That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.

By : Amelia Barr 0 Likes          


If God is in a life, it doesn't have to be big to be happy and to be important in His kingdom.

By : Keith Miller

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At issue in the Hiss Case was the question whether this sick society, which we call Western civilization, could in its extremity still cast up a man whose faith in it was so great that he would voluntarily abandon those things which men hold good, including life, to defend it.

By : Whittaker Chambers

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I focus on spiritual wealth now, and I'm busier, more enthusiastic, and more joyful than I have ever been.

By : John Templeton

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If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death.

By : Samuel Butler

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It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.

By : Michel de Montaigne

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.

By : Ludwig Wittgenstein

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One of the reasons I did this, because I wasn't really looking for another science fiction film, was that my daughter can see it. She's 9 and it's really a good film for all ages.

By : Sigourney Weaver

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The Russians often took advantage of Lend-Lease.

By : W. Averell Harriman

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I've never suffered stage fright. That fascinates people.

By : Ethel Merman

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Superstition is the poetry of life.

By : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.

By : Vera Brittain

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When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.

By : Henry Fielding

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