I started off in England and very few people knew I was Australian. I mean, the clues were in the poems, but they didn't read them very carefully, and so for years and years I was considered completely part of the English poetry scene.

By : Peter Porter 0 Likes          


I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature.

By : Anne Stevenson

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Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.

By : Heinrich Heine

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We have long possessed the art of war and the science of war, which have been evolved in the minutest detail.

By : Fredrik Bajer

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Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.

By : William James

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Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.

By : Richard Grant

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I have no desire to be president of the United States. Zero desire. I don't think that I would be electable. And there are far too many people that are far smarter than me to be president. I'd like to find one with some honor and integrity. I haven't seen them yet, but they'll show up.

By : Glenn Beck

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I just had to find something else to fulfill me. Always being a singer and writing, it was a blessing. My brother started making music that was the kind of music I always saw myself singing.

By : Taryn Manning

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It's hard to pick out one particular wrestler.

By : Owen Hart

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In the past ABC has made half-hearted efforts or, worse, cosmetic efforts, to do something about news and I wasn't certain about what their real aim was - nor am I now.

By : Roone Arledge

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It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.

By : Thomas Carlyle

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When you get to your mid-20s, you start to feel responsibilities for the things that you do and the people around you. It's a cool age.

By : Eliza Dushku

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I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter.

By : Mary Lou Retton

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