5 Feb 2010

Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
                – Simone Weil

When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.
                – C. P. Snow

Everyone should learn to do one thing supremely well because he likes it, and one thing supremely well because he detests it.
                – Brigham Young

Tough and funny and a little bit kind: that is as near to perfection as a human being can be.
                – Mignon McLaughlin

The man who will not act till he knows all will never act at all.
                – Jim Elliot

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
                – Socrates

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
                – James M. Barrie

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