May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.
Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
Beatrice Potter Webb
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. "Chance," Pastuer wrote, "favors only the prepared mind." The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know-how, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Never look at the trombones, it only encourages them.
What's a man's first duty? The answer's brief: To be himself.
Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over
Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones
The unconscious self is the real genius. Your breathing goes wrong the moment your conscious self meddles with it.
George Bernard Shaw
Thank God he's gone!
King of England Edward VII
I saw them with these very eyes, as well as I see you.
Joan of Arc
Her reputation for reading a great deal hung about her like the cloudy envelope of a goddess in an epic
Imagination, industry, and intelligence -- the three I s -- are all indispensable to the actress, but of these three the greatest is, without doubt, imagination.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
Kitty O neill Collins
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
David Lloyd George
My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us, the world is full of it and you simply take as much as you require.
Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brains of the living.
The social kiss is an exchange of insincerity between two combatants on the field of social advancement. It places hygiene before affection and condescension before all else.
London Sunday Correspondent
Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
There'll be spring every year without you. England still will be here without you.
There'll be fruit on the tree.
And a shore by the sea.
There'll be crumpets and tea without you.
Art and music will thrive without you. Somehow Keats will survive without you.
And there still will be rain on that plain down in Spain,
even that will remain without you.
I can do without you.
You, dear friend, who taught so well,
You can go to Hartford, Hereford and Hampshire.
They can still rule with land without you.
Windsor Castle will stand without you.
And without much ado we can all muddle through without you.
First, I tell them what I am going to tell them, then I tell them, then I tell them what I told them.