Quotations of Wit and Wisdom
W. W. Norton & Company, 1996 - 247 sider
A wry, sometimes sardonic, irreverent collection of witticisms, aphorisms, and philosophical quips on the human situation reflects the hopes, observations, and comic outbursts of mankind
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Adams Aeschylus African Alfred North Whitehead American asked become believe better cause Chinese comes Copyright dangerous death everything evil existence experience fact faith fear feel fool George George Bernard Shaw German give grow hand happiness hear heart Henry Herbert honor hope human idea individual John John Ray justice keep kind knowledge learned liberty listen live look Lord man's mankind Mark mean mind Montaigne nature never once one's ourselves Persian person pleasure possible proverb Ralph reason Rochefoucauld Samuel selections sense society Spanish proverb speaking spirit stand suffer sure Sutten tell thing Thomas Fuller thought tion true truth understand universe virtue William James wisdom wise wish write young