the Dalai Lama, in "Ethics for the New Millenium" said: "The principal characteristic of genuine happiness is peace: inner peace; and, if we can develop this quality of inner peace, no matter what difficulties we meet in life, our basic sense of well-being will not be undermined."

Samuel Johnson said: "Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."

Will Rogers said: "Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."

Albert Einstein said: "The Important thing is not to stop questioning."

Alfred North Whitehead said: "The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order."

At the end of 1843, Søren Kierkegaard wrote what has been translated from his journal as: "Life can only be understood backwards, yet it must be lived forwards; therefore one's own life never becomes properly understandable."

Charlie Chaplin said: "Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot."

When asked if the house should be tidied up, Onslow replied: "Given the transience of life, biology's awesome potential for instability, and the possible meaninglessness of the entire universe, do you think it's worth the bother?" from the British television comedy, "Keeping Up Appearances", written by Roy Clarke.

Mae West said: "When choosing between two evils, I always like to pick the one I never tried before."

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