How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.Gioacchino Rosini
There is no such thing as chance and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.Johann Christian Friedrich von Schiller
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.Henry David Thoreau
That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.Simone de Beauvoir
The story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.Helen Hayes
There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.Mark Twain
It is a great thing to know our vices.
Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they be obtained in the right way they may not be possessed.