Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Romanian authors
"Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there"
"A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself"
"Anyone who speaks in the name of others is always an imposter"
"We are afraid of the enormity of the possible"
"The limit of every pain is an even greater pain"
"Who Rebels? Who rises in arms? Rarely the slave, but almost always the oppressor turned slave"
"We inhabit a language rather than a country"
"There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be"
"The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself"
"Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors"
"Life creates itself in delirium and is undone in ennui"
"In every man sleeps a prophet, and when he wakes there is a little more evil in the world"
"Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself"
"God - a disease we imagine we are cured of because no one dies of it nowadays"
"For you who no longer posses it, freedom is everything, for us who do, it is merely an illusion"
"A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed"
"The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth"
"The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death"
"One hardly saves a world without ruling it"
"No one can enjoy freedom without trembling"
"Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh"
"A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate"
"You are done for - a living dead man - not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its chemistry, resides the mystery of life"
"We are born to Exist, not to know, to be, not to assert ourselves"
"The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility"
"Sperm is a bandit in its pure state"
"Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it"
"So long as man is protected by madness - he functions - and flourishes"
"No one recovers from the disease of being born, a deadly wound if there ever was one"