Let others praise ancient times. I am glad that I was born in these.
- Ovid, Roman poet
Many are called but few get up.
- Oliver Herford
There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good.
- Robert Pirsig
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.
- Samuel Johnson
God help those who do not help themselves.
- Wilson Mizner
Hand: A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket.
- Ambrose Bierce