The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.
By : Marcus Tullius Cicero
Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language.
By : Roman Jakobson
Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance.
By : Hans Urs von Balthasar
A market where chief executive officers make 262 times that of the average worker and 821 times that of the minimum-wage worker is not a market that is working well. And it is surely not working well enough to build a solid middle class.
By : Marcy Kaptur
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
By : Jim Henson
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
By : John Quincy Adams
I am not about to let the people who so mismanaged the state budget now try to manage local government.
By : Jim Doyle
The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
By : Peter Stuyvesant
I like dropping into a small club and playing with some people, trying to help them get a start.
By : John Lee Hooker
In a way, the sense of quality has improved, the status symbol of the small things is gone, and it is acceptable to use stainless steel, even if the neighbour uses silver.
By : Arne Jacobsen