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


The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is responsible. Universes of virtually unlimited complexity can be created in the form of computer programs.

Joseph Weizenbaum

A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.

Anon.

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

Colette

A contented mind is the best source for trouble.

Titus Maccius Plautus

You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.

Jewish Proverb

The people of the South have rejected the constitutional amendment, and therefore we will march upon them and force them to adopt it at the point of the bayonet, and establish military power over them until they do adopt it.

John Whitehead »

Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.

William Osler »

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.

Ingrid Bengis »