I love reading famous quotes. Here are two that could be construed as being relevant to our time and place...
'An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.'
T. S. Eliot
'No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.'
W. H. Auden
'Some of the worst things imaginable have been done with the best intentions.' - Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) Jurassic Park II
My current favourite is:
'One day I would like to show by my work what this nobody, this non-entity, has in his heart' - Vincent Van Gogh
“It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.” - Mahatma Gandhi
Shy I love Gandhi's quotes, here are two more classics...
'To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.'
'There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.'
goth - are you quoting Marriot Edgar or Maria Edgeworth ;-)
I assume you forgot the upper case E in Me ;-)
You will probably appreciate this one...
"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's work."
Too true Goth too true. lol.
'Big brother is watching you.' whoops there's another... ;-)