“A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.” Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 70 in 1788.
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”―Albert Einstein
The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking. — Louis Vermeil
“Blessed are those who hear the word of God and obey it” (Lk 11:28)
Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings… Evan Esar
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.…Aldous Huxley
This is still one of my favorite quotes…
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be… Anton Chekhov
I just loved this quote; a great actress, sure had a great grasp of reality:
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.…Katharine Hepburn
Just imagine, if even for a day…
You must give some time to your fellow man. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for others – something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
Just think about it…’hedonism or excess’?
Who knew pleasure could lead to death?
Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently, and sees distinctly what it loves… Blaise Pascal
“Wisdom is supreme; therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you; embrace her and she will honor you.” Proverbs 4:7-8
Try and keep our mouths closed:
“The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable; but the mouth of fools spouts folly.”
Plain and simple, clear, concise, and straight to the point:
“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it’s what you are expected to give — which is everything.”