Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you. It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride that you gave up a throne for her.

By : King Edward VIII 0 Likes          


Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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We seriously suspect the agents of the Americans and Israelis in conducting such horrendous terrorist acts and cannot believe the people who kidnap Philippines nationals, for instance, or behead U.S. nationals are Muslims.

By : Ayatollah Khamenei

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Look at the Palestinians with the huge, huge percentage of unemployed. What does that breed? Anyone who's unemployed in the world, you feel there's no meaning and there's a risk that you drift over to something desperate. Yes, we have to tackle the social problems as well.

By : Hans Blix

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My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.

By : Koichi Tanaka

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I didn't go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn't have the money - but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night.

By : Amanda Holden

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Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.

By : Abbie Hoffman

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Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.

By : Cesar Chavez

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Getting on stage is a bonus, that's my therapy, that's when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.

By : Jason Mraz

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Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

By : Jeanne Moreau

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Old age has got to start creeping up on me one day soon, and frankly I'm very scared. I don't want to be old. I've always felt so young. And I want to stay that way.

By : David Niven

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I do still get the odd fan letter about The Good Life, clearly written by somebody aged 18, who says: Will you send a photograph? And I think: Maybe it's kinder not to. I'm deeply into my 50s now.

By : Felicity Kendal

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Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?

By : Cate Blanchett

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