Miss Searle had always considered boredom an intellectual defeat
A man is at his youngest when he thinks he is a man, not yet realizing that his actions must show it.
It is better to believe in men too rashly, and regret, than believe too meanly. Men could be more than they are, if they would try for it. He has shown them that.
There is only one kind of shock worse than the totally unexpected: the expected for which one has refused to prepare.
One might have supposed that the true act of love was to lie together and talk.
How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?
He kept telling me I was queer, and I didn't like it. The word, I mean. Shutting you away, somehow; roping you off with a lot of people you don't feel much in common with, half of whom hate the other half anyway, and just keep together so that they can lean up against each other for support.
Don't you understand even seedtime and reaping? How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?
Money buts many things... The best of which is freedom.
Money buys many things... The best of which is freedom.
It is better to learn war early from friends, than late from enemies.
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.
Do not believe that others will die, not you.... I have wrestled with Thanatos knee to knee and I know how death is vanquished. Man's immortality is not to live forever; for that wish is born of fear. Each moment free from fear makes a man immortal.
In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.
Go with your fate, but not beyond. Beyond leads to dark places.