Quotes and thoughts

But what is the difference between literature and journalism? Journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. That is all.
Oscar Wilde

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read drove him crazy.
George Bernard Shaw

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Johann von Neumann

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw

The wisest men follow their own direction.

The secret of all success is to know how to deny yourself. Prove that you can control yourself, and you are an educated man; and without this all other education is good for nothing.
R. D. Hitchcock

The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
Al Batt

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
Publilius Syrus

It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.
Rabindranath Tagore

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.


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