Batchmates Quotes Feb 7, 2006 13:38:20 GMT
Post by Santosh Puthran on Feb 7, 2006 13:38:20 GMT
Acting & Actors
In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends on the opinion of his fellow men, he is constantly acting a studied part.
Irving Washington, 1783-1859, American Author
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
Lebowitz, Fran ; 1951-, American Journalist
I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
Carroll, Lewis ; 1832-1898, British Writer, Mathematician
In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth.
Pritchett, V. S. ; 1900-, British Author, Critic
If triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Montesquieu, Charles De ; 1689-1755, French Jurist, Political Philosopher
Law & Lawyers
All that makes existence valuable to any one depends on the enforcement of restraints upon the actions of other people.
Mill, John Stuart ; 1806-1873, British Philosopher, Economist
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Joubert, Joseph ; 1754-1824, French Moralist
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Pope John XXIII ; 1881-1963, Italian Head of Roman Catholic Order
Speaker & Speaking
Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.
Stevenson, Adlai E. ; 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician
I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
Murdoch, Iris ; 1919-, British Novelist, Philosopher