Wisdom from the greatest voices of reason who are, or have ever been, in our world

31st July

To a group of new graduates:

"The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse."

Ed Koch

Although the world is full of suffering, it's full also of the overcoming it.

Helen Keller

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another: People are friends in spots.

George Santayana

The strength of a man's virtue must not be measured by his efforts, but by his ordinary life.

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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