The one who enters a Turkish bath sweats. (Used to point out that one's actions determine the consequences and therefore one should not complain about them later.)

When fire burns over the great mountain, poison is cast in the great sea. (Evil comes to those who spread evil.)

There is nothing so absurd that it cannot be believed as truth if repeated often enough.

Media will ask survivors some of the most deplorable questions such as How do you feel right now? Has this changed your life? and Do you think you’ll be able to recover and move on? For most people following these events, the answers are always Like sh*t, Yes, and Hell no.

According to the mystics, this search for divine bliss is the entire purpose of a human life. this is why we all chose to be born, and this is why all the suffering and pain of life on earth is worthwhile--just for the chance to experience this infinite love. And once you have found this divinity within, can you hold it? Because if you can...bliss.

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.

I'm of the glamorous ladies at whose beckoning history shook. But you are a man, and see only my pan, so I stay at home with a book.

Once you have devastated my palace, do not construe as a hut and think you're being very charitable so.

As an endocrinologist in good standing, I was startled to learn that ovarian hormones are toxic to brain cells.

Mother nature is a brutal bitch, red in tooth and claw, who destroys what she creates.

I wondered... if there should be anything wrong with Sen. Joe McCarthy (Republican) of Wisconsin which a .577 solid would not cure.

If the gods do evil then they are not gods.

Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one.

The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less, or to the development of a pseudo-scholarship which actually destroys its object.