Quotes for Thought

A few intriguing quotations to tickle your brain:   

§   "Of all the works we studied this semester, which did you like least, and to what flaw in your own character do you ascribe this dislike?"

§   "You know what a bore is? Someone who deprives you of solitude without providing you with companionship."

§   "Happiness is like a butterfly, which when pursued, seems always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you sit down quietly, 
may alight upon you."

§   "If you simplify your English,.... when you make a stupid remark its stupidity will be obvious, even to yourself."
-- George Orwell, "Politics and the English Language"

§   "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot."
-- Albert Einstein

§   "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."
-- William Shakespeare (Twelfth Night)