Monday, January 7, 2008

Quotations

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
Emily Post (1873 - 1960)

Let my lusts be my ruin, since all else is a fake and a mockery.
Hart Crane (1899 - 1932)

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Jorge Luis Borges (1899 - 1986)

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

There is no middle course between the throne and the scaffold.
King Charles X (1757 - 1836)

All that we do is done with an eye to something else.
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)

Love of God is not always the same as love of good.
Herman Hesse (1877 - 1962)

Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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