George Santayana : "Work and love - these are the basics; waking life is a dream controlled." 
Lord Byron : "Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers." 
Oscar Wilde : "The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius." 
"The name of the Internet's most popular directory, is an acronym. According to the company, the name "Yahoo" stands for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle"." 
"The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Libraries." 
"Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete. He makes around $80 million per year (or $219,000 per day)." 
"X-rays of the Mona Lisa show that there are three completely different versions of the same subject, all painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, under the final portrait." 
"The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself." – George Bernard Shaw 
"There is no man that imparted his joys to his friends, but he joys the more; and no man that imparted his grieves to his friends, but he grieves the less." – Francis Bacon 
"Between friends there is no need of justice." – Aristotle