Discretion is not the better part of biography.Lytton Strachey
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.Lytton Strachey
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.Mahtma Gandhi
Conscience is the chamber of justice.Origen
Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.Benjamin Franklin
Use power to curb power.Chinese Proverb
It was a turkey He could never have stood upon his legs, that bird He would have snapped 'em off short in a minute, like sticks of sealing wax.
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself.