Just cut and paste the authors name to find the rest of that persons quotes
- The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
- -- Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)
- Life is not an easy matter.... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
- -- Leon Trotsky, Diary In Exile, Entry for April 3, 1935
- Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.
- -- Karl Wallenda
- One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
- -- Oscar Wilde