Charles W. Eliot

Harvard is the storehouse of knowledge because the freshmen bring so much in and the graduates take so little out.

Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Wealth is like seawater; the more we drink, the thirstier we become. And the same is true of fame.

Alan Alda

It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.

Bertrand Russell

Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.

That the end of life should be death may sound sad; yet what other end can anything have?

Ivan Turgenev

However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.

Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

Coco Chanel

Luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity.

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