More From Nathaniel Hawthorne
- "We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death."
- "The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one’s family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash."
- "Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not."
More In Cool
- "Aristotle taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons."― Will Cuppy
- "Obama’s health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn’t understand it. It’ll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn’t pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that’s nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong?"― Rush Limbaugh
- "In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind."― Kenichi Fukui