Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
W. Somerset Maugham

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
H. H. Munro 'Saki' (1870-1916)

A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

When you are in the water you swim.
Indian Proverb

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
Chinese Proverb

He who governs by his moral excellence may be compared to the Pole star which abides in its place while all other stars bow towards it.
Chinese Proverb

Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, not condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
George Santayana (1863-1952)

When the solution is simple, God is answering. Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.
J. Heller

Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)