We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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A lucky person gets up in the morning, puts both feet on the floor, knows what they’re about to do and thinks it still matters.
I mean why should somebody go steal and break the law to get all they can when there’s always some law where you can be legal and get it all anyway!
It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works. An assault upon a town is a bad thing; but starving it is still worse.
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was proved true before, prove false again? Two hundred more.