The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again.~Thomas Paine
The less people speak of their greatness the more we think of it.~Bacon
Like raindrops, we all have our own unique lens with which we view the world.
Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself. ~ Salman Rushdie
To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.~Benjamin Disraeli
If we wish to be judges of all things, let us first persuade ourselves of this: that there is not one of us without fault; no man is found who can acquit himself; and he who calls himself innocent does so with reference to a witness, and not to his conscience. –Seneca
“The mind thinks upon, processes, and remembers what the senses forget.”~A. J. Darkholme
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.~Elbert Hubbard