- "Fate is not like the cut of a blade, but rather like the myriad of paths formed when a hammer strikes ice." - Anonymous.
- "What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies." - Aristotle.
- "When men drink, then they are rich and successful and win lawsuits and are happy and help their friends. Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever." - Aristophanes, Knights.
- "Critics are like eunuchs in a harem: they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they can never do it themselves." - Brendan Behan.
- "The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as the greatest virtues." - René Descartes.
- "The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common." - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- "The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons." - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- "A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows sharper through constant use." - Washington Irving.
- "I used to have all the time in the world and no money, now I have plenty of money but no time...nothing exciting ever happens to me." - John Paul Jones.
- "I don't think happiness is a permanent state; it's some kind of treaty you make with your circumstances at the time." - Robert Plant.
- "[Censorship is] art made tongue-tied by authority." - William Shakespeare.
- "Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look, he thinks too much...such men are dangerous." - William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar.
- "And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, win us with honest trifles, to betray 's in deepest consequence." - William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
- "Nothing exciting ever happens on my voyages." - Edward John Smith, Captain of the Titanic.
- "He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom." - J.R.R. Tolkien.
- "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." - Mark Twain.
- "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." - Mark Twain.
- "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain.