Mary Gardiner Brainard Quote
Not knowing (1869).
“That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.”
―Mary Gardiner Brainard
Ownership, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Letter to Robert Hooke (15 February 1676). Variant: "If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants."
“The most beautiful words in the English language aren't "I love you" but "it's benign."”
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”
―George W. Bush
To a person in the crowd who yelled "I can't hear you." - at World Trade Center site, New York, N.Y., 14 Sept. 2001
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)