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


This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess.

Rainer Maria Rilke

I hope that no American ... will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Grammar school never taught me anything about grammar.

Isaac Goldberg

He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold.

Baltasar Gracian

When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

A big book is a big bore.

Callimachus c. 260 B.C. »

Time gives good advice.

Maltese Proverb »