Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman.... It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities. Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch, "Venus in Furs"
Nature repairs her ravages, - repairs them with her sunshine, and with human labor. George Eliot, "The Mill on the Floss"
Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels. Luigi Pirandello, "Six Characters in Search of an Author"
Never hate your enemies. It clouds your judgement. Mario Puzo, "The Godfather"
Never joke at funerals, or during business transactions. Herman Melville, "Israel Potter"
Never let your mom comb your hair when she's mad at your dad! Leo Anthony Gallagher, (showing his bald head)