred Adler There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. Dante Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin Hermann Hesse wrote, Some of us think that holding on makes us strong, but someti mes it is letting go. Everybody wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die. Joe Lewis Jean de Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. La Fortaine Things do not change. We change. Henry David Thoreau Find a place inside where there s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph C ampbell Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark. George Iles Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that c annot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. Arthur Golden For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weath er, every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pul se more vigorously. George Gissing. The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it. Mary Catherine Bateson To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable. Erich Fromm All things truly wicked start from an innocence. Ernest Hemingway Edgar Allen Kahlil G From childhood s hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. Poe Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. ibran You may leave school, but it never leaves you. Andy Partridge We re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendshi p can we create the illusion for the moment that we re not alone. Orson Welles Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. Roosevelt Scott Adams wrote, Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. If it is a miracle, any sort of evidence will answer, but if it is a fact, proof is necessary. Mark Twain Queen Elizabeth I said, The past cannot be cured. Aristotle Franklin D. What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. Thomas Hardy wrote, And yet to every bad there is a worse. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of hu man restlessness. Joseph Conrad Doménico Cieri Estrada wrote, Bring the past only if you re going to build from it. Agathon said, Of this alone, even god is deprived, the power of making things tha t are past never to have been. Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false n aming of real events. Adrienne Rich Stephen King wrote, Sometimes human places breed inhuman monsters. Man when he does not grieve, hardly exists. Poet Antonio Porchia wrote, Siddharta Buddha said, It is not his enemy or foe that lures him to evil ways. Lizette Reese wrote, The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly trut h comes by and puts them out. Psychoanalyst Walter Langer wrote, People will believe a big lie sooner than a li ttle one, and if you repeat it frequently enough, people will sooner or later be lieve it. The secret to getting away with lying is believing with all your heart, that goe s for lying to yourself even moreso than lying to another. Author Elisabeth Bear Journalist Dorothy Dix wrote, Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets and takes its own punishment in silence. Lao Tzu said, When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Tomorrow, you promise yourself, will be different, yet, tomorrow is too often a repetition of today. Author James T. McCay There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can hinder the firm resolve of a de termined soul. Ella Wheeler Wilcox It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head. Sally Kempton Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. Novelist Vladimir Nabokov Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they re in the game. edian Paul Rodriguez Com William Glasser said, What happened in the past that was painful has a great deal to do with what we are today. Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, What really raises one s indignation against suffering i s not suffering intrinsically, but the senselessness of suffering. The best and most beautiful things in life cannot be seen or touched, but just f elt by the heart. Helen Keller No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g ood he seeks. Mary Wollstonecraft All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to disc over them. Galileo There is no such thing as part freedom. Nelson Mandela Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Som etimes they forgive them. Writer Oscar Wilde When we were children, we used to think that when we grew up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be v ulnerable. Writer Madeleine L Engle Elise Cabot said, Evil endures a moment s flush, and then leaves but a burnt out sh ell. Ralph Ellison said, I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to s ee me. Fame will go by and, so long, I ve had you fame. If it goes by, I ve always known it was fickle. So at least it s something I experience, but that s not where I live. Ma rilyn Monroe I believe humanity was born from conflict. Maybe that s why in all of us lives a d ark side. Some of us choose to embrace it. Some have no choice. The rest of us f ight it. But in the end, it s as natural as the air we breathe. As some point, all of us are forced to face the truth. Ourselves. For me, that day has come. Without heroes, we are all plain people and don t know how far we can go. alamud Bernard M The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. Napoleon Bonaparte Thomas Kemp wrote, Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of its trouble, attempts what is above it s strength, pleads no excuse for impossibility, for it thinks all things are lawful for itself and all things are possible. Niccolo Machiavelli wrote, If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so s evere that his vengeance need not be feared. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go bef ore I sleep. Robert Frost All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family. I cannot detach myself fro m the wickedest soul. Mahatma We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removin g our own skin. Andre Berthiaume Abraham Lincoln said, Whatever you are, be a good one. Mark Twain wrote, When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it had ha ppened or not. But my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember anything but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this, but we all have to do it. Marcel Proust wrote, Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembranc e of things as they were. I m thankful for my years spent with this family; for everything we shared, every chance we had to grow. I ll take the best of them with me and lead by their exampl e; wherever I go. A friend told me to be honest with you, so here it goes. This isn t what I want, but I ll take the high road. Maybe it s because I look at everythin g as a lesson, or because I don t want to walk around angry. Or maybe it s because I finally understand. There are things we don t want to happen, but have to accept. Things we don t want to know, but have to learn, and people we can t live without, but have to let go. Jean Racine said, A tragedy need not have blood and death. It s enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy. A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc w ith the garden. The Buddha Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote, And out of the darkness came the hands that reached t hrough nature, molding men. The internet is the first that humanity has built that humanity doesn t understand - the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had. Eric Schmidt The single biggest problem with communication, is the illusion that it s taken pla ce. George Bernard Shaw Ralph W. Sockman said, le as real strength. Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is os gent Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous parts, is but the background and theater of the tragedy of man. John Morley Gandhi said, I have seen children successfully surmount the effects of an evil in heritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. A sincere artist tries to create something which is, in itself, a living thing. ainter William Dobell P Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness it is not att ained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. Helen Keller A lion s work hours are only when he s hungry; once he s satisfied, the predator and p rey live peacefully together. Chuck Jones Mother Teresa said, I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, th ere can be no more hurt, only more love. Cristopher Lasch said, Family is a haven in a heartless world. Tennessee Williams said, ur own skins, for life. We re all of us sentences to solitary confinement inside o Emily Dickinson wrote, Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all. Nietzshe wrote, Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of men. William Shakespeare wrote, When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. Show me a hero, and I will write you a tragedy. F. Scott Fitzgerald Sir Walker Sc Oh! what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive! ott If I am what I have and if I lose what I have, who then am I? German psychologist Erich Fromm Experience is a brutal teacher. But you learn - my God, do you learn. C.S. Lewis Life is a game; play it. Life is too precious; do not destroy it. Mother Teresa Isaac Asimov wrote, In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate. Mildred Lisette Norman wrote, Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness, possesses you. And in this materialistic age, a great many of u s are possessed by our possessions. Spencer Reid - 5x12 The Uncanny Valley 10 months ago - 3 Washington Irving said, There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness but of power. They are messengers of overwhelming grief and of unspeaka ble love. Emily Prentiss - 5x11 Retaliation 10 months ago - 16 Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a bur den and revenge a pleasure. Tacitus Emily Prentiss - 5x11 Retaliation 10 months ago - 4 What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what li es within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson Aaron Hotchner - 5x10 The Slave of Duty 10 months ago - 10 Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not out hearts. endell Holmes Aaron Hotchner - 5x10 The Slave of Duty Oliver W 10 months ago - 4 W. S. Gilbert wrote, It s love that makes the world go round. Aaron Hotchner - 5x10 The Slave of Duty 10 months ago - 5 Poet Haniel Long said, So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of f amily that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. An d if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. Friedrich Ni stzshe Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it s an enemy. bert Einstein Writer Cyril Connolly said, Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self. In all the darkest pages of the malign supernatural, there is no more terrible t radition than that of the vampire - a pariah even among demons. Writer Montague S ummers. Dwell in peace in the home of your own being and the messenger of death will not be able to touch you. Guru Nanak And if thy right eye offent thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee. 9 Matthew 5:2 Al Journalist William D. Tammeus wrote, You don t really understand human nature unles s you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time a round and why his parents will always wave back. William Shakespeare wrote, These violent delights have violent ends. Kingman Brewster, Jr. said, relief from hopelessness. There is no lasting hope in violence, only temporary I have always found that mercy bears richer fruit than strict justice. Abraham Li ncoln Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical. ascal Blaise P There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that d ewlls in the heart of every man. Polybius Emily Dickinson wrote, One need not be a chamber to be haunted, one need not be a horse. The brain has corridors surpassing material place. Karl Kraus said, A weak man has doubts before a decision. A strong man has them a fterwards. Sometimes there are no words or clever quotes to neatly sum up what happened tha t day. Sometimes, the day just ends. Flannery O Connor said, , no dignity. If there was no hell, we would be like the animals. No hell Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the child ren of men as a whole experience it. Helen Keller It will become fine dust over all the land of Egypt and it will become boils bre aking out with sores on man and beast through all the land of Egypt. Exodus 9:9 The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still, small voice of conscience. Mahatma Gandhi I m not sure about automobiles. With all their speed forward, they may be a step b ackward in civilization. Booth Tarkington No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. George Chakiris In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. Franci s Bacon André Maurois wrote, old. Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the c To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself. Dr. Burton Grebin once said, Stephen King wrote, Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes they win. Light thinks it travels faster than anything, but it is wrong. No matter how fas t light travels, it finds the darkness has always gotten there first, and is wai ting for it. Terry Pratchett I have loved to the point of madness; That which is called madness, That which t o me, is the only sensible way to love. Françoise Sagan Tennessee Williams said, We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to ca ll; no way out. Men heap together the mistakes of their lives, and create a monster they call de stiny. John Hobbes Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity. Leonardo da Vinci said, Roman author Publilius Syrus He who does not punish evil, commands it to be done. The prostitute is not, as feminists claim, the victim of men, but rather their c onqueror, an outlaw, who controls the sexual channels between nature and culture . Camille Paglia Austrian novelist Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach wrote, understand. In youth we learn, in age we I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. Albert Einstein For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don t believe, no proo f is possible. Stuart Chase And so, all the night-tide, I lay down by the side. Of my darling, my darling, m y life and my bride. In the sepulchre there by the sea. In her tomb by the sound ing sea. Edgar Allan Poe Mario Puzo wrote, The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in i ts loyalty to each other. Winston Churchill said, There is no doubt that it is around the family and the ho me that all the greatest virtues of human society are created, strengthened and maintained. British historian C. Northcote Parkinson said, Delay is the deadliest form of den ial. No mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his finger tips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. Sigmund Freud There s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were. President Dwight Eisenhower. Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats. H. L. Mencken. for he today who sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. . We are all brothers under the skin, and I, for one, would be willing to skin hum anity to prove it. Ayn Rand. P. J. O Rourke wrote, Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely . Author Harlan Ellison wrote, The minute people fall in love, they become liars. William Shakespeare Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggressio n and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. Martin Luther King, J r. Let us consider that we are all insane. It will explain us to each other; it wil l unriddle many riddles Mark Twain. There is no refuge from memory and remorse in the world. The spirits of our fool ish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance. Gilbert Parker What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son th e unveiled secret fo the father. Freidrich Nietzshe. Bob Dylan once said, I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature ca n t touch with decay. Amos Bronson Alcott said, Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in ma nkind and finds the readiest response. Beyond the East the sunrise, beyond the West the sea, And the East and West the wander-thirst that will not let me be. Gerald Gould. Plenty sit still. Hunger is a wanderer. Zulu proverb. Roman poet Phaedrus wrote, Things are not always what they seem; the first appear ance deceives many. The intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. Thomas Fuller wrote, A fool s paradise is a wise man s hell. Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Ayn Rand. To follow by faith alone is to follow blindly. Benjamin Franklin Wendell Berry said, 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. We all die. The goal isn t to live forever. The goal is to create something that w ill. Chuck Palahniuk Newer think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime . - Ernest Hemingway. Voltaire said, The man visited by ecstasies and visions, who takes dreams for rea lities, is an enthusiast. The man who supports his madness with murder is a fana tic. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendour in the grass, of glory in th e flower; we will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. Wordsw orth All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter an other. - Anatole France Susan B. Anthony said, A woman must not depend on the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself. Author Christian Nestell Bovee once wrote, No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities. If we knew each other s secrets, what comforts we should find. - John Churton Colli ns There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses. - Geor ge Bernard Shaw We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumptio n that once our eyes watered. - Tom Stoppard A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ. John Steinbeck The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to end ure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. - Ben Okri There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession. - Dani el Webster There is no formula for success, except prehaps an unconditional acceptance of l ife and what it brings. Arthur Rubinstein within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes t he foundation fo what we have become, who we are, and what we will be. Neuroscien tist Dr. R. Joseph. For we pay a price for everything we get or take in this world, and although amb itions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won. Lucille Maud Montg omery I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts i s my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. Euripides. It is a wise father who knows his own child. William Shakesphere No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without en emies. Daisy Bates Wordsworth wrote, A simple child. That lightly draws its breath. And feels its li fe in every limb. What should it know of death? The American poet Anne Sexton once wrote tters who I remember he was. It doesn t matter who my father was; it ma The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He s dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he s a hero the whole time. Graphic Novelist Frank Miller. Superman is, after all, an alien life form. He is simply the acceptable face of invading realities. Author Clive Barker. William Shakespeare wrote, Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. God sends meat and the Devil 16th century English novelist Thomas Deloney wrote, sends cooks. Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters. - Francisco Goya An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free , some serfs, some rulers, some subjects. Martin Luther. Erasmus wrote, What else is the whole life of mortals but a sort of comedy, in wh ich the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and pla ys each one his part, until the manager waves them off the stage? . G.K. Chesterton wrote, Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Child ren already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed. Dostoyevsky once said, Nothing is easier than denouncing the evildoer. Nothing mo re difficult than understanding him. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, tho ugh, it s intimate and psychological - resistant to generalization, a mystery of t he individual soul. - Barbara Ehrenreich Eleanor Roosevelt once said, You gain strength, courage and confidence by every e xperience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thi ng which you think you cannot do. The Daoist philosopher Lao-tze once wrote, He who controls others may be powerful , but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. George Washington said, eryone. Let your heart feel for the affliction and distress of ev I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good charac ters, my enemies for their good intellects. -Oscar Wilde. Nothing is permanent in this wicked world not even our troubles. -Charles Chaplin. Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity, nothing exceeds the criticisms made of the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed. rman Melville. -He The British historian James Anthony Froude once said, Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creature s is amusing in itself. One man s wilderness is another man s theme park. Author unknown. -Le Happy families are all alike. Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. o Tolstoy. An old Russian proverb reminds us, There can be no good without evil. Gandhi said, Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live fo rever. The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul. -John Calvin. Robert Kennedy once said, Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live. If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. mas Paine Our life is made by the death of others. -Leonardo da Vinci The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. -Cicero From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. -Socrates There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins. -Ec clesiastes 7:20 Condemned murderer Perry Smith said of his victims, the Clutter family, I didn t ha ve anything against them, and they never did anything wrong to me, the way other people have all my life. Maybe they re just the ones who have to pay for it. Aristotle said, Evil brings men together. All secrets are deep. All secrets become dark. That s in the nature of secrets. iter Cory Doctorow. -wr -Tho T.S. Eliot wrote, Between the desire and the spasm, between the potency and the e xistence, between the essence and the descent, falls the shadow. This is the way the world ends. T.S. Eliot wrote, Between the idea and the reality, between the motion and the ac t, falls the shadow. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, In order to learn the important lessons in life, one mu st, each day, surmount a fear. Dale Turner mused, Some of the best lessons are learned from past mistakes. The e rror of the past is the wisdom of the future. Mahatma Gandhi once said, Remember that all through history, there have been tyra nts and murderers, and for a time they seemed invincible, but in the end they al ways fall. Always. Elbert Hubbard once wrote, either idolize nor hate. If men could only know each other, they would neither Robespierre wrote, Crime butchers innocence to secure a prize, and innocence stru ggles with all its might against the attempts of crime. The ultimate choice for a man, in as much as he is given to transcend himself, i s to create or destroy, to love or to hate. -Erich Fromm Legendary basketball coach John Wooden said, ame, but who finishes it. It s not so important who starts the g Plato wrote, We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tr agedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Helen Keller once said, of overcoming it. Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours but that this humiliatio n is seen by everyone. -Milan Kundera Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he wi ll tell you the truth. -Oscar Wilde Philosopher Kahlil Gibran wrote, Out of suffering have emerged the strongest soul s; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Mark Twain wrote, Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is th e only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it. Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, t it does for its children. The test of the morality of a society is wha It has been said, time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In tim e, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain le ssens. But it is never gone. -Rose Kennedy. The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imagin able care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind . -French writer François de la Rochefoucauld. Writer Elbert Hubbard said, st had one. No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has ju George Orwell said, In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolut ionary act. Albert Einstein said, Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. The author François de la Rochefoucauld wrote, We are so accustomed to disguise our selves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. The French philosopher Voltaire wrote, There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts. Mexican proverb: The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. Anthony Brandt wrote, Other things may change us, but we start and end with famil y. Bernard Shaw once said, An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know wha t it means. There is no such thing in the country. Diane Arbus once said, A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know. Gandhi also said, I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the go od is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent. Gandhi said, Better to be violent if there s violence in our hearts than to put on the cloak of non-violence to cover impotence. W. H. Auden said, Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonemen t or grant forgiveness. Nietzsche wrote, The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being ove rwhelmed by the tribe. Abraham Lincoln once said, In the end it s not the years in your life that count. I t s the life in your years. Norman Maclean wrote, It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. Albert Pine said, What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others an d the world remains and is immortal. Whoso sheddeth man s blood, by man shall his blood be shed. Genesis 9:6 Confucius warned us, Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. Roman philosopher Lucretius wrote, n. What is food to one, is to others bitter poiso -Elizabeth Barrett Bro Measure not the work until the day s out and the labor done. wning. The poet W. H. Auden wrote, Evil is always unspectacular, and always human, and s hares our bed and eats at our table. Harriet Beecher Stowe once said, The bitterest tears shed over graves are for wor ds left unsaid and deeds left undone. Playwright Eugene Ionesco said, us together. Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring Sir Peter Ustinov said, Unfortunately, a super abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares. Albert Einstein asked, The question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I or the ot hers crazy? Robert Oxton Bolt once wrote, A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind. Carl Jung said, The healthy man does not torture others. Generally, it is the tor tured who turn into torturers. Hemingway wrote, There is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have h unted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else. Dr. Thomas Fuller wrote, With foxes we must play the fox. Shakespeare wrote, Nothing is so common as the wish to be remarkable. Nietzsche wrote The irrationality of a thing is not an argument against its exist ence, rather, a condition of it. Euripides said, When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor nor worthiness. Euripides said, When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him. Rose Kennedy once said, Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them. French poet Jacques Rigaut said, Don t forget that I cannot see myself. That my rol e is limited to being the one who looks in the mirror. Samuel Johnson wrote, Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation o f those who we cannot resemble. Faulkner once said, Don t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or pred ecessors. Try to be better than yourself. Einstein once said, Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is li mited; imagination encircles the world. Nietzsche once said, When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you. Winston Churchill said, u will see. The farther backward you can look, the farther forward yo Emerson said, All is riddle, and the key to a riddle is another riddle. Joseph Conrad said, The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary. Men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.