A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.

By : Laura Ingalls Wilder 0 Likes          


My father taught me to read music and play the piano-but not well, even though people have said that I'm a natural musician.

By : Ethel Merman

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I spend as much time with my kids as any mom who stays home. I only work during the hours they're at school, but there is always the sense of trying to catch up with all their stuff and not only organize my work life but also their school lives.

By : Patricia Heaton

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Our only weapons in this war of your lifetime are the weapons of the mind.

By : Paul Tsongas

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Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.

By : Samuel Richardson

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Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart

By : Helen Rowland

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I love skating so much and I feel like every time I step out onto the ice, that's what I'm meant to do.

By : Clara Hughes

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I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to.

By : Paul Bettany

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There is a single thread of attitude, a single direction of flow, that joins our present time to its early burgeoning in Mediterranean civilization.

By : Arthur Erickson

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When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say.

By : Edith Wharton

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If you have an anecdote from one source, you file it away. If you hear it again, it may be true. Then the more times you hear it the less likely it is to be true.

By : Anthony Holden

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Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.

By : Ovid

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A week is a long time in politics.

By : Harold Wilson

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