[Of the parralels between the railways and the church] both had their heyday in the mid-nineteenth century; both own a great deal of Gothic-style architecture which is expensive to maintain; both are regularly assailed by critics; and both are firmly convinced that they are the best means of getting man to his ultimate destination.Reverend W. Awdry 1911 - 1997
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.Jules Feiffer
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.Hilary Alexander, Sunday Telegraph 1993
He wins every hand who mingles profit with pleasure.Horace
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.Oswald Mosley
Barbossa For too long I've been parched of thirst and unable to quench it. Too long I've been starving to death and haven't died. I feel nothing. Not the wind on my face nor the spray of the sea. Nor the warmth of a woman's flesh. You best start believing in ghost stories Miss Turner. You're in one.Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl
There is an applause superior to that of the multitudes one's own.
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.