Japanese Proverb in Wikipedia
The pebble in the brook secretly thinks itself a precious stone
Do you need proof of God? Does one light a torch to see the sun?
If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise
The tongue is but three inches long, yet it can kill a man six feet high
It is better to be the head of chicken than the rear end of an ox
Skepticism means not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt.
(December 04, 1795 - February 05, 1881)
Mankind is not a tribe of animals to which we owe compassion. Mankind is a club to which we owe our subscription.
G. K. Chesterton
(May 29, 1874 - June 14, 1936)
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O'Rourke