Quotes by Gioacchino Rosini

How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.

Gioacchino Rosini

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The extreme limit of wisdom-- that is what the public calls madness.

Jean Cocteau

Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago

Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.

Maurice Maeterlinck

A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.

David Coblitz

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.

James Goldsmith »

The flower that follows the sun does so even on cloudy days.

Robert Leighton »