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


Christmas is the season when people run out of money before they run out of friends.

Larry Wilde

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.

Alexis Carrel

I know nothing.

Ken Thompson

Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

He, in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him.

Henry Fielding, Jonathan Wild

We come and go just like ripples in a stream.

John V. Politis »

Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind.

John Milton »