Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. -George Santayana

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. -George Santayana

The easiest person to deceive is one’s self. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us. -Oscar Wilde

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea if it’s the only one you have. -Émile Chartier

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. -Ludwig Wittgenstein

The greatest of all weaknesses is the fear of appearing weak. -Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well. -Shakespeare

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin

I believe that it is better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked. -Mae West

The palest ink is better than the best memory. -Chinese Proverb

Friendship is a tree that can never recover when it is dried once. -Nazım Hikmet Ran