Quotes by The National, Paris, 1850

There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal

The National, Paris, 1850

Other Great Authors

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache do be my enemy--for friendship's sake.

William Blake

Never hate your enemies, it affects you judgment.

Michael Corleone

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...

Dwight D Eisenhower

The most instructive experiences are those of everyday life.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other.


It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.

Mentat Prayer »

Waste no more time arguing what a god man should be. Be one.

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations : Book Ten »

Maybe the gift of any great person is the power to converse with our own hearts.

Randall Wallace »