That long frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans, guarded only by neighbourly respect and honourable obligations, is an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world.
Wideand undetermined prospects areas pleasing tothe fancy, as the speculations of eternity or infinitude are to the understanding.joseph addison
I, according tomycopy, have doneset it in imprint, tothe intentthat noblemenmayseeand learnthenobleacts of chivalry, the gentle and virtuous deeds that some knights used in those days.william caxton
Any work that aspires, however humbly, tothe condition of art should carry its justification in every line.Korzeniowski
Commitment tothe poor is based on the Gospel: it does not have to rely on some political manifesto.
When I make a portrait,I cannot limit it tothe lines of the head, for that head belongs toa body, it exists ina setting which influences it, it is part of a totality that I cannot suppress. The impression you produce upon me is not thesame if I catchsight of youalone ina gardenor if Isee you in the midst of a group of other people, in a living room or on the street.Medardo Rosso
Asked by the chairmantheusual question: 'Iunderstand, Mr Strachey, that you have a conscientious objection to war?' hereplied (inhis curiousfalsettovoice),'Ohno, not at all, only to this war.'Better thanthiswashisreply tothe chairman's other stock question, which had previously never failed to embarrass the claimant.'Tell me, Mr Strachey, what would youdoif yousawa Germansoldier trying to violate your sister?' With an air of noble virtue: 'I would try to get between them.'(Giles) Lytton Strachey
Onegoestoseeatragedy tobe moved, tothe opera one goes either for want of any other interest or to facilitate digestion.
A thoroughly readable and rich introduction to...the process of recovery from alcoholism.arnold m. ludwig
Conservative ideology...may be defined as a philosophy of imperfection, committed to...the defence of a limited style of politics.
Mister-ectomy n.: guaranteed solution tothe Contraceptive Problem, tried and true and therefore taboo birth control method, recommended by Gyn/ Ecologists, insisted upon by spinsters.Mary Daly
Some asked me where the rubies grew,And nothing I did say;But with my finger pointed tothe lips of Julia.Robert Herrick