The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domesticated animalSir Compton MacKenzie
It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.Marquis de Vauvenargues
We relish news of our heroes, Forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.Helen Hayes
To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895, Act I
As a rule it was the pleasure haters that became unjust.Wystan Hugh Auden
With you I should love to live, with you be ready to die.Horace
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.