[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
America's one of the finest countries anyone ever stole.Bobcat Goldthwaite
Numberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonderful than man.Sophocles
One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star.Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.John Adams
I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on.Oscar Levant
The truth is the kindest thing we can give folks in the end.
Eduaction is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
He is able who thinks he is able.