Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
John Paul II
Fortune hath somewhat the nature of a woman; if she be too much wooed, she is the farther off.
Life is too long not to be happy.
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent
Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Marcus T Cicero
We should not write so that it is possible for [the reader] to understand us, but so that it is impossible for him to misunderstand us.
Marcus Fabius Quintilian
I like her not!
Henry VIII of England
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
New Testament Bible
I'm glad we've been bombed. It makes me feel I can look the East End in the face.
Queen s Mother Elizabeth
People differ in capacity, skill, health, strength; and unequal fortune is a necessary result of unequal condition. Such inequality is far from being disadvantageous either to individuals or to the community.
Beauty sat bathing by a spring
I will make you shorter by the head.
Elizabeth I of England
It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for Wales!