"Philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it"
- Karl Marx
"I am not young enough to know everything."
- Oscar Wilde
"Life itself is a quotation."
- Jorge Luis Borges
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
- Winston Churchill
"If you assume that there's no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there's a chance you may contribute to making a better world."
- Noam Chomsky
"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force."
- Dorothy Parker (on literature)
"To write or to speak is almost inevitably to lie a little. It is an attempt to clothe an intangible in a tangible form; to compress an immeasurable into a mold. And in the act of compression, how the Truth is mangled and torn!"
- Anne Murrow Lindbergh
"Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish."
- Timothy Zahn
"Fame is an accumulation of misunderstandings around a well known name."
- Gregory Beneford
"Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
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