Quotes by Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, quoted in V Rich, Nature, 1977, 270, pp470-1

There is nothing more practical than a good theory.

Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, quoted in V Rich, Nature, 1977, 270, pp470-1

Other Great Authors


The Lord God is subtle, but malicious He is not.

Albert Einstein

In our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

Mark Twain

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.

Francis Bacon

Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.

Author Unknown

In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.

Christina Rossetti, A Christmas Carol

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.

Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening »

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death -- ourselves.

Eda LeShan »

I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.

Emma Albani »