Quotes by Lucius Accius Telephus

Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)

Lucius Accius Telephus

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Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.

John M. Keynes

From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)

Dwight D Eisenhower

Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him of the entire weekend.

Zenna Schaffer

You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.

Mario M Cuomo

In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.

Cornelius Tacitus

My feelings would never change, but... now she was gone, and this thought meant more to me than the impending destruction of the world.

Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos »

They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction.

Janet Reno, February 2, 1998 »

A friend is, as it were, a second self.

Cicero »