An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.


George Eliot (1819-1880, British novelist)


I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.


Dustin Hoffman (1937-, American actor)


Single-mindedness is all very well in cows or baboons; in an animal claiming to belong to the same species as Shakespeare it is simply disgraceful.


Aldous Huxley (1894-1963, British author)


It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey.


Jean Racine (1639-1699, French dramatist)


To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.


Pat Riley (1945-, American basketball coach)


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