Ars Physica
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, French diplomat.
It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.
Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer.
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
Aristotle, Greek philosopher.
There is always an easy solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.
H. L. Mencken, American journalist and essayist.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean de la Fontaine, French writer and poet.

For those that enjoyed Schekman’s piece on The Guardian a couple of days ago (*), this should be icing on the cake: he’s doing an AMA on reddit.

» “How journals like Nature, Cell and Science are damaging science”.

Everyone complains of his memory, and no one complains of his judgment.
François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Aesop, Greek storyteller.
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty in every age of life really never grows old.
Franz Kafka, writer.
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
Isaac Asimov, Russian-born American writer and biochemist.
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
Charles Bukowski, German-born American writer.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Voltaire, French writer and historian.