Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
Men and women should stay apart, till their hearts grow gentle towards one another again.
Socrates was the first to call philosophy down from the heavens and to place it in cities, and even to introduce it into homesand compel it to inquire about life and standards and goods and evils.
The physical life of the scene is determined by whether the set squeezes people together or whether the set has an escape place in it.
Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
In the days of Moses and the prophets such a man would have been counted among the wise men of the land; in the Middle Ages he would have been burned at the stake.
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest.
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.
Well, most men have bound thier eyes with one or another handkerchief, and attached themselves to some one of these communities of opinion.? This conformity makes them not false in a few particulars, author of a few lies, but false in all particulars.? Thier every? truth is not quite true.? Thier two is not the? real two, thier four is not the real four; so that every word they say chagrins us and we know not where to begin to set them right.?Meantime nature is not slow to equip us in the prison uniform of the party to which we adhere.? We come to wear one cut of face and figure, and aquire, by degrees, the gentlest asinine expression.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
Men! The only animal in the world to fear.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for manygenerations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light theuniverse with their admonishing smile.
Men's indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal wrong than by violent wrong; the first looks like being cheated by an equal, the second like being compelled by a superior.
Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.
Men shut their doors against a setting sun.