"War does not determine who is right - only who is left."
— Bertrand Russell (via thatlitsite)
"Not by constraint or severity shall you have access to true wisdom, but by abandonment and childlike mirthfulness."
— Henry David Thoreau (Transcendentalist, Unitarian, surveyor, pencil-maker, naturalist, philosopher)
(Source: uuquotes, via educationalliberty)
"Don’t, Sir, accustom yourself to use big words for little matters."
— Samuel Johnson 1709–84, English poet, critic, and lexicographer. (via oupacademic)