Kata Bijak Francois de La Rochefoucauld
No man deserves to be praised for his goodness who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth or an impotence of will.
A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state and this state is constant.
Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures they are safe only because nobody has sought after them.
You can find women who have never had an affair but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one.
There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.
One thing you can say about nuclear power: the people who believe it is the silver bullet for America's energy problems never give up.
Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.
Bloomberg's $50 million is not going to revolutionize the electric power industry. But his willingness to fight is already inspiring others to see Big Coal differently.
A tool is usually more simple than a machine it is generally used with the hand whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power.
The coal industry is an even larger part of the Australian economy than it is of the American and it has an enormous amount of political power.
It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.