434 – “I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically.”

–Anaïs Nin [Significant Paraphrasing, See Source Notes]



411 – “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

–Sir John Lubbock [He was paraphrasing a quote by Cicero, although this has been misattributed to Cicero extensively, See Source Notes for further information]


302 – “It’s important to understand CEOs are not job creators. Nor are the rich. Nor are corporations. The job creators are the Middle Class and the Poor, whose purchases create jobs. If the Middle Class and Poor aren’t paid enough, job creation slows. Which is why a higher minimum wage creates jobs.”

–Robert Reich, 22nd United States Secretary of Labor

246 – “According to Greek Mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of the other halves.”

Plato [Extreme Paraphrasing, See Source Notes for original quote]