The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
Quote by Horace
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Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
A picture is a poem without words.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
We are free to yield to truth.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.
I cannot think of any circumstances in which a government can go to war without the support of parliament.
The job numbers are positive. We've had more jobs created now than were lost during the recession. We're seeing that the creation, we're seeing those numbers not only grow but shift toward the private sector and shift toward full-time employment and these are all signs that the recovery is taking some hold but we're not out of woods.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
Work is victory.
I cook a little bit. I make a Hungarian dish called chicken paprikash that's out of this world. I'll give a heads-up to all of your readers that it doesn't have to be between Thai and Mexican every night. Toss some Hungarian in every once in a while. You will not be sorry. Good, solid peasant food.
But I do not believe that the world would be entirely different if there were more women leaders. Maybe if everybody in leadership was a woman, you might not get into the conflicts in the first place. But if you watch the women who have made it to the top, they haven't exactly been non-aggressive - including me.
It's hard to tell how far women's individuality has come in the past twenty years.
As a child, I wanted only two things - to be left alone to read my library books, and to get away from my provincial hometown and go to London to be a writer. And I always knew that when I got there, I wanted to make loads of money.
Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness.