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Much Madness is divinest Sense -- to a discerning Eye -- much Sense -- the starkest Madness --

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

Our strength grows out of our weakness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

Faint heart never won fair lady.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.

Robert Burton (1577-1640) English scholar.


A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

Lord Acton (1834-1902) English historian.

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) English novelist .

A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.

A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.