A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide
- Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Do not condemn the man that cannot think or act as fast as you can, because there was a time when you could not do things as well as you can today.
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Objects as they exist in time the clean eye and camera give us. Not falsified by seeing.
- Jim Morrison
This is no time to make new enemies.
- Voltaire, when asked on his deathbed to forswear Satan.
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
- Robert J. McKain
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy