How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.Gioacchino Rosini
The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.Pope John Paul II
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.Ralph Nader
How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.Marcus Aelius Aurelius
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then.Henry David Thoreau
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.Horace
A man said to the universe 'Sir, I exist' 'However,' replied the universe. 'The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation.'
I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
The Greeks by their laws, and the Romans by the spirit of their people, took care to put into the hands of their rulers no such engine of oppression as a standing army. Their system was to make every man a soldier, and oblige him to repair to the standard of his country whenever that was reared. This made them invincible and the same remedy will make us so.