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"And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop't we live and die,
Lift not thy hands to It for helpfor It
Rolls impotently on as Thou or I."
Persian writer, mathematician
"All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests."
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts."
Lord Bertrand Russell
"To my embarrassment, I was born in bed with a lady."
"John is half-tyrant, half-revolutionary; half-saint, half-satan; half-possible, half-impossible; half-genius, half-Irish."
US film director
"Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul
When hot for certainties in this our life!"
"Man always travels along precipices. His truest obligation is to keep his balance."
Pope John Paul II
Polish religious leader
"I'd rather hit than have sex."
US baseball player
"The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry."
James Truslow Adams
"You see I am very stupid. I don't understand or talk well. I take it easy every day. I am like an idiot. Be like this every day, and then you'll look young."
"According to a new study, women in satisfying marriages are less likely to develop cardiovascular diseases than unmarried women. So don't worry lonely women, you'll be dead soon."
US comic, writer, actor
"We're half the people; we should be half the Congress."
first female US Representative (MT)
"The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness."
(was married to Carol Grace)