Elegance is refusal.
Submitted by addedentry about 6 years ago
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Questions are a burden to others; answers a prison for oneself.
Not that I had any special reason for hating school. Strange as it may seem to my readers, I was not unpopular there. I was a modest, good-humoured boy. It is Oxford that has made me insufferable.
Not having to go to a library is a very important improvement in providing library service.
Death in old age is inevitable but death before old age is not.
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
Submitted by laura almost 7 years ago
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Submitted by pandorasinbox almost 7 years ago
Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.
It's worse than you think. I really do believe in it.
Submitted by addedentry almost 7 years ago
Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
Submitted by dajbelshaw about 7 years ago
The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.
Submitted by vitrius about 7 years ago
I have nothing to say / and I am saying it / and that is poetry / as I needed it.
First of all, I am a real minimalist, because I don't do very much. I know some minimalists who call themselves minimalist but they do loads of minimalism. That is cheating. I really don't do very much.
Some people are dreaming about what they have not got. I am trying to forget what I have already had.
You look like Gandhi... no, wait, not Gandhi, the other one... Bono.
Submitted by robotnic about 7 years ago
You will find it a very good practice always to verify your quotations.
A month in the laboratory can often save an hour in the library.